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Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and aide to Martin Luther King Jr., dies at 98

Lowery, a co-founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, led the group for 20 years and later spoke at Obama’s 2009 inauguration.
  • Mar 28, 2020

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  • Mar 3, 2020

We asked black mothers how they find their joy. This is what they said.

"We don’t see joy reflected in popular culture, so we make our own."
  • Sep 20, 2019

Amy Klobuchar’s complicated relationship with her father has defined her as a person and a candidate

The Minnesota senator’s complicated relationship with her father has defined her as a person and a candidate.
  • May 7, 2019

Are Amy and Beto O’Rourke the future of politics?

Beto's campaign for president has put his marriage in the spotlight, showcasing a relationship that is at once the most modern and most traditional of any 2020 candidate.
  • Mar 19, 2019

In revealing new memoir, Michelle Obama candidly shares her story

The former first lady doles out life lessons and tackles tough topics — including how she feels about President Trump.
  • Nov 9, 2018

After a month out of view, Melania Trump reemerges for State of the Union

Her low profile had raised questions about her marriage and interest in the first lady role.
  • Jan 31, 2018

Seen but rarely heard: How Melania Trump is approaching the public role of first lady.

In her first year, she sidestepped advocacy but used images to make her presence known.
  • Jan 2, 2018

‘Dumbest story ever’: How Omarosa’s reality-star exit from the White House hijacked the news.

In a weird meta-soap opera, the attention-grabbing staffer kept feeding the narrative — and the media couldn’t resist.
  • Dec 15, 2017

Obama rocks a Santa hat and leather jacket to visit children at a D.C. Boys & Girls Club

The former president brought gifts and visited with the students and staff.
  • Dec 14, 2017