Apr 19, 2014 8:18pm

Not Everyone’s Happy Michelle Obama Will Deliver a Graduation Address; School District Responds

WASHINGTON — First lady Michelle Obama plans to speak at a high school graduation next month in Topeka, Kansas, but not everyone’s happy about it, as some families have voiced concerns that her presence could limit seating and take attention away from the graduates themselves…. Read More »

Apr 18, 2014 6:47pm

Bill Clinton ‘Surprised’ at Black Hawk Down Raid

Newly released documents from the Bill Clinton library provide a fascinating look at how the administration dealt with Somalia before, during and after the disastrous battle of Mogadishu, also known as Black Hawk Down, which resulted in the deaths of 18 U.S. troops and outraged… Read More »

Apr 18, 2014 6:19pm

Clinton White House’s Conspiracy Theory of Right-Wing Conspiracy Theories

If Bill Clinton’s political camp was known for believing the right wing was out to get him, then this undated memo from his administration codified his team’s suspicions.   Clinton White House Conspiracy memo The memo was released today in the latest, thousands-of-pages-long batch of… Read More »

Apr 18, 2014 6:01pm

Bill Clinton Targeted Chelsea’s Future Mother-In-Law in Healthcare Bid

The latest batch of newly released documents from the Clinton administration revealed that President Bill Clinton already had his eye on Chelsea Clinton’s future mother-in-law two decades ago. As the Clintons were readying to make their healthcare push, the documents show the White House listed… Read More »

Apr 18, 2014 6:01pm

Bill Clinton Aides Worried He’d Be ‘Haunted by JFK’s Ghost’

It’s an iconic image — Bill Clinton as a teenager shaking hands with President John F. Kennedy in the Rose Garden in 1963. Clinton credited that handshake for inspiring his life in public service. But as the 30th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s death… Read More »

Apr 18, 2014 5:26pm

Great Outdoors: Free Entrance to National Parks

Looking for something fun to do outdoors this holiday weekend? Head to a national park–for free! The president has once again deemed all national parks free and open to the public this weekend in honor of National Parks Week. In addition to free entrance, during… Read More »

Apr 18, 2014 4:57pm

Monica Lewinsky E-Mail Omitted From Latest Batch of Clinton Documents

  An email from Monica Lewinsky was omitted from the Clinton library’s latest document dump for privacy reasons. Every two weeks this spring, the National Archives has been releasing documents from Clinton’s presidency through The William J Clinton Presidential Library & Museum in Little Rock,… Read More »

Apr 18, 2014 4:21pm

Hillary Clinton Re-Uses Former Secretary of State’s Book Title

Hillary Clinton’s memoir of her four years as secretary of state will be titled “Hard Choices,” her publisher announced Friday. Only problem is, she’s not the first one to use the title. In fact, she’s not even the first former Secretary of State to do… Read More »

Apr 18, 2014 3:51pm

Obama Presents Navy Football with Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy

The Naval Academy ended their season 9-4, a solid feat for any team, but their bigger accomplishment: taking home the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy. And today, President Obama presented the team with the trophy for the 2nd time in two years and 9th time in the past… Read More »

By Ali Weinberg

Apr 18, 2014 3:16pm

US Extends Keystone Review as Pipeline Supporters Cry Foul

The State Department says it needs more time to make a decision about whether to approve the Keystone XL pipeline project, citing uncertainty about the route’s direction through Nebraska, which is currently under litigation there. The department is delaying the deadline for eight federal agencies… Read More »