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Obama To Attend National Black History Museum Dedication

www.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 04.23.2012 | Black Voices

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President Obama Celebrates New National Museum Groundbreaking

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 04.16.2012 | Arts

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and former first lady Laura Bush will celebrate the groundbreaking for a new national museum showcasing blac...

The Bushes Wanted Jeb To Run In 2012

Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

Former First Lady Laura Bush told a crowd in Sarasota, Fla., that she and George W. Bush were hoping Jeb Bush, George's younger brother and the former...

First Ladies' Gowns Return To View At Smithsonian

AP | By BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 11.19.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Dresses, china and mementos dating back to days when Americans referred to the first lady as "lady presidentress" or "republican queen" ...

Jennifer Lopez Praises Women at the Glamour Awards

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.08.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Lopez received the final award in the star-studded Carnegie Hall tribute that also honored Gabrielle Giffords, Glee's Lea Michele, Arianna Huffington and Gloria Steinem for "starting it all."

SLIDESHOW: Laura Bush, David Arquette Others Celebrate 5 Years Of Malaria No More

Posted 01.08.2012 | Impact

Determined to put an end to malaria deaths in Africa by 2015, Malaria No More brought its mission to the big stage on Sunday when it invited celebriti...

Matthew McConaughey, Laura Bush & More: Today's Famous Birthdays

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.04.2012 | Celebrity

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Matthew McConaughey, Laura Bus...

George Bush's Fashion Advice to Laura? Wear Black!

Stephanie Green | Posted 12.14.2011 | Style
Stephanie Green

"That's what you're wearing?", President Bush asked his wife, Laura, as she was getting dolled up for their first state dinner in honor of Vicente Fox in 2001.

George W. Bush Presidential Center Will Be 'A Place Of Action'

AP | JAMIE STENGLE | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics

DALLAS — Former President George W. Bush said Monday that his presidential center will be a venue for learning and action, and that it already e...

PHOTOS: Celebrities Who Have Killed People

BuzzFeed | Posted 10.11.2011 | Celebrity

It turns out some very famous people have done some bad things. ...

WATCH: HuffPost's Alex Wagner Discusses The GOP Presidential Field On 'Hardball'

Huff TV | Posted 07.20.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Alex Wagner appeared Friday on MSNBC's 'Hardball' to discuss the GOP presidential contenders for 2012. She appeared alongside former San Fr...

Laura Bush On Life At The Ranch: 'George And I Do Everything Together'

Posted 06.01.2011 | Style

The New York Times Sunday magazine sat down with Laura Bush in her Crawford, Texas home. The Bushes have owned the 1600-acre Prairie Chapel Ranch sinc...

Laura Bush Fights to Get the Spotlight Back on Afghanistan

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

At a time when the news cycle has nearly forgotten the war in Afghanistan, the former first lady's goal is to put the nation and its women back in the headlines.

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...

Laura Bush To Announce Education Initiative Focused On Middle School

AP | JAMIE STENGLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

DALLAS — The George W. Bush Institute is planning to introduce its second big education initiative Wednesday, a program that seeks to improve gr...

What We Can Learn From Illinois

Evan Wolfson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Evan Wolfson

By creating civil union, a non-marriage marital status for certain couples, Illinois has brought the number of Americans living in jurisdictions that provide some measure of respect to same-sex couples under the law to 40 percent.

Barbara Bush Endorses Gay Marriage: A Rising Trend in the Republican Party

Grant Lyon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Grant Lyon

Thank you Barbara Bush for supporting gay marriage. You just became the better twin in my book.

George W. Bush Memoir Was Supposed To Be Under Lock And Key

Political Bookworm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Book publishers have gone to great lengths in the past year to keep big political memoirs out of the hands of journalists. In response, journalists ha...

What Do Sarah Palin and Marie Antoinette Have in Common?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

They both said: "Let them eat cake!" Somewhere in the Constitution, Sarah Palin has found the "God-given" right to be obese.

UPDATED: Sarah Palin Wants the Government to Help Make Your Kids Fat

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kurt Michael Friese

Mrs. Palin, you should know that the government is already telling us what to eat, and most of it is crap.

George W. Bush -- and Selective Memory

Nigel Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nigel Hamilton

At the heart of former President George W. Bush's jokey new memoirs is the serious matter of war -- in fact two wars, waged on two fronts. Why the pre...

PHOTOS: Michelle Obama, Laura Bush, Oprah, Join Maria Shriver At Women's Conference

Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The third day of the Women's Conference delivered an impressive roster of powerful women to the speaker's podium. First ladies Michelle Obama and Laur...

Library of Congress Celebrated 10th Anniversary of National Book Festival on the Mall

Alexander Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Alexander Howard

The Library of Congress is undergoing an evolution into a future driven by bits as well as book.

A Dispatch From Shanksville On 9/11

John Morgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Morgan

"Draw strength from these heroes." Those were the words of wisdom one member of the Flight 93 families had for a small group of high school students following a remembrance vigil in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. On September 11, 2001 Flight 93 crashed into the field here killing the passengers and crew.

Michelle Obama, Laura Bush Honor Flight 93 Passengers At Crash Site

AP | JENNIFER C. YATES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP)— The victims of Flight 93 are an inspiration and all who visit the rural field where they died on Sept. 11, 2001, will now...