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Little girl throws tantrum in front of the President, becomes Internet star



When nothing seems to go your way, it doesn’t matter if you’re currently in the White House, meeting President Obama: You just wanna let the world know how you feel

That’s exactly what Claudia Moser, daughter of White House correspondent Laura Moser, did during Passover dinner. Official White House photographer Pete Souza captured a photograph of the little girl face down on the floor, being genuinely unhappy with the world, oblivious to the presence of the President and the First Lady


Obama strips funding for grenade launchers for police



No more grenade launchers, tank-like vehicles and camouflage jackets for American police. That’s the recommendation from President Barak Obama’s task force on police reform published on Monday.

Obama, who created the task force in January following nationwide protests against police brutality, will speak about police reform in America at an event in Camden, New Jersey, on Monday

The first protests broke out in August…

Obama administration clears the way to begin Arctic drilling



ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Royal Dutch Shell’s Arctic drilling program has cleared a major bureaucratic hurdle to begin drilling for oil and gas off Alaska’s northwestern coast this summer.

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management on Monday approved the multi-year exploration plan in the Chukchi Sea for Shell after reviewing thousands of comments from the public, Alaska Native organizations and state and federal agencies.


Michelle Obama urges college grads to soar above racial discrimination



TUSKEGEE, Ala. — Michelle Obama on Saturday invoked the storied history of Tuskegee University as she urged new graduates to soar to their futures, saying the past provides a blueprint for a still country struggling with the “age-old problems” of discrimination and race.

The first lady gave the commencement address at the historically black university in Alabama. Obama described how the Tuskegee Airmen, the famed first African-American pilots of World War II, endured humiliating slights as…

Adorable kitten tests the limits of two very large dalmatians’ patience



This kitten lives for danger.

An adorable kitten named Uno plays with its much larger foster siblings, two dalmatians named Louie and Lady. It’s a good thing those patient pups seem to know how to handle a rambunctious cat.

Of course, every dog has their limit.

David Lynch’s damn fine coffee got its own unsettling commercial



David Lynch and Kyle MacLachlan drank their own special coffee on the the set of Twin Peaks, and now David Lynch is ready to share his mysterious blend with the world.

Well, as long as you’re not a robot. In an ominous lab (of which Lynch probably has many), one brave android tries to sip on the brew, but ends up joining Laura Palmer among the casualties of Lynch’s bizarre universe.

A 6th grader cut off Obama when his answer got too long



Sixth grader Osman Yahya may not have much experience interviewing world leaders, but his confidence gives him an edge over some seasoned professionals.

The bold middle school student from Salisbury, Maryland, moderated a Q&A with President Barack Obama as part of Discovery Education’s virtual field trip.

The leader of the free world sat down with Yahya to discuss his passion for writing and reading, but the sixth-grader had no patience for the president’s babbling. When POTUS started to…

‘It’s not the right word to call our children’: Outrage after officials call looters ‘thugs’



BALTIMORE— Many people were enraged when President Barack Obama used the word “thugs” to describe the rioters who looted stores in Baltimore.

Obama criticized the “criminals and thugs who tore up” Baltimore. City Councilman Carl Stokes went off on CNN

“Of course it’s not the right word to call our children ‘thugs,’” Stokes said. “Just call them n*ggers. Just call them n*ggers. No, we don’t have to call them by names…