President Obama publicly announced his support for gay marriage last year on May 9 in an ABC interview. His views on same-sex marriage evolved continually over the years, but he became the first sitting president to endorse the issue. read more
The Mission Continues—it’s not a charity, it’s a challenge!
That motto, those words, perfectly describe this non-profit organization that helps post-9/11 veterans transition from military life to leadership positions at home.
I had the chance to cover the group as it introduced the 2013 Bravo Class Fellows to its core principles: Hard work, trust, learn and grow, respect, and fun.
Charlie Crist for marriage equality—and so, the transformation is complete.
The former Florida governor, who went from Republican to independent to Democrat in just two years, became the latest politician to evolve on same-sex marriage Wednesday, when he took to Facebook to announce his support: read more
First one, then another... and marriage-equality advocates may soon be able to talk about "a dozen states."
Minnesota could be next to join 11 states and the District of Columbia in allowing gay couples to marry--just days after Delaware Gov. Jack Markell signed that state’s Marriage Equality Act into law, and one week after Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee did the same.
After spending a decade in captivity, while friends and family feared they were dead, Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus on Wednesday finally returned home.
Berry, 27, who went missing one day before her 17th birthday, chose not to make a statement after arriving at her family’s house, where a flood of reporters stood waiting. But her sister, Beth Serrano, did come out to deliver brief remarks:
Cracks deepen within the Republican Party--this time over a controversial bill designed to overhaul the nation's broken immigration system.
The Heritage Foundation released a new report on Monday warning that the latest bipartisan immigration measure would cost an astronomical $6.3 trillion. But in an immigration hearing Tuesday, anti-tax conservative Grover Norquist criticized the study, calling the numbers flawed. read more
As officials continue to address countless questions surrounding April's Boston Marathon bombing, one very important question remains unanswered: where will Tamarlan Tsarnaev be buried?
The 26-year-old suspect was killed in a shootout with police days after the bombing that left three dead and injured hundreds more. Now, cemeteries across Massachusetts are refusing to bury the body. read more
As part of his week-long tour of the U.S., Prince Harry toured the Jersey Shore with Governor Chris Christie to assess the damage and recovery of the region after the devastating effects of Superstorm Sandy. watch
Founder of “The Mission Continues,” Eric Greitens discusses his inspiration for founding the veteran’s organization – saying that of the young veterans he encountered after serving, he saw many that wanted to continue their service once at home. watch