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'Thanks for giving us a scandal-free administration': Readers bid a fond farewell to Barack Obama

Before the brash, unpredictable Donald Trump, there was the contemplative, cool Barack Obama (remember him?). Perhaps the only obvious thing the two have in common is their service to a deeply divided nation, but Obama's absence appears to have already made our letter writers' hearts grow fonder.<p>In …

Barack Obama

The Obamas' Low-Tech Parenting

Although First Lady Michelle and President Barack Obama certainly could provide their daughters, Malia and Sasha, the latest in digital devices, the Obama parents have chosen to raise their kids in a low-tech home environment. A recent <i>New York Times</i> article looking at Mrs. Obama's parenting style …

Harvard Law School

In 2 Terms, Barack Obama Had Fewer Scandals Than Donald Trump Has Had In The Last 2 Weeks

This is a major departure from the presidencies of George W. Bush, Clinton, Reagan and Nixon.<p><i>This piece is part of a series on Obama’s legacy that The Huffington Post will be publishing over the next week.</i><p>WASHINGTON ― Scandal has consumed the final four years of every two-term president in modern …

Donald Trump

‘Hidden Figures’ No More: Meet Human Computer Dorothy Vaughan

(Dorothy Vaughn in her twenties (left), Octavia Spencer (right); Photo credit: NASA archives)<p>Dorothy Vaughan, one of the hidden figures in American …

Black History

The Workout You Need to Get Arms Like Kate Hudson

Celeb-level arms require hard work, you guys.<p>There's a reason Kate Hudson took her expertise from the movie set to the activewear business (if you …