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Michelle Obama Memoir Is Next Pick for Winfrey Book Club

NEW YORK — Michelle Obama's "Becoming," already expected to sell millions of copies, now has the official backing of Oprah Winfrey. On Monday, Barnes & Noble announced that pre-orders for "Becoming" were the highest for any adult book since Harper Lee's...
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Explosive Devices Sent to Obama, Clintons; CNN Evacuated

WASHINGTON — Bombs and other suspicious packages targeting Hillary Clinton, former President Barack Obama and CNN were intercepted Wednesday in a rash of attacks aimed at prominent Democrats and a cable news network often criticized by political conservatives....
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Top 10 Photos of the Week

Hurricane Florence Rescue Teams U.S. Coast Guard rescue swimmer Samuel Knoeppel, center, and Randy Haba, bottom right, approach to Willie Schubert of Pollocksville, N.C., on a stranded van in Pollocksville on...
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Barack Obama’s Return: Good or Bad for Democrats?

WASHINGTON — Nearly two years out of the White House, former President Barack Obama is facing another political test. "This is perfect for us. It will energize Republicans as a reminder." — Rep. Lou Barletta, the Republican challenging Casey for the Senate ...