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Washington (CNN)Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward of Watergate fame argued Saturday night that good journalism is more crucial to a free society than ever in a climate of increasing hostility between the White House and the press. The speeches from the revered journalists came on the occasion of the first White House correspondents’ dinner since […]

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Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump was a no-show at the first White House Correspondents’ Association dinner of his presidency. But that didn’t keep “Daily Show” comedian Hasan Minhaj from addressing “the elephant not in the room.” Trump was a target for Minhaj when he performed at the Radio and Television Correspondents’ Association dinner last year, and […]

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(CNN)A strong storm caused severe flooding and tornadoes that killed at least two people and injured dozens more in Missouri, Arkansas and Texas. The body of a 72-year-old woman was recovered in southwestern Missouri after flood waters washed away her car, authorities said. Another woman died Saturday after a tree fell on her mobile home […]

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(CNN)President Donald Trump invited his polarizing Philippines counterpart to the White House during a phone call in which the two leaders discussed North Korea. Trump and President Rodrigo Duterte had a “friendly discussion” Saturday that also addressed regional security in southeast Asia and the Philippines’ drug war, the White House said in a statement. While […]

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Stars get together in New York to swap stories about casting, drinking and even mooning during the making of the films Debilitating studio battles. One miraculously still cat. Mooning contests between James Caan and Marlon Brando. These were the memories shared, 45 years later, on the making of The Godfather in a rare reunion of […]

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US president enjoyed phone call with Philippines president, who is accused of overseeing the deaths of 7,000 people as part of his war on drugs US president Donald Trump has invited Philippines leader Rodrigo Duterte to the White House during a phone call that also addressed concerns over North Korea, the White House said in […]

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In the absence of star guest Donald Trump, the usually celebrity-filled soiree took a more serious turn to focus on defence of journalistic freedom The White House press corps has gathered for its annual black-tie dinner, a toned-down affair this year after Donald Trump snubbed the event, becoming the first incumbent US president to bow […]

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