New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie -- a former Donald Trump rival turned top defender -- is being vetted as a possible running mate for the presumptive Republican nominee, a source confirmed to CNN on Thursday.
A great way for kids to learn about American history is to address it as a visual journey. We all saw how the Broadway musical, "Hamilton," rocked the country in its presentation of American history and how it came away with 11 Tony Awards as best musical earlier this month.
The U.S. State Department released the 2016 Trafficking in Persons report, rating countries in three tiers in regard to their attempts to stop human trafficking. According to the U.S. State Department, the report is "the world's most comprehensive resource of governmental anti-human trafficking efforts." It rates 190 nations -- up from last year's 188 with the addition of Libya and Yemen -- on how effectively governments are tackling the human trafficking industry on a scale from the worst on Tier 3 to best on Tier 1. The bottom tier, Tier 3, is comprised of 27 countries "whose governments do not fully meet the minimum standards and are not making significant efforts to do so." The 27 countries are:
Abraham Lincoln sets aside Yosemite Valley as public land, "Gone with the Wind" is published, the first Chevy Corvette rolls off the assembly line, and Tonya Harding is stripped of her national championship, all on this day.