(CNN) - President Barack Obama said Sunday that the future of Egypt is in the hands of its people, and that their options consist of more than the current situation or the Muslim Brotherhood.
In an interview that aired before the Super Bowl, Obama stressed that the opposition Islamist umbrella group is only one faction in Egypt.
(CNN) - Former President George W. Bush's trip to Switzerland was canceled after human rights activists threatened legal action over allegations the former president approved the torture of terrorism suspects.
The New York-based Center for Constitutional Rights said it is prepared to file a complaint against Bush with the support of 50 NGOs, according to a statement from the group. CCR said Bush's presence on Swiss territory is required for a prosecutor to take action.
(CNN) - Former President Ronald Reagan's chief of staff, James Baker, delivered a message to the politicians of today, urging them to work together.
"Ronald Reagan was a master at reaching across the aisle for solutions to our nation's problems," Baker said Sunday on the 100th anniversary of the late president's birth. "We must re-learn that as citizens of a democracy, it is okay to voice our disagreements, but at the end of the day we have to come together to solve problems rather than cynically rely on them for partisan advantage."
Washington (CNN) - The White House has released the following menu for the Super Bowl party that President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are hosting at the White House:
- Deep Dish Pizza
- Buffalo Wings
- German Potato Salad
- Twice Baked Potatoes
- Snyders Potato Chips and Pretzels
- Chips and Dips
- Ice Cream
- Beverages including the following beers: Hinterland Pale Ale & Amber Ale (from Wisconsin), Yuengling Lager and Light (from Pennsylvania) and White House Honey Ale.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - President Obama's upcoming budget will propose cuts to "scores" of federal spending programs, according to the administration's budget chief.
Writing in the New York Times on Sunday, White House budget director Jacob Lew named three domestic programs he said were examples of the "tough calls" Obama is making.FULL STORY
(CNN) - From unrest in Egypt to the 100th anniversary of President Ronald Reagan's birth, here's what you might have missed on the Sunday talk shows:
On what's next for Egypt:
"My own personal opinion is the Mubarak era is over. And the question is how to have a process that really works properly, that allows these various voices to come together and not disagree on some of the tactical aspects." - Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, CNN's "State of the Union"
Washington (CNN) - Okay, first, Madeleine Albright. I mean, whenever you can get a former Secretary of State on, as well as a current Secretary of State who we had last week, you just learn stuff, and I thought she was great. I think, look, there are a couple of things. First of all we're now beginning to hear complaints that the administration can't seem to get its message straight about what they want Hosni Mubarak to do, how they foresee the next several months in Egypt. And basically Albright said, 'Listen this is very delicate.' It changes from day to day. She thinks they've been dancing quite well, thank you very much. She also said, quite frankly what we all know, but diplomats don't generally say, which is the "Mubarak Era" is over, and done and talked about graceful exits, etc.
CAIRO, Egypt (CNN) - Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq told CNN Sunday that authorities have been told "not to bother" human rights activists and journalists working at anti-government protests.
If there have been such problems, they are "not intended," Shafiq told CNN's Candy Crowley.
(CNN) - The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation passed its $100 million endowment goal Sunday on the late president's 100th birthday.
The milestone is the culmination of over two years of fundraising to ensure the work of the Foundation continues "in perpetuity," according to a press release.