Worried that five of the justices will overturn the health-care law, Obama at first claims the court is 'unelected' and then backtracks. He must accurately portray the court's deep role in society.
The rumor persists that Amelia Earhart was spying on Japan for her good friend, President Franklin Roosevelt. A new expedition to find her downed aircraft may finally put to rest some of the wild theories about the aviatrix.
The majority of Americans consider Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton as 'outstanding' or 'above average' among the modern presidents. Pollsters and historians need an edict: Wait 50 years before judging the greatness of presidents and their legacies.
True, many refer to today's national day off as Presidents' Day, but federal law actually lists the holiday as Washington's Birthday.
As he stepped down as Mississippi's governor, Haley Barbour pardoned more than 200 people, including some convicted of murder. His action, and the uproar over it, help ignite a useful debate on using mercy as a tool for justice.
As presidential messages go, the traditional Thanksgiving Day proclamation is richer than most in oddball trivia. Here are some fun facts about its genesis.
Two 45-pound turkeys, named Liberty and Peace, got a presidential Thanksgiving pardon today.