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First Ladies in China: Jackie Kennedy's Kidnapping to Lou Hoover's Gun

Carl Sferrazza Anthony | Posted 03.24.2014 | Style
Carl Sferrazza Anthony

Betty Ford kicked off her high heels to join a communist academy ballet rehearsal in December of 1975. (Gerald Ford Presidential Library) Michelle ...

California Republicans Struggle to Prep for Primary 11 Weeks From Now

William Bradley | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

California Republicans gathered over the weekend just past for the first of their two annual state party conventions, this one conveniently located for a quick getaway near the San Francisco airport.

Just Say No To Jargon

Kipp Friedman | Posted 04.01.2014 | Comedy
Kipp Friedman

It is what it is. What is? Know what I'm sayin'? No, not really. There you go. Where? I haven't budged from this spot. When people speak in mean...

The Ghostly Happenings That Have Occurred In The White House

Joan Gage | Posted 12.31.2013 | Fifty
Joan Gage

Ever since the White House was first occupied in 1800, there have been rumors of hauntings, but I got this story direct from the President. No, not President Obama. I first heard about the White House ghosts directly from the lips of Ronald Reagan.

21 Political Figures You Thought Were Dead -- But Aren't

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

Some of these political figures have served their countries longer than you’ve been alive. Some are nearly 100 years old. Some have even been pronou...

The Butler's Whitaker/Winfrey, Next Chapter of Bogart/Bacall? Holding Back the Tears

Lonna Saunders | Posted 10.21.2013 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

What makes Lee Daniels' films so darn good? The brilliant casting and textured layering through and through. Knowing how to weave history with entertainment with moral message.

Review -- Lee Daniel's The Butler ...Just a Minute

Carole Mallory | Posted 10.14.2013 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

While stars abound as pop ups in cameos, this story is not about celebrity, but ideals. It is about the gruesome spilling of blood unfortunately necessary to arrive at the pinnacle of the civil rights movement -- a black president.

Frightway to Stardom (Part II)

Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D. | Posted 10.03.2013 | Weird News
Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D.

Lew Ayres portrayed the orangutan Mandemus, keeper of the armory, in 1973's "Battle for the Planet of the Apes," the 5th and final entry in the original "Ape" series.

Christopher Rosen

'Entourage' Star Wants Obama To Be 'Bolder' On Drugs

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.26.2013 | Entertainment

Adrian Grenier laughed when it was suggested that maybe he should run for political office. Not that he doesn't have politics on the mind: The "Entour...

Top 9 Ways to Run a Negative Campaign (in Hollywood)

Dan Mirvish | Posted 08.14.2013 | Los Angeles
Dan Mirvish

One reason the CAAN'T campaign backfired is because nobody knows who to root for when one bully beats up another bully.

PHOTOS: First Ladies And Kids Throughout History

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 05.09.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- First lady Abigail Adams famously urged her husband, President John Adams, to "remember the ladies." As Mother's Day approaches and Amer...

Working for Lucy

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 07.06.2013 | 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...