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  • ** FILE ** President Obama throws out the first pitch to St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols (not pictured) before the Major League Baseball All-Star Game in St. Louis on Tuesday, July 14, 2009. Asked in an NBC "Today" show interview about the well-worn bluejeans he wore at the game, Mr. Obama said, "I hate to shop." (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)

    Obama: No apologies for relaxed All-Star look

    President Obama acknowledges that he is "a little frumpy" and says he's not worried about it.


  • A neon pink coat and fox trapper hat are part of the new Kors line. (Allison Shelley/The Washington Times)

    Michael Kors shows 'tough luxe' at Nordstrom

    Despite a crippling economy, fashion designer Michael Kors trumpeted "powerful, confident urban dressing for modern times" with his "tough luxe" fall collection fashion show at Nordstrom in Northern Virginia on Thursday night, his first major event in the Washington area in years.


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First lady Michelle Obama, here working in the White House kitchen garden with youngsters from Bancroft Elementary School, appreciates the value of community service. She was the keynote speaker Tuesday at the Greater DC Cares Business and Nonprofit Philanthropy Summit and Awards luncheon.

    First lady lauds service

    Sensing a new "ethic of service" in the country, first lady Michelle Obama says community service and volunteer organizations can thrive and, with mutual support, rise to meet the challenges they face during hard economic times.


  • New from Wu: Resort line shows a little leg

    Although wunderkind fashion designer Jason Wu owes his catapult to fame to first lady Michelle Obama, he has broken decisively from ladylike knee-length sheaths. Instead, the rebel clothier's new resort collection features thigh-high hemlines inspired by his lifelong love of fairy tales and all things eccentric.


  • ** FILE ** This undated photo provided by Sen. Edward Kennedy's office shows Mr. Kennedy holding his 13-week-old Portuguese water dog named Cappy. In what was one of the White House's most tightly kept secrets, President Obama's daughters, 10-year-old Malia and 7-year-old Sasha, have settled on a black-and-white pup, a White House official speaking on the condition of anonymity told the Associated Press Saturday, April 11, 2009. The dog, a gift from Mr. Kennedy, who owns several Portuguese water dogs himself, will make his big debut Tuesday afternoon. (AP Photo/Sen. Edward Kennedy's Office)

    Portuguese water dog is first canine

    Bo? It's no jest. The first family has settled on a first pet — a 6-month-old Portuguese water dog that the Obama girls are naming "Bo."


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A member of the U.S. Capitol Police stands guard on Capitol Hill on Tuesday before President Obama addresses a joint session of Congress. He focused on health care, energy and education.

    Obama: U.S. 'will emerge stronger' from crisis

    UPDATED: Seeking to steady a nervous nation, President Obama on Tuesday used a sweeping address to Congress to assure Americans "we will rebuild, we will recover" and erased all doubt that he will try to make good on his campaign promises of comprehensive health-care reform, troop withdrawal from Iraq and control of colossal deficits.


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A member of the U.S. Capitol Police stands guard on Capitol Hill on Tuesday before President Obama addresses a joint session of Congress. He focused on health care, energy and education.

    Obama vows, 'We will rebuild'

    President Obama sought to assure Americans "we will rebuild, we will recover" and that he will move on his campaign promises of comprehensive health care reform, troop withdrawal from Iraq and tackling colossal deficits.


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