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A digital archive of slave voyages details the largest forced migration in history

Between 1500 and 1866, slave traders forced 12.5 million Africans aboard transatlantic slave vessels. Before 1820, four enslaved Africans crossed the …

14 One-Pot Chicken Recipes for Easy, Breezy Weeknight Dinners

When you're trying to eat well during the week, it's always important to think about minimizing the amount of clean up you'll have to do after making dinner. The last thing you want to do is clean up half your kitchen after working a full day. One-pot meals, then, are absolutely the way to go. …

Is the former Obama White House photographer trolling President Trump?

Pete Souza marked his transition from official presidential photographer to just another guy on Instagram with an image of apparent finality: President Barack Obama looking out over the White House as he flew away in a helicopter.<p>But Souza’s story of Barack Obama — told for eight years through …

I Never Knew Saying Goodbye Could Be So Hard

The most wonderful gift the Obamas have left for all of us is the memories.<p>It was 2008 and I laid in my dorm room bed watching my television screen hoping, praying, wishing, that the next day would be a new day in America. I’d never dreamed that a Black man could be president of the United States, …

55 great pictures of President Obama discovering his inner child

One of the staples of the Obama presidency has been a penchant for discovering his inner child. It's been revealed in candid photos of Obama, for example, holding babies and hanging out with children.<p>We've compiled some of the best.<p><i>Amelia Acosta and Matthew Spieser contributed to an earlier version</i> …

Thank you and farewell, President Obama: Will we ever see another truly “presidential” leader?

We’re going to miss his pragmatism, his restraint and his “American cool” — we may never see his like again<p>Early in 2007, I resigned myself to believing Hillary Clinton would easily march to the nomination the following year. No one seemed to have the machine or the charisma to upend her campaign, …

Obama's White House, by official photographer Pete Souza - in pictures

Pete Souza, formerly the official photographer for Ronald Reagan, was the official White House photographer for President Barack Obama. As the US awaits the inauguration of Donald Trump, Souza looks back at some of his favourite images from the last eight years<p><b>All photographs by Pete Souza for The</b> …

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Farewell to Barack Obama: A humane, intelligent and (mostly) effective leader

It's a cliché that definitive judgments of a presidency take time to develop. Presidents praised in their own era — think of John F. Kennedy — are often subject to revisionist reappraisals by later historians, and the process also works in reverse.<p>Yet as<p>Barack Obamaprepares to vacate the White …

Barack Obama and Joe Biden’s White House Bromance Had One Last Beautiful Moment

He called Joe the “best decision” he made on his path to the presidency.<p>So Barack Obama kicked ass last night. In what will likely be the last time until at least 2021 that we hear a speech from the president that is worthy of the office, President Obama did what he does best and gave us an …

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The best photographs of Barack Obama's presidency – in pictures

The Obama presidency was a gift to picture editors: young and attractive with a handsome family, he brought an openness and sense of fun to the White House unseen since JFK. Our US picture editor, Sarah Gilbert, selects her favourite pictures from his eight years in office

Barack Obama

Honor and Effort: What President Obama Achieved in Eight Years

<i>Excerpted from TIME’s</i> “Barack Obama: Eight Years,” <i>a definitive, one-of-kind 96-page, fully illustrated commemorative edition.</i> <i>Available at retailers</i> …

Hail to the Chief: A Statistical Portrait of the Obama Presidency

President Obama is set to leave behind a more inclusive, equitable and economically sturdy nation than the rickety one George W. Bush handed to him<p>In …

23 Of The Best Organization Products You Can Get On Amazon

You can never be ~too~ organized.

Superman (Character)

Current Events<p>The New 52 Superman is dead. The Superman from the pre-New 52 DC Universe has traveled to the New 52 Universe and taken his place, bringing with him his wife Lois and his son Jon. There is also a mysterious Clark Kent who has appeared that seemingly has no powers and was never …