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8 presidents and first family members on what it's like to live in the White House

President Harry S. Truman referred to the White House as a "glamorous prison." Andrea Izzotti/Shutterstock Presidents throughout the years have made the White House their home and reflected fondly on their time there long after their terms ended. President Harry S. Truman referred to the White House as a "glamorous prison," but still managed to make it his home through renovations. President Obama made time for family dinners while his family lived in the White House, but also described th...
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Incoming first lady Jill Biden names staff, signals military support on agenda

Jill Biden named more staff, indicating she will keep a promise to revive a military support program she headed with Michelle Obama.          [Author: USA TODAY]
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35 of the most powerful women in 2021

Kamala Harris, Jill Biden, and Shonda Rhimes. Tasos Katopodis/JIM WATSON/AFP/George Pimentel/Getty Images From first ladies of the United States to prominent businesswomen and leading figures in the entertainment industry, these women hold great power. On January 20, Senator Kamala Harris will be sworn in as the first female and first Black and South Asian vice president of the United States. Queen Elizabeth II, one of the best-known female leaders in the world and the longest-reigning mon...
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The Best-Selling Books Of 2020 – Obama Tops The List

“A Promised Land, the first volume of Barack Obama’s presidential memoirs, was the top print title in 2020, moving nearly 2.6 million copies at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. That number is lower, however, than the 3.4 million copies of Michelle Obama’s Becoming sold in 2018, and the former first lady’s book hit the top 25 overall list yet again this year, selling almost 596,000 copies.” – Publishers Weekly
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'We get our President or we die': An FBI report warned of a 'war' at the US Capitol before pro-Trump insurrectionists attacked it

The aftermath of the US Capitol Building riots. Leah Millis/Reuters An internal FBI report cautioned that there would be a "war" at the US Capitol the day before pro-Trump insurrectionists attacked it, The Washington Post reported. The situational report came from the FBI's office in Virginia and said the bureau had "received information indicating calls for violence in response to 'unlawful lockdowns' to begin" on January 6 in Washington, DC. The document cited an online thread that issue...
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Kamala Harris and why politicians can’t resist Vogue (though it always ends in tears)

The latest row over a high-fashion magazine cover, involving the US vice-president-elect, illustrates the chaos than can ensue when alpha worlds collideWhen Theresa May appeared in US Vogue in 2017, even her deliberately anodyne choice of a posh-end-of-the-high-street dress by British label LK Bennett did not prevent this newspaper calling the Annie Leibovitz shoot a “defining moment” which, “like Margaret Thatcher in the tank turret looking like a cross between Boudicca and Lawrence of Arabia …...
Tags: Photography, Fashion, Media, White House, US, Life and style, World news, Newspapers & magazines, US news, Democrats, Theresa May, US politics, Margaret Thatcher, Magazines, Vogue, Michelle Obama


Melania Trump breaks her silence about the deadly coup attempt with complaints about 'salacious gossip' in a typo-filled statement

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump return to the White House on May 27, 2020 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee/Getty Images First lady Melania Trump lashed out at her critics on Monday in a typo-ridden statement, her first public remarks since last Wednesday's violent siege of the Capitol building by her husband's loyalists.  Trump expressed sympathy for the five people who died during or from injuries sustained amid last Wednesday's riot and named each of the individuals, in...
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Movie Minute: Michelle Obama - Life After the White House

Named the Most Influential Woman in America for the third year running, Michelle Obama has been busier than ever since leaving the White House.Brought to you by: Frugal Focus
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Young professionals despair over the siege of the Capitol, but many say it's now up to them to 'fix what's broken'

An explosion caused by a police munition is seen while supporters of President Donald Trump gather in front of the US Capitol Building in Washington DC on January 6, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis On January 6, pro-Trump rioters looted the Capitol building and clashed with police, sending congress into hiding and temporarily preventing certification of Joe Biden's presidential win. The siege left five people dead and ended with at least 80 arrests. Insider spoke to a diverse set of 12 young pro...
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Officers calmly posed for selfies and appeared to open gates for protesters during the madness of the Capitol building insurrection

The US Capitol Police Force is under fire for its poor handling of Wednesday's insurrection at the Capitol Building. The mob took more than four hours to control. Protesters also documented the carnival-like atmosphere within the building during the siege and recorded themselves looting and vandalizing the building. Critics of the law enforcement response said officers' relative calm was in stark contrast to how Black Lives Matter protesters were handled.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for ...
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'Infantile and unpatriotic': Michelle Obama breaks silence on President Trump's 'monstrous behavior'

Michelle Obama is speaking out against President Trump, who she says is "willing to burn our democracy down for his own ego" following Capitol riots.          [Author: USA TODAY]
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Michelle Obama: ‘We All Know’ What Would’ve Been Different If MAGA Mob Was Black

"What if these rioters had looked like the folks who go to Ebenezer Baptist Church every Sunday?" she asked.
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Michelle Obama: ‘We All Know’ What Would’ve Been Different If DC Rioters Were Black

"What if these rioters had looked like the folks who go to Ebenezer Baptist Church every Sunday?" she asked.
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Michelle Obama: ‘We All Know’ What Would’ve Been Different If D.C. Rioters Were Black

"What if these rioters had looked like the folks who go to Ebenezer Baptist Church every Sunday?" she asked.
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Michelle Obama chastises 'infantile and unpatriotic' Trump over Capitol riots

She also reflected on the "gulf between the responses to yesterday's riot and this summer's peaceful protests" for racial justice.
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Michelle Obama calls for Trump to be 'permanently' banned as pressure mounts on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

Former first lady Michelle Obama called on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to permanently ban Donald Trump from their social media platforms.
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Michelle Obama reflects on US Capitol breach: 'I hurt for our country'

Former first lady Michelle Obama said Thursday, "I hurt for our country" in a statement reflecting on Wednesday's US Capitol breach that left four dead and engulfed the nation's capital in chaos.
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Michelle Obama tears into pro-Trump rioters for carrying out 'the wishes of an infantile and unpatriotic president' who 'can't handle the truth of his own failures'

Michelle Obama. AP Former first lady Michelle Obama released a searing statement Thursday ripping into President Donald Trump's "violent" supporters for laying siege to the US Capitol on Wednesday. "Like all of you, I watched as a gang — organized, violent, and mad they'd lost an election — laid siege to the United States Capitol," Obama said in a statement. The day was "a fulfillment of the wishes of an infantile and unpatriotic president who can't handle the truth of his own failures," s...
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Michelle Obama calls on tech giants to permanently ban Trump

The former first lady said a lack of stricter policies on social media platforms was enabling ‘monstrous behavior.’
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Michelle Obama calls on Silicon Valley to permanently ban Trump and prevent platform abuse by future leaders

In a new statement issued by former First Lady Michelle Obama, she calls on Silicon Valley specifically to address its role in the violent insurrection attempt by pro-Trump rioters at the U.S. Capitol building on Wednesday. Obama’s statement also calls out the obviously biased treatment that the primarily white pro-Trump fanatics faced by law enforcement relative to that received by mostly peaceful BLM supporters during their lawful demonstrations (as opposed to Wednesday’s criminal activity)...
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Michelle Obama breaks silence on 'infantile and unpatriotic' President Trump's 'monstrous behavior'

Michelle Obama is speaking out against President Trump, who she says is "willing to burn our democracy down for his own ego" following Capitol riots.          [Author: USA TODAY]
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Police have arrested only 69 people connected to the Capitol building invasion, far fewer than those arrested during BLM protests this summer

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 06: Police try to hold back protesters who gather storm the Capitol and halt a joint session of the 117th Congress on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Police say they arrested 69 people in the immediate aftermath of the rampage at the US Capitol on Wednesday. The figure pales in comparison past protests in the nation's capital, such as the 194 protesters arrested during an anti-racism protest following t...
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Police have arrested only 69 people connected to the Capitol building invasion so far, far fewer than those arrested during BLM protests this summer

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 06: Police try to hold back protesters who gather storm the Capitol and halt a joint session of the 117th Congress on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Police say they arrested 69 people in the immediate aftermath of the rampage at the US Capitol on Wednesday. The figure pales in comparison past protests in the nation's capital, such as the 194 protesters arrested during an anti-racism protest following t...
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Barack and Michelle Obama's vast $8.1million mansion is surprisingly homely

It has been almost four years since Barack Obama and his family left the White House, after...
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Here are the bestsellers at Southern California’s independent bookstores

The SoCal Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and CALIBA, for the sales week ended Sunday, January 3, 2021. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of Southern California, the California Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound. For an independent bookstore near you, visit IndieBound.org. HARDCOVER FICTION 1. The Vanishing Half: Brit Bennett 2. Ready Player Two: Ernest Cline 3. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue: V.E. Schwab 4. The Midnight Library: Matt Ha...
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Inside Barack and Michelle Obama's impressive holiday home with daughters Malia and Sasha

Barack and Michelle Obama made the most of the Christmas holidays and enjoyed some quality...
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Michelle Obama rallies Georgia Democrats to ‘take charge of your power’

Former first lady Michelle Obama closed out a star-studded “Celebrate Georgia!” drive-in concert event on Sunday by delivering an...
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Trump is the most admired man in 2020, beating Obama, who's held the top spot on the Gallup list for the past 12 years

  President Donald Trump. Al Drago/Getty Images President Donald Trump is the most admired man in the country, according to a Gallup poll released Tuesday. Trump's top slot on the annual list overtakes former President Barack Obama, who's been No. 1 for the past 12 years. Trump joins the top rank alongside former first lady Michelle Obama, who was named most admired woman.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. For the first time, President Donald Trump alone is the most ad...
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Trump tops the list for most admired man in 2020, beating Obama: poll - Business Insider

President Donald Trump and former first lady Michelle Obama are at the top of the most admired men and women lists, according to a new poll.
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Trump joins Michelle Obama at top of Gallup's 'Most Admired' lists

President Trump dethroned former President Barack Obama as the most admired man in 2020, while Obama's wife, Michelle Obama, was named...
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