Barack Obama

Local Balinese offer prayers for the victims at the site of the bomb blast in Kuta, Bali, Oct. 18, 2002. Nearly 200 people were killed and more than 300 were injured in the nightclub bombing. 

Top Gitmo detainee Hambali will finally get his day in court


Former US President George W. Bush called him “one of the world’s most lethal terrorists.”

The Making of an Icon

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Voicemails for Barack: Part IV

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Voicemails for Barack: Part III

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“Are You There, Barack? It’s Me, Artist.”

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At the Sound of the Beep

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Studio 360 has had many memorable segments this year, but my favorite has to be from the show that aired the week of Barack Obama’s inauguration. Are You There, Barack? It’s Me, Artist‘ is a quirky, wonderful cross-section of Americans expressing their sincere hopes for (and from) the new president in voice-mail form. A surprisingly […]

Brian Williams Raps, Game of Thrones Maps, and More

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Also, the ultimate Game of Thrones nerd makes an interactive map, and a light show in the sky.

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

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Joanna Newsom makes beautiful music, shade balls fill the L.A. Reservoir, and Tom Brady looks really bad to win the internet this week.  

Vitali Shkliarov

Meet the man who volunteered for Obama, worked for Bernie and is now consulting Putin’s opponent

Global Politics

Vitali Shkliarov was mesmerized by Barack Obama’s Berlin speech in 2008, though he didn’t speak English at the time. Shkliarov went on to work for Obama and then Bernie Sanders. Now he’s an adviser in the Russian elections.

U.S. President Barack Obama greets an adoring crowd in Cannes, France on November 4, 2011.

The French have been desperate for Obama to get involved in their politics. He just did.

Global Politics

President Barack Obama is a superstar in France. French voters even wish he were the one running.