Bill Clinton

Police allow someone to pass outside the Time Warner Center

Officials investigating bombs sent to top Democrats and CNN as election looms


A suspicious package sent to Clinton was found late Tuesday while another package addressed to Obama was found early Wednesday. The Time Warner Center in New York City was evacuated after an explosive device was found in the CNN mail room Wednesday morning.

Parisian Street Artist Wins $100,000

Arts, Culture & Media
Officers walk into a building through a parking ramp

20 years ago, asylum seekers were not automatically put in immigration detention

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign rally at the Coliseum on August 8, 2016 in St. Petersburg, Florida. A new national poll shows Clinton's lead expanding over Republican rival Donald Trump.

This is the only photo of Hillary Clinton one newspaper has ever run

Portrait of man, outdoors

Muslim refugees of another era could put Missouri in play for Clinton

Election 2016
Iranian President Hassan Rohani

Iran and the US learn how to flirt, diplomatically

Global Politics

Relations between the US and Iran have been so bad for so long that there may be an understandable urge to make up for lost time, and get right down to business. But that may not be best in the long run

From Past Presidents, the Language of Certainty in an Uncertain World

Arts, Culture & Media

President Obama is taking to the primetime airways to make the case for military intervention in Syria. He joins many other presidents who have argued for military engagement abroad.

Bill Clinton delivers rousing speech to fired up Democratic National Convention crowd

Global Politics

It was Bill Clinton’s turn Wednesday night to speak to the crowd of Democratic enthusiasts assembled to nominate Barack Obama for president. He led them through a full-fledged endorsement of Obama’s work on the economy and tore down and poked holes in many Republican criticisms.

Congressman proposes reduced funds for high-earning ex-presidents’ expenses

Global Politics

In the most recent fiscal year, U.S. taxpayers paid millions of dollars for the offices, phones and postage of our four living former presidents. All the while, many of those same ex-presidents were making millions on the speaking circuit, on top of a nearly $200,000 federal pension. One Congressman wants to rein in that spending.

Obama’s inauguration speech

Global Politics

President Barack Obama talked about the work of “remaking America” — a look at his speech in the context of history and politics.