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Michelle Obama Lobbies Congress Over School Lunch Program
Making school lunches healthier is part of a push by the first lady to reduce the epidemic of childhood obesity.
CBS Lost Appetite For Government Watchdog Stories, Attkisson Says
When the investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson left CBS this year, she did not do so quietly. She contends the network refused to run stories that might damage President Obama.
Video Of Extremist Sunni Group's Leader Needs To Be Confirmed
A man claiming to be the leader of the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, appeared in a video this weekend leading prayers. He has taken the name Caliph Ibrahim and claims to rule over all Muslims.
Firecracker Man Calls Himself A Little Nuts
John Fletcher of Michigan celebrated Independence Day by setting off 10,500 firecrackers attached to his body. He's done this for years. Sometimes he gets injured.
Funnel Cloud Photo Bombs Wedding Pix
As a Canadian bride and groom posed for a close-up — down the road from their ceremony — a funnel cloud appeared behind them.
Programs Target Poverty In Obama's Five 'Promise Zones'
The idea is to basically carpet-bomb specific urban neighborhoods and rural areas with programs like after-school classes, GED courses and job training, with the goal of turning those areas around.
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