The president’s appearance seemed intended to emphasize his furious critique of athletes for using football games as a place for protests.
On Twitter, President Trump claims credit for freeing three basketball players who had been arrested in China for shoplifting.
In separate lawsuits, the students said their schools violated their constitutional rights to protest injustice by sitting through the Pledge of Allegiance.
Colin Kaepernick’s decision to sit or take a knee during the national anthem exploded into a national conversation about race. Here, high school students tell us why they sit or kneel during the national anthem or the Pledge of Allegiance — or why they...
Four council members in Michigan repeated a gesture that has ignited debate about patriotism and protest.
Most anthem-related controversies are not quite as dramatic as the confrontation between N.F.L. players and the Trump administration. But they are often funnier.