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Obama Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett on 'Re/code Decode' Podcast: 'Talent Is Ubiquitous, Opportunity Is Not'

This week on the “Re/code Decode” podcast, we traveled to the nation’s capital to talk to one of President Barack Obama’s top staffers, … 521 more words


Michelle Obama The Queen Bee Living Like Royalty!

So tell me they have no intention of bankrupting the country while living like the royalty they are not.

Mary Lincoln was taken to task for purchasing China for the White House during the Civil War. 466 more words


Kickstarter just crowdsourced $1 million for Syrian refugees

Kickstarter has a specific rule barring people from fundraising for charity, but the crowd-funding site broke it this week to help Syrian refugees.

The world’s largest funding platform has teamed up with the White House to help refugees in a growing humanitarian crisis. 324 more words

Obama Apologizes for Airstrike That Hit Doctors Without Borders Hospital

President Barack Obama apologized Wednesday for a U.S. airstrike that killed 22 people at a Doctors Without Border facility in Kunduz, Afghanistan, this past weekend. 230 more words

Young, Brown win Sumner County Championship Meet

HENDERSONVILLE Beech High senior Nash Young and Station Camp freshman Faith Brown won their respective races at the Sumner County Championship Cross Country Meet at Sanders Ferry Park on Tuesday afternoon. 702 more words


A Turn To Crowdfunding To Help Refugees

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — The White House has tapped into crowdfunding to help Syrian refugees.

Kickstarter.com, at the invitation of the White House, has joined efforts to help raise money for the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) that has helped more than half a million refugees that fled the country so far this year. 111 more words


Students help first lady harvest White House garden

WASHINGTON (AP) — A gloved Michelle Obama wielded a pitchfork Tuesday, October 6, to show some student helpers how to harvest the sweet potatoes in her White House garden. 240 more words