Military aircraft intercepted two small civilian planes Friday in the vicinity of Camp David, Maryland, where the Group of Eight is holding a summit, the North American Aerospace Defense Command said Saturday.
President Barack Obama left for Camp David on Marine One Friday but, in a twist that has left some White House reporters scratching their heads, he apparently arrived at the presidential retreat by car.
For the third time this weekend, U.S. jet fighters on Sunday intercepted a small private plane that violated restricted airspace in the area of Camp David, Maryland, while President Barack Obama stayed there, the North American Aerospace Defense Command said.
President Barack Obama told GOP leaders behind closed doors Tuesday that he had failed to reach across party lines enough during his first two years in office, a senior administration official told CNN.
President Obama and his family arrived Friday for a weekend getaway in Maine, but along with a little rest and relaxation comes criticism that the president is taking it easy with the Gulf of Mexico oil crisis in a critical phase.
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice emerged from three-way talks with Palestinians in a good mood, joking and laughing with reporters -- so much so that her guest, U.N. Secretary-General for Somalia Ahmedou Ould-Abdalla, wanted in on the joke.
As President Bush prepared Tuesday to head to Israel and the West Bank for the first time as commander-in-chief, he called a confrontation between U.S. Navy warships and Iranian boats in the Strait of Hormuz "a provocative act."
As U.S. secretary of state under former President Clinton, Madeleine Albright invested long hours in the Middle East peace process. She wrote about the relationship between politics and religion in her 2006 book, "The Mighty and the Almighty."
President Bush and Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Saturday discussed global warming, ethanol and trade, as well as poverty, hunger, disease and peace in the Middle East, the leaders said.
I've been coming to Jerusalem for some 30 years. This is one of those stories that never seems to go away. As much as there have been glimmers of hope in the Israeli-Arab peace process -- the 1978 Camp David Accords and the 1979 Israeli-Egyptian peace treaty come to mind -- they have been too few in number.
In a Christmas Eve message, President Bush said the holidays are a time to mourn U.S. troops who have died in overseas missions and to find ways to help others in need, especially those whose lives were shattered by Hurricane Katrina.
Beginning in mid-May, pilots who intrude into restricted airspace over the nation's capital will be warned by pulsating red and green laser beams, part of a government effort to prevent a terrorist attack.
For the second day in a row, President Bush practiced his State of the Union address Monday, running through the approximately 50-minute address twice in front of his advisers with the help of a TelePrompTer, a senior administration official said.