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Obama opens JFK tribute with freedom medals

President Barack Obama opened a day of tributes to former President John F. Kennedy on Wednesday by bestowing the Presidential Medal of Freedom on prominent Americans,... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2013

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Obama to pay tribute to John F. Kennedy legacy

With the distribution of medals to prominent Americans and a visit to the eternal flame that marks John F. Kennedy's gravesite, President Barack Obama is honoring the... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2013


Study: Today's kids are less fit than their parents were

Today's kids can't keep up with their parents. An analysis of studies on millions of children around the world finds they don't run as fast or as far as their parents... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2013


Oxford Dictionaries: 'Selfie' is word of the year

Michelle Obama shared one with her "first dog" Bo, Hillary Clinton tweeted one with her daughter Chelsea. Now "selfie" — the smartphone self-portrait — has... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2013

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First lady: Veterans employment program has hired, trained 380K

First lady Michelle Obama said Thursday that companies participating in a program to help veterans find employment have exceeded their initial goal by training or... Read more »

Nov. 14, 2013


First lady undertakes new education initiative

Edging into a broader policy role, Michelle Obama is joining President Barack Obama's efforts to get the United States on track to have the highest percentage of... Read more »

Nov. 12, 2013


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