His race may hamper his ability to respond to needs of African-Americans, some say.
Under threat of lengthy jail time, his former chief of staff agreed on Wednesday to be a prosecution witness.
The economy faces a climb to get back to full employment, but the worst job losses may now be in the rearview mirror. One indicator to watch for: a bump in average hours worked.
Merce, Mark Morris, Bill T. Jones, and some new faces bust out their moves for the festival circuit.
An estimated 15,000 visitors endured two-hour waits Saturday to visit the Statue of Liberty – but under new rules only 240 got to climb to the crown.
This retelling of Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger, played by Johnny Depp, falls hard for the antihero mythology.