It was a cast of thousands on a very crowded set: For the 99th time, the White House Correspondents' Association dinner has come and gone on a tide of tuxedos, talking points and a certain license to be daring, minus the political risk.
An emotional former President George W. Bush dedicated his presidential library and museum Thursday, calling it a tribute to his pursuit of freedom and to America's bright future.
In a solemn tribute sprinkled with Scripture, words of assurance and resolve, President Obama told mourners at a memorial service for those who lost their lives in last week's fertilizer-plant explosion in Texas that their loved ones will not be forgotten and promised to provide assistance to help rebuild and reclaim their community.
At an interfaith prayer service for victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, President Obama said Thursday the terrorists who carried out the attack failed to crush the spirit of the city or the nation.
The FBI released photos and a brief videotape Thursday of two men it described as "Suspect No. 1 and Suspect No. 2" in the bombing Monday at the Boston Marathon that killed three and injured nearly 180, and appealed to the public to help identify them.
First lady Michelle Obama visited the Naval Academy and the State House in Annapolis Wednesday to bring national attention to a Maryland law aimed at helping veterans gain professional credentials.
President Obama marked Tax Day on Monday by directing taxpayers to an online tool that shows them how their tax dollars are being divided among broad categories of federal spending such as education and defense.
When President Obama travels to Texas later this month to help dedicate the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, he will spend the night before at a fundraiser in Dallas, a move that significantly cuts the cost of the travel for the Democratic Party as it builds its 2014 campaign war chest.
It seems Barack and Michelle Obama, and Joe and Jill Biden are among America's common folk when it comes to donating goods to such great organizations as Goodwill and Fisher House.