Obama Stuns Bookstore Shoppers on Small Business Saturday

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Obama Surprises Holiday Shoppers on Small Business Saturday
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PHOTO: President Barack Obama greets shoppers at the local Politics and Prose bookstore in northwest Washington, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013.
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Even if you're the leader of the free world, sometimes you've got to do a little holiday shopping.

President Barack Obama stunned holiday shoppers on Saturday when he arrived at a Washington, D.C., bookstore to buy books during Small Business Saturday.

The day was established to encourage shoppers to buy products from mom and pop stores rather than just big chain stores on Black Friday.

Obama went to the bookstore with his two daughters, Sasha and Malia, and bought a long "list of books" from "Harold and the Purple Crayon" to "The Kite Runner."

No word on whether there was a discount for world leaders.

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'Ron Burgundy' Hosts Local Newscast
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PHOTO: Will Ferrell aka Ron Burgundy participates in Q&A after a special screening of the film "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy" on July 7, 2004 in New York City.
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Stay classy, North Dakota.

Viewers in Bismarck, N.D., were treated to a very special newscast on Saturday when Will Ferrell appeared in character as legendary anchorman Ron Burgundy.

Staying in character, Ferrell read the news with plenty of class and even bantered with his co-anchors, remarking after a sports segment, "I've never seen fighting in a hockey match before. That was fascinating."

Ferrell is crossing the country to promote "Anchorman 2" set to be released later in December.

Hey Ferrell, the very classy ABC newsroom will welcome you anytime.

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Michael Jordan Expecting a Baby
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PHOTO: Michael Jordan, owner of the Charlotte Bobcats, reacts after a call during their game against the Brooklyn Nets at Time Warner Cable Arena on Nov. 20, 2013 in Charlotte, N.C.
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Does being a basketball star mean you get out of diaper duty?

Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan might soon know the answer, as he is reportedly expecting a baby with his wife Yvette Prieto, according to US Weekly.

Jordan and Prieto were married in April. Jordan is also the father of three children from his previous marriage, so at least he'll have the basics down.

But will they let the new baby watch "Space Jam?"

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Photo to Teach Students a Lesson Goes Viral
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Be careful what you wish for.

Fifth-grade teacher Julie Anne Culp wanted to show her students how quickly an online photo can seen by multiple users.

So she posted a photo of herself with a message asking Facebook users to like her photo and see where it might end up.

They responded in droves. Currently the photo has over 7,000 likes on the original and when added to a page of radio personalities it gained more than 3 million likes. But as the Internet often does, users also started to "rework" the image making different versions where Culp's face was replaced with celebrities like Beyonce, Tobey Maguire or Nicholas Cage and rewrote the words on the sign she's holding to say nonsense.

If anything that had to have been an effective lesson for Culp's students, especially when they see how easily it is to have Nicholas Cage's face posted to a photo.

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