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  • Presidential libraries: from Boston to Honolulu ... or maybe Chicago

    Presidential libraries can be found coast to coast, and may even go beyond that once a site is selected for President Obama's future repository of documents and artifacts. To quickly hopscotch around to the 13 official presidential libraries and museums overseen by the National Archives, plus that of Abraham Lincoln, check out this library list.

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  • Six months after Benghazi, Obama names Libya envoy. Who is Deborah Jones?

    The White House said Obama was nominating Deborah Jones, a career diplomat and Middle East expert, as ambassador to Libya. She would replace Christopher Stevens, who was killed in Benghazi.

  • Presidential libraries: from Boston to Honolulu ... or maybe Chicago

    Presidential libraries can be found coast to coast, and may even go beyond that once a site is selected for President Obama's future repository of documents and artifacts. To quickly hopscotch around to the 13 official presidential libraries and museums overseen by the National Archives, plus that of Abraham Lincoln, check out this library list.

  • How Democrats keep gate-crashing the GOP convention

    Once upon a time, convention week was a chance for the opposing candidate to rest up. That began to change in 2008 – Obama and the Democrats are now running full tilt during the GOP convention.

  • In Pictures Famous wedding dresses

    Prince Charles kisses Princess Diana's hand on the balcony of Buckingham Palace on their wedding day, July 29, 1981.

  • Obama on 'The Tonight Show': Six famous presidential TV cameos

    Obama on 'The Tonight Show': Six famous presidential TV cameos

    Presidential press conferences and official speeches are commonplace on TV, but less-formal appearances are rare for the commander in chief. President Obama's appearance on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" Tuesday got us thinking: Which other sitting presidents have appeared on TV? Read on for six more examples.

  • In Pictures Presidential weddings

    President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama are seen here on their wedding day, Oct. 18, 1992, in Chicago, Ill.

  • Obama's vacation: Time with the family ... and the nuclear codes

    Obama's vacation: Time with the family ... and the nuclear codes

    Obama's vacation in Maine will be a short one. But no matter where they go, presidents never really leave their job the way a typical white-collar professional does when he packs his beach towel and powers down his Blackberry.

  • Gallery Presidential vacations

    ABRAHAM LINCOLN: A newly renovated Anderson Cottage at the Old Soldier's Home is also known as Lincoln's Cottage in Washington. For three summers Abraham Lincoln and his family retreated to the cottage in a military complex on the outskirts of Washington. It is believed he wrote the Emancipation Proclamation there, and this is where he heard the news of the Union victory at Gettysburg.

  • Tony Blair Iraq inquiry: Hussein was risk worth trying to contain

    Tony Blair Iraq inquiry: Hussein was risk worth trying to contain

    Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is the top witness before Britain’s inquiry into the Iraq war. With the future of his Labour Party on the line, Blair maintained in questioning Friday that Saddam Hussein was a threat in 2003 and that Iran's weapons program is a threat today.

  • Terrorism & Security Blair Iraq war inquiry: Calculus of risk on WMD changed after 9/11

    Testifying in front of a special inquiry into the Iraq war, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said he had told President George W. Bush that they had to deal with the WMD threat even if it meant a regime change in Iraq. Blair denied any secret deals.