The announcement of the royal birth served as a reminder of just how much, despite their common past, Britain and America differ in their cultural heritage.
He was a state senator then, and one of the few African Americans at the elite New York media event.
Instead of calling for a conversation on race, the president started one by sharing his own frank thoughts on the Zimmerman trial and the shooting of Trayvon Martin.
40 million people are uninsured, but next year is all about getting 2.7 million 18-35-year-olds into the state-based insurance exchanges.
Starring Sherlock's Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange, The Fifth Estate could powerfully change public opinion when it comes out in October.
In a speech to the NAACP, the attorney general questioned "stand your ground" laws and recounted telling his 15-year-old son about life as a black man in America.
All the tensions surrounding what makes women happy in a world where they work and seek equality with men were already clear a century ago.
The former NSA contractor set This Town's teeth on edge, but most Americans think he exposed something worth exposing.
He's inching back into view, but so slowly he's unlikely to have much influence on a party that's moved on without him -- at least when it comes to immigration.
The former New York governor was mobbed by the press during the first event of his comeback bid.
He defied his party by endorsing civil unions in 2004. (But that same year, he backed a constitutional amendment forbidding same-sex marriage.)
It's not her, it's her potential consultants and advisers.
Despite his campaign style and oratory, the 44th president has been more of a transactional than transformative leader, says Joseph Nye.
Thoughts on clearly viewing our star for the first time
"I shot myself a deer," Elena Kagan said of a recent big game hunting trip with the conservative justice in Wyoming.
Her language is so simple, but each word holds a world of emotion.
One way to prevent future Snowdens is to transform a broken and "ridiculous" screening process, said the former congresswoman.
Vice Chairman Mike McConnell said those he talks to see the NSA leaker as a traitor.
The New York Times polling analyst predicted Clinton will need to get the game by early 2015 if she wants to win the Democratic primary, even with her unusual advantages.
Everyone wants to take a turn as the former president. Even Bush's former brain.