The Washington Monument looms behind a flower bed.
Addressing fatherlessness has been a priority of the Obama administration. A day after Father’s Day, Obama announced the President’s Fatherhood and Mentoring Initiative.
On Monday Obama played basketball with kids. He threw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Nationals-Phillies game. Next up, the NCAA finals in men's basketball, which the president will 'absolutely' be watching.
On Monday, a man walks on cracked mud caused by underground water that leaked to the surface during Sunday's 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Mexicali, Mexico.
Obama has been practicing for his ceremonial first pitch at the Washington Nationals game Monday. This year marks the 100th anniversary of presidential first pitches.
On opening day of the baseball season, the Monitor looks at whose major league debut is most anticipated and whether Matt Wieters really deserves to be a Sports Illustrated cover boy.
The process of allocating taxpayer dollars starts in earnest as the 13 separate appropriations bills make their way through committees.