The President of the United States of America and the President of the World sat down together in their first joint interview that aired Sunday on “60 Minutes.” In the video below you will see that President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have come a long way since their 2008 battle for the White House and accomplished much more than many ever expected.
Short of affirming this CBS interview as an endorsement for Hillary Clinton’s bid for the White House in 2016, an office she has yet to say she will seek, the President used this as a chance to thank someone who he called “one of the finest” Secretaries of State in history.
You can watch video of the first part of the Obama-Clinton interview here and video of the second half of the interview below:
In the second part of this historic interview, President Obama and Secretary Clinton talk about her health and any regrets they have from the past four years. Here is that video:
Police say at least 232 people are dead after a band’s fireworks show caused a quickly burning fire to rip through a nightclub in Brazil.
Patrons at Kiss Nightclub struggled to escape, many unable to find their way out. Investigators say that was partially due to one emergency exit that was locked and bouncers trying to stop what they thought were patrons skipping out on their bar tabs.
CNN filed this report about the chaos that ensues near the Brazilian nightclub where the tragedy occurred:
One of the country’s most prominent churches will soon begin hosting gay marriages.
The Washington National Cathedral, mostly known for hosting gatherings to mourn tragedies and celebrate new presidents, tells the Associated Press they will soon begin hosting same-sex marriages.
Jonathan Warman will direct a reading of the new musical The Passion of Ed Wood, presented by Musical Mondays (on Thursday) Theatre Lab, on Thursday January 10, 2013 at 6pm at the Jerry Orbach Theater in the Snapple Theater Center. The Passion of Ed Wood has a book and lyrics by Justin Warner and music by Rob Kendt. Musical director is Jody Schum.
In The Passion of Ed Wood, the infamous 1950s Z-movie director, labeled the “worst director of all time,” gets a chance to redeem himself by presenting his incredible life story, narrated by his idol Orson Welles.
The University of Iowa has become the first public higher education institution to ask applicants about their sexual orientation.
Last week the university added an optional question to its application for undergraduate admission: “Do you identify with the LGBTQ Community?”
Additionally, the University of Iowa now gives applicants a third gender option, allowing prospective students to identify themselves as “transgender” instead of choosing simply between ”male” or “female.”