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  • First lady announces one-stop job site for vets 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 3:55 pm
  • FORT CAMPBELL, Kentucky - To help veterans leaving the military as it downsizes, the government on Wednesday started a one-stop job-shopping website for them to create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database for companies to mine.

  • First lady announcing one-stop job site for vets 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 11:40 am
  • WASHINGTON - Aiming to streamline employment resources for people leaving the military, the government is creating an integrated website that can help job-seekers create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database of veterans and their spouses for companies to mine for skills and talents.

  • Michelle Obama, Jill Biden headline job fair 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 4:04 am
  • FORT CAMPBELL, Kentucky - First lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden are visiting Fort Campbell to speak with soldiers and their families at a jobs and career fair.

  • Obama, first lady mourn Knuckles 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 8:01 pm
  • OSO, Washington - President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama are mourning the loss of Frankie Knuckles, a Grammy-winning Chicago disc jockey known as the "Godfather of House Music."

  • Obamas hosting annual Easter Egg Roll 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 2:10 pm
  • WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama went 1-for-3 shooting basketballs at the White House Easter Egg Roll, an improvement over his 2013 performance, as he and first lady Michelle Obama applied a health and activity theme to the colorful annual springtime South Lawn ritual.

  • Mrs. Obama to appear on May episode of 'Nashville' 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 5:36 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Michelle Obama is going a little bit country.

  • Jill Biden promotes Post-9/11 GI Bill website 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 5:24 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Jill Biden is promoting a new website designed to make it easier for service members, veterans, their spouses and dependents to calculate their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits at thousands of schools and job training programs.

  • President Obama attends 'A Raisin in the Sun' 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 12:40 am
  • NEW YORK - Tickets to watch Denzel Washington on Broadway in "A Raisin in the Sun" are hard to come by, but one man managed it - President Barack Obama.

  • Obamas and friends take in dinner and play in NYC 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 8:52 pm
  • NEW YORK - Capping two days devoted to praising the advances of the civil rights movement, President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama attended the Broadway revival of "A Raisin in the Sun," a play about an African-American family in 1950s Chicago.

  • Obamas pay $98,169 in taxes on income of $481,098 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 7:09 pm
  • WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama paid $98,169 in taxes on $481,098 in adjusted income last year, tax returns the White House released Friday show. They paid an effective federal income tax rate of 20.4 percent and donated significantly less to charity than they did the year before.

  • Carter, Dole wives aid White House troop effort 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 2:22 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Showing that some issues can bridge the political divide, Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, joined by former first lady Rosalynn Carter and former Sen. Elizabeth Dole, offered new sources of much-needed support Friday for millions of people who care for wounded service members and veterans, oftentimes at great emotional, physical and financial cost.

  • Obama marks 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 7:41 pm
  • AUSTIN, Texas - A half-century after the passage of sweeping civil rights legislation, President Barack Obama declared that he had "lived out the promise" envisioned by Lyndon B. Johnson, the president who championed the push for greater racial equality.

  • Obama arrives at UT for civil rights summit 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 1:05 pm
  • AUSTIN, Texas - President Barack Obama has arrived at the University of Texas campus for his part in a civil rights summit.

  • Obama offers solace to nation at Fort Hood 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 7:44 pm
  • FORT HOOD, Texas - President Barack Obama returned to the grieving Army post Wednesday where he first took on the job as the nation's comforter five years ago, mourning with families and uniformed comrades of those killed during last week's Fort Hood shooting spree. "We somehow bear what seems unbearable," he declared.

  • Olympic athletes get their White House moment 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 4:39 pm
  • WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama surrounded themselves with Olympians and Paralympians Thursday, saluting their success at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, praising their perseverance and marveling at their performances.

  • Review: Ledisi wows with latest album 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 8:58 am
  • Ledisi, "The Truth" (Verve Music Group)

  • Man who shot at White House sentenced to 25 years 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 7:03 pm
  • WASHINGTON - An Idaho man who pleaded guilty to firing an assault rifle at the White House in 2011, striking the executive mansion more than half a dozen times, was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison.

  • Anthem teen is Intel's youngest intern 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 9:03 am
  • PHOENIX - Chandler isn't exactly the top destination for most high-school students looking to get away for spring break, but it was the perfect place for Joey Hudy.

  • Chinese balancing act: First lady prods Beijing 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 6:43 am
  • WASHINGTON - The photos from Michelle Obama's weeklong trip to China show her jumping rope, dabbling in tai-chi, walking the Great Wall with her daughters and feeding pandas. All to be expected from a first lady soaking up a rich culture while traveling abroad.

  • Michelle Obama's China trip takes on Tibetan theme 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 4:55 am
  • BEIJING - Michelle Obama ended her weeklong trip to China on Wednesday with a Tibetan theme, having lunch in a Tibetan restaurant, meeting students who presented her with a Tibetan silk scarf and tapping Tibetan prayer wheels.