Fox News' Bill O'Reilly asked the president: 'Do you think I'm unfair to you?' 'Absolutely,' Obama said. But experts differ on whether partisan news media are cause or symptom of a polarized electorate.
MSNBC has fired the employee who slammed the 'rightwing' on its corporate Twitter account. It's the latest flash point as news outlets try to balance brand statements with social media's 'say-anything' culture.
James McBride won the National Book Award for fiction for his novel set during the Civil War, while George Packer picked up the non-fiction award for his examination of contemporary America.
Trayvon Martin rallies took place across the US Saturday. Their tone and nonviolence point to how their organizer, the Rev. Al Sharpton, has evolved.