Jan. 20 marked two years since Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States. On Sunday, First Lady Melania Trump celebrated two years in the White House by sharing an emblematic throwback photo of the duo dancing at Trump's inaugural ball. The first lady posted the photo on Twitter, along with the message, "It has been an unforgettable two years in the @WhiteHouse. I am honored to serve this great nation!" Trump also responded to Melania's tweet and praised his wife, writing, "A truly great First Lady who doesn’t get the credit she deserves!" Melania wasn't the only member of the administration to acknowledge Trump's two-year mark on Jan. 20. His vice president, Mike Pence, emphasized that he believed that Trump's administration is ac
Many federal employees have been working without pay since the partial government shutdown began last month, and this week, former President George W. Bush called on lawmakers to take action. According to a photo posted to his Instagram account, Bush delivered pizzas to his Secret Service detail on Friday, and urged political leaders to end the shutdown. "@LauraWBush and I are grateful to our Secret Service personnel and the thousands of Federal employees who are working hard for our country without a paycheck," Bush wrote in the photo's caption. "And we thank our fellow citizens who are supporting them. It’s time for leaders on both sides to put politics aside, come together, and end this shutdown." According to The Hill, former presidents and first ladies receive l
Mohammad Hashem, an atheist, was invited to the Alhadath Alyoum TV studio to participate in a debate with former Deputy Sheikh of Al-Azhar Mahmoud Ashour. However, his statement that there is no scientific evidence for the existence of God and his attempt to talk about the Big Bang theory met with a barrage of insults from Sheikh Ashour and from TV host Mahmoud Abd Al-Halim, with Sheikh Ashour recommending psychiatric treatment and Abd Al-Halim refusing to allow him to remain on the show. The TV host, apologizing to his viewers for subjecting them to "inappropriate" and "destructive ideas," advised Hashem "to leave the studio and go straight to a psychiatric hospital." The show aired on February 11.
Some people like to joke about the vague and unseen “fashion police” critiquing unflattering and unfortunate outfits, but what if the fashion police was a real thing? Lawmakers in South Carolina are currently trying to pass a bill that will ban citizens from wearing saggy pants throughout the state. The bill, which hopes to go through the House of Representatives first, would make it illegal for anyone to expose their skin or underwear by wearing their pants below the tops of their hips. Apparently, a specified length below the hips has been determined as “three inches below the crest of the ileum.” The repercussions of wearing saggy pants be fines. People will be required to pay $25 for the first offense, $50 or three hours of community service for the second offense, and $75 or six hours