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Obama Gives Steph Curry Advice on His Jump Shot

He also proves to be the superior Connect Four player

(Newser) - Steph Curry made more three-pointers this season than any player ever while leading the Golden State Warriors to the most wins in NBA history. But when the President of the United States offers jump-shooting tips, you listen. The Hill reports a PSA about mentorship starring Curry and President Obama was... More »

Michelle Tapped Longtime Pal, Mentor as Staff Chief

Longtime friends worked together in Chicago

(Newser) - Looking for change, Michelle Obama turned to longtime mentor and friend Susan Sher to serve as her chief of staff, the Chicago Tribune reports. They met when Obama dropped off a resume at Chicago’s City Hall; Sher, then the city’s No. 2 lawyer, was immediately impressed by the... More »

A Baptist and a Mullah Team Up to Fight Taliban

US captain urges Afghan colonel to show faith to locals

(Newser) - A Baptist Army officer has teamed up with an Afghan mullah to fight Taliban propaganda that calls the Afghan army godless. “The only way we can keep people from becoming Taliban is by promoting the Muslim nature of the Afghan National Army,” says the mullah, Lt. Col. Abdul... More »

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