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  • Michelle Obama attends funeral of Maggie Daley

    Michelle Obama attends funeral of Maggie Daley
    Michelle Obama was among the mourners at the funeral of former Chicago first lady Maggie Daley. The first indications that Obama would attend the funeral came early this morning when an order was issued restricting air space around O'Hare...
  • Occupy Wall Street: The revolution will be puppeted

    Occupy Wall Street: The revolution will be puppeted
    Earlier this month, the left-wing magazine The Nation highlighted Joe Therrien as a symbol of the Occupy Wall Street movement. A New York City public-school drama teacher, Therrien was frustrated with the shortcomings of the school system. So he quit...
  • White House Christmas decor includes military tribute

    White House Christmas decor includes military tribute
    "Shine, Give, Share" is the theme for Christmas at the White House, whose doors were flung open Wednesday to the first wave of guests given the chance to ogle its fragrant, fanciful holiday finery, including no fewer than 37 trees. Before the fun stuff,...
  • Michelle Obama back in city for memorial service

    Michelle Obama back in city for memorial service
    WASHINGTON—First lady Michelle Obama arrived Thursday morning in Chicago for a memorial service for James Bowman, the father of Valerie Jarrett, a top aide to President Barack Obama. Bowman, an expert in inherited blood diseases and population...
  • At Ft. Bragg, Obama welcomes troops home from Iraq

    At Ft. Bragg, Obama welcomes troops home from Iraq
    President Obama celebrated the soldiers who fought the Iraq war on Wednesday, marking the fulfillment of a campaign promise to bring home all U.S. forces following a nearly nine-year conflict that killed more than 4,400 U.S. soldiers. "So as your...
  • The 'hot mess' of politics

    The 'hot mess' of politics
    A delightfully useful and versatile term has been floating around a lot lately: "hot mess." Usually it refers to a person, often (but not always) a woman, whose behavior is exceedingly self-destructive but who remains exceedingly compelling nonetheless....
  • First lady accepts Marine's invitation to military ball

    First lady accepts Marine's invitation to military ball
    Imagine asking your boss' wife out on a date. Now imagine your boss is the commander in chief of the most powerful military in the world. None of that deterred Marine Lance Cpl. Aaron Leeks, who asked First Lady Michelle Obama on Friday if she would...
  • Dog days: Bo's whereabouts spark latest White House controversy

    Dog days: Bo's whereabouts spark latest White House controversy
    We live in a world of conspiracy theories -- where nothing is as it seems, where even a  politician's benign photo op might have a titillating back story. Which brings us to the Obama family dog, Bo. Bo was last seen in the company of the president, who...
  • Kennedy Center honoree: I thought they got the wrong Neil Diamond'

    If 2011 doesn't rank as the best time of Neil Diamond's 50-year career, it surely must be close. Just consider the major awards the enduring, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter behind "Sweet Caroline," "Cracklin' Rosie," "I Am ... I Said," "Song Sung Blue"...
  • Gallup: Obama, Clinton are most admired in 2011

    Gallup: Obama, Clinton are most admired in 2011
    Is there any wonder why some want to see this as a presidential ticket next year? President Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton were named the Most Admired Man and woman in the world in 2011, according to a Gallup survey. Seventeen percent of Americans...
  • America's diminishing quantity of life

    America's diminishing quantity of life
    In large swaths of the nation, life expectancy has stopped increasing and even declined slightly over the decade that ended in 2007, particularly among women. This historic reversal of a long-time trend toward longer life expectancies in the world's...