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Condoleezza Rice gets The Last Word

Condoleezza Rice gets The Last Word

05/05/11 06:57PM

In an exclusive interview tonight, Lawrence goes one-on-one with former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice...and nothing is off limits. Why didn't she mention President Obama in her initial statement on the killing of Osama bin Laden? What does she think of the President's visit to Ground Zero today? But it's when Lawrence takes on the Bush administration's claims that the 9/11 attacks were tied to Iraq, that the interview takes on a different tone. "I think history demonstrates Iraq presented absolutely no threat to the United States whatsoever," said Lawrence. Dr. read more

Laura Bush reading to children today at a Dallas elementary school.

Laura Bush on George W. Bush's decision

05/05/11 03:57PM

Former First Lady Laura Bush told the Associated Press Thursday that her husband's decision to decline an invitation by President Obama to join him at Ground Zero after the death of Osama bin Laden today is due to  the former president's desire to stay out of the public eye.According to the former First Lady, former President George W. Bush "thinks that's for President Obama to do at this point."Mrs. Bush was asked about her husband's decision while speaking at a Dallas elementary school where she announced grants from her foundation to school libraries. read more

Trump slams the brakes on Indy 500

Trump slams the brakes on Indy 500

05/05/11 03:29PM

Bet you thought we forgot about Donald Trump with all the news of this week (and for the most part, we have). But we thought you'd like to know Trump has bailed out of his scheduled appearance as the Pace Car driver at this year's Indianapolis 500 on Memorial Day weekend. read more

First Word: May 5, 2011

05/05/11 03:09PM

Here's a look at stories we're following right now. What headlines are you clicking on, today?President Obama lays a wreath at Ground Zero here in New York.New images of the compound where Osama bin Laden was living.WSJ: U.S. & European intelligence services increasingly suspicious of a link between some Pakistani officials & bin LadenNYTimes: Head of Pakistani Army says he will not tolerate another covert raid by WashingtonSeveral U.S. Senators fell for fake photos of a dead bin LadenNew Washington Post poll shows a sharp drop in number of Americans who think Pres. read more

Obama: no release of bin Laden photos

05/04/11 10:26PM

Here's the latest about the raid on the terrorist leader's Pakistani compound and the White House's decision not to release the photos of bin Laden's body. Tonight, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Michigan) who has seen those photos joined Lawrence on The Last Word. read more

Bin Laden: What we know now

Bin Laden: What we know now

05/04/11 08:00PM

The latest breaking details about the raid on the terrorist leader's Pakistani compound and the White House's decision not to release the photos of bin Laden... watch

Obama to visit Ground Zero

Obama to visit Ground Zero

05/04/11 08:00PM

The president will visit the site of the twin towers and a NYFD firehouse on Thursday. President Obama asked Fmr. President Bush to join him, but Bush... watch

Pakistani police stand guard at the sealed main gate to bin Laden's compound (May 4 - Abbottabad, Pakistan)

New details on bin Laden raid

05/04/11 07:21PM

NBC News has uncovered new details surrounding the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound by Navy SEALS.U.S. officials now say that three of the four men shot and killed during the raid were unarmed... including bin Laden, himself. According to officials the first team of Navy SEALS moved into the compound and took small arms fire from the guest house. They returned fire, killing bin Laden's courier. The courier's wife was also killed in the crossfire.A second SEAL team entered the main residence. Making their way to bin Laden's bedroom on the third floor, the U.S. commandos encountered two men. read more

The Dalai Lama during his visit to Ireland in April 2011

The Dalai Lama on bin Laden's death

05/04/11 04:07PM

What does one of the most highly-regarded spiritual leaders in the world think about the death of Osama bin Laden?The Dalai Lama weighed in on the killing of bin Laden Tuesday while speaking at the University of Southern California. The Tibetan Buddhist leader seemed to imply that the United States was justified in taking out the al Qaeda leader. According to the Los Angeles Times, the 75-year-old leader said:"Forgiveness doesn't mean forget what happened... read more

FLOTUS Got the Flow

05/04/11 03:11PM

Last week, Beyonce released a new version of her song "Move Your Body" for First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign. The "flash workout" was created to get kids moving and dancing in school. Not to mention, it's an awesome take on one of Beyonce's most danceable songs.Though Michelle Obama was not featured in the original Beyonce music video, she did break it down on on Monday with the kids at Alice Deal Middle School in Washington. The First Lady did the Dougie, Rumba and even the Running Man....and she did them quite well. read more