First Lady Snuggles With Warmonger
For Some, Bush-Obama Rapport Recalls a Lost Virtue: Political Civility
WASHINGTON -- Maybe it was the unexpected warmth of the gesture, the sheer enveloping display of affection.
Maybe it was his response, the beatific expression on his face, eyes almost closed, head tilted toward her shoulder.
Maybe it was the moment: tenderness at a time when presidential politics has become a festival of cruelty.
But when Michelle Obama hugged former President George W. Bush on Saturday, at a ceremony to open the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the image quickly took flight online. read more
Writer killed for posting anti-Daesh cartoon on his Facebook page.
Chelsea Manning, the transgender U.S. soldier serving 35 years in Fort Leavenworth prison in Kansas for leaking classified information to Wikileaks, says she has been sentenced to 14 days in solitary confinement following an attempt to kill herself in July. read more
Hillary Clinton has pneumonia, her doctor said Sunday, hours after the Democratic nominee stumbled and exited a 9/11 commemoration ceremony early.
Federal investigators tried to warn the Democratic National Committee about a potential intrusion in their computer network months before the party moved to try to fix the problem, U.S. officials briefed on the probe tell CNN.