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First Lady Michelle Obama Meets With Prince Harry Over Tea During European Tour
First lady Michelle Obama received the royal treatment in London on Tuesday when she met with Prince Harry over tea at Kensington Palace on the first leg of her week-long European tour. Kensington Palace announced the prince was “very pleased” to host the first lady, her daughters Sasha and Malia,
Vice President Biden Bails on Bibi Netanyahu Speech to Congress
A diplomatic rift between the Obama administration and Israel over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ’s speech before Congress next month may be getting deeper. Vice President Joe Biden , who as president of the U.S. Senate would customarily preside over a joint session on Capitol Hill , has
Mood Swing: Mitt Romney's Loss Re-Examined (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: DIANE SAWYER SITS DOWN WITH THE SPEAKER: ABC’s Diane Sawyer sat down with House Speaker John Boehner for an exclusive interview assessing the state of play in Washington after the election. Diane asked the speaker how...
Australian Prime Minister's High-Heel Fall Caught on Tape
and the australian prime minister is just the latest high-profile example of a woman taken down by her heels. Her big tumble had all of us ladies wondering if there's any way to avoid falling in pumps. Amy robach, who wears the highest heels I know, is here to give us some tips. I've never seen you
High Heels Lead to Celebs' Hard Falls
High heels are stylish, but falling in them isn’t. Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard found that out the hard way Wednesday after taking a spill when her heels got stuck in the grass at the Gandhi memorial in India. Gillard’s face nearly hit the ground....
World News Instant Index 10/17/2012
From the unconventional and awe-inspiring to the hilarious and heartwarming, here’s a look at some of the most interesting photos, videos and stories that have our newsroom talking today. What’s capturing your attention, filling your inbox and cluttering your Facebook/Twitter feed? Comment below ...
Viral Video Splices Obama 'You Didn't Build That' With M.C. Hammer
A new well-produced, mash-up Internet video marries President Obama’s controversial “You didn’t build that” statement with M.C. Hammer’s “U Can’t Touch This.” The result, “U Didn’t Build That by MC ‘Bama,” is a funny send-up of a key moment of the 2012 presidential campaign. Republicans...
The Global Post: Pope & the Castros…Assad in Homs…Japan Quake & U.S. Athletes…Venice Sinking - and Shifting
THE POPE IN CUBA -BENEDICT TO HONOR ICON, MEET AT LEAST ONE CASTRO…Benedict XVI spent the night in a brand-new home built just for him near the sanctuary of Cuba’s Virgin of Charity icon, where he will kneel in prayer this morning, before heading to...
Man Who Mooned Queen Says Obama is Next
An Australian who was fined $750 today for pulling a cheeky stunt when Queen Elizabeth visited the land down under said he now has his sights set on President Obama. “Any self-important, self-propagating elitists, I will happily bare my buttocks to and tell them what...
Pictures of the Day: Obama vs. Brewer, Building Collapse in Brazil, and Australia Rioting
Paul Cook, left, and Al Anderson, both of Madison, do their best to rescue a sinking shanty from Lake Mendota in the Town of Westport, Wis., Jan. 25, 2012. The shanty, used for the men’s casual ice hockey group called “The Iceholers,” began sinking due...