As President Barack Obama jets across Europe, he is highlighting the
characteristics of his presidency his supporters adore and his
detractors criticize: sweeping speeches before enamored crowds and
policy sessions that emphasize deliberate discussion over concrete
President Barack Obama and wife Michelle Obama got a grand welcome to
London Tuesday from Queen Elizabeth II, complete with a 41-gun salute at
Buckingham Palace and all the pomp and pageantry the British royalty
has to offer.
At 100, the New York Public Library's landmark Fifth Avenue building has
nurtured generations of scholars and boasts treasures like a Gutenberg
Bible and an early copy of the Declaration of Independence. But while its stacks house millions of physical books, the library's
push to embrace 21st century technology includes a new digital
publication available as an iPad app.
Michelle Obama made her first foray into the 2012 presidential campaign
Thursday, telling donors that her husband needs them to "work like you
have never worked before" so he can finish the job he started.