Greece's prime minister was expected Thursday to announce a new Cabinet, as he tries to quell unrest in the streets and within his own party over unpopular austerity measures.
The new Cabinet is an apparent move to regain the confidence of both Greeks and the financial markets, but Prime Minister George Papandreou's hopes for party unity ahead of the government reshuffle fell apart after two prominent deputies resigned from his ruling Socialist party.
That's the case with the commencement address that talk show host Conan O'Brien gave last weekend at Dartmouth College. Hot Air says O'Brien just may have given the "greatest commencement speech ever." An analysis that's a bit over-the-top, perhaps, but judge for yourself.
It sometimes rubs people the wrong way. But President Obama has a tendency to talk about parental responsibility, especially as it pertains to absentee dads, when addressing African-American audiences.
"Michelle and I happen to be black parents, so I may add a little 'umph' to it when I'm talking to black parents," he joked to the National Urban League last summer by way of explanation.