US Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates speaks with village elders in the village of Tabin in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on March 8.
President Obama and Texas Gov. Rick Perry negotiate, via proxies, the terms of a high-stakes meeting on the south Texas border with political gains and perils for both.
President Obama, guarded on racial issues in his first term, is now speaking out more forcefully. But for the first black president – and the nation – there’s still no more difficult subject.
Kenneth Walsh's new book discusses the seclusion of life in 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., including some behind-the-scenes looks at the Obamas' daily life.