11:16 AM EDT 07/22/2014
Originally posted 07/21/2014 06:10PM
Staff Sgt. Ryan M. Pitts was 17 years old when he enlisted in the Army and just 22 when, with a tourniquet on his own badly injured right leg, he found himself hurling grenade after grenade to defend his platoon in one of the bloodiest battles of the war with Afghanistan.
Originally posted 07/18/2014 01:45PM
Originally posted 07/17/2014 08:15PM
A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, with 295 people onboard was apparently shot down Thursday over Ukraine.
Originally posted 07/11/2014 04:00PM
Air Force One got some coveted takeout!
Originally posted 07/06/2014 09:30AM
"Hey, Hillz! Nice meeting you. Lemme write you a song when you run for president!"
That's basically how Katy Perry followed up her meeting with Hillary Clinton at a book signing last Friday. And Clinton seemed down with it, oddly enough.
Originally posted 07/04/2014 08:30AM
Malia Obama is all grown up.
Originally posted 07/03/2014 11:15AM
U.S.A. Soccer goalie Tim Howard might not be the Secretary of Defense any longer, but the World Cup hero still got to experience the thrill of a cabinet meeting Wednesday when he received a congratulatory call from President Barack Obama.
Originally posted 07/02/2014 02:05PM
Make the nectarine pie that the President and First Lady couldn't get enough of
Originally posted 07/01/2014 02:00PM
The First Lady clarified after President Obama praised baker Bill Yosses's confections
Originally posted 06/29/2014 03:55PM
Spike Lee's groundbreaking and iconic film Do the Right Thing came out 25 years ago June 30. On Friday night, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art hosted a screening and Q&A with Lee, Public Enemy rapper Chuck D (who wrote the film's theme, "Fight the Power") and actors from the film.
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