Air Force One

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. Obama and first lady are traveling to South Africa to attend a tomorrow's memorial service in South Africa honoring Nelson Mandela. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

High-powered traveling companions on Air Force One

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) — A president, former president and possible future president are among those traveling aboard Air Force One to South Africa. The high-powered traveling partners came together for a transcontinental flight […]

12/09/2013

This Aug. 16, 2009 file photo shows first lady Michelle Obama, wearing shorts, and daughter Malia Obama, walking off Air Force One at Grand Canyon National Park Airport in Tusayan, Ariz. (AP Photo/Dana Felthauser, File)

First lady: Air Force One shorts created a ‘stink’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama says she won’t wear shorts on Air Force One again because the one time she did, it created “a huge stink.” Treated worldwide as a style icon, the first lady […]

11/19/2013

John F Kennedy

JFK memorabilia fetches about $2M at auction

AMESBURY, Mass. (AP) — A collection of John F. Kennedy memorabilia fetched almost $2 million at auction, including $570,000 for the former president’s Air Force One leather bomber jacket.

02/19/2013

Springsteen: 'A world that challenges hopefulness'

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Rocker Bruce Springsteen joined President Barack Obama at a rally in Wisconsin, playing the anthem “Land of Hope and Dreams.” He said Monday that after Obama ran on an optimistic message […]

11/05/2012

Romney co-chair leaving to lobby

WASHINGTON (AP) – Mitt Romney is losing one of the national co-chairs for his presidential campaign. Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is resigning so that he run the Financial Services Roundtable, a lobbying group for […]

09/20/2012

Fighters intercept plane in restricted LA airspace

(AP) – The North American Aerospace Defense Command says two F-16 fighter jets intercepted a small plane that violated restricted airspace in the vicinity of northeast Los Angeles. A statement issued by the command did […]

05/11/2012

Intercepted pilot charged with possession

Remember when President Obama visited the Los Angeles area last month, and a man piloted a small plane into restricted airspace, prompting Air Force fighter jets to intercept him? The man has been charged with […]

03/22/2012

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