Barack Obama can relax and get to work on his hook shot and his putting. The presidential legacy he has fretted over is now clear, well established, safe and secure. The presidential historians can fire up their laptops and let the processing of words begin.
Already, the NFL is swamped by litigation in federal court from 4,336 former players, at last count, over head injuries sustained during their careers. That includes 33 Pro Football Hall of Famers. It's a problem no public relations assault or rules changes or donation spree has been able to shake. The NHL's turn is here.
The Benghazi hearings have come and gone, and Barack Obama and the Democrats turn now to stuffing charge and countercharge down the memory hole. The lies the president and his men and (mostly) women told in the days after the great betrayal must be swept from sight. Can't everybody shut up?
It reads more like "The Heart of Darkness," this searing account of life at the top of the television jungle.
CIA Director John O. Brennan has selected a new head for the agency's spy service, passing over the acting director, a woman considered by many as tainted through her leadership of the agency's abandoned program for detaining and interrogating suspect terrorists.
The State Department's deputy chief of mission for the U.S. in Libya at the time of the Benghazi terrorist attack said Wednesday that the Obama administration didn't talk to him before dubbing it a spontaneous attack spurred by an anti-Islam video, a move he said embarrassed the Libyan president and hampered the FBI investigation.
The White House is likely to fulfill the FBI's request for more authority to eavesdrop online, administration and law enforcement insiders said.
Sen. Marco Rubio says the Boston bombing attacks shows the United States must be more engaged in shaping world events and that it is "misguided" to limit the tools the government has in its arsenal to fight radical Islamic jihadists.
The White House on Monday continued to delay a response to the Syrian regime's use of chemical weapons on opposition forces, saying the Obama administration is still waiting for corroborating evidence of intelligence reports citing small-scale episodes of chemical-agent exposure.