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  • SAfrican Lira dedicating Zulu love song to Obamas

    South African singing sensation Lira says she will dedicate a Zulu love song to United States President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, when she performs at Monday's inaugural ball in Washington, D.C.


  • FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2012, file photo President Barack Obama speaks about manufacturing and jobs during a visit to Intel Corporation's Ocotillo facility in Chandler, Ariz. The economy is weak and the job market brutal. Nearly 13 million Americans can't find work; the national unemployment rate is 8.1 percent, the highest level ever three years after a recession supposedly ended. A divided Washington has done little to ease the misery. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)

    Romney vows U.S. renewal; Obama has big money month

    Opening the campaign's last month, Mitt Romney ticked off indicators of economic misery Saturday night to suggest that a drop in unemployment hasn't reversed what ails the nation. President Barack Obama's campaign and Democrats posted an impressive fundraising haul, easing the party's concerns that he would face a significant money disadvantage in the crucial closing days.


  • Jae Canetti, 10, of Fairfax, Va., reacts after misspelling his word and being eliminated from the semifinals of the 2012 Scripps National Spelling Bee at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Oxon Hill, Md., Thursday, May 31, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr/The Washington Times)

    9 super spellers ready for national bee final round

    The ring of a brass bell is the signal of defeat in the competitive spelling bee arena, but the whoop from 14-year-old Lena Greenberg on Thursday as she successfully spelled “cholecystitis” was unmistakably the sound of triumph.


  • First lady Michelle Obama

    First lady tired of 'angry black woman' stereotype

    First lady Michelle Obama is challenging assertions she's forcefully imposed her will on White House aides, saying she's tired of people portraying her as "some kind of angry black woman."


  • Obama goes to Chicago for Oprah, NYC for money

    President Barack Obama flew home to Chicago on Wednesday to help his pal and supporter Oprah Winfrey close out her syndicated talk show with a "big get" _ an interview with him.


  • President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama attend the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

    Obama discusses faith at Prayer Breakfast

    President Obama said Thursday that he prays regularly and that he and his wife, Michelle, aren't bothered when they "hear our faith questioned from time to time."


  • ASSOCIATED PRESS New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan  talks with defensive back Antonio Cromartie, right, as a Hard Knocks film crew record the conversation during morning practice at the team's NFL football training camp in Cortland, N.Y., Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010.

    Jets' Ryan calls 'foot-fetish' report a 'personal matter'

    New York Jets coach Rex Ryan says it's a "personal matter" and declined to talk about a "foot-fetish" report posted by the sports website Deadspin that show four videos of a woman who bears a close resemblance to Ryan's wife, Michelle.


  • Jets' Ryan: Foot-fetish report 'a personal matter'

    New York Jets coach Rex Ryan says it's a "personal matter" and declined to talk about a "foot-fetish" report posted by the sports website Deadspin that show four videos of a woman who bears an uncanny resemblance to Ryan's wife, Michelle.


  • Misguided or calculated resort to race?

    Is Barack Obama black enough? Is John Edwards Latino enough or woman enough? Heaven save us from the bean counters.


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