Author Archives: Darlene Superville

  • White House: Obama to Add Julian Castro to Cabinet

    CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama will nominate San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to become housing secretary and will tap Shaun Donovan, his current housing chief, to run the budget office, a White House official said Thursday. Obama was expected to announce his latest Cabinet shuffle ...

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  • Obama, Biden Announce $600M for Job Grants

    OAKDALE, Pa. (AP) — Emphasizing skills training as key to a growing middle class, President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced $600 million in competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs to help people land good-paying jobs. "When it comes to ...

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  • First Lady to Celebrate Turning 50 at Saturday Party

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama turned 50 a day ago but the big celebration is taking place at a White House dance party Saturday night. The White House has said nothing about the guest list or about how many people are expected or about who's providing the entertainment. But word ...

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  • First Lady Brings Holiday Cheer to Sick Kids

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama loved Barbie dolls as a girl. She now prefers Christmas without snow, after living most of her life in Chicago. She isn't sure how she'll celebrate her 50th birthday in about a month but says "it might involve some dancing." Revelations ...

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  • Michelle Obama Wants People to Drink More Plain Water

    WASHINGTON— Michelle Obama has pushed Americans to eat healthier and to exercise more. Now she says we should "drink up," too. As in plain water. And more of it. The first lady, who has spent several years highlighting the problem of childhood obesity, is getting behind a ...

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  • Obama Exhorts Good Deeds by Morehouse Graduates

    ATLANTA (AP) — President Barack Obama, in a soaring commencement address on work, sacrifice and opportunity, on Sunday told graduates of historically Black Morehouse College to seize the power of their example as Black men graduating from college and use it to improve people's lives. ...

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