12:55 PM EDT 04/27/2015
Originally posted 04/26/2015 11:40AM
Originally posted 04/26/2015 10:50AM
Despite being dubbed "nerd prom" by social media, the White House Correspondents' Dinner is one of the most star-studded events of the year. Packed not just with political figures and journalists, the WHCD is also well-attended by models and stars from TV and film.
Originally posted 04/25/2015 11:15PM
President Barack Obama proved he could dish out as well as he can take it when he took over the podium at the White House Correspondents' Dinner in Washington, D.C., on Saturday night.
Originally posted 04/24/2015 03:35PM
Cecily Strong works with big-name stars every week as a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live, but none of the A-list talent she's encountered on the show have made her as nervous as she is about her next big gig, hosting the White House Correspondents Dinner on Saturday, April 25.
"I keep going between 'I'm so excited' and then 'I'm so nervous' and then going back to being so honored and humble," she tells PEOPLE. "I just don't even know where I stand this second."
While Strong is only the fourth woman to host the Washington, D.C., Nerd Prom – and one of the youngest at just 31 – the Illinois native says her comedic strategy for the evening is simple.
Originally posted 04/23/2015 04:50PM
After nearly six months of drama and debate, the U.S. Senate confirmed Loretta Lynch as the attorney general on Thursday, making her the first black woman to hold the title.
Originally posted 04/23/2015 02:05PM
Blake Lively always seems cool, calm and collected. But when she meets the president, it all comes undone.
The Age of Adaline actress, 27, told a story Wednesday on Late Night with Seth Meyers about a dinner she attended with President Obama and a number of world leaders. But when it came time to say hello to him, she totally froze.
Warren Weinstein, American Aid Worker Killed in U.S. Airstrike, Made 'People's Lives Better,' Says Wife
Originally posted 04/23/2015 01:40PM
The family of American aid worker Warren Weinstein is "devastated" after officials announced on Thursday that he and another innocent hostage, Italian national Giovanni Lo Porto, had accidentally been killed in a U.S. airstrike on al-Qaeda in January.
Originally posted 04/23/2015 10:40AM
President Barack Obama took full responsibility for the deaths of two hostages accidentally killed in a U.S. airstrike on al-Qaeda.
Originally posted 04/22/2015 04:00PM
Barack Obama is a tough act to follow, and that doesn't just apply to the next president.
Originally posted 04/22/2015 03:50PM
Hillary Clinton once told her best friend that she reveled in never letting her enemies see her pain.
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