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WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 31: Jenna Bush-Hager and Barbara Bush attend the George W. Bush and Laura Bush Portrait unveiling at the White House on May 31, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Leigh Vogel/WireImage) 0

The Bush Sisters Wrote the Obama Girls A Letter

Malia and Sasha, eight years ago on a cold November day, we greeted you on the steps of the White House. We saw both the light and wariness in your eyes as you gazed at your new home. We left our jobs in Baltimore and...

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Lord Snowdon dies aged 86

Lord Snowdon, Princess Margaret’s former husband, has died aged 86, a family spokesperson has said. The renowned photographer and filmmaker died peacefully at his home on Friday, according to his picture agency Camera Press. Lord Snowdon married Princess Margaret on 6 May 1960 but they...

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The 16 Rules of Modern Etiquette

Courtesy isn’t hard to display — it amounts to respect for both yourself and others. But there are several nuances which only a small number of people seem to know. Bright Side collected a few rules which can make your life (and that of other’s) more pleasant. 1. Never come to visit without a call. If you’ve...

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Safety Tips

Seven Methods to Staying Safe at Home Have emergency numbers easily accessible. … Place emergency devices in an easily accessible place. … Make emergency plans. … Install an alarm system. … Keep doors and windows locked. … Never tell someone that you’re home alone. … Make...

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Today’s Joke

So my wife’s pregnant, and people are so idiotic. You know what people ask? They ask, ‘What do you want? A little boy? A little girl?’ Everything’s prefaced with ‘little.’ Oh, jeez, no! What else would it have been? We want the biggest thing possible....

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Seven Lessons About Trump’s Next Four Years

President-elect Donald Trump went nose-to-nose Wednesday with a press corps itching to cross-examine him after more than five months at arm’s length, while his top nominees faced off with senators during a strategic crush of confirmation hearings. The raucous 48 hours, beginning on Capitol Hill...

US President Barack Obama speaks during his farewell address in Chicago, Illinois on January 10, 2017.
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Real Men Cry: Why President Obama’s Tears Matter

President Obama tackled topics ranging from the economy to Osama bin Laden, marriage equality, and fake news in his optimistic farewell address last night in Chicago, ending with a poignant “yes we can, yes we did.” But the breakout moment, according to Facebook and Twitter...

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Obama surprises VP, Biden

President Obama awarded outgoing Vice President Biden the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Thursday afternoon. Calling the former longtime Delaware senator “the best vice president America’s ever had” and a “lion of American history,” Obama gave his White House partner the surprise award in an...

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Former England manager, Graham Taylor, dies aged 72

Former England manager Graham Taylor has died aged 72. A statement read on behalf of his family said: “With the greatest sadness, we have to announce that Graham passed away at his home early this morning of a suspected heart attack. “The family are devastated...