Comedian, activist, and former late-night TV host Jon Stewart spoke on Capitol Hill today about getting health care and benefits for 9-11 first responders. Read the rest
A Walmart in Panama City, Florida removed this display after the photo circulated on Twitter, infuriating a lot of people. The World Trade Center was made from stacked cartons of Coke Zero. The American Flag consisted of cans of Coke, Diet Coke, and Sprite.
"We hold this moment in our country’s history in the highest regard, and there was nothing disrespectful intended by the display," Walmart said in a public statement.
The New York Times reports on a gaffe that's part tragedy, part comedy, all Trump.
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“I was down there, and I watched our police and our firemen, down on 7-Eleven, down at the World Trade Center, right after it came down,” Mr. Trump said on Monday evening. “And I saw the greatest people I’ve ever seen in action.”
Mr. Trump did not seem to realize that he had invoked a chain of convenience stores, and the crowd did not seem to mind.