Tonight is the President’s third major address on Afghanistan, so some of today’s links have a political spin. But you’ll also see a wedding video that will make your head spin, and watch Tom Hanks spin ’round and ’round on a news show.
The Power of the Presidency: There was a crying baby on a rope line, but Barack Obama hushed it by whispering a sweet lullaby about the debt ceiling. (SayOMG)
Girl Power: Browse these photos of female marines in Afghanistan. (LIFE)
A Cranky Christie: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told-off a constituent who asked him why he sends his kids to private school. (POLITICO)
Kittehs! View this mew-ving slideshow of adoptable cats. (TIME)
Lost in Translation: Actor Tom Hanks busts a move during the weather report on Univision. (The Daily What)
Big Poppa Is Watching You: An announcer launches into a bizarre rap when a lacrosse player makes a goal. (New York Magazine)