Obama returns, hosts Kennedy Center honorees

President Barack Obama is greeted by NATO Commander in Afghanistan Gen. David Petraeus, left, and US Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl W. Elkenberry, center, after stepping off Air Force One during an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan. Friday, Dec. 3, 2010. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) (AP)

December 4, 2010 7:10:54 AM PST
President Barack Obama returned home to Washington on Saturday following his surprise trip to Afghanistan.