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  • Obama's B-plus, 'leadership:' Brookings

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama gave himself a "solid B-plus'' when asked by television's Oprah Winfrey to assess how things are going for his presidency. The Brookings Institution's Darrell West, vice president of governance studies, today offers...
  • Michelle Obama in PETA ad: Fur flies

     
    by Mark Silva The fur, as they say, is flying over a new advertising campaign by the nation's premier animal rights organization group: "Fur-free and fabulous.'' The White House maintains that People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals had no......
  • Obama's Oval Office makeover

     
    by Mark Silva That arc of history which President Barack Obama likes to cite is not limited to rhetoric: A bust of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. sits in the modestly remodeled Oval Office of the 44th president -......
  • Obama fur ad falling, but 'Baby Barack?'

     
    by Mark Silva Another Obama-inspired ad campaign bows to the pressure of the Obama White House, which doesnt appreciate images of the Obamas deployed for commercial purposes. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, which had produced a composite...
  • Barack Obama: 'Back on track in 2010'

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, who famously has given himself a "solid B-plus'' for his first year in office, was asked if he would like to reconsider that in the aftermath of a Christmas Day bombing attempt on a......
  • 'American Idol' results: Top 9 revealed

     
    OK, y'all, I know American Idol is the king of product placement. But tonight's results show begins with a mashup between recapping last night's show and a giant commercial for the new film Clash of the Titans. It's unreal. But......
  • Oprah Turns Attention to Distracted Driving

     
    It looks like distracted driving just made a powerful enemy. Talk show host Oprah Winfrey will team up with the Governors Highway Safety Association and several other government agencies to raise awareness of the dangers of distracted driving. Her pitch.....
  • Henry Gates: Harvard for sergeant's kids

     
    by Mark Silva Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. says he's looking forward to his next talk with Cambridge Police Sgt. James Crowley, maybe lunch, maybe dinner with the families, maybe getting the officer's kids into Harvard -- if the......
  • Grading Super Bowl XLVII's Car Commercials

     
    Every year it's easy to say that the Super Bowl commercials aired between plays often get more attention than the action on the field. As in previous years, we grade the commercials that automakers have spent millions of dollars on......
  • Ludacris is the New Oprah, Gives Away 20 Cars

     
    Atlanta-based rapper and actor Ludacris pored through nearly 4,000 essays from needy folks who said they needed reliable transportation to keep their jobs. He then gave away 20 used cars ??? we???re assuming in good condition ??? to the neediest......
  • Oprah toasts Obama

     
    by Mike Memoli The guest list for President Obama's birthday dinner in Chicago included senior adviser Valerie Jarrett, longtime pal Marty Nesbitt, and none other than Oprah Winfrey herself (who may at some point have asked why the president's first......