The tradition of the Thanksgiving turkey pardon has a long (and awkward) history. But which president started it? Hint: It wasn't Harry Truman.
The Obama Nobel Peace Prize is seen as inappropriate by many Arabs, who are angry about the surge of US troops into Afghanistan and a stagnant Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
Written speech delivered by President Barack Obama when accepting the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Thursday.
Liberal and conservative pundits both approve of Obama's Nobel Peace Prize speech. They like his humility and his realism.
Elouise Cobell persisted 13 years in her case against Indian land trust abuse by the US. Now the Obama administration is set to pay $3.4 billion to rectify the century-old problem.
Christmas decorations are seen in the Cross Hall and Blue Room of the White House on December 2 in Washington, D.C.
White House press secretary Robert Gibbs disses Gallup poll showing Obama approval rating at record low.
Kenyan paleontologist Kamoya Kimeu's mom warned him that digging up bones could bring on curses. But now he has two primates named for him.