Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is rumored to be eyeing higher office, but there's at least one kind of job he won't be going after: scientist.
In an interview with GQ Magazine, Rubio, who is a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, was asked how old he thought Earth was. He replied, "I'm not a scientist, man. I can tell you what recorded history says, I can tell you what the Bible says, but I think that's a dispute amongst theologians and I think it has nothing to do with the gross domestic product or economic growth of the United States." read more
President Obama became the first U.S. president to visit Myanmar Monday where he met separately with both President Thein Sein and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Standing in front of the home of Suu Kyi, who was imprisoned for nearly two decades before being released by the military government in 2010 as the country transitioned to civilian rule, the president sounded an optimistic note on the country’s move toward democracy. read more