The rift with Brazil comes at a time of worsening U.S. relations with Latin America, and especially South America. It is indicative of a much deeper problem.
The White House State Dinner invitation for Anna Wintour is yet another signal that Obama doesn't understand how important Syria's future is to U.S. national security.
Doo.ri talks about her current obsession, makes a case against ridiculously high shoes and gives a shout out to her team.
For those of us who strive to develop stronger inter-connected ties between cultures, reaching out to Beijing's leaders about issues that are fundamental to them would improve the chances of progress on issues people of both countries care about.
The Kennedys tout the virtues of aspic, the Franklin Roosevelts scandalized the polite world with an entrée, and George Washington gave new meaning to the phrase "no frills."
Fear is the one common trigger of the recent Sputnik moment outbreak. Fear of being bettered educationally, economically, technologically -- the range of fears is varied, but the source of these fears is not. It's always traceable to China.
Hu Jintao will attend a state dinner about a year since his government and Google duked it out over PRC laws to control internet content. Now is a good time to revisit what the dust-up might mean for the future of U.S.-China relations.
The US, China, and the other members of the WTO to negotiate an agreed global line dividing what is permissible from what is impermissible when governments provide green subsidies.
I remember how delicious these particular chicken-chorizo tacos were, but very little else.
Being at the White House for a State Dinner is gratifying, because first and foremost I am an American citizen who has made it past the door of the People's House. I am not a professional journalist.
The author was obviously trying to put the 2009 dinner in context with how previous years' affairs went. But he may have gotten a bit carried away in including quite so many characters, even as afterthoughts.
Apparently, the leap from Silver Screen shindig to White House soiree is pretty seamless these days.
Recently, there's been growing attention rightfully placed on what we actually put on to our skin in terms of beautiful skin as well as disease prevention.
it is one thing to forgive human errors by the honorable Secret Service officers and an overwhelmed social secretary. It is another when it comes to forgiving what the Salahis did.
Say what you will about Tareq and Michaele Salahi; they know how to make an appearance. There's a variety of opinions on the Salahis' icky-tacky appe...
When I was off chasing some grueling or even dangerous story, like say, a shooting war, I had a standard response for anyone who complained: "It sur...