Topic: U.S. Secret Service
Some heads of state are zipping around Lisbon, host city of the NATO summit, in no-emission electric vehicles. Security dictates that Obama travel in the no-efficiency 'Beast,' a vehicle that fascinates the local press.
11/19/2010 09:43 am
Characters whose lives are altered by their inability to grasp the whole picture link three of this fall's most highly praised novels – although that's about the only thing they have in common. In one, a young mother goes to extraordinary lengths to protect her son; in another, an English couple go on vacation and find themselves in way over their heads; while in the third, a writer mourns the loss of a desk that has passed through many hands.
10/28/2010 09:07 am
President Obama tried to energize women voters at a town hall meeting Thursday in Seattle. He's also set to campaign for Washington's Patty Murray and California's Barbara Boxer.
10/21/2010 06:47 pm
Security guards for Senate candidate Joe Miller of Alaska put a journalist in handcuffs Sunday. It was only the latest problem to beset the Miller campaign in recent weeks.
10/19/2010 09:19 pm
Obama had a book thrown at him during this past weekend's rally in Philadelphia.
10/12/2010 12:30 pm
Obama has busted out of Washington to try to regain some of the 'rock star' glow that fueled Democratic voters in 2008. He's also trying to prevent the election from being a referendum on him.
09/29/2010 01:11 pm
The Oval Office makeover completed while President Obama was on vacation includes a new rug, wallpaper, and custom furniture. The 'Resolute' desk, installed in the Oval Office by John F. Kennedy, remains.
08/31/2010 02:37 pm
What will it take for Obama to convince the world that he’s a Christian, or at least not a Muslim? Teaching Baptist Sunday School like Jimmy Carter? Putting a 'My Boss is a Jewish Carpenter' bumper sticker on Air Force One?
08/21/2010 01:34 pm
Sonic boom over Puget Sound: A passenger aboard a float plane that violated the airspace around Air Force One while President Barack Obama was in town Tuesday was stunned to find out about the fuss that resulted.
08/19/2010 03:49 pm
Sonic boom: A passenger plane unintentionally violated the airspace around Air Force One prompting the Oregon Air National Guard to scramble two F-15 fighter jets.
08/18/2010 03:05 pm