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Michelle Obama Got a Sweet Birthday Tweet From POTUS

Michelle Obama Got a Sweet Birthday Tweet From POTUS

You may have noticed a dark cloud looming over the White House lately — and no we don't mean the rainy weather in D.C. Many hearts are breaking over t... Read More »

President Obama Urges Every Man to Let Go of Sexism Before Voting

President Obama Urges Every Man to Let Go of Sexism Before Voting

According to The Huffington Post, President Obama called on men to think about any bias they may have toward Hillary Clinton, who is in the running to... Read More »

Meet Harvard Law School's First Deaf-Blind Graduate

Meet Harvard Law School's  First Deaf-Blind Graduate

Haben Girma may be the first deaf-blind student to graduate from Harvard Law School, but her disability has not hindered her awe-inspiring success. B... Read More »

Here's the Surprising Thing President Obama Had to Say to the US Women's Soccer Team

Here's the Surprising Thing President Obama Had to Say to the US Women's Soccer Team

The White House honored the U.S. women's national soccer team on Tuesday. "This team taught all of America's children that 'playing like a girl' mean... Read More »

Oldest Known Veteran in the U.S. Passes Away One Month After Meeting President Obama

Oldest Known Veteran in the U.S. Passes Away One Month After Meeting President Obama

Emma Didlake, the oldest known veteran in the United States, died on Sunday at the age of 110. Didlake's daughter told the San Antonio Express-News t... Read More »

Eva Longoria and Toni Morrison Among Group to Advise President Barack Obama On Post-Presidency

Eva Longoria and Toni Morrison Among Group to Advise President Barack Obama On Post-Presidency

Actress Eva Longoria and writer Toni Morrison join a select group of people to help advise President Barack Obama on what he should do after his presi... Read More »