Texas Gov. Rick Perry gives the closing address at 'The Response,' a call to prayer for a nation in crisis, an event at Reliant Stadium that drew roughly 30,000 people in Houston, Texas, on Aug. 6. Mr. Perry attended the daylong prayer rally despite criticism that the event inappropriately mixed religion and politics.
SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: A roster of influential former US officials is speaking at rallies in support of removing the MEK, an Iranian opposition group with a violent anti-American history, from the US terrorist list. A decision is expected within weeks.
Michelle Obama talks about her 'Let's Move!' initiative and the White House's 'kitchen garden' in the August issue of Better Homes and Gardens, but the cover shot may be all that’s needed.
Former presidents, politicians, and the family of former first lady Betty Ford gathered today in Palm Springs, Calif., to celebrate her life. Mrs. Ford, who died Friday, is remembered for her honest demeanor and dedication to equal rights. Since her husband's presidency, Betty Ford has passed the mantle of first lady to six other women. Here are the contributions each made:
New York’s new same-sex marriage law could change the dynamic in next year’s elections – particularly for President Obama, who’s tried to straddle the issue.
Ann Curry, who has been the top-rated morning show's news anchor since 1997, officially ascends to the top spot alongside Lauer on Thursday, the day after Meredith Vieira signs off.
Michelle Obama: A portrait of a first lady who's transforming the job, shopping at Petco herself, and reaching out to Washington DC's black community.
The American University of Afghanistan held its first graduation Thursday. In a country that has experienced sharp brain drain, the hope is that more young Afghan university graduates will stay to help rebuild the country.