It's traditional for the US president to pardon a turkey every year before Christmas - and this year, the people are being given a vote on which one to save.
Americans respond well to enthusiasm. Obama needs to pull on his charisma to take Romney down in the next debate.
Four key points from the president's interview with Rolling Stone.
Now that the US is at permanent war with the rest of the world, we are all in the firing line.
Three new books by major commentators ask what a planet without US leadership would look like.
Why American writers are obsessed with apocalypse.
...but might like to know in the wake of his Iowa surge.