A float depicting President Obama with his hat topped off by a man dressed as AlQaeda leader Osama bin Laden, entitled 'Barack-Adabra and the Great Circus of the Fleas' is shown at the traditional carnival parade in Viareggio, Italy, Sunday.
Did the Great Emancipator always want to end slavery? Or did his thinking evolve on the job?
When most people hear the phrase "President's Day," they think "car sales." But you may not know that President's Day is also about something else: presidents. Look carefully, and you'll see that it's right there in the name. How much do you know about the nation's highest office? Take our quiz to find out.
As will Kmart. If retailers keep gnawing at this national day of togetherness and gratitude, there will be nothing left of Thanksgiving but a picked-over turkey.
Presidents Day 2010 is not observed the same way – or even the same day – in all states. Which presidents get top billing depends on where you live.
In Virginia there is no Presidents' Day. It's legally only George Washington's birthday. How well do you know America's (often bogus) holidays?
The Baucus-Grassley bill focuses on those who have been out of work for at least 60 days. But some experts say it would have only modest impact on the unemployment rate.
Two hundred years later, this tree stands tall, just like Lincoln's legacy.