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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.

Ronald Reagan Celebrated By Nancy Reagan, Beach Boys

AP | CHRIS CARLSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. — Former first lady Nancy Reagan praised her late husband Sunday, laying a wreath on his grave and singing "Happy Birthday" ...

Nancy Reagan's Protective Agent Shoots Self In Hip

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) - A Secret Service agent assigned to protect Nancy Reagan is recovering after accidentally shooting himself in the hip at a sheriff's department ...

Reagan Humor

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Whatever your views of his presidency, President Reagan was the source of some very funny stories.

First Nighter: Jon Robin Baitz's "Other Desert Cities" is Red-Hot

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

In the living-room of the luxurious Palm Springs home where Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert Cities takes place, a long, curved stone wall looms upst...

The Michelle Obama Weight Debate

Peter Gorman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Gorman

If one really wants to look at a First Lady who pushed her own agenda, one need only look at Nancy Reagan and her Just Say No effort.

Unauthorized, But Not Untrue

Kitty Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Kitty Kelley

The difference between authorized and unauthorized biographies is the difference between riding in carriage or squatting in steerage. The authorized b...

Sarah Palin and Gavin Newsome Considered Most Dateable U.S. Politicians

Julie Spira | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Julie Spira

An overwhelming 87% of those polled said they would date outside of their political party and surprisingly enough, 51% of singles said they would consider dating a member of the Tea Party.

With Drug Abuse Up: "We Have Met the Enemy and He Is Us"

Joseph A. Califano Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Califano Jr.

With this morning's government report on the shocking increase in all drug use by Americans age 12 and older, we are more than half way back to the highest drug use this nation has ever experienced.

Ultrasuede: In Search Of Halston Part II

Eric Gaskins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Eric Gaskins

This film has stayed with me the whole weekend after having seen it on Friday night. That's usually the sign of a good film, but in this case I'm not altogether convinced.

First Ladies In College (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

With the release of Laura Bush's book next month and emerging details of her life as a young adult, we wondered what other first ladies were like in c...

Dispatch From 100 Black Men of America: A Crisis of Young Black Men in America

John Hope Bryant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
John Hope Bryant

I was honored to speak at the international conference of 100 Black Men of America, where this year's focus was on the topic of mentorship. This got me thinking about the skyrocketing high school dropout rate amongst our kids.

Second-Class Citizens Get Their Day in Court

Cindy Handler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cindy Handler

Closing arguments have been scheduled for Perry vs. Schwarzenegger, the landmark case challenging California's same-sex marriage ban.

Nancy Reagan: Another Fashionable First Lady (SLIDESHOW)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Between Jacqueline Kennedy and Michelle Obama came Nancy Reagan, who was also considered something of a First Lady fashion plate in her time. And ...

First Lady Summer Style: A Slideshow Retrospective

Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The first lady's garb is a great way to gauge what's hot for summer style. Michelle Obama often makes news with her warm-weather wear comprised of cap...

The Meaning of The Dress

Beth Perry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Beth Perry

Michelle Obama looked radiant presenting her Jason Wu inaugural gown to the Smithsonian's first ladies exhibition.

Recovered from Nancy Reagan's Trash: Old Anti-Drug Slogans Deemed Too Wishy Washy For Public Consumption

Scott Rothman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Scott Rothman

Hugs Not Drugs But Also Maybe Drugs Just Say No Or Yes Depending On Your Own Personal Stance On Drugs And The Taking of Drugs Drugs Are Bad For Peop...

State Dinner Menus of Eras Past: Aspic, Hot Dogs, and Boiled Mutton

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lesley M. M. Blume

The Kennedys tout the virtues of aspic, the Franklin Roosevelts scandalized the polite world with an entrée, and George Washington gave new meaning to the phrase "no frills."

First Ladies And Their Causes: A Brief History

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Being first lady often comes with the responsibility of picking an official White House cause to promote while one's husband is president. For Mic...

GOP Brings "Just Say No" Message to Health Care, Economic Stimulus, Sex Ed

Neil McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Neil McCarthy

For the Grand Old Party, "no" is the watchword on health care, the stimulus, deficit reduction and pretty much anything else proposed by the Obama administration.

LA Police: Cameron Reagan, Ronald Reagan's Grandson, Arrested

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The grandson of former President Ronald Reagan was arrested Thursday for investigation of obstructing an officer who responded to ...

RFK's Assassination, The Reagans Dancing, The Clintons Kissing: The Photographs Of Harry Benson (PHOTOS)

Harry Benson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Harry Benson

I followed Bobby out through the kitchen. I heard the scream and it told me everything I needed to know. I knew this was it. We had walked out of happiness into hell.

OJ Simpson Naked, Oprah Singing, Dolly Parton Primping, Beatles Pillow Fight: Sneak Peek At Harry Benson Photos | Liz Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Harry [Benson] has brought out another book of his legendary work titled simply "Harry Benson: Photographs". On every page, a Benson icon, a Benson m...

The Runways of Yesterday: 9 Designers Worth Revisiting

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lesley M. M. Blume

Fashion often looks to the past for inspiration. This fall, history is in great evidence: surrealist flourishes from the 1940s abound; shoulder pads and neons from 1980s saturate clothing lines at all levels.