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2009-01-16 18:00:00

JACKSON, Miss., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Steven Joseph Christopher was arrested by agents of the United States Secret Service today for making threats against President-Elect Barack Obama, U.S. Attorney Dunn Lampton announced.

2009-01-16 15:02:56

Legoland California unveiled its latest mammoth Lego block sculpture Friday -- a pre-enactment of President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration. Among the more than one thousand people represented in the display are the Obama family, Vice President-elect Joe Biden, his wife Jill Biden, outgoing President George W.

2009-01-15 11:05:00

Speculation erupted on Wednesday due to new reports that President-elect Barack Obama may be considering his new appointee to take over as NASA chief.

2009-01-14 12:44:12

The operators of a funeral home in Elizabeth, N.J., say a cardboard cutout of U.S.

2009-01-14 10:48:29

The Corrigan Brothers wrote their song There's No One As Irish As Barack Obama in 20 minutes after learning he had roots in Ireland, the trio's label said. The Irish rock group's tribute to President-elect Barack Obama's Irish heritage has gotten more than 710,000 hits on YouTube as of Wednesday.

2009-01-12 16:10:14

The owner of a Chicago hair salon said it has seen a dramatic spike in business since it changed its name from Ossama's to Obama's. Mike Elsheikh said his Ossama's Hair Design in downtown Chicago marked a sharp decrease in business after the Sept.

2009-01-12 16:08:06


2009-01-12 11:27:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ --Whitman Publishing, LLC, has released a hands-on "Collector's Vault" honoring Barack Obama's life and historic presidential campaign.

2009-01-10 13:45:32

Merchandisers say the economy may be tanking but the market is hot for commemorative kitsch celebrating U.S.

2009-01-09 14:06:32

President-elect Barack Obama has one word on how he thinks a U.S. college football champion should be crowned -- playoff. Obama, during a news conference Friday in which he named members of his national security team, congratulated No. 1 Florida for its 24-14 win over No.

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