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Donald Trump finally deletes 'covfefe' tweet five hours after posting it

Donald Trump had tweeted " covfefe " without so much as a second thought, and the president's critics seized on the tweet and then spent the overnight hours plus all of Wednesday morning memeing " covfefe " into oblivion. "The Twitterverse greeted covfefe's arrival with unfettered rapture", the host said. Comedian Jimmy Kimmel tweeted, "what makes me saddest is that I know I'll never write anything funnier than #covfefe ".


Trump holds cabinet meeting, promises change

Trump holds cabinet meeting, promises change

Kennedy established the Peace Corps within the same time. After Trump's remarks, the Cabinet members each spoke briefly, praising the president and the administration. But the most effusive review came from White House chief of staff Reince Priebus , who thanked Trump "for the opportunity and blessing that you've given us to serve your agenda".


North Texas woman remembers brother lost in Orlando shooting one year ago

North Texas woman remembers brother lost in Orlando shooting one year ago

But he never garnered significant support, and LBGT leaders have actively opposed his presidency. HuffPost received a massive outpouring of incredible blogs in the wake of the Pulse massacre and as we pause and reflect on the year since these 49 lives were taken, we wanted to look back at some of the most powerful and formative pieces from HuffPost editors and bloggers in reaction to the tragic event.


Maryland, DC to sue Trump, accuse president of profiting from office

Maryland, DC to sue Trump, accuse president of profiting from office

A spokeswoman for the Republican National Committee says a lawsuit filed against President Donald Trump by the attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia "is absurd". The White House had no immediate comment. But last month, Trump representatives told NBC News that they weren't tracking all payments from foreign governments.


'American Idol' auditions coming to Pittsburgh

'American Idol' auditions coming to Pittsburgh

There are also auditions in Chicago (Sept. 11) and New Orleans (Sept. 14). " American Idol " will host auditions in Charleston Aug. 25. On Monday morning, Katy Perry , who has signed on to be one of the judges, announced on Good Morning America that the show is now accepting audition videos .



Hearing underway for frat brothers in Penn St pledge's death

The lawyer for the Piazza family, Tom Kline says, "We expect that video tape to be frightful and we expect that it will be the kind of evidence which will make a significant impact both at the preliminary hearing and as we go forward". Eight faced felony charges that could carry up to 20 years in prison. Last month the fraternity said it does not tolerate hazing or alcohol abuse, adding the defendants are entitled to the presumption of innocence.