Anna David never expected to end up a crazy cat lady. A successful author (Party Girl, Bought, Reality Matters, Falling For Me) and dating expert for numerous television shows (including the Today Show, The CBS Morning Show and G4's Attack of the Show), David had every reason to imagine that at this point in her life, she'd be sharing her bed with a man and not two four-legged furballs.
When one of her college boyfriends ended up becoming a movie star, Anna David became fixated on finding another famous boyfriend. But jobs at celebrity magazines and intimate encounters with boldfaced names ultimately left her clear that no red carpet embrace or award show acknowledgment would bring her what she was ultimately seeking.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had hoped to present Russian President Vladimir Putin with a “bridegroom” for Yume, the Akita dog Japanese officials gave the Kremlin leader in 2012.
"Obama Vows to Defeat Terrorists, Urges Americans Not to Give in to Fear" is from the Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Nakamura and Anna Fifield and narrated by Sam Scholl.