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A Singular Woman

WATCH Barack Obama's Mother: The Woman We Know Nothing About

Posted 08.15.2011 | Books

We know a lot about Barack Obama's father. Obama wrote a memoir about him, "Dreams from My Father." But the woman who gave birth to him, the white wom...

Dear Mr. President, I Wish I Had Known...

Wendell Potter | Posted 07.12.2011 | Business
Wendell Potter

Like many others, I've heard President Obama talk about his mother's insurance problems during her final months in 1995. But I didn't realize until now that the company she was pleading with was CIGNA, the one I used to work for.

Book Review Roundup: Obama's Mom's Bio And A Book About Heaven And Hell

Posted 07.03.2011 | Books

"The Summer Without Men" by Siri Hustvedt New York Times Hustvedt’s novels tend to be as somber as they are intellectually invigorating. Her g...