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Obama, First Lady thank U.S. troops in Christmas address

US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama on Saturday thanked US troops and their families for their sacrifice and service to the country as they wished all Americans happy Christmas holidays. “Our troops are coming home. And across America, military families are being reunited,” the president said in…

Sensenbrenner will apologize to First Lady for ‘large posterior’ remark

FishbowlDC reports that an aide to Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) has stated that the Congressman will be contacting the office of First Lady Michelle Obama to apologize for a remark he made regarding what he alleged was Obama’s “large posterior.” Yesterday, Sensenbrenner was overheard speaking loudly into his cell phone…

Michelle Obama booed at NASCAR event

When First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, appeared at the Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday in support of a charity that works to obtain employment for military veterans, they were met with a round of boos from the audience. As described by Gawker,…

Man arrested in White House shooting incident: official

WASHINGTON — A 21-year-old man was arrested in Pennsylvania on Wednesday in connection with a shooting in which a White House window was struck by a bullet, the US Secret Service said. Oscar Ortega-Hernandez was arrested by state police at a hotel near Indiana, Pennsylvania, the Secret Service special agent…

America slims down: more people have ‘normal’ BMI than ‘overweight’

For the first time in three years, the percentage of Americans falling into the “healthy weight” BMI range outnumbers the percentage in the “overweight” BMI range, according to new Gallup poll results. Overweight people in the 25 to 29.9 BMI range make up 35.8 percent of the population, while 36.6…

Hannity on FLOTUS’ Target shopping: ‘We’re being manipulated’

Leave it to Sean Hannity to find something controversial about Michelle Obama shopping at Target. On Friday evening’s edition of Hannity, the Fox commentator took umbrage over the First Lady shopping at the renowned retail store. Clearly upset at seeing photographs of her at such a location, Hannity deemed that…

Michelle Obama takes incognito Target trip

First lady Michelle Obama slipped out and took a half-hour incognito shopping trip at Target in Alexandria, Virginia Thursday evening. AP photographer Charles Dharapak captured an image of Obama in the store, pushing her cart and wearing sunglasses and a baseball cap pulled low. He declined to say whether he…

Obama: 9/11 a day when ‘America came together’

NEW YORK — US President Barack Obama said he remembered September 11, 2001 as a day when a tried and tested United States “came together” in the face of disaster. “For me, like for most of us, our first reaction was and continues to be just heartbreak for the families…

Michelle Obama happy with new McDonald’s Happy Meal changes

Fast food giant McDonald’s announced an effort to lighten up their kid-focused Happy Meals, and First Lady Michelle Obama ordered up a super-sized blessing for the chain’s nod toward health Tuesday. By April, all 14,000 U.S. locations of McDonalds will serve a fruit or vegetable with each Happy Meal and…

Michelle Obama urges Africa to advance women’s rights

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – First Lady Michelle Obama urged young Africans on Wednesday to fight for women’s rights and battle the stigma of AIDS, using her husband’s “yes, we can” campaign slogan to motivate youth across the continent. Obama is on her second solo trip abroad as first lady to promote…

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