The president has apologized to California Attorney General Kamala Harris for remarking that she was the "best looking" attorney general in the United States. Critics complained the president had objectified a powerful woman politician. read more
More members of President Obama's cabinet are following his lead and taking a 5% pay cut to help share in the sacrifice felt by federal workers facing furlough over the sequester.
Attorney General Eric Holder, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew all said they will give back a portion of their salaries. read more
Most Americans seem to have been outraged by the video of Rutgers basketball coach abusing players, a tape that shows him shoving and screaming at players and using gay slurs during practice.
The video was shocking enough to force Rutgers to fire Coach Mike Rice within a day of the tape's airing.
Even New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who's been called a bully himself, said he was "disturbed" by the video. "The way these young men were treated by the head coach was completely unacceptable," he said.
But not everyone agrees with Christie on this one, especially some conservative pundits. read more