Watch Girl Scouts Steal Obama's Heart at the White House Science Fair

It's the most adorable time of the year: the White House Science Fair, when the nation gets to watch President Obama interact with charming, science-minded children. » 3/24/15 4:15pm 3/24/15 4:15pm

Jackie O's Former Personal Assistant, Providencia Paredes, Has Died

The former personal assistant to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Providencia Paredes, has died at 90, reports AP Online. » 3/22/15 9:10pm 3/22/15 9:10pm

Uncle Joe Biden Is Back and Better Than Ever

During the swearing in of new Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden intimately shared...something...with Carter's wife Stephanie. We've been here before. Yes, we surely have. » 2/17/15 2:30pm 2/17/15 2:30pm

Michelle Obama's Bare Hair in Saudi Arabia Isn't a Real Controversy 

President Obama and the First Lady visited Saudi Arabia this week to pay their respects after the death of King Abdullah. Predictably, that ignited controversy: Abdullah presided over some tentative human rights reforms, but Saudia Arabia also has a brutal history of executing homosexuals, abusing migrant workers,… » 1/28/15 12:10pm 1/28/15 12:10pm

John Boehner House Immigration Speech Summary: (Grown Man Shits Pants)

On Wednesday, House Speaker/Oompa Loompa with Marfan's syndrome John Boehner delivered what I'm sure he thought was a scathing rebuttal to President Obama's executive action on immigration. In reality, it was more of a pee-pants tantrum. » 1/14/15 1:45pm 1/14/15 1:45pm

White House Releases New Bystander-Focused Anti-Rape PSA

"This isn't a PSA about a sexual assault," Jon Hamms voice intones in the White House's latest PSA for their It's On Us Campaign, which aims to prevent sexual assault. "It's about being the guy who stops it." » 11/13/14 10:30am 11/13/14 10:30am

Rihanna Visits the White House, Olivia Popes the Hell Out

While you've been working or otherwise occupied with the humdrum of your day-to-day, Rihanna's been in Washington, D.C., probably having a better time than most of us will experience in our entire lives. » 11/11/14 10:10am 11/11/14 10:10am

Laura Ingraham Blames Diversity for White House Security Breach

Fox News mainstay and wearer of prominently displayed cross necklaces Laura Ingraham is pretty sure that feminists are to blame for the security breach that led to a fence jumper overpowering a female Secret Service agent and making his way into the White House. » 9/30/14 3:30pm 9/30/14 3:30pm

Jon Hamm, Questlove Star in New White House PSA Against Sex Assault

In May, as part of their campaign to stop sexual assault on college campuses, the White House released a PSA starring Daniel Craig and others encouraging men to prevent sexual assault. They've now created a whole new website about the endeavor, as well as a new commercial starring Jon Hamm, Questlove, Kerry Washington… » 9/19/14 10:00am 9/19/14 10:00am

White House Has a Plan to Keep Your Boss' Hands Off Your Birth Control

Some American corporation-people (and religious non-profits!) believe that their sincere God-related prudery trumps women's right to affordable contraception. The Supreme Court agrees with them. And so the White House has been forced to make two major changes to the Affordable Care Act contraception mandate in order… » 8/22/14 6:00pm 8/22/14 6:00pm

Your Employers Must Tell You If They Think You're a Babykilling Slut

After the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision went down, many women wondered if they would suddenly find themselves at the mercy of their boss's heretofore unknown beliefs that women who take birth control are abortion-happy harlots. Unfortunately, the answer is still yes. Fortunately, thanks to new rules set forth… » 7/17/14 3:15pm 7/17/14 3:15pm

The Most Poignant Photo of Michelle Obama You've Ever Seen

First Lady Michelle Obama and Stephanie Kyriazis, Chief of Interpretation and Education, mirror the past of segregation in a photo released by the White House. The image was taken on May 16th of this year during a tour of the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site in Topeka, Kansas. It feels a bit cliche,… » 7/15/14 6:35pm 7/15/14 6:35pm

Obama Administration Sanctions Uganda for Anti-Gay Legislation

In an explanation on the White House website, two senior aides to President Barack Obama have outlined further United States restrictions in its bilateral relationship with the country of Uganda. The restrictions come over Uganda's passage of an extreme "Anti-Homosexuality Act" that criminalises LGBT individuals with… » 6/21/14 5:44pm 6/21/14 5:44pm

Malia Obama Attends First Prom, POTUS Declares Details 'Classified'

Today in they're-growing-up-so-fast, we find out that 15-year-old Malia Obama, daughter of President Barack Obama, recently attended her first prom. » 5/30/14 4:20pm 5/30/14 4:20pm

White House Announces Guidelines to Combat Campus Sexual Assault

The White House has released recommendations on how to best combat the sexual assault epidemic facing college campuses. And they're not half bad. » 4/29/14 10:40am 4/29/14 10:40am

White House Refuses to Comment on Justin Bieber Deportation Petition

The people had spoken. Over 273,000 people signed the We The People petition, expressing their right to free speech and interest in America's immigration policy and devoting countless hours to the singular cause of having the United States government tell noted Canadian thing Justin Bieber to GTFO. But the… » 4/20/14 1:00pm 4/20/14 1:00pm

There's Been a Secret White House Cat for Years

Today's a Friday before a holiday weekend, which means that many journalists and other such people who write things for the entertainment/information of a indoors-bound readership (hi) are doing what's known as "phoning it in." But buried in a mundane-ish Wall Street Journal story about a fox living on the grounds of… » 4/18/14 2:40pm 4/18/14 2:40pm

Chelsea Clinton as a White House Teen: State Dinners and Homework

Only a few people know what Sasha and Malia Obama are going through as they grow up in the White House, and Chelsea Clinton is one of them. For her, it was both amazing and "normal." » 3/18/14 11:20am 3/18/14 11:20am

The White House Is Hosting the Virtual Big Block of Cheese Day Today

On the heels of the State of the Union address, President Obama's administration is spending Wednesday talking to the little people, on their first "virtual" Big Block of Cheese Day. » 1/29/14 10:20am 1/29/14 10:20am