- Michelle Obama pays tribute to military caregivers Updated: May-20-15 8:02 pm
WASHINGTON - Michelle Obama on Wednesday recognized the "quiet courage" of family members who serve "right alongside" wounded warriors when they take on duties as caregivers.
- Michelle Obama offers glimpse of workout routine Updated: May-20-15 7:17 pm
WASHINGTON - Michelle Obama has finally revealed some of her workout secrets.
- Brian Williams nixes PBS appearance; Michelle Obama steps in Updated: May-20-15 6:59 pm
- Bill allowing sugary school bake sales sent to Snyder Updated: May-19-15 4:43 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Brownies, candy and other unhealthy snacks could again be sold at in-school fundraisers under legislation finalized Tuesday in a bipartisan rebuke of a Michigan agency's decision to allow no exemptions to federal nutrition standards.
- Correction: Obama-After White House story Updated: May-18-15 4:24 pm
WASHINGTON - In a story May 16 about President Barack Obama's plans after he leaves the White House, The Associated Press reported erroneously that George H.W. Bush's presidential library is in Houston. The library is in College Station, Texas.
- Late blues great B.B. King: Legacy lives on in Mississippi Updated: May-16-15 3:10 am
INDIANOLA, Mississippi - Outside Indianola, B.B. King was a blues superstar, a guitar legend who inspired Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and countless other musicians. But in this small farming town in north Mississippi, he was known as Mr. Riley. And he'd return here each year to meet with friends and relatives, and to play the blues for townspeople out in the sun on Church Street.
- James Taylor says Obama is great; riding Hillary train Updated: May-14-15 1:12 pm
NEW YORK - Barack Obama supporter James Taylor doesn't just think the U.S. president is great - he believes Obama is the greatest of all-time.
- It's official: Obama library will be on Chicago's South Side Updated: May-12-15 7:43 am
CHICAGO - President Barack Obama has decided to build his presidential library on the South Side of Chicago, where his political career began.
- Obamas highlight their Chicago history with library choice Updated: May-12-15 7:35 am
- US Sen. Leahy highlights Milton farm to school program Updated: May-11-15 3:43 pm
MILTON, Vermont - Vermont U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy says schools are one of the best places to educate children and their families about the value of healthy, nutritious lifestyles.
- Obama Library organizers to reveal site decision in Chicago Updated: May-11-15 11:22 am
CHICAGO - The Barack Obama Foundation will hold a news conference in Chicago to announce where the president's library will be built - the strongest confirmation yet that the city won the sweepstakes to erect the library.
- Michelle Obama addresses Tuskegee University graduates Updated: May-09-15 6:08 pm
TUSKEGEE, Alabama - Michelle Obama on Saturday invoked the storied history of Tuskegee University as she urged new graduates to soar to their futures, saying the past provides a blueprint for a country still struggling with the "age-old problems" of discrimination and race.
- Miranda Lambert becomes Country Living's first cover girl Updated: May-06-15 8:52 am
NEW YORK - Country Living's choice for the first person ever to be on the cover of the magazine is apropos: Miranda Lambert.
- Met show uses film, fashion to explore East-West interplay Updated: May-04-15 6:33 pm
NEW YORK - Hollywood has long been fascinated with China. But that doesn't mean it has always represented it fully or accurately - far from it.
- White House chooses Antioch company to make tableware Updated: May-04-15 4:05 am
ANTIOCH, Illinois - Anyone from Illinois visiting the White House who's lucky enough to stay for dinner might just see something from back home: the tableware.
- Obama among guests helping Letterman wrap up 'Late Show' Updated: May-01-15 3:45 pm
- First lady touts academics in Detroit college signing speech Updated: May-01-15 2:12 pm
DETROIT - First lady Michelle Obama told more than 2,000 Detroit students they should commit to getting an education beyond high school and celebrate academics like many do sports during a speech Friday at the city's first college signing day.
- First lady: I "fell in love" with NYC's new Whitney museum Updated: Apr-30-15 6:34 pm
NEW YORK - Michelle Obama praised New York's Whitney Museum of American Art for its outreach to the community during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the museum's new downtown home Thursday and said she "fell in love" with the Renzo Piano-designed building.
- The hottest guy in New York right now? Alexander Hamilton Updated: Apr-30-15 4:29 pm
NEW YORK - Alexander Hamilton's face proudly adorns the $10 bill. But it's hard to imagine the founding father and treasury secretary, with all his famous ambition, ever anticipating just how many of those bills people would delightedly fork over one day to see a musical about his life.
- Japanese state dinner surprises with haiku, sake and R&B Updated: Apr-29-15 3:43 am
WASHINGTON - The first White House state dinner in more than a year served up some surprises: a president reciting haiku, toasts using sake instead of champagne and the leader of Japan describing relations between the countries using the words of a popular R&B classic.
- The Latest: 'Jersey Boys' serenade guests at state dinner Updated: Apr-28-15 10:59 pm
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- Michelle Obama dons Tadashi Shoji gown at Japan state dinner Updated: Apr-28-15 8:10 pm
WASHINGTON - First lady Michelle Obama paid tribute to the nation of honor at Tuesday's White House dinner for Japan by wearing a gown by Japanese-born designer Tadashi Shoji.
- First lady promotes student foreign exchanges Updated: Apr-28-15 12:53 pm
GREAT FALLS, Virginia - Michelle Obama said Tuesday that all of America's students should have the opportunity to interact with kids from other countries so they can learn about each other and realize what they have in common, instead of focusing on their differences.