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May Day turns violent in Portland

Protesters in Portland, Oregon, shattered windows, set bonfires in the streets and vandalized a police car Monday as a May Day protest devolved from a march featuring peaceful rhetoric to a riot with black-clad protesters, fires and property damage.

Latest spending bill: What's in it?

Negotiators reached a critical agreement Sunday night on a large spending bill that if approved this week would fund the government for months. Take a look at what's in it.

Trump at 1 year: promises kept and broken

With President Trump's first year in office drawing to a close, here's a look at some of his campaign promises, and whether he's kept them or broken them, according to analysis by The Washington Post and USA Today.

White House Correspondents' Dinner 2017

Journalists showed up in droves for the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at Washington Hilton on April 29, 2017, in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump hosted a rally instead of attending the event hosted by comedian Hasan Minhaj of "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah."

Trump holds Pennsylvania rally to mark his 100th day in office

Eschewing presidential tradition, President Donald Trump skipped the White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday evening and held a rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to mark his first 100 days in office. In a nearly hour-long speech Trump derided Hollywood and the press, and addressed a range of topics including North Korea, healthcare reform and the Paris climate accord. 

Remembering the 1992 Los Angeles riots

April 29, 2017 marks the 25th anniversary of the Los Angeles riots. The riots stemmed from the acquittal of four white Los Angeles Police Department officers in the beating of black motorist Rodney King. The riots continued for five days and left 63 people dead and more than 2,000 injured.

Trump's tax plan: What to know

President Donald Trump wants to slash individual tax rates -- cutting the top rate from 39.6% to 35% -- and reduce the number of total rates from seven to three. He also wants to cut the top tax rate for all businesses to 15%, far below the current top rates. Here's the latest on what to know about Trump's tax plan.

15 cultural destinations to visit

Looking to incorporate some culture into your next vacation? Check out this list of the world's most cultural destinations put together by

Tax day freebies 2017

Looking for deals after paying your tax return? Forbes put together a list of businesses offering discounts and freebies all over the country on tax day, April 18, 2017. For an extended list, click here.