Michelle Obama

President Barack Obama pauses while speaking about the situation in Ukraine, Friday, July 18, 2014, in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. Obama called for immediate ceasefire in Ukraine, demands credible investigation of downed plane. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Obamas to spend rare weekend at Camp David retreat

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is foregoing his usual round of weekend golf at a Washington suburban military base. Instead, he and his family are choosing what is for them a rare woodland getaway: […]


U.S. First lady Michelle Obama (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

First Lady Michelle Obama to speak in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) – First Lady Michelle Obama is visiting Los Angeles to deliver a pair of speeches – one at an event for veterans, the other at the Grammy Museum. The White House says […]


First lady Michelle Obama applauds in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 4, 2014, during a Joining Forces initiative event to announce "The Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness" program. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

First lady in town for 2 days

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – First lady Michelle Obama began a two-day swing through Los Angeles today, attending a Democratic National Committee fundraiser ahead of speeches planned at a pair of events tomorrow. The first lady […]


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First lady bucks GOP on school lunch rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — First ladies typically avoid getting into public scraps, but Michelle Obama has jumped into perhaps her biggest battle yet. She’s fighting a House Republican effort to soften a central part of her prized […]


First lady Michelle Obama listens to remarks during a naturalization ceremony at the National Archives in Washington, Wednesday, June 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

First lady makes pitch for immigration overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama turned a flag-waving swearing-in ceremony for 50 new American citizens Wednesday into a platform to call for action on the long-bogged-down issue of immigration. “In many ways, it is because […]


President Barack Obama talks about his administration's response to a growing insurgency foothold in Iraq, Friday, June 13, 2014, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama’s weekend Southland visit, road closure info

ANAHEIM (CNS) – President Barack Obama, while weighing U.S. options in response to a militant uprising in Iraq, will head to the Southland tonight, spending much of the weekend in Riverside County, but making a […]


In this June 9, 2014 photo from left, Storm Plentychief, 14; Kenyon Uses Arrow, 14; Brent Carry Moccasin, 14; Shelby Standing Bear, 15, and Quintan Standing Bear, 17 stand with their supervisor Lyle Uses Arrow, front, on the first day of a summer work program at Standing Rock Indian Reservation in Cannon Ball, N.D. The small prairie district of approximately 850 will host President Barack Obama Friday at at tribal pow wow ceremony where they hope to show him their traditions, but they also hope he sees their issues: the lack of adequate housing, health care and education, among others, that plague this reservation and other parts of Indian Country. (AP Photo/Kevin Cederstrom)

Obama’s 1st visit to Indian Country as president

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is making his first presidential visit to Indian Country Friday for a look at two sides of Native American life — a celebration of colorful cultural traditions on the […]


First lady Michelle Obama applauds in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 4, 2014, during a Joining Forces initiative event to announce "The Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness" program. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

First lady promotes effort to end vet homelessness

WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama on Wednesday set out to show that not all the news coming out of Washington about veterans’ services is bad, turning a spotlight on a national effort to […]


First lady Michelle Obama speaks to school leaders and experts surrounding school nutrition, Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

First lady responds to school meal critics

WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama is striking back at House Republicans who are trying to weaken healthier school meal standards, saying any effort to roll back the guidelines is “unacceptable.” The rules set […]


The lunch line of the cafeteria at Draper Middle School in Rotterdam, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)

USDA delays whole grains requirement for schools

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Agriculture Department will allow some schools to delay adding more whole grain foods to meals this year, responding to criticism from school nutrition officials and Congress that the standards were too […]


President Barack Obama speaks at the dedication ceremony for the National September 11 Memorial Museum on Thursday, May 15, 2014 in New York. (AP Photo/Mike Segar, Pool)

Obama at 9/11 museum: Terrorism can’t break us

NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama praised the new Sept. 11 museum on Thursday as “a sacred place of healing and of hope” that captures both the story and the spirit of heroism and […]


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As college students walk, speakers walk away

Forget about their students not making it to graduation. Now colleges have to wonder whether their speakers will. From Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to the head of the International Monetary Fund and the former […]




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