By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of John F. Kennedy and niece of Robert F. Kennedy, was selected to serve as a juror on a crack-cocaine-dealing case in New York City, lending high-profile and star status to what normally would move through court as a routine hearing.
Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords received the 2013 Profiles in Courage award at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston on Sunday for her efforts to enact new gun control laws.
With much ado and lots of press, Dennis Rodman recently journeyed to North Korea and spent time with the nation's saber-rattling dictator Kim Jong-un.
Funny man David Letterman wants to be an ambassador. Seriously. He particularly would like to be the U.S. envoy to Canada.
Representing the United States abroad is a privilege and honor. Appointments should be chosen carefully; the billets can be challenging, if not perilous. The White House discovered this in Libya, when Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens was killed last Sept. 11 by terrorists in Benghazi.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is so confused by President Obama's muddled policy toward Syria that he sought advice from a political opponent who served as Moscow's ambassador in Washington 20 years ago. Vladimir Lukin, now Russia's human rights commissioner, told an audience in Moscow on Tuesday that Mr. Putin approached him last week.
Caroline Kennedy has been tapped to serve as the next U.S. Ambassador to Japan, according to The Washington Post.
Raymond Flynn, a former U.S. ambassador to the Vatican, is blasting the mainstream media for "sensational half-true stories" about the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI and the conclave of cardinals that will pick the Roman Catholic Church's new pontiff.
Caroline Kennedy is reported to have topped President Obama's short list to replace David Jacobson as the U.S. Ambassador to Canada.
Diplomats, with the exalted titles of "excellency and plenipotentiary," do not really learn the ways of Washington until they have dinner with Esther Coppersmith.
The family of a former special assistant to President John F. Kennedy is auctioning hundreds of photographs, documents, gifts and other memorabilia that once belonged to the late president.
The resignation of the U.S. ambassador to the Vatican presents President Obama with the same dilemma he faced three years ago in trying to find a pro-life Democrat to fill the diplomatic post in the Holy See, which is angered by Mr. Obama's push to force Catholic institutions to provide health insurance coverage for abortion and birth control.
President George H.W. Bush had a problem so important that he sent a memo to White House staff asking them to take a pledge. His dog, Ranger, was packing on the pounds.
President George H.W. Bush had a problem so important he sent a memo to White House staff asking them to take a pledge. His dog, Ranger, was packing on the pounds.
A Picasso painting the famous artist created in denouncing war has come to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Cuban missile crisis.
She forgot to mention her campaign work for the current district attorney on the case, Cyrus Vance Jr.
"Absolutely," she'll be impartial, said attorney Mark Jankowitz in the Post.