A worker vacuums pine needles after a Christmas tree was removed from the Oval Office, December 30, 2009. Norman Rockwell’s “Working on the Statue of Liberty” can be seen hanging to the right of the president’s desk. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)
The News of the Week can be read every Friday. Bob Sassone rounds up the week's news in pop culture, books, food, technology, health, and current events, looks back at important moments in history, and gives a preview of upcoming holidays and events.