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Obamas Honor Work Of 12-Year-Old Child Slave Turned Activist During India Trip

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 01.27.2015 | Impact

Promoting gender equality was vital in President Obama's message to India, so it made sense that a 12-year-old female activist who has overcome incred...

Obamas Attend Longtime Chef's Wedding

AP | By DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics

POCANTICO HILLS, N.Y. (AP) — Setting aside for a few hours the pressures of trying to calm the world's trouble spots, President Barack Obama assumed...

Obamas Offer Well Wishes To Barbara Bush

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama and wife Michelle Obama are wishing former first lady Barbra Bush a "speedy recovery" after she was hospitali...

Obama Family Draws Cheers At Basketball Game In Hawaii

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 12.23.2013 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama and the first family are momentarily skipping the beach in Hawaii to take in a college basketball game. Obam...

Obamas Attend Christmas Benefit Concert

AP | By PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 02.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obamas got into the holiday spirit Sunday evening with a little help from Hugh Jackman, Sheryl Crow and Janelle Monae. ...

Obamas Greeted With Cheers, Boos At Basketball Game

AP | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — President Barack Obama and the first family are checking out an early-season basketball matchup between Oregon State Univer...

Does Having A Black Family In The White House Move The Needle For African-Americans?

Posted 08.15.2013 | Black Voices

Having a black president in the White House may not have brought about the kind of change for African Americans that many anticipated -- just yet. But...

Introducing Lilly Ledbetter: As Known (or Unknown) by Her Homefolks

Glen Browder | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics
Glen Browder

Lilly Ledbetter never dreamed of being a feminist heroine; and she's not a politician. But she now finds herself at the forefront of the movement for gender pay equity and women's rights.

Obamas To Attend Opening Of George W. Bush Library

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 04.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House says President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will attend the opening of former President George W. Bush's p...

'I Think She Will Run'

Posted 02.27.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Michelle Obama's recent media blitz — incorporating everything from her fight against obesity to her appearance at the Oscars to her dance-off with ...

Their Dinner With Andrés... Twitter Reactions To Obamas' Valentine's Day Meal

Posted 02.15.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Obamas ate Valentine's Day dinner at chef José Andrés' restaurant Minibar. It was a choice that pleased foodies, and caused som...

Obamas Get Ready For Romantic Evening

AP | STACY A. ANDERSON | Posted 04.16.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON — Flowers? Check. A gift? Check. President Barack Obama said he had both and was ready for a Valentine's Day date with the first lady...

PHOTOS: Shave Ice Time!

Posted 01.04.2013 | Travel

A day after President Obama landed back in Hawaii to continue to his annual vacation, he took his daughters bowling and for shave ice (a tradition car...

Walters To Obamas: 'How Do You Keep The Fire Going?'

Posted 12.26.2012 | Media

Barbara Walters recently asked President and First Lady Obama, "How do you keep the fire going?" She asked the question earlier this month, during...

Obamas Describe Story Behind Record-Breaking Photo

Posted 12.27.2012 | Politics

"That's my honey."

Psy Still Set To Perform For Obamas

AP | STACY A. ANDERSON | Posted 02.08.2013 | Entertainment

WASHINGTON — A holiday concert attended Sunday by President Barack Obama and his family included some non-traditional entertainment this year: a...

Why Can't Republicans Get Behind Capitalist Self-Interest?

N. E. Marsden | Posted 01.27.2013 | Politics
N. E. Marsden

I'm sick of all the palaver about Obama's so-called gifts to poor and middle-class voters. Republicans are free marketeers. Romney was virtually breastfed on Adam Smith. These people are supposed to understand capitalism. Didn't they ever hear of the invisible hand?

What Race Is Bruno Mars?

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 01.12.2013 | Celebrity
Megan Smolenyak

Were Bruno Mars to go on a world tour for the release of Unorthodox Jukebox, there would likely be unsuspecting cousins in the audiences in Madrid, New York, Kiev, San Juan, Manila and Budapest. So tell me: Which box do you think Bruno Mars ticked on the 2010 census?

PHOTOS: Happy 20th Wedding Anniversary, Barack & Michelle!

Posted 10.03.2012 | Style

20 years of oh-so-cute.

PHOTOS: Obamas Kiss Cam!

Posted 07.17.2012 | Style

Pucker up! President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama shared an on-camera smooch amidst a cheering crowd during an exhibition basketball gam...

Obamas Forgo Martha's Vineyard Vacation

Posted 07.13.2012 | Black Voices

It looks like the Obamas are going to be doing more work than play this summer, forgoing their annual retreat to Martha's Vineyard, the Boston Globe r...

PHOTOS: The Obamas Keep It Casual

Posted 06.28.2012 | Style

Today in Washington, something very, very big happened. But the day before that, President and Mrs. Obama ditched their formal D.C. visages and ke...

Value Of Obamas' Assets Released

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama hold assets worth between nearly $2.6 million and nearly $8.3 million, accord...

PHOTOS: Michelle & Barack Share A Tender (PDA) Moment

Posted 04.27.2012 | Style

We let out an audible gasp when we saw Michelle Obama's outfit today. In her bright red a-line dress, the classic frame purse, the red flats and the p...

PHOTOS: White House Spring Garden Tours This Weekend

Posted 04.20.2012 | DC

WASHINTGON -- See Michelle Obama's famous vegetable garden up close this weekend. The White House is opening its grounds to visitors on Saturday an...