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Working for Lucy

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 05.29.2014 | Parents
Olivia Rosewood

I no longer work toward goals, I realized. Lately, I work for Lucy: Caring for her, organizing her care, working to pay for her care, making appointments, fundraising, advocating for her rights in her school district, changing diapers, keeping her safe.

Michelangelo Signorile

Nancy Reagan's Daughter Says Former First Lady Supports Marriage Equality

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 04.25.2013 | Gay Voices

Patti Davis, the daughter of former President Ronald Reagan and First Lady Nancy Reagan, made headlines two weeks ago when she said her father would h...

Who Will (And Won't) Be Making It To Thatcher's Funeral

AP | Posted 06.16.2013 | World

LONDON — More than 2,000 invitations were sent out for the Wednesday funeral of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Among the forme...

Nancy Reagan Reminisces About Her Relationship With Margaret Thatcher

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics

Former First Lady Nancy Reagan called into MSNBC's "Andrea Mitchell Reports" to share memories of her relationship with former British Prime Minister ...

Rob Portman, Nancy Reagan and the Empathy Deficit

Steven Conn | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics
Steven Conn

Before the applause for Senator Portman grows too enthusiastic, let's also note that his embrace of marriage equality reveals a fundamental failure of empathy in the first place. After all, we ought to assume that if not for his gay son, Portman would still oppose gay marriage.

Goosey Lucy and Gay Marriage

Kitty Kelley | Posted 05.01.2013 | Gay Voices
Kitty Kelley

For the most part first ladies seldom falter, which is why it was disappointing to read about the wife of a self-described "compassionate conservative" former president fumble on an issue of equal rights.

The Day I Nearly Died

Richard Abrons | Posted 04.05.2013 | Fifty
Richard Abrons

Every Wednesday from 8 to 10 a.m. i have a tennis game with my two sons and a fourth. Spring to fall, we play on the public courts in Central Park around 95th Street. In the winter, we play indoors at Midtown Tennis Club, 8th Avenue and 27th Street.

PHOTOS: Christmas at the White House

Carl Sferrazza Anthony | Posted 02.23.2013 | Style
Carl Sferrazza Anthony

No matter how much we may imagine them now as marbleized icons of history, even presidents and first ladies enjoy searching out the ideal gifts to give loved ones at the holiday season, and sometime delight with an equal degree to receive them.

'Michelle, I Have Never Loved You More'

Posted 11.07.2012 | Weddings

Newly reelected President Barack Obama may have solidified his place as best presidential husband with his sweet remarks about wife Michelle in his vi...

Why Parents Should Always Say 'Never' to Justin Bieber Bedding

Christina Pesoli | Posted 12.05.2012 | Parents
Christina Pesoli

Here are five reasons why it's creepy to buy a young girl bedding featuring the likeness of the heartthrob du jour.

A Would-be Teenage Spy at the 1976 Republican Convention

Jacqueline Caster | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics
Jacqueline Caster

"Why?" I asked. "Well," he said, "our group would be forever grateful if you could fill us in on the details of what they discuss." Flustered, I replied, "You mean you want me to spy for you?" "Well, in a word", he broke into a smile, "Yes."

Jason Linkins

Everyone's Speculating About Who Will Be The Thursday Night Convention 'Mystery Guest'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

On the Thursday night schedule for the Republican National Convention, there is a big old space marked "To Be Announced" and the speculation is going ...

Catching Up With Radney Foster and Bill Lloyd, Plus Exclusives From Van Ghost and Unstoppable Death Machines

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.27.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Former First Lady Makes 2012 Endorsement

AP | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics

LOS ANGELES -- Former first lady Nancy Reagan served lemonade and cookies to Mitt Romney and his wife and offered the presumptive Republican president...

Nancy Reagan Recovering From A Fall

AP | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. -- Former first lady Nancy Reagan suffered broken ribs in a fall and is recovering slowly. The announcement Tuesday was made at t...

Fear of Falling

Richard W. Besdine, M.D. | Posted 05.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Richard W. Besdine, M.D.

A month ago, I almost became the subject of one of my own medical school lectures, after an episode that illustrated one of the most serious health problems facing older adults and their doctors: falling.

Both Sides Now: Reagan and Matalin Debate Obama's 'Patriotic Populism' and Newt-Nancy

HuffPost Radio | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgDid Obama's "America is Back" SOTU rebut the Alinsky, socialist unamerican slurs? Reagan and Matalin debate the State of Obama, Mitt's comeback and Newt's embrace of Ron's mom.

Hemingway at War, America in Crisis

Brent Budowsky | Posted 12.02.2011 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

We can read about the carnage of war in A Farewell to Arms, and the power of great aspirations in For Whom the Bell Tolls, and consider what each of us can do in our times by remembering what Ernest Hemingway and so many others did in theirs.

A Prayer for the Planet: Chatting With DJ Logic Plus Nikka Costa

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.04.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

A Prayer For The Planet, DJ Logic's latest album, is a collaboration with Jason Miles, his partner, and also Falguni Shah.

What I Learned from My Mother, Nancy Reagan

More | Posted 09.07.2011 | Women

My mother has said goodbye to a lot of her friends in the past few years; she has whispered affectionate words in hushed hospital rooms and later atte...

Arab Spring, Mideast Peace

Brent Budowsky | Posted 07.19.2011 | World
Brent Budowsky

Some believe the Arab Spring can be divorced from American or Israeli policy and demands timidity in proposals for peace. This view is held by descendants of those with little vision who told Reagan he could not do what he did. They are wrong.

When First Ladies Dance: From Michelle Obama's Dougie to Jackie Kennedy's Twist to Betty Ford's Bump

Carl Sferrazza Anthony | Posted 07.09.2011 | Style
Carl Sferrazza Anthony

Michelle Obama is hardly the first to enjoy gliding over the waxed parquet on the wide, open East Room floor. Her "Dougie" is but the latest link in a history of popular American dance within first lady history.

Are College Presidents Encouraging Teen Drinking?

Lonna Saunders | Posted 06.18.2011 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

Why are some college presidents and chancellors (136 of them), appearing to encourage teen drinking by signing on to the "Amethyst Initiative" which s...

Michelle Obama Makes First Lady History... and What Was She Wearing?

Carl Sferrazza Anthony | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carl Sferrazza Anthony

It was a gray dress. Enough said. Credit/Getty Images More vital to the long-term interests of the nation than the clothes she wore one particular...

How Hollywood Helped Reagan Change Washington (PHOTOS)

Carl Sferrazza Anthony | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carl Sferrazza Anthony

2011-02-28-reagangrainypic.gif While covering a post-election meeting, I put down my pencil to instead take snapshots with my clunky old Pentex.