Tarek Elagaty

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The Week in Review: Trump Assumes the Presidency

Donald Trump became the 45th president of the United States Friday when he was sworn in by Chief Justice John Roberts before his family, members of Congress, dignitaries and supporters on Capitol Hill. His unusual candidacy was capped off by a traditional ceremony that is a landmark of American …

On the Red Couch with Who What Wear/CMG Co-founder Katherine Power

What do you do when you know what you want to read but you can’t find it? If you’re Clique Media Group co-founders Katherine Power and Hillary Kerr, you create it yourself.<p>The women were West Coast editors at ELLE Magazine when they struck up a fast friendship that was equal parts work and play. …

On the Red Couch with Lucky Peach Co-Founder Peter Meehan

<i>Think writing about food is easy? It’s one thing to say something’s tasty; quite another to put what’s on your plate in the proper context. And yet every few months that’s what Peter Meehan and the crew do at Lucky Peach, a quarterly food magazine that explores what we eat in a way that’s fresh,</i> …

5 Topics for Obama’s Final State of the Union

President Barack Obama will walk into the House chamber Tuesday to deliver his final State of the Union address, surrounded by members of Congress, Supreme Court justices, members of his cabinet and guests. The constitutionally mandated message typically assesses the current state of U.S. affairs …

On the Red Couch with Hoda Kotb for NBC’s Season of Kindness

<i>Today Show host and author Hoda Kotb is an advocate for NBC’s “Season of Kindness” initiative that encourages and celebrates altruism and humanity in everyone from Taylor Swift to the 12-year-old boy who’s collecting hats for young cancer patients. In our conversation with Kotb, she shared the</i> …

Democratic Debate Recap: Clinton ‘Opened the Door for her Critics,’ Remains the Frontrunner

<i>The tragic attacks in Paris surrounded the second Democratic presidential debate Saturday night that focused on terrorism, foreign policy, the economy and Wall Street, among other topics. CNN Politics Executive Editor Mark Preston analyzes the candidates’ performances and what they will mean in the</i> …

City Guide: Los Angeles

When did Los Angeles get so popular? Said to be “Paris amid the palms,” a place where people still pursue “magical self-invention,” L.A.’s experiencing a cultural renaissance. Why? And more importantly, why now?<p>In part because of its stark opposition to New York, Los Angeles has become a magnet for …

5 Topics for…Tour de France

Cycling’s biggest event began in 1903 as a way to boost the sales for L’Auto, a French magazine. It has since grown to a 21-stage race between 22 teams of 198 riders, covering over 2,000 miles. Each day participants bike about 110 miles and burn roughly 6,071 calories. Defending champion Vincenzo …