Former White House correspondent Helen Thomas is stepping back into the public eye.The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee announced Tuesday it is throwing a gala in honor of Thomas, the second major event she will headline only months after being forced to leave her post for making comments that some found to be anti-Semitic.Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0910/42480.html#ixzz10jLY1nzYThomas will also speak to the Council on American-Islamic Relations, which is bestowing its lifetime achievement award on her at a fundraiser in October.Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0910/42480.html#ixzz10jLjAwMW