President Barack Obama greets Jack Hoffman, 7, of Atkinson, Neb., in the Oval Office, April 29, 2013. Hoffman, who is battling pediatric brain cancer, gained national attention after he ran for a 69-yard touchdown during a Nebraska Cornhuskers spring football game. Hoffman holds a football that the President signed for him.
Reporters and photographers had a chance encounter with the newest member of the First Family, a Portuguese Water Dog named Sunny, outside the White House briefing room yesterday. The pooch stopped for belly rubs and posed for pictures.