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  • President Obama's oath: Twice, for sure

     
    by David G. Savage President Barack Obama took the oath of office on Tuesday outside the Capitol, as millions watched in person and on TV. He took it again Wednesday night - this time in the privacy of the White......
  • Obama's 'famously funny' predecessors

     
    by Mark Jacob Perhaps President Barack Obama's sense of humor needs a bailout. During the campaign, he made a quip about "lipstick on a pig," and John McCain's campaign accused him of insulting Sarah Palin. After his election, he was......
  • Calvin Coolidge – Modest Candidate

     
    “Movie of a Man Celebrating New Year’s Eve (New Style),” by Clare Briggs. Massachusetts Gov. Calvin Coolidge enters the race for the Republican presidential nomination in a declaration that is unimaginable today: "I do not feel that any man could...
  • President's first pitch: 100 years later

     
    by Mark Silva and updated 100 years ago, it was William Howard Taft, right-hander. 100 years ago, it was the Washington Senators. Today, it was Barack Obama, south paw. Today, it was the Washington Nationals. In his time, Harry Truman......
  • 10 best comedy lines from movies: ‘Well, nobody’s perfect’

     
    Another day, another list. Turner Classic Movies has released its choices for “10 Best Comedy Lines from Classic Movies.” TCM is trying to draw attention to sister channel TBS and the Just For Laughs comedy festival running Tuesday through...
  • Renaissance Vinoy Resort offers special for Central Florida residents

     
    The historic Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club in St. Petersburg is offering a limited-time special available only to those who live within Central Florida. The property, marking its 85th anniversary this year, is giving locals a reduced rat...
  • Bok Tower Gardens: A walk into history

     
    Some of what I saw at Bok Tower Gardens over the weekend: Florida flora, beautiful vistas, a variety of hiking trails, a humongous lily pad, a mysterious brass door, a painting of a woman in before-her-time Princess Leia starbuns and dozens of people just...
  • Your morning adorable: Baby pygmy hippopotamus is born in Polish zoo

     
    It's not often we have the opportunity to use the words "adorable" and "hippopotamus" in the same headline. In fact, we're almost positive we've never had that distinct pleasure before. But here we are, faced with alarming evidence that baby......
  • The Christopher Kimballatron -- tomorrow's contest preview

     
    This guy is going to be appearing Thursday night at the Friendship Heights Village Community Center in Chevy Chase. The host of "America's Test Kitchen" will be promoting his new book, "Fannie's Last Supper." Wednesday's contest depends on your having.......
  • ‘Boardwalk Empire’ puts unflattering focus on Warren Harding

     
    "That imbecile is going to be the next president of the United States." That imbecile is Warren Harding. The time is 1920. And the speaker is Enoch "Nucky" Thompson in last night's "Boardwalk Empire." Nucky (Steve Buscemi) had just heard a Harding...
  • Gifts with a Presidents Day Twist: White House pet project

     
    It’s one thing to have a First Dog and/or First Cat who signs paw-stamped autographs, makes an occasional television appearance and pens a book or two (a la Millie, President George H.W. Bush's springer spaniel). But it’s something else...