Topic: James Monroe
Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger paid Hillary Clinton, who was also secretary of State, compliments at an event Wednesday. If she runs and wins in 2016, she could reestablish an old pattern.
The State of the Union address is a big moment for a president, but not usually a memorable one for the public. Americans are more likely to remember Gabrielle Giffords at tonight's speech than anything Obama says. Still, the speech has had its high points, and low ones.
After guiding Liberia to stability after years of civil war, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf hopes to take advantage of the country's natural resources to transform it into a middle-income nation.
06/14/2011 01:55 pm
The message the US projects abroad will resonate long after the final pass of the Super Bowl. The US must lend its full-throated support to the protesters of the Arab world. It matters – both for the future of the region, and the future of America. Sitting on the sidelines may cost us more than our regional standing; it may cost us our own ideals.
01/31/2011 11:35 pm
A former White House speechwriter tells what goes into drafting the State of the Union address and how the annual message to Congress has changed since the days of quill pens.
01/24/2011 10:05 am
From 'Seward's folly' to the marshall plan, a snapshot of American diplomacy of the past.
09/25/2010 12:46 pm
Buried in the history of this annual celebration are some surprises.
09/24/2009 01:55 pm
The presidential vegetable garden will save on grocery bills.
04/13/2009 01:00 am
A father's goal to read a biography of every president helps enrich his family's knowledge.
01/15/2009 12:00 am
Test your knowledge. Can you answer these questions about the presidents of the United States?
01/13/2009 12:00 am