“Since I took office seven years ago, in the midst of crisis, I don’t think I’ve ever been more optimistic about a year ahead than I am right now,” he says. Obama notes that he’s busy working on the speech but says he keeps thinking about the people he’s met as president, the stories they’ve shared with him and the things they’ve done to “make change happen.” Continue reading
An asteroid the size of three football fields is expected to zip by Earth at a close, but safe distance on Monday.
Traveling at 27,000 mph, the celestial object 2000 EM26 will be approximately 2 million miles from the Earth’s surface at its closest approach, Space.com reports. The asteroid is also nearly 885 feet in diameter. Continue reading
Using hashtags like #NBCFail, Olympics fans have tweeted complaints of delayed and incomplete programming and streaming restrictions for the London Games. Gwen Ifill talks to USA Today’s Christine Brennan and The New York Times’ Richard Sandomir about how online viewers are experiencing NBC’s coverage of the 2012 Olympics. Continue reading