President Donald Trump signaled Saturday that he would not take part in the annual dinner of the White House Correspondents' Association, a star-studded gala that is normally a political imperative for the U.S. chief executive.
The formal dinner is over two months away, but Trump broke the news with a tweet saying, "I will not be attending the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner this year. Please wish everyone well and have a great evening!"
A day earlier, Trump had excoriated White House reporters and media outlets he believes are deliberately spreading "fake news" about his administration, in a speech to a large gathering of American conservatives.
CDC: 27 States Experiencing High Flu Activity
Flu Situation Update: Summary of Weekly CDC Flu Report
According to the FluView report for the week ending February 18, 2017 (week 7), flu activity decreased slightly but remained elevated nationally.
Aggressive Cuts to Obama-era Green Rules to Start Soon, EPA Chief Says
President Donald Trump's administration will begin rolling back Obama-era environmental regulations in an "aggressive way" as soon as next week, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency said Saturday -- adding that he understood why some Americans wanted to see his agency eliminated.
"I think there are some regulations that in the near term need to be rolled back in a very aggressive way. And I think maybe next week you may be hearing about some of those," EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt told the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington.
Comey Faces Pressure as White House Fights Russia Reports
FBI Director James Comey is again in a familiar spot these days -- the middle of political tumult.
As a high-ranking Justice Department official in the George W. Bush administration, he clashed with the White House over a secret surveillance program. Years later as head of the FBI, he incurred the ire of Hillary Clinton supporters for public statements on an investigation into her emails. Now, Comey is facing new political pressure as White House officials are encouraging him to follow their lead by publicly recounting private FBI conversations in an attempt to dispute reports about connections between the Trump administration and Russia.
Three Signs You Should See a GI Doctor
Gastrointestinal problems often start out with mild symptoms, so many people ignore them at first. But this makes it more difficult to treat illnesses in their early stages before they get worse. That is why it is important to know what the signs of serious gastrointestinal problems are and when it is time to see a doctor. The following is a list of three of the more common ones to look out for.
Most people notice bloating in their abdominal region when their pants won't fit right anymore.
Foods That Can Help Get Rid of Belly Fat
Excess abdominal fat can increase your risk of certain conditions, such as diabetes and heart disease. Proper diet and exercise are both important in your pursuit to lose weight. Certain foods can actually help you eliminate belly fat; incorporating these foods into your diet will help you fight the bulge.
Almonds: Almonds contain monounsaturated fat and protein that promote weight loss in the midsection. It's important, however, to eat almonds in moderation because they are high in calories.
5 Snacks You Shouldn't Eat at Night
When you are trying to live a healthier lifestyle, you should try to stay away from eating snacks all the time. Eating snacks at night can be especially bad for you. It is important to stay away from certain snacks that will be very bad for you at night. This way you can preserve your health and live a much healthier lifestyle overall.
When you get hungry late at night, a cheesy snack can be quite tempting.