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Virtual Teaching Is Over for Jill Biden

First lady returns to in-person teaching

(Newser) - Jill Biden has gone back to her whiteboard. After months of teaching writing and English to community college students in boxes on a computer screen, the first lady resumed teaching in person Tuesday from a classroom at Northern Virginia Community College, where she has worked since 2009, the AP reports....

Bidens Mourn With Families at Dover
Bidens Mourn With
Families at Dover 

Bidens Mourn With Families at Dover

President meets with troops' families privately

(Newser) - President Biden and his wife, Jill, traveled to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware on Sunday to honor the 13 US troops killed in the Kabul airport bombing last week. The Bidens met privately with the troops' families, CNN reports, then watched the transfer of the troops' remains from the...

Jill Biden Punctured Foot During Beach Walk

She had debris flushed out of wound at hospital

(Newser) - First lady Jill Biden underwent a medical procedure Thursday to flush out debris from a puncture wound on her left foot, her spokesperson said. Michael LaRosa said Jill Biden's foot was punctured while she walking on a beach in Hawaii last weekend, but it was “unclear what object...

She's a Spelling Bee Finalist, and a Basketball Prodigy

Meet Zaila Avant-garde of Louisiana

(Newser) - Finalists in the Scripps National Spelling Bee will get a visit from one of the nation's most prominent educators: first lady Jill Biden. The first lady will meet with spellers and their families before the bee Thursday evening and stay to watch the competition, per the AP . This year'...

Jill Biden, Kate Middleton Meet and Tour School
Jill Biden Meets the Duchess

Jill Biden Meets the Duchess

First lady and Kate Middleton tour a school in England

(Newser) - Jill Biden, on her first trip abroad as first lady, met up with Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, to visit a school on Thursday. The school is in Cornwall, where the G7 summit is being held. Biden and Kate dropped in on the 4- and 5-year-old kiddos while they...

Jill Biden's Jacket Sends Message of 'Love' on UK Trip

'We're bringing love from America,' she says

(Newser) - Jill Biden is sending a sartorial message of "love" as she accompanies her husband President Biden overseas. The first lady wore a black jacket with the word "love" outlined on the back in silver beading as she and the president met with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and...

Late Night Jokes Flow Over This Presidential Photo

They 'look like a ventriloquist act,' quips Seth Meyers

(Newser) - To mark President Biden's 100th day in office, he and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden paid a visit to a couple who know a lot about what they're going through: Former President Carter and his wife, Rosalynn. Last Thursday's meeting at the Carters' home in Plains, Ga....

Photo of Bidens, Carters Looks a Little ... Off

Bidens look enormous and the Carters tiny, but a wide-angle lens probably explains it

(Newser) - The Bidens visited the Carters last week, and the Carters tweeted a photo of the get-together on Monday. People on the internet have been scratching their heads over it ever since, notes Yahoo News . The current occupants of the White House look downright enormous in comparison to Jimmy and Rosalynn...

Petition Wants to Nix Melania's 'Boring Tribute to Herself'

Signees want first lady Jill Biden to restore Rose Garden to the Jackie O version

(Newser) - When Melania Trump redesigned the White House's Rose Garden last summer, the result wasn't embraced by all. While several upgrades were made, including an improved drainage system and tech enhancements to make the site more media-friendly, critics were peeved that the then-first lady removed some trees and many...

First Lady Leaves Valentine's Day 'Surprise' for America

Dr. Jill Biden scattered hearts with uplifting messages across White House lawn

(Newser) - We're not yet sure what President Biden got Dr. Jill Biden for Feb. 14, but we know what she got for the rest of us. America woke up Friday to see what the first lady's press secretary calls "surprise Valentine messages," in the form of giant...

Jill Biden's Inauguration Corsage Part of Sweet Tradition
The Biden
White House
Gets a Crib

The Biden White House Gets a Crib

Bidens reveal hopes, fears, and marriage tips in first White House interview

(Newser) - A week into his presidency, Joe Biden joined his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, for the couple's first sit-down interview from the White House. Courtesy of People , the discussion covers everything from their 43-year marriage to the outlook of the coronavirus pandemic—and the president took a dig at the...

Biden Apologizes After Guardsmen Sleep in Garage

Several governors recall troops

(Newser) - It's not clear how it happened, but National Guard troops were ordered out of the US Capitol on Thursday and told to sleep on the floor of an unheated parking garage. That caused outrage, some of it from governors, and President Biden has apologized to the chief of the...

Biden's Daughter: 'We're OK' With No Traditional Handover

Ashley Biden spoke to Bush daughter in first TV interview

(Newser) - Move over Ivanka Trump, America is about to get a new first daughter. In her first network TV interview, Ashley Biden spoke to another presidential daughter, Today co-host Jenna Bush Hager. In the interview , which aired Tuesday, the 39-year-old said mother Jill Biden hadn't heard anything from outgoing first...

Inauguration Poet to 'Touch' on Capitol Attack

Amanda Gorman was chosen to read by the Bidens

(Newser) - At age 22, poet Amanda Gorman, chosen to read at the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, already has a history of writing for official occasions. "I have kind of stumbled upon this genre. It's been something I find a lot of emotional reward in, writing something I can...

'Nothing to Worry About,' Biden Says as He Gets His Shot

Trump deserves some credit, president-elect says

(Newser) - President-elect Joe Biden took his first dose of coronavirus vaccine on Monday, thanking health care workers and expressing confidence in the process. Nurse practitioner Tabe Mase put the needle in Biden's left arm, on live television, at Christiana Hospital in Newark, Delaware. "We owe these folks an awful...

Jill Biden Responds to Doctorate Controversy

She says doctorate is one of the things she's proudest of

(Newser) - Jill Biden responded Thursday to the "Dr. Biden" issue . "One of the things I'm most proud of is my doctorate," she said during a joint interview with her husband on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. She said the essay from a man who suggested she...

Here's the Latest Fallout From Dr. Biden Op-Ed

Northwestern denounces author, 'Wall Street Journal' editor stands by the piece

(Newser) - Northwestern University is making sure to point out that it does not agree with the controversial op-ed about Dr. Jill Biden written by one of its former lecturers. In fact, it calls Joseph Epstein's suggestion that Biden drop the honorific since she's not a medical doctor "misogynistic....

Op-Ed About Jill Biden Raises a Ruckus
Op-Ed About Jill Biden
Raises a Ruckus
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Op-Ed About Jill Biden Raises a Ruckus

Essayist tells her to drop 'Dr.' before her name

(Newser) - The Wall Street Journal published an op-ed about Jill Biden on Saturday, and it has not landed well in some circles. The piece is by 83-year-old essayist Joseph Epstein, who implores Biden to lose the "Dr." in front of her name. The soon-to-be first lady has a doctorate...

Teaching Job Would Set Jill Biden Apart

No first lady has held a paying position outside the White House

(Newser) - "If we get to the White House, I'm gonna continue to teach," Jill Biden said this summer. If she does, CBS reports, she'd mark a first of her own: No other first lady has ever held a paying job. President-elect Joe Biden's wife works full...

Some 'Heavy Hitters' to Appear at Night 2 of DNC

Virtual convention will also hear from Jimmy Carter, Colin Powell

(Newser) - Joe Biden is drawing on party elders at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday, making the case that he and his party are uniquely positioned with experience and expertise to repair chaos that President Trump has created at home and abroad. He's also showing off younger Democrats the party hopes...

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