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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.

2009-01-09 08:30:00

60 MINUTES PRESENTS OBAMA: ALL ACCESS - BARACK OBAMA'S ROAD TO THE WHITE HOUSE The First 60 MINUTES-Branded DVD From CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment Debuts in February HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan.

2009-01-09 09:08:02

The analysis, by Sara Collins and colleagues at The Commonwealth Fund, finds that the proposals outlined by President-elect Obama and Senator Baucus could cover almost all Americans

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.