Former First Lady being treated for a "respiratory-related issue"
Edward Snowden's revelations about the NSA have wounded the President almost as much as the disastrous roll-out of his healthcare reform
The 600lb robot succesfully detached from the Chang'e-3 lander this weekend
It may have felt like a rather long journey for passengers aboard the presidential aircraft Air Force One yesterday. Whilst on route to Nelson Mandela’s memorial service, George W. Bush took the opportunity to showcase his latest works of art (again).
Ex-foreign secretary, Lord Owen, tells conference that condition leads to disastrous decision-making
New research shows how 'edit wars' erupt over controversial subjects
Don’t I recognise that surname?
It seemed like a harmless question, but when you’re the 44th President of the United States there’s no such thing. On Tuesday afternoon, Barack Obama turned up at the second annual Kids’ State Dinner, hosted by his wife, Michelle, and attended by the winners of her competition to create a healthy lunchtime recipe. One of the 54 children at the event asked the President to name his favourite food, to which he replied, implausibly: broccoli. Given his grasp of political history, Mr Obama must surely have known that broccoli was a hot potato.
Blair and Berlusconi present at grand opening to mark the rebuilding of a reputation
The former president makes a comeback – but is America ready to reconsider his legacy?
An overreaction to the attacks could result in massive, self-important bodies wielding excessive powers and hounding the wrong people
Francis Maude gave a contender for the Most Balanced Thatcher eulogy this weekend. Plus, why Lady T was an (almost) total supporter of democracy
Out of America: The GOP is finally acknowledging that it has to detoxify if it's to have any hope of regaining the White House
The late president had wit and could play a crowd like a trouper
Over a million of us marched 10 years ago against the invasion, to no avail. A leading opponent suggests how to avoid similar mistakes
Veterans of the Drip will remember that we flagged up a brilliant piece by the New York Times' David Brooks explaining why Chuck Hagel was chosen for the Pentagon. Brooks argument was simple and persuasive. The huge costs of Obamacare will put intolerable pressure on America's budget. Defence spending will need to be cut. Therefore Obama needed a Republican war veteran as political cover.