The 6,500 athletes are accompanied by their 2,000 coaches, along with 30,000 volunteers and an anticipated 500,000 spectators in attendance.
Happy birthday, Medicare! Celebrations are occurring all over the country.
Most of what's wrong with American politics today is on display from now through the weekend in a downtown hotel in San Diego.
"Welcome to Arizona where a black trans-woman cannot walk down the street; where Martin Luther King Day was repealed by a Republican governor."
It's not "normal that so many young people end up in our criminal justice system. What is normal is teenagers doing stupid things."
Netroots Nation, the gathering of progressive activists and bloggers, is heading into its 10th year in Phoenix this week.
Arizona, a traditionally deep red state, has not seen the last of Bernie Sanders.
"We won't have justice in Maricopa County until Federal immigration agents get out of the county jail and stop relying on prejudiced policies."
The president said there must be a distinction between young people "doing stupid things" and violent criminals.
Trumka released a statement in response to Gov. Walker's upcoming announcement that he is running for president of the U.S.