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In an Instagram post, Obama shared his picks for what to read this summer. The stories oscillate between mysterious, dark and, at times, humorous, to paint a complicated picture of the dynamics between men and women. Structured as a letter addressed to her two young sons, this thriller is centered around Marie Mitchell, a black FBI intelligence officer. Is the Internet changing us for the better or for the worse? One is Nora, a wife and mother waiting for her husband to return home, and the other is Lurie, a former outlaw who believes he is being haunted by ghosts. Examining issues of immigration, differences between generations and the power of familial bonds, How to Read the Air addresses the difficulty of building a robust family history.
A History of President Obama Pressing Two Fingers to His Lips
When he finds himself in deep thought, President Obama prefers to turn to the nearest window and stare out of it. But what if there are no windows to look through? One finger would not adequately convey the gravity of the moment. A Middlesex County man is in police custody after several pipe bomb-like devices were found near the route of a Labor Day parade that the governor was set to attend Monday.
Barack Obama is calling on all Americans to hold their political leaders accountable for failing to pass gun laws that would prevent at least some of the tragedies that have become so commonplace in the US. Expressing his grief over the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio , that left more than 30 people dead and dozens wounded, the former US president said hateful ideologies and language historically have inspired violence worldwide. No other developed nation tolerates the levels of gun violence that we do. We are not helpless here. And until all of us stand up and insist on holding public officials accountable for changing our gun laws, these tragedies will keep happening.