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  • 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.


  • Associated Press
Jason Wu

    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."


  • President Barack Obama addresses Congress on Capitol Hill Tuesday night. Katie Falkenberg / The Washington Times

    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.


  • Katie Falkenberg/The Washington Times
President Obama is mobbed by enthusiastic lawmakers Tuesday as he enters the House to address Congress.

    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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