World leaders reacted cautiously to the sudden news Sunday night that Kim Jong-Il, the despotic leader of isolated North Korea, had died of a heart attack while traveling aboard a train within the country on Saturday.
An Idaho man who was arrested for firing a bullet at the White House may spend the rest of his life in prison if he is convicted of the federal charge of attempting to assassinate President Obama.
Oscar Ortega-Hernandez …
Inquiring minds would like to know for certain whether there are extraterrestrials here on Earth. After more than 12,000 people signed an online petition that demanded the POTUS “formally acknowledge an extraterrestrial presence …
“People realize and it’s amazing how people don’t recognize you. They don’t expect to see me at Starbucks or at Chipotle.”
— MICHELLE OBAMA telling Al Rocker about how she likes to get outside the White House and shop (via MSNBC)
On Tuesday, the First Lady led hundreds of school children in a solid minute of jumping jacks on the South Lawn. The event kicked off a 24-hour chase after a Guinness World Record—and served as a reminder of how adorably …
First Lady Michelle Obama is not, sadly, attempting a jumping jack world record by herself. But she’s doing the next best thing.
The moment Daryl Hannah was actually arrested on Tuesday for refusing to move from a sit-in staged in front of the White House actually seems a trifle anti-climactic.
Bonjour! Today’s links feature a swarm of bees in Idaho and a swarm of French people celebrating Bastille Day at the Champs-Elysées.
We can’t even keep our national parks from falling apart, according to a new report this week from the National Parks Conservation Association.
Since there’s nothing else in the political world that warrants a thorough debate, TV heavy-weights Jon Stewart and Bill O’Reilly battled it out over rapper Common being invited to the White House last Wednesday.
On The Daily Show Wednesday night, Jon Stewart responded to Fox News’s extensive criticism of rapper Common’s invitation to perform at the White House. In response, Stewart busted some rhymes of his own.
First Lady Michelle Obama invited rapper Common to perform at “An Evening of Poetry,” an event taking place at the White House Wednesday — a move that has spawned an eruption of criticism from various right-wing news outlets.