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The Pope Met President Obama and Now They Are the Best of Friends | Barack Obama, Pope Francis

The Pope Met President Obama and Now They Are the Best of Friends

Originally posted 03/27/2014 01:00PM

The exchange of gifts is a de rigueur part of every papal audience, but Thursday's presentation had an unusually loud element. A metal support stilt holding up the top of President Barack Obama's gift – a chest of seeds from the White House garden – twice crashed onto the marble floor of the pope's library when photographers banged into the table holding it.

"These, I think, are carrots," Obama told the pope as he pulled out a blue velvet pouch from the seed chest.

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Twitter's 8th Birthday: Do You Remember These 8 Tweets?

Twitter's 8th Birthday: Do You Remember These 8 Tweets?

Originally posted 03/21/2014 04:15PM

Before March 2006, there were no limits on what web users could say – but then Twitter was born. On Friday, the social network celebrates eight years of keeping feelings under 140 characters.

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President Obama Ribs Ellen DeGeneres About Oscars Selfie

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President Obama Ribs Ellen DeGeneres About Oscars Selfie, Weighs In on House of Cards

Originally posted 03/20/2014 11:30AM

With Michelle Obama traveling to China with her daughters, President Barack Obama is fending for himself in the White House.

Fortunately, the commander-in-chief has a concerned friend eager to check up on him: Ellen DeGeneres, who quizzed the POTUS on his well-being at the First Lady's behest.

"Mr. President, Michelle said she's out of town, and she wanted to know, did you make your bed this morning?" DeGeneres asked via satellite on Thursday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

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Barack Obama Attempts to Shop For Michelle and the Girls at the Gap | Gap, StyleWatch, Barack Obama, Gap

Barack Obama Attempts to Shop For Michelle and the Girls at the Gap

Originally posted 03/11/2014 06:30PM

The president makes a pit stop to pick up stylish souvenirs for his family (and support raising the minimum wage)

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Watch: President Obama Zings Zach Galifianakis on Between Two Ferns

Originally posted 03/11/2014 08:45AM



It's not quite Frost/Nixon, but we'll take it.

President Obama appeared on Zach Galifianakis's crushingly awkward Between Two Ferns Web series Tuesday, and it was hilarious, if a little hard to sit through.

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President Obama Meets Himself, Thanks to Uncanny Impressionist | Barack Obama

President Obama Meets Himself, Thanks to Uncanny Impressionist

Originally posted 03/07/2014 02:55PM

It's not every day the president gets to meet himself.

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George Clooney Cozies Up to Pretty British Lawyer in D.C. | George Clooney

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin 'Stuck Like Glue' at White House Event: Source

Originally posted 02/26/2014 01:45PM

Has George Clooney jumped back into the dating game?

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Ghostbusters Firehouse Becomes Twinkie Shrine in Tribute to Harold Ramis | Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters 1 & 2: Double Feature Gift Set, Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters II, Individual Class

Ghostbusters Firehouse Becomes Twinkie Shrine in Tribute to Harold Ramis

Originally posted 02/25/2014 12:20PM

After hearing the news of Harold Ramis's death on Monday, devotees of the comedy legend sought out ways to remember his outstanding contributions to film.

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