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Frank Gehry is teaching an online architecture class

Ever wish you could design like Frank? The starchitect’s starchitect Frank Gehry is still a busy man at 87 years young. When he’s not debuting major cultural institutions or winning a Presidential Medal of Freedom, the L.A.-based Pritzker winner is tapping into what’s hip and now, e.g. Show More Summary

What Happens When A President Doesn't Like To Read? We're Already Finding Out.

Back what seems like years ago, when former President of the United States Barack Obama surprised Joe Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, he invited the Vice President to step up to the podium and give an off-the-cuff acceptance speech. Show More Summary

Meet Grace Hopper, Whose Name Is Replacing John Calhoun’s at Yale

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The computer pioneer and naval officer posthumously received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2016.

‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Hero Receives Posthumous PETA Award for Being Lifelong Vegetarian

Desmond Doss, the late World War II hero brought to life in the Oscar-nominated film Hacksaw Ridge, received a Presidential Medal of Freedom for saving 75 soldiers—even though he... The post ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Hero Receives Posthumous PETA Award for Being Lifelong Vegetarian appeared first on PETA.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to be honored when high-scoring UCLA takes on stifling Arizona

It will be a celebration of Showtime, past and present. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will be honored at halftime of UCLA’s game against Arizona on Saturday afternoon at Pauley Pavilion for recently receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. The Bruins legend will address...

January 21, 2017 – Please Join Kareem for UCLA’s “Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Day”

UCLA graduate and icon Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will be honored this Saturday, Jan. 21 at the Bruins' home basketball game against Arizona after receiving the nation's highest civilian honor – the Presidential Medal of Freedom

RIP, Biden memes: How the VP awakened the internet's most earnest humor

Joe Biden is leaving office, and with him go the Biden memes. The internet, predictably, is already mourning. Even President Obama acknowledged the end of an era as he presented Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom last week....Show More Summary

Here’s What Bruce Springsteen Played At A Private Farewell Concert For Obama’s Staff

A few months ago, Barack Obama awarded Bruce Springsteen with the Presidential Medal Of Freedom. And last week, two days after Obama delivered his farewell address, Springsteen returned to the White House to play a private farewell concert for Obama and his staff. He played a 15-song acoustic solo set, joined only by Patti Scialfa…

UCLA to honor Kareem for Presidential Medal of Freedom

UCLA announced on Wednesday that they will honor Kareem Abdul-Jabbar during Saturday’s game against Arizona in Pauley Pavilion. Jabbar was given the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Barack Obama this past November, the highest honor that a civilian can receive. He was presented with the medal not only due to his ability on the floor, […]

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For Our Consideration: “Charm monster” Tom Hanks hosts Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!, tries to reassure America

Tom Hanks is, arguably, the biggest movie star in the world. His films have grossed hundreds of millions of dollars and won him two Oscars and four Golden Globes. He also recently nabbed a Presidential Medal Of Freedom from President Obama just for being a stand-up guy. Show More Summary

Former Rep. faces backlash for saying Biden 'doesn't deserve' Medal of Freedom

A former congressman from Kansas is facing backlash for criticizing Joe Biden's recent designation as a Presidential Medal of Freedom honoree. On January 12, Tim Huelskamp retweeted a CNN article about the vice president receiving the...Show More Summary

Matt Lauer: ‘I Just Burst Out Crying’ When Obama Gave Biden Medal of Freedom

Following a gushing report on Friday’s NBC Today about President Obama awarding Vice President Joe Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, co-host Matt Lauer revealed that he was overtaken by emotion while watching the White House...Show More Summary

Plugs Biden Wins Presidential Medal of Freedom — With Distinction

Obama’s goofy, gaffe-prone sidekick Joe “Plugs” Biden is the fourth person in history to be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom With Distinction. The distinction in this case is that

Biden: Obama Medal Honor ‘Shocked’ Me

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The morning after President Obama surprised him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Vice President Joe Biden talks about his bromance with the president and his fears about Trump.

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Obama surprises VP Joe Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom

President Obama awarded the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, to a shocked Vice President Biden on Thursday at the White House. Biden and the president had gathered with others for what the White House had described as a final tribute to the vice president. The event began with a playful and […]

Obama Surprises Biden with Medal of Freedom

President Barack Obama surprised an emotional Joe Biden Thursday with a farewell tribute where he presented the vice president with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. "As one of his long-time colleagues in the senate who happened toShow More Summary

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