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Obama Performs Impromptu Dance During Kenya Trip

President Obama took a moment out of his busy trip to Kenya to strut his stuff on the dance floor. At a state dinner in Nairobi, he enjoyed a performance by Kenyan band Sauti Sol. During one of the songs, Obama got up and did the Lipala, a traditional dance that had become a hit after Sauti Sol modernized the moves.… » 7/26/15 3:00pm 7/26/15 3:00pm

A Q&A with Peter Slevin, Author of Michelle Obama's New Biography


Before Michelle Obama was the First Lady, a position defined by partnership and parenting, she was a career woman with twenty successful years under her belt before her husband dreamed of running the country. In fact, when Barack pitched her the idea, he had to enlist her family to convince her. Peter Slevin, author… » 4/15/15 5:00pm 4/15/15 5:00pm

White House Easter: Obama Tells Screaming Kids 'Bees Are Good'

On Monday, at the White House Easter Egg Roll, President Obama’s reading of Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are was interrupted by bees. The children in attendance screamed, because children and bees are natural enemies. The President urged them to stop screaming, because “bees are good,” and besides, wild… » 4/06/15 5:30pm 4/06/15 5:30pm