Sarah Hedgecock · 05/16/14 04:15PM

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden meet with local workers at the Dupont Circle Shake Shack on Friday in Washington, DC. Obama and Biden met with the workers to discuss increasing investment in re-building America's infrastructure. Image via Alex Wong/Getty Images.

Gabrielle Bluestone · 05/15/14 09:04PM

Last year book royalties netted the Obama family between $100,000 and $200,000 in income. Vice President Biden's 2007 memoir, on the other hand, pulled in a grand total of $201.

I Can't Stop Looking at These 2012 Photos of Some Super-Cool Dude Named Barack Obama

Camille Dodero · 12/31/12 12:30PM

Barack Obama is a master of the casually revealing photo. For months, you'll see the President of the United States blocking out a stiff rectangular space behind all those podiums, seeming a little vulnerably gangly in one of his slightly roomy grey or blue suits, alternating among a familiar reserve of strained expressions meant to convey leadership, certainty, disappointment, concern, reason, gravity, and occasional disgust. But then, at a regularly reaffirming clip, there are these moments when the President of the United States seems most at ease, somewhat unguarded, and most resolutely human. In these scenes, Obama's character doesn't shrink, it swells.