United States President Barack Obama has got one less problem without... well, he doesn't really. Guy has problems coming out the ears these days. The world is a friggin' mess, and whatever you think of him politically, he could useShow More Summary
EDGARTOWN, Mass. — The White House says President Barack Obama will deliver a statement on Wednesday, the day after Islamic State militants released a video showing an American journalist being beheaded. Obama will speak from Martha’s...Show More Summary
President Obama will address the nation with a statement from Martha’s Vineyard, the day after video emerged reportedly showing the slaying of U.S. journalist James Foley.
After Labor Day, President Obama may issue an executive order that could ease the path toward citizenship for immigrant entrepreneurs.
President Barack Obama and his advisers are still thinking about things they might do on their own after Labor Day to change immigration practices in the country. Washington Bureau Chief Jerry Seib discusses the two areas where the president is considering making moves.
President Obama returned to his vacation home at Martha’s Vineyard after briefly interrupting his vacation for two days of meetings in Washington, D.C. Obama met with his economic team Tuesday before leaving the White House at 4:22 pm to return to his vacation home. Show More Summary
Today is Orville Wright's birthday, and was also designated in 1939 by President Roosevelt as National Aviation Day. Many airlines and aviation companies are celebrating online by sharing messages and photos, so let's take a look at the digital festivities. Read more...
Another day, another bout of PR-speak from Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige about them possibly doing a movie that's not led by a white guy one day. Maybe it's that last week was the worst suck to ever suck, and I'm just glad to be out of that, but I'm feeling a little optimistic about his response. What's happening? Am I coming down with something?
No bills get through Congress these days without an overwhelming amount of money to be made by both sides of the corporate aisle. Such a bill sailed through last month without so much as racial slur at the President, something quite unheard of in the age of an ostensibly-black Commander in Chief. Show More Summary
Nora Zimmett has been named senior vice president of live programming at The Weather Channel. Zimmett joins the network from CNN, where she was most recently the co-creator and executive producer of the weekend edition of “New Day” and...Show More Summary
Bombing Iraq, as retired Air Force lieutenant colonel William Astore indicates today in "The American Cult of Bombing," has become a national pastime. (These days, you can't be president without sending in the bombers and drones.) So let's try to get our heads around the latest U.S. Show More Summary
Like everyone else these days in the media, I watched President Obama’s statement on Iraq and Ferguson while simultaneously monitoring the reaction on Twitter. He was hammered right and left. General consensus: He seemed tired, passionless, overly measured and vague. He obviously wanted to talk about Iraq more than Ferguson — because there was good […]
(Scott Johnson) The Wall Street Journal’s Jason Riley appeared on the panel of Special Report with Bret Baier last night (video below). He commented on President Obama’s statement on Ferguson (and Iraq) earlier in the day. I can’t find a complete transcript at the White House site; the Washginton Post quotes it in relevant part here. Show More Summary
We figured if Obama and Zuck were doing it, why not try wearing the same thing every day, among other things. Were we as successful? Meh. President Obama claims part of what helps him get so much done is wearing the same suit every day. Would doing the same thing propel me to epic levels of productivity? Read Full Story
[guest post by Dana] President Obama, back in Washington D.C. for a few days, spoke about the ongoing situation in Ferguson. He stated that Attorney General Holder will be traveling to Ferguson this week to meet with FBI investigators, DOJ personnel and community leaders. Specifically regarding the looters and the protestors, he had this to […]
President Barack Obama said Monday that the United States has embarked on a long-term mission to defeat the insurgents of the so-called "Islamic State" fighting in Iraq. Ten days after ordering air strikes against the jihadist fighters,...Show More Summary
President Obama felt the need to take to TV for the second time in four days, and while on "vacation," to address the tinderbox that is Ferguson, MO since the shooting death of unarmed teen Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson nine days ago. Show More Summary
We are all one day closer to that day when President Obama takes away the rest of our rights as wights and throws all intellectual conservatives into the camp. (It’s only one camp, not a very big one, once used by Boy Scouts in Maquoketa, Iowa. I camped there as a kid. It was nice, [...]
A public petition calling for US police to wear cameras will receive White House consideration after the killing of an unarmed teen in Ferguson, Missouri prompted days of tense protests. Under a program established by President Barack...Show More Summary
The presiding judge of Berlin's administrative court has overturned a ban on Uber put in place by the Berlin State Department of Civil and Regulatory affairs four days ago. Uber can now operate legally, although it seems likely that the legal wrangling is far from over. Show More Summary