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First Lady Fashion, a New Diplomatic Weapon?

Megan Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Megan Harris

Few can dispute that the Obamas' charm offensive succeeded, for now, in repositioning America's image on the world stage.

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

In Strasbourg yesterday, the president was asked about American exceptionalism. "I believe in American exceptionalism," he began, "just as I suspect the Brits believe in British exceptionalism and the Greeks believe in Greek exceptionalism." Leaving aside that we Greeks believe our exceptionalism to be exceptional and exceptionally old, the president's answer was masterful as he went on to talk about America's core set of values, quickly pivoting to the need to recognize "that we're not always going to be right" and "that other people may have good ideas." So basically, yes, we are exceptional -- when we live up to our exceptional values. It's going to take a while to repair America's reputation -- and thus its ability to lead in the world -- but in Europe this week, Obama made an exceptional start.

Michelle Obama Gives Carla Bruni-Sarkozy An Acoustic Guitar

People | Peter Mikelbank and Karen Nickel Anhalt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The American First Lady presented French First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy with a practical - and very rock 'n' roll - gift: an acoustic Gibson guitar. ...

NATO Summit: Protesters, Supporters And Reformers Prepare (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Immediately following the G-20 Summit in London Thursday is the 60th NATO Summit in Strasbourg, France and Kehl and Baden-Baden, Germany, where the 28...