Obama surveyed tornado damage in Alabama Friday, after declaring the state a disaster area. A disaster request from Texas over raging wildfires remains unanswered. Are requests often denied?
Kamchatka Brown Bear Mascha and her three-month old bears Wanja and Misho are pictured in Hagenbecks zoo in Hamburg, northern Germany.
Women line up to cast their vote during gubernatorial elections in Kaduna, Nigeria. Two states in Nigeria's Muslim north voted for candidates after their polls were delayed by violence that killed at least 500 last week after the oil-rich nation's presidential election.
President Obama and Michelle Obama, the first lady, prepare to board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., on April 29, as they traveled to Tuscaloosa, Ala. to visit tornado damaged areas.
Once held on Capitol Hill, the White House Easter Egg Roll drew 30,000 to the president's South Lawn on Monday morning.
President Obama, with first lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha (c.), their grandmother Marian Robinson (at rear) and the Easter Bunny, wave as they arrive for the start of the annual White House Easter Egg Roll festivities in Washington on April 25.
Air travel is safe (and most air traffic controllers don’t nod off), but there are warning signs aviation officials must grapple with.
Some American Anglophiles are swooning over William & Kate with the rest of the world, while others just see a convenient theme for dinner, dancing, or dollar-making.
President Obama and Vice President Biden release their returns on Tax Day. Sarah Palin last released hers as a VP candidate in 2008, and The Donald's finances are carefully guarded.
Joining Forces, a new White House campaign launched Tuesday, endeavors to raise Americans' awareness of the needs of troops, veterans, and military families.