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Here are the most admired people in the world according to YouGov poll

A YouGov poll reveals the world’s most admired people in the world in 2018 and President Donald Trump may not appreciate where he was ranked in this year’s survey.  Although there are several controversies and scandals surrounding the current president of the United States, Donald...

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 6:00pm

People are convinced there's an inappropriate 'secret' object painted in Obama's portrait

As tradition goes, Obama got his portrait done. So did Michelle (and her remarkably sculpted arms). Unveiled Monday, they’re the talk of the town (aka the World Wide Web), and not just because the ex-presidential duo was the first to commission black artists to do the job (hers, Amy Sherald;...

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 1:17pm

The Obamas' trainer talks post-White House workouts

The Obamas are known for their big voices and big biceps. (OK, maybe more people were lusting after Michelle Obama arms than Barack, but they're both fit.) It's true — audacious and athletic, they made their mark on the nation for two terms.  Cornell McClellan, longtime...

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 5:35pm

Obama struggled with emotions, desk lamp during Malia's Harvard drop off

Barack Obama had a rough time sending Malia off at Harvard this past fall. On the first episode of David Letterman's new Netflix show "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction," the former president revealed to the ex-"Late Show" host that he was pretty much a "useless,...

Friday, January 12, 2018 - 11:43am

Joe Biden says he didn't want to be VP

Joe Biden didn’t want to be Obama’s right hand — the Robin to his Batman, the VP to his P — and was upfront about it when the former president asked him in 2008. Huff Post reports that during a Tuesday event in San Francisco promoting his memoir, "Promise Me, Dad: A...

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 1:20pm

Obama to speak at sports conference in Boston next month

Former President Barack Obama will be coming back to Boston next month, but this trip doesn’t have to do with his daughter at Harvard or receiving any awards at the JFK Library. Obama will be in the area to speak about sports at a conference hosted by the Massachusetts Institute of...

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 12:27pm

In new interview, Obama warns against irresponsible social media use

During the September Invictus Games in Toronto, Prince Harry put Former President Barack Obama in the hot seat as a guest editor on BBC Radio 4. They talked about his hopes for the future, his post-presidental life and the Obama Foundation, but the full interview wasn’t released until...

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 12:21pm

Three Obama tweets are among 2017's most retweeted — but none of Trump's

During his first year in office, President Trump has concentrated on undoing key parts of former President Obama's legacy. But this is one he won't be able to reverse: Three of Obama's tweets rank among 2017's most retweeted posts, Twitter says. None of Trump's are on the list...

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 3:39pm

Americans no longer prefer male leaders and Barack Obama agrees it's time for her-story

A recent Gallup Poll found that Americans are having a change of heart when it comes to picking leaders and now would not prefer a man over a woman. And former President Barack Obama recently said that more future leaders should be women. According to Gallup, 55 percent of Americans have no...

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 6:14pm

Trump still believes Barack Obama was not born in United States

President Trumps still believes that former President Barack Obama was not born in the United States and continues to espouse birtherism conspiracy theories behind closed doors, according to a report by the New York Times. A senator told the publication that President Trump is still holding on to...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 1:19pm

'You find yourself putting the bad memories out of your mind': Biden on loss of son

Joe Biden talked to Ellen DeGeneres in an emotional interview about writing the book Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose about facing the loss of his son Beau Biden. Joe Biden on Beau Biden Apologizing for sounding like a “typical dad,” the former vice...

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 5:00pm

Former President Barack Obama shows up for jury duty, gets sent home

Former President Barack Obama showed up to court on Wednesday ready for jury duty, but he was ultimately dismissed. The former president showed up at the Chicago’s Daley Center Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. flanked by members of the Secret Service for jury duty but was dismissed hours later...

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 7:23pm

Trump asked about reversing Obama to rename Denali as Mt. McKinley

In another move that appears to be an excuse to rollback an Obama-era decision, President Donald Trump asked Alaskan senators if he could change the name of the tallest mountain in North America back to Mount McKinley from Denali, the native Alaskan name. During a meeting with Trump and Interior...

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 6:22pm

Trump falsely claims Obama didn't call the families of fallen soldiers

Trying to save face as reporters questioned him on why he had not publicly commented on the deadly ambush of four U.S. soldiers in Niger earlier this month, President Donald Trump falsely claimed on Monday that former President Barack Obama didn't call the families of fallen service members....

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 11:03am

25 photos of the Obamas on their 25th wedding anniversary

Barack and Michelle Obama (née Robinson) tied the knot on Oct. 3, 1992 and a lot has happened in the quarter century since the Obamas got hitched.   Another year older, but the same phenomenal guy I married nearly 25 years ago. Happy birthday, @BarackObama -- we love you so...

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 4:42pm

Are the Obamas moving to the Upper East Side?

Is former President Barack Obama looking to edge in on the hometown of President Donald Trump? If the rumors are true, perhaps. Multiple sources told Page Six that 44 and former first lady Michelle Obama have their eyes on 10 Gracie Square on the Upper East Side. The couple was recently spotted...

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 5:32pm

Obamas draw cheering crowd in New York as the leave Greenwich Villageapartment

Former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle drew cheering crowds as they lefts a posh apartment building in Greenwich Village in New York on Sunday. A video shows the former first couple, Michelle dressed in a black dress and Obama in his typical business casual, walking toward a black...

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 5:12pm

Melania Trump was snubbed by Vanity Fair's best-dressed list and her fans are pissed

Melania Trump fans are furious after realizing the first lady was snubbed by Vanity Fair on its “International Best-Dressed List” for 2017. On a list that seems to include the who’s who of world leaders — former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama,...

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 5:43pm

Here's how Trump is rolling back Obama policies on immigration, education and civil rights

As the Trump administration announced on Tuesday it would put an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program, the program became the latest target on a hit list of Obama-era programs President Donald Trump has been undoing since taking the Oval Office in January. In undoing his...

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 6:26am

Barack and Michelle Obama dined out at this Martha's Vineyard restaurant

As Malia gets ready for her first year at Harvard, proud parents Barack and Michelle Obama haven't been far away. They've been soaking up the sun in one of the Bay State's most scenic vacation spots. The former president and first lady have once again been spending their summer over on...

Monday, August 28, 2017 - 12:05pm