As Michelle Obama celebrates her 47th birthday today, here are 47 things you didn’t know about about the First Lady: 1. Her nickname is “Miche” (pronounced “Meesh”). 2. Her husband calls her “My Rock” 3. Her father worked the swing shift in the boiler room at Chicago’s water purification plant. 4. She grew up with […]
From Huffington Post New York — On his Friday show, Sean Hannity wondered why Iraq and Kuwait hadn’t “[paid] for their own liberation” by the United States, and said that America has the right to “go in there…and take all their oil.” Hannity was speaking to his nightly “Great American Panel.” The panel was discussing […]
Washington — Former Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele dropped his bid for a second term on Friday after being offered a lucrative deal in exchange for his endorsement, sources on the committee tell The Hotline. Steele dropped out of the race for chairman after four ballots on Friday and threw his support to Maria […]
North Carolina– The mother of a missing 17-year-old honor student from North Carolina said she was stunned to learn that “20 different guys” passed through the home where the girl was staying and that the girl was allowed to drink alcohol while visiting family in Baltimore.
PORTLAND, Maine — Maine’s governor told critics Friday to “kiss my butt” over his decision not to attend the state NAACP’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations over the holiday weekend. Gov. Paul LePage declined the organization’s invitations to a dinner in Portland on Sunday night and a breakfast in Orono on Monday because […]
North Carolina — Obama’s first opponent may be Herman Cain, an ex-pizza magnate whom Jack Kemp called “the Colin Powell of the restaurant industry.” Bryan Curtis talks politics with Citizen Cain. Finally, the 2012 presidential race can begin. Herman Cain has gone to Iowa. On Saturday, Cain was at Tish’s restaurant in Council Bluffs, a […]
Chicago — Illinois State Representative Edward Acevedo had a gun pointed at him Friday night on Chicago’s Lower West Side, but the gunman took off when he realized who Acevedo was. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that the representative was standing on the sidewalk in the 2500 block of South Oakley Avenue when a van pulled […]
ATLANTA — Saying the shooting in Arizona that killed six and seriously wounded Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords underscores the need for the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s message, the civil rights leader’s son was expected to address a crowd gathered Monday to mark the 25th anniversary of the federal holiday for his father.
Washington D.C.– Ahead of celebrations of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, some local officials got an up close and personal tour of the memorial being built in his honor.
Welcome to this week’s “Diaries of a Skinny Fat Girl.” Each week HelloBeautiful will go underneath the skinny jeans and loose fitting shirts of our readers to uncover their battles of the bulge. This week we’re hearing from “The Business Analyst who’s in a fight with the Food Devil.” Weekly Goals: Workout 3-4 times per […]