Flag Day marks the day that America's forefathers adopted the stars and stripes. But perhaps less well known is the fact that presidents have had their own flag since the 1800s.
Producers of 'Countdown to Zero,' a docudrama about the dangers of nuclear weapons, hope it will boost the cause of disarmament the way 'An Inconvenient Truth' did global warming.
Other U.S. presidents have bonded with foreign leaders, but Obama so far has no such ties. Does that matter?
Sarah Palin now says 'taking up arms' means voting. Weaponry and military metaphors are part of political discourse, but not all conservatives are happy with Palin's gun rhetoric.
US Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Israel on Monday after Israelis and Palestinians agreed to restart peace talks. But the issue of Israel settlements came to the fore again, with 112 new housing units announced for the West Bank.
The declaration of two biblical tombs in the West Bank as Israel heritage sites last week sparked clashes. Though Monday was quiet, some fear a new Palestinian intifada in response.
First Lady Michelle Obama is featured on the March 2009 cover of Vogue, shot by photographer Annie Leibovitz.