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Aloha Obama: Inside the President's 2015 Hawaiian Holiday
Obama Returns to White House, Ends Hawaiian Vacation Sunday, JANUARY 3 President Obama and his family have returned safely to Washington, touching down on Air Force One at 11:42 a.m. A short time later, the first family lifted off on Marine One for a brief ride to the White House, touching down on
Obama Reading About Reagan
ABC News' Sunlen Miller reports: White House press secretary Robert Gibbs told reporters this week that while on his 11-day vacation in Hawaii, President Obama would be doing a little reading. One of the books on the president's reading vacation...
Franzen Clears Up 2001 Oprah Fallout
Author Jonathan Franzen explain comments made about Winfrey's show in 2001.
Jonathan Franzen Comes to the White House
Spotted leaving the White House Monday afternoon: Jonathan Franzen. Asked how his meeting with the president went, the celebrated author of "Freedom" said "delightful." During his Labor Day vacation at Martha’s Vineyard, President Obama was gifted with an early copy...
Obama Family Book Club
First Lady Michelle Obama is reading an advance copy of “The Grace of Silence” by National Public Radio’s Michele Norris.
Breaking News: President Obama Says "I'm Having a Great Time" On Vacation
Last night President Obama and First Lady Obama dined at State Road Restaurant in West Tisbury on Martha’s Vineyard.
What Does a President Do on a Rainy Vacation Day?
The rain here on Martha’s Vineyard knocked out some power in the Oak Bluffs section of the island, but that doesn’t seem to have affected the president’s desire for R&R. The president has spent the day watching DVDs and playing...
Obama and the Bookstore
President Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia went shopping for books this morning at the Bunch of Grapes bookstore in the picturesque town of Vineyard Haven. Obama and his girls made a beeline upstairs to the children’s book section where they picked out some titles from the ‘The Land of Elyon’ ...
Last Rights for JD Salinger: Genius or Just Average?
Salinger Lived For Privacy But 'Catcher in the Rye' Author Could Break Silence From Grave