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  • Obamas, Bidens: Island holidays

     
    by Mark Silva The president and vice president will ring in the new year at two distant island resorts: With President Barack Obama and family vacationing at a resort in his native Hawaii, the White House announced this morning that......
  • Obama's 'vacation:' Basketball, briefings

     
    by Alana Semuels Even vacationing in Hawaii, President Obama doesn't often sit still. He heads to the Marine Corps gym every day for a predawn workout. On Sunday, his schedule also included a 6 a.m. briefing with security advisors and......
  • Obama admits failures, goes snorkeling

     
    by Mark Silva It's not quite a Bush moment. Not quite picking up a guitar while New Orleans is bailing out from Hurricane Katrina. Certainly not "heckuva job, Brownie." Not the same as letting the second graders in Sarasota finish......
  • Obama: Intel failures near-'catastrophic'

     
    See this Tribune gallery. by Alana Semuels HONOLULU -- Security and intelligence lapses allowed a suspected terrorist to board a U.S.-bound airliner on Christmas Day, President Barack Obama said today, interrupting his vacation for the second day in a...
  • Barack Obama: Graying of a president

     
    by Mark Silva It could be the light. There have been flecks of gray in the hair of the president since Inauguration Day, when the new chief executive's public-approval rating stood near 70 percent. But it's the black hair that......
  • Obama: 'Avatar,' between intel briefings

     
    by Alana Semuels and Mark Silva HONOLULU -- President Barack Obama got a briefing this morning from his homeland security advisor, John Brennan, about the government's terrorism watchlist -- a review that the president ordered after the attempted...
  • Obama's new year: Turning up the heat

     
    by Mark Silva It's 28 Farenheit, but it feels like 17 in Washington, D.C., where the no-longer vacationing President Barack Obama will arrive about noontime today. It's 76 Farenheit, but feels like 77 -- quite a distinction there -- in......
  • 101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown

     
    No, this isn't another list. Or rather it is, but it's not my list. I got an e-mail from the folks at Steak & Main telling me it's featured on the Travel Channel's new show, 101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown.......
  • Haiti, humanity and a devil named Pat

     
    by Mark Silva Today, it appears, on the first day of the accounting of the human toll taken by an earthquake of historic proportions in Haiti, we already have gotten a glimpse of the better angels of humanity and the......
  • Axelrod to Boston's Brown: 'Hat's off'

     
    by Paul West President Barack Obama's top political advisor, David Axelrod, said today that if the White House had been asked earlier, more could have been done for embattled Democratic Senate candidate Martha Coakley in Massachusetts. Axelrod, in a...
  • Obama's first year: By the numbers

     
    by Mark Silva By the numbers, President Barack Obama has had a busy year. So has Mark Knoller, the seasoned CBS News White House correspondent who not only covers the news with a smart eye, but also keeps a calculator......