Getting healthcare reform done – the biggest legislative challenge in decades – depends on how well Obama and his team can win over key members of Congress.
As a life-long photo editor, John Morris shepherded some of the 20th century's most iconic images and most well-regarded photographers.
Some blame former president Bush. Rush Limbaugh says it's Obama's fault. But IOC President Rogge’s dream of a South American Olympic games is a more likely reason.
The death of Ashley “A.J.” Jewell follows the killing of an honors student in Chicago. Some African Americans criticize Obama for not addressing black-on-black violence.
Daley devoted much of the past 2-1/2 years to Chicago's Olympic bid, and many see its failure as having a considerable effect on his legacy.
Rio de Janeiro 2016 Summer Games victory unleashes a carnival at Copacabana beach.
Rio will be the first South American city to host the Games. Chicago's loss is a disappointment to President Obama, who traveled to Copenhagen to promote the US bid.
Chicago's Olympics elimination in the first round is a blow to Obama's prestige. But the president, criticized for jetting off to Copenhagen at a crucial time, has no regrets, says an adviser.
The Olympics cost billions and often leave venues deep in debt. But they inspire civic pride.
Consumer spending increased 1.3 percent in August, but a key reason was the 'cash for clunkers' program. Also, initial claims for unemployment rose last week, but the four-week average for claims fell slightly.