Pete Souza

Pies, ranked

Our staff ranked pies because we don’t have enough to argue about in the year 2017.<p>Turkey is the food most closely associated with Thanksgiving. But a close No. 2 on that list is PIE.<p>One of the most common Thanksgiving Day activities around the country is arguing. (That will certainly be the case …

Thanksgiving

9 Instagram Accounts We're Thankful For in 2017

Facebook is full of fake news. Twitter is full of trolls. Tumblr is a mess. Our only social media refuge these days is Instagram. Yes, sometimes your friends post way too many drunk stories and the influencers' #sponcon for various health miracle teas gets annoying, but curate your feed correctly …

News Industry

8 celebrity homes that no one wants to buy

• <b>A celebrity owner isn't necessarily enough to sell a home.</b>• <b><br>Some celebrity-owned homes have sat on the market for years.</b>• <b><br>Michael Jordan, for example, has been trying to sell his Highland Park, Illinois mansion since 2012.</b><p>While an association with a celebrity seems like it would help a home sell more …

Real Estate

What Hillary Clinton Got Wrong About Fox News

Would Fox News really have driven Bill from the White House?<p><b>Hillary Clinton</b> tends to hate the press in a bipartisan fashion. She's got reason to be suspicious, given the battering she's taken over several decades. But she's now gone a bit far in her own macro communication analysis.<p>“Unfortunately …

Hillary Clinton

Obama sends 'bro' Biden a meme for his birthday

BBC UGC and Social News<p><b>The Obama presidency may have ended but the bromance between Barack Obama and Joe Biden lives on.</b><p>Former US President Barack Obama has wished his former Vice President Joe Biden happy birthday in a meme featuring both of them.<p>The former commander-in-chief posted an image on …

Joe Biden

Life on board Air Force One

In pictures: rare moments from the life of the world’s most important aircraft<p>You’ve seen it in movies, and you’ve read about it in books: Air Force …

Military

Fantasy casting your Thanksgiving dinner table

Reality is garbage. Your [insert longtime personal hero here] is, in fact, a horrible horrible person. That restaurant you love so much is serving up sexual harassment behind the kitchen doors. The president is at war — on Twitter — with everyone. Nothing is sacred and nobody’s safe. We’re …

Lifestyle

'Chasing Light': Amanda Lucidon's visual diary of Michelle Obama's White House years

Amanda Lucidon moved in faith. After taking a buyout from her California newspaper job, in 2008 the photojournalist relocated to the nation's …

Entertainment

2017 Holiday Gift Guide: Dads

Obama: An Intimate Portrait, the incredible (and moving) photo book by former official White House photographer Pete Souza. $29.<p>Cozy sweater, $75, …

Christmas

Barack Obama shares his own meme for Joe Biden's birthday

In celebration of Joe Biden's birthday on Monday, Barack Obama took to Twitter with his own meme poking fun at the former vice president.<p>“ME: Joe, about halfway through the speech, I’m gonna wish you a happy birth— . BIDEN: IT’S MY BIRTHDAY! ME: Joe,” the former president captioned a photo that …

AOL

Judge dismisses one of two lawsuits against Dennis Hastert

A Kendall County judge tossed out one of two lawsuits Monday filed against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert that alleged a decades-old sexual assault.<p>Judge Robert Pilmer ruled the statute of limitations long ago expired to sustain the suburban Chicago man’s civil action.<p>Hastert vehemently …

Corruption

10 Peculiar Conspiracy Theories Surrounding Famous Leaders

With the recent release of records relating to JFK’s assassination in 1963, conspiracy theorists everywhere are probably holding thumbs that some of …

Joseph Stalin

Spike Lee in Time: 'Agent Orange' Trump 'Giving a Green Light' to the KKK to Come Out

The November 20 issue of <i>Time</i> offers the usual bucket of liberal "goodies" – a profile of Trump-trashing Gold Star Dad Khizr Khan and his new book, …

Conservative View

Barack Obama Riding The Subway Next To An Open-Mouthed Sleeping Man Is A Fake Image

Former President Barack Obama seen posing next to a sleeping man on the subway was digitally created by Instagram user Average Rob. The image was …

Barack Obama

Pete Souza's Obama Book is Here!

A confluence of events led to the success of Pete Souza as Chief White House Photographer for President Obama. First, he’s a supremely talented …

Joe Biden’s new memoir shows a person coping with work under extreme emotional stress

“Uncle Joe” Biden is no joke. In a poignant new memoir, the much-memed former US vice president is a man bursting with grief as he tries to help run the country.<p><i>Promise Me, Dad</i> is out this week (Nov. 14) from Flatiron Books, an imprint of Macmillan. In it, Biden recounts the trying months in which …

Democrats

Roy Moore’s Lawyer Keeps Making Things Worse

Attorney Trenton Garmon suggests foreign-born reporters should be more sympathetic to dating teens.<p>(A version of this column originally appeared on Poynter.org.)<p>As <i>The Hill</i> (among an army of others) noted, “An attorney for Alabama Senate candidate <b>Roy Moore</b> seemed to suggest Wednesday that MSNBC host</b> …

Michelle Obama

President Obama Is #FamilyGoals—As Seen In Exclusive Images from His White House Photographer's New Children's Book

Parents snapped up an exclusive look into Pete Souza's soon-to-be released children's book, Dream Big Dreams.<p>Former White House Photographer Pete Souza took two million images of President Obama between 2009 and 2017. He painstakingly whittled it down to 75 for his children's book, <i>Dream Big Dreams</i>, …

Parenting

"Obama: An Intimate Portrait" By Photographer Pete Souza - 1A

“He had gotten to know me when I was photographing for the Tribune and he saw how I worked,” Souza says of the president. “I think he respected what …

Politics

This Week's Bestsellers: November 20, 2017

Politics and Prose<p>#1 <b>Obama</b><p>Pete Souza shares 300 of the nearly two million photos he took during his 2009–2017 tenure as chief official White House …

Lawrence O'Donnell

Climate-hit nations say UN talks offer little help for soaring losses

Small island states say they have 'grave concerns' about pace of international efforts<p>From Fiji to St. Lucia, small island nations have taken every …

Climate

Unit Sales Post a Solid 9% Gain

At outlets that report to NPD BookScan, sales of print units were 9% higher in the week ended Nov. 12, 2017, than in the comparable week in 2016, …

Publishing

The 6 Best Books to Read Right Now

From an intimate look into Obama's presidency to the history of fake news, here are the six books to add to your shelf this month.

Books

These are the sexual assault allegations against Bill Clinton

Filed under: News, Politics, White House<p><b>Four women have accused former President Bill Clinton of sexual assault or harassment over the last few decades. One woman accused Clinton of raping her.</b>• <b><br>Amid ongoing national attention on issues of sexual assault and workplace harassment, Democrats and others</b> …

Elections

How Pete Souza Fits Into the Storied History of Presidential Photography

In his new book, the former White House photographer frames a clear picture of the Obama years<p>Comment on this Story

National Portrait Gallery

Obama photographer Pete Souza publishes book of iconic photos

Photos of the most iconic moments of the Barack Obama presidency are available in a new book by Obama's chief official photographer, Pete Souza, a …

Photography

How a Bizarre Poetry Book of Vines Became a No. 1 Amazon Best Seller

At first glance, it’s pretty easy to mistake <i>Milk and Vine</i>for the Instagram-famous poetry book <i>Milk and Honey</i>. (The latter is described on Amazon as “a …

Publishing

White House photographer Pete Souza on how Obama balanced being president with his family life

Former chief official White House photographer Pete Souza describes how Obama balanced being president with his family life. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Pete Souza:</b> My name is Pete Souza. I was the chief official White House photographer for President Obama and my new book "Obama: An …

U.S. Politics

News cycle getting you down? Former White House photographer Pete Souza’s got a photo for that.

President Barack Obama’s former White House chief photographer is still trolling President Trump. Or, as he would prefer it, He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named.<p>Pete Souza — who has garnered a cult following among his 1.6 million Instagram followers for his photos, political commentary and not-so-subtle …

Lifestyle

Feed a passion, gift just the right coffee-table book

NEW YORK (AP) — Know a book lover with a coffee table and a passion? Then you're good to go on a gift.<p>Coffee-table books aren't usually high on the self-purchase priority list but they can make great holiday gifts if chosen carefully.<p>Some suggestions:<p>FASHION & STYLE<p>— Russell Westbrook, because why …

Annie Leibovitz