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Romney campaign seizes on Obama's 1998 talk of 'redistribution' (VIDEO)

Pointing to 14-year-old audio, Romney campaign tries to shift media scrutiny toward the president's words on policy.

Firestorm erupts over Obama bear hug photo

It's not the first time a member of the first family has found him or herself off the ground and in the arms of a stranger.
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US President Barack Obama is picked up by Scott Van Duzer, owner of Big Apple Pizza and Pasta Italian Restaurant during a visit to the restaurant in Fort Pierce, Florida, Sept. 9, 2012, during the second day of a 2-day bus tour across Florida. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
"I was overwhelmed when I saw him," Van Duzer said.
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President Obama, Buzz Aldrin pay tribute to Neil Armstrong, dead at 82

"Neil was among the greatest of American heroes — not just of his time, but of all time," President Obama said.

Campaign 2012: In an Oregonian state of mind

Portland, with its pot and naked cyclists, could be the Northwest's 'coolest' city when it comes to politics too.
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The 2012 "Flashback Cruz" car show in Bend, Oregon featured over 5,000 vintage automobiles. (Jean MacKenzie/GlobalPost)
PORTLAND — Self-consciously quirky, outrageously liberal, Portland feels a bit like a hippie museum. On a recent, glorious Sunday, in the hipster Hawthorne neighborhood, white-bearded bikers in bandannas straddled their hogs in the sunshine, crowds of middle-aged, Birkenstocked customers strolled in and out of what could only be termed “head shops,” while others flipped through racks of vintage clothing — everything from old Simpsons T-shirts to velvet blazers to flowered hats from the '50s.
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Obama canceled bin Laden raid 3 times, claims new book

"That is an utter fabrication. It's seems pretty clear that Mr Miniter doesn't know what he's talking about," White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters.

Obama administration closes Global Health Initiative office

Today the Obama administration announced that the Global Health Initiative’s office is closing. What this will mean for GHI is unclear.
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Lois Quam, director of President Barack Obama's Global Health Initiative. (John Donnelly/GlobalPost)
WASHINGTON, DC –Three years ago, President Obama announced with great fanfare his signature global health plan, calling it the Global Health Initiative (GHI). He said it was needed to change direction from President Bush’s disease-specific approaches in AIDS and malaria to “do more to improve health systems around the world, focus our efforts on child and maternal health, and ensure that best practices drive the funding for these programs.” Today, in a down-page blog on the GHI website, the administration announced that the Global Health Initiative’s office is closing.
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Chatter: Obamacare is constitutional, you hear?

The Affordable Care Act is ruled legal, Colorado burns, Shenzhou-9 returns to Earth, and Egypt's first lady doesn't like being called "First Lady."
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Graphic. (Antler Agency/GlobalPost)
The Affordable Care Act is ruled legal, Colorado burns, Shenzhou-9 returns to Earth, and Egypt's first lady doesn't like being called "First Lady."
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National security leaks: Attorney General Eric Holder appoints prosecutors to investigate

Leaks can compromise national security and "will not be tolerated," Attorney General Eric Holder said.

Obama's death camp gaffe draws anger from Poland (VIDEO)

"This is a problem for the reputation of the United States," says Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk.
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