| Jan 11, 2012
| 9:05 AM
Michelle Obama says that claims in a new book about her relationship with the president and role in his administration are off base, and feed into the long-held view of critics that she is "some angry black woman" (see video below).
In an interview...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 6:17 PM
For the record: Yes, that was Newt Gingrich at the San Diego Zoo on Tuesday for a 90-minute behind-the-scenes tour.
Gingrich was in the area raising money for his bid for the Republican presidential nomination but found time to visit the zoo, including...
| Feb 3, 2011
Over months of Friday mornings, the teenagers dug holes for kale and eggplant. They staked and tied vines heavy with tomatoes and pulled out the plants when the season was done.
Working alongside them on a narrow strip of schoolyard outside Olympic...
| Sep 9, 2010
| 11:13 AM
President Obama on Thursday joined the growing chorus of top U.S. officials calling on a Florida pastor to abandon his plans to stage a Koran burning on the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
"This is a recruitment bonanza for Al Qaeda," Obama...
| May 18, 2011
| 8:18 AM
The plane carrying President Obama to Connecticut was forced to abort its initial landing Wednesday because of poor weather conditions.
According to pool reporters traveling with the president on Air Force One, the Federal Aviation Administration...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 1:00 PM
President Obama's income dropped substantially in 2010 from the previous year due to declining book sales, but he is still comfortably in the ranks of the nation's millionaires, his federal tax returns show.
The Obama family earned $1.73 million last...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 9:05 AM
First Lady Michelle Obama, her mother and daughters will travel to Africa on an official visit this month, she announced Friday.
The first lady, her mother, Marian Robinson, and daughters Malia and Sasha will visit South Africa and Botswana during the...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 3:01 PM
Here's an offer no working reporter could refuse: a one-on-one interview with the president of the United States.
If you're a local TV anchor covering a crucial swing state, the White House might even be willing to sweeten the deal.
Nine local TV...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 2:33 PM
Is there any wonder why some want to see this as a presidential ticket next year? President Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton were named the Most Admired Man and woman in the world in 2011, according to a Gallup survey.
Seventeen percent of Americans...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 10:50 AM
The race for votes has suddenly become a politically themed version of "The Voice."
First, President Obama demonstrated some surprising singing talent when he covered a bit of Al Green's "Let's Stay Together" at a New York fundraiser. It instantly went...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 11:10 AM
President Obama celebrated the soldiers who fought the Iraq war on Wednesday, marking the fulfillment of a campaign promise to bring home all U.S. forces following a nearly nine-year conflict that killed more than 4,400 U.S. soldiers.
"So as your...