For a guy who took a 'shellacking' in the midterm elections six weeks ago, President Obama is doing pretty well during this lame-duck political period. Still, his approval rating keeps dropping.
WikiLeaks' Julian Assange claimed Friday that US prosecutors are carrying out a secretive grand-jury probe into WikiLeaks activities.
Alice Cooper performs during his 'Theater of Death' concert tour, held in Valladolid, Spain, on Nov. 27. Alice Cooper was among the new Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, announced on Dec. 14. The induction ceremony is scheduled for March 14, 2011, in New York.
Golden Globe nominations 2011: The King's Speech and The Social Network took the most nominations.
Julian Assange and WikiLeaks' indiscriminate release of hundreds of thousands of diplomatic cables wasn't brave journalism or a victory for transparency. Rather, it erodes the code of trust – the relationships – between journalists and diplomats that enabled principled reporting.
Natalie Portman, seen here in 'Black Swan,' was nominated for a Golden Globe award for Best Actress, Drama, for her role in that film, which also won a nomination for Best Picture, Drama, on Dec. 14. The Golden Globe awards will air live on Jan. 16, 2011, on NBC.
Republicans have long argued that the problem with the economy is too much government and too much regulation. By freezing spending and cutting taxes, is President Obama agreeing with them?
As President Obama signs a taxpayer-funded settlement in case of bias against black farmers, some Americans ask: Why didn't any heads roll? Ex-USDA employee Shirley Sherrod is one.
The American people were expecting a JFK for the 21st century in Obama, but they aren't yet sure who they got, says Peter Hart, an influential Democratic pollster.