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President Barack Obama was heckled during a speech at the National Defense University in Washington by Medea Benjamin, an anti-war activist.

The two videos below show the news feed of Obama being heckled repeatedly, and the perspective of the heckler being restrained by security:

Obama was defending the use of drones ("These strikes have saved lives") and again discussing his desire to shut down Cuba's Guantanamo Bay.

"Can you tell the Muslim people their lives are as precious as our lives?" Medea, co-founder of the group Code Pink, can be heard yelling.

Obama seemed agitated, and repeatedly asked her to allow him to finish his sentence and address her concerns, but did allow Benjamin to speak:

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Ah, prom season. This annual, awkward rite of passage may be winding down, but it lives on in photos for President Barack Obama and countless other celebs.

Time unearthed this classic photo from the future President's 1979 prom in Hawaii. Take a look at the 17-year-old with his date and another couple:

Obama Prom Photo

Kelli Allman, second from left, says Obama spent his H.S. days studying, playing basketball (as a player on the varsity team) and hanging out with his friends.

Allman shares, "It was a really fun, happy time. We were all cracking up, and everyone was smiling. It was pretty typical from there out as far as what happens at prom."

"Dinner and, dancing and the photos, all of that."

Not to mention great hair on the Prez. Take a look at a ton more celebrity prom photos, young and old, after the jump, and see if you can ID them all!

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Forbes' Most Powerful Couples List has been released, and Barack and Michelle Obama came out on top as the most dynamic of dynamic duos.

Meanwhile, the two final pairs in 2013's Tournament of THG: Couples Edition (Robsten and Ian Somerhalder and Nina Dobrev) have since split.

Forbes 1, THG 0.

Barack and Michelle Obama Photograph

Forbes' eclectic list of formidable duos who span the worlds of entertainment, politics, media and even royalty has POTUS and FLOTUS at #1.

It's Michelle who carries this particular ticket, too.

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President Barack Obama's historic embrace of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights has been widely praised ... and widely criticized.

It didn't hurt him with the public enough to sway the 2012 election results, but his support for gay causes lit a fire under many vocal opponents.

Which brings us to conservative pundit "Coach" Dave Daubenmire ... who is calling on Obama to come out of the closet and admit he's gay already.

In a bizarre online rant, Dave emphasizes, "How about he come out and admit he's the first openly gay president or, better yet, openly bisexual president?"

He cites Obama's praise for Jason Collins and notes that the President's "face seems to really light up when he begins to talk about the gay agenda."

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Justifiably or not, President Barack Obama's approval rating has apparently not been hurt by a trio of scandals making headlines in the past week.

A new poll from CNN and ORC International found that 53 percent of Americans approve of the job Obama is doing, while 45 percent disapprove.

President Obama in Florida

This number remains virtually unchanged from polls taken before the AP and IRS scandals hit and the Benghazi scandal reemerged due to hearings.

A CNN poll taken in early April showed Obama's approval rating at 51 percent. A Gallup poll taken in early May showed him hovering at 50 percent.

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NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman is going back to North Korea this summer, in part because President Barack Obama can't do jack about the situation.

At least as far as the eccentric ballplayer's worldview sees it.

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Rodman, who famously bonded with "friend for life" Kim Jong-Un earlier this year, says he will do all that he can to free U.S. citizen Kenneth Bae.

Bae was sentenced to 15 years hard labor for allegedly plotting to overthrow the North Korean government, a wrong The Worm hopes he can right.

"I'm gonna try and get the guy out," Rodman lamented. "It's gonna be difficult. We got a black president [who] can't even go talk to [Kim Jong-Un]."

"Obama can't do $h!t, I don't know why he won't go talk to him."

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The saga of Tim Tebow continues today with a White House petition in which fans of the maligned QB urge the Obama administration to take action immediately.

Specifically, they want the White House to force the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars to sign Tebow, who was cut loose by the New York Jets last month.

  • Tim Tebow Off the Field
  • President Obama Photograph

Fans of Tebow have started a petition to President Obama, asking that he step in and make a personal call to Jaguars general manager David Caldwell.

However, the petition does not just stop there, and the fans will only be satisfied if Tim Tebow is signed and guaranteed a starting place in the team.

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Second term, baby.

Embracing his annual role as Standup Comedian-in-Chief, President Barack Obama certainly delivered the laughs at the 2013 White House Correspondents Dinner.

Walking out to DJ Khaled's "All I Do Is Win," Obama started off his speech joking "second term, baby" and noting, "I've got 99 problems and now Jay-Z is one."

The President also didn't hold back when it came to wife Michelle Obama's bangs in Photoshopped pics, or to his own notorious college pot smoking.

Weighing in on the success of the site BuzzFeed, he said "I remember Buzz Feed was just something I did in college around 2 a.m. [pause] It's true."

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In a rare event, all five living U.S. Presidents converged today for the official opening of George W. Bush's presidential library in Dallas, Texas.

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Bush, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter were cheered by a crowd of former White House officials and world leaders.

They were joined on stage by their wives - the nation's current and former first ladies (below) - at the outdoor ceremony on a sunny Texas morning.

The leaders were putting aside the profound ideological differences that have divided them for years for a day of pomp and pleasantries for Bush, 66.

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Like countless other dads, President Barack Obama is concerned about the fact that one day, his little girls may entertain the idea of getting a tattoo.

His plan to thwart Sasha and Malia may take the cake, though.

On Today Wednesday morning, Obama shared with Savannah Guthrie how he and the First Lady plan to respond if either girl decides to go that route ...

“What we’ve said to the girls is, ‘If you guys ever decided you’re going to get a tattoo, then mommy and me will get the exact same tattoo in the same place,'" he said.

"And we’ll go on YouTube and show it off as a family tattoo. Our thinking is that might dissuade them from thinking that somehow that’s a good way to rebel.”

Not sure about his tax plans ... but that's an awesome idea.

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Barack Obama Biography

Barack and Michelle Obama Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States of America. He became a Democratic U.S. Senator from Illinois in 2004, and has... More »
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Honolulu, Hawaii
Full Name
Barack Hussein Obama II

Barack Obama Quotes

I do think in Washington, it's a little bit like American Idol. But everybody is Simon Cowell.

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I think I'm a pretty cool dad.

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