By BRETT ZONGKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Some of Washington's top chefs came together to salute the president ahead of the inauguration, in part because of the first family's influence on the culture around food.
Chicago-based Chef Art Smith opened his Capitol Hill restaurant Art a
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the U.S. stands ready to provide whatever assistance officials need in the aftermath of the terrorist attack in Algeria.
Algerian special forces stormed a natural gas complex in the Sahara desert on Saturday to end the four-day standoff with extremists.
By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Portraying his suicide as the product of injustice, friends and supporters at a memorial Saturday for free-information advocate Aaron Swartz called for changing computer-crime laws and the legal system itself.
At a New York City ceremony that was par
By NEKESA MUMBI MOODYAP Entertainment Writer
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) - Alexandra Pelosi was beaming: She had just made her Sundance Film Festival debut with the HBO documentary "Fall to Grace," about former New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey; her mother, Rep.
By TED ANTHONYAP National Writer
Dear Mr. President:
There is a man in Jacksonville, Fla., named Bryan Stone. He is 60 years old and works at a company that helps people find better jobs. He describes himself as "more to the right than the left," though not all that far out from the middle.
By DAVID ESPOAP Special Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - On the brink of a second term, President Barack Obama invoked Martin Luther King Jr.'s commitment to service Saturday as inauguration-goers flocked to the capital city for a distinctly American celebration including an oath-taking as old as