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Daily Archives: April 27, 2012

President Obama with Jimmy Fallon during a taping of the Jimmy Fallon Show on April 24, 2012.

Photograph by Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo

President Obama with Jimmy Fallon during a taping of the Jimmy Fallon Show on April 24, 2012.

Kardashian, Obama, Spielberg and Kimmel

In his debut at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner as president of the United States, Barack Obama poked fun at his own sometimes-mocked teleprompter — “Good evening,” he read aloud to the assembled black-tie  dinner crowd, “pause for laughter.”...

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Leon Ridenour walks to a Wal-Mart for his evening shift as a greeter.

Photograph by Tim Kupsick/The Casper Star-Tribune/AP Photo

Leon Ridenour walks to a Wal-Mart for his evening shift as a greeter.

Magic Number of the Day: 38

That’s the percentage of adults who aren’t retired and who say they will have enough money to live “comfortably” when they do, according to a Gallup poll that measured the statistic as a new low. About 55 percent of respondents...

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