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Michelle Obama on running for political office: 'It's not something I would ever do'

Michelle Obama on running for political office: 'It's not something I would ever do'Michelle Obama has an unyielding answer for anyone trying to persuade her to run for political office: she’s not interested. The former first lady discussed her newly published memoir Becoming with television host Jimmy Kimmel in his eponymous show on Thursday night when he asked her about people goading her to pursue a political career. “I know you said – repeatedly – you will not run for office,” Mr Kimmel said, “but has anyone ever really, like, seriously approached you and tried to convince you to run for office?



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Midterms 2018: More candidates using anti-muslim rhetoric than ever – but it's not working

Midterms 2018: More candidates using anti-muslim rhetoric than ever - but it's not workingFear-mongering is not new in American politics. This midterm election season American voters have seen a growing number of candidates – nearly all Republican – smearing their political opponents either as terrorism threats or with Islamophobic rhetoric. On Monday, ahead of the midterm Election Day, Muslim Advocates, a legal advocacy group in Oakland, California, released their Running on Hate 2018 report noting a sharp increase in anti-Muslim rhetoric from election campaigns in the state and local level.



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US marines make 24-year-old the first woman ever to lead an infantry platoon

US marines make 24-year-old the first woman ever to lead an infantry platoonA 24-year-old has become the first ever woman to lead an infantry platoon in the US marines. First Lieutenant Marina Hierl has 35 male soldiers under her command in the Third Platoon of 4th Echo Company. The Pennsylvania native first became interested in joining the military after a meeting with a recruiting officer while at school, the newspaper reports.



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Alaska's North Slope Hit by Strongest Quake Ever Recorded in the Region

Alaska's North Slope Hit by Strongest Quake Ever Recorded in the RegionAlaska's North Slope was hit Sunday by the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in the region, the state's seismologist said



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The New 'Golden Bridge' In Vietnam Is Hands-Down The Coolest Bridge Ever

The New 'Golden Bridge' In Vietnam Is Hands-Down The Coolest Bridge EverVisitors to Ba Na Hills in Central Vietnam near Da Nang this summer have been



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The Ugliest Concept Cars Ever Made

The Ugliest Concept Cars Ever Made



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The Coolest Hybrids Ever Built

The Coolest Hybrids Ever Built



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As North Korea danger recedes ever so slightly, renewed Russian threat looms

As North Korea danger recedes ever so slightly, renewed Russian threat loomsSenate Judiciary Committee convened a hearing Tuesday that focused on the uneasy realization that Russia will likely try to interfere in the U.S. midterm elections.



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Kim Jong Un Utterances Among First Ever Heard by World Audience

Kim Jong Un Utterances Among First Ever Heard by World AudienceSue Mi Terry, former director for Korea, Japan, and Oceanic affairs at the National Security Council, points out that the mere fact of hearing Kim Jong Un speak out loud in public is a rare occurrence.



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Veterans Group Blasts Trump's Memorial Day Remark As 'Most Inappropriate' Ever

Veterans Group Blasts Trump's Memorial Day Remark As 'Most Inappropriate' EverA veterans group has slammed Donald Trump's self-congratulatory tweet Monday



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