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    First lady: President has quit smoking

    President Obama finally has kicked the habit, first lady Michelle Obama said Tuesday.


  • Obama now tobacco-free, first lady says

    President Obama finally has kicked the habit, Michelle Obama said Tuesday.


  • Political Scene

    Federal regulators have proposed making top executives at large financial firms wait at least three years to be paid half of their annual bonuses, a move designed to cut down on risky financial transactions.


  • Democrats pick Charlotte as site for 2012 convention

    In selecting Charlotte, N.C., as the site of next year's Democratic national convention, President Obama's party is upping the ante in a vital swing state and making clear its belief that the campaigner-in-chief can once again make inroads in the South.


  • In this photo taken Jan. 21, 2011 and provided by Harpo Productions Inc., talk-show host Oprah Winfrey, right, poses with first lady Michelle Obama during taping of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" at Harpo Studios in Chicago. The show will air nationally on Thursday, Jan. 27. (AP Photo/Harpo Productions Inc., George Burns)  NO SALES

    Michelle Obama honors military families on Oprah

    Michelle Obama made a stop on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" to salute America's military families.


  • In this photo taken Jan. 21, 2011 and provided by Harpo Productions Inc., talk-show host Oprah Winfrey, right, poses with first lady Michelle Obama during taping of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" at Harpo Studios in Chicago. The show will air nationally on Thursday, Jan. 27. (AP Photo/Harpo Productions Inc., George Burns)  NO SALES

    Michelle Obama impressed with military families

    Michelle Obama says whenever she's feeling bad or sorry for herself she thinks of America's military families.


  • President Barack Obama waves as he is introduced to the troops at a rally during an unannounced visit at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan on Friday, Dec. 3, 2010. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    EDITORIAL: Obama finally notices the troops

    On Monday, President Obama unveiled a comprehensive plan to coordinate and promote government efforts to assist military families and veterans in need. The president praised his own administration's "unprecedented commitment" to the issue. The commander in chief added that first lady Michelle Obama would appear on "Oprah" to "urge every American to join a new national campaign to support our military families." The first couple's newfound interest in this worthy cause is welcome, but private initiatives that are making a difference deserve equal attention.


  • **FILE** President Obama speaks Sept. 28 during a rally at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wis. (Associated Press)

    Obama to walk tightrope in State of Union

    A year after he directly took on the Supreme Court in a State of the Union address, President Obama finds himself Tuesday facing the tricky task of leading a post-Tucson push for civility, while trying to play some offense.


  • ** FILE ** President Obama greets Daniel Hernandez, an intern for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who helped her after she was shot, at a memorial service on the University of Arizona campus in Tucson, Ariz., on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Official: Giffords intern to attend Obama address

    An intern with Rep. Gabrielle Giffords who aided the congresswoman after she was shot in the head will sit with first lady Michelle Obama for President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night, a White House official said.


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