WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 22: Singer-songwriter Carole King speaks after being awarded by U.S. President Barack Obama the 2013 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song at the White House on May 22, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Gershwin Prize for Popular Song recognizes artists for lifetime achievements in musical expression.
The work you've done here is so impressive. And it's places like YouthBuild that help you find yourselves and to be reborn in so many ways.
Massachusetts voters have rallied around Ed Markey’s candidacy and so have the DSCC, the DNC and first lady Michelle Obama.More quotes »
First lady honors outstanding libraries, museums
-- Michelle Obama says the nation's libraries and museums are creating better, more informed citizens and doing it with fewer resources.The first lady commented Wednesday at the White House as she helped award public service medals to 10 institutions.Recipients Read more »
President Obama at Boston service for marathon bomb victims
an interfaith service to remember the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are set to appear at "Healing Our City: An Interfaith Service" at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross at 11 a.m.The event was open Read more »
Michelle Obama accidentally says she's a 'busy single mother'
Obama's fashion choices might be flawless, but the First Lady isn't immune to an on-camera flub every now and again.In an interview Thursday with a Burlington, Vt. TV station, she accidentally referred to herself as a "busy single mom," when talking about Read more »
Michelle Obama praises Jackie Robinson movie '42'
Obama says a new movie chronicling the rise of baseball great Jackie Robinson , including the racial discrimination he suffered on and off the ballfield, left her and the president visibly moved after they saw it over the weekend.She said the film, "42," also Read more »
Michelle Obama is a Vogue cover girl second time around
term, second Vogue cover. So it goes for Michelle Obama, who looks startlingly chic on the cover of the April issue of Vogue magazine, arguably Americas fashion bible.FLOTUS dons a structured, smart sheath designed by her most recent go-to designer, Reed Krakoff Read more »
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Obama to visit N.J. to survey Hurricane Sandy damage with Christie
Craig Fugate. And check out our redesigned mobile site by visiting NJ.com from any mobile browser. Also Tuesday, First Lady Michelle Obama has invited New Jersey school children affected by the hurricane to the White House Kitchen Garden to help harvest the 28 m ago from NJ.com Read more »
Children Affected by Hurricane Sandy to Join First Lady Michelle Obama for the Summer Harvest of the White House Kitchen Garden
Sandy, as well as children who helped plant the garden in April Washington, DC – On Tuesday, May 28, at 1:30 PM ET, First Lady Michelle Obama will join school children from across the country to harvest the summer crop from the White House Kitchen Garden. 5:16 PM from The White House Read more »
Beyonce Makes Top 20 on Forbes ’100 Most Powerful Women’ List
could Beyonce and first lady Michelle Obama have in common, you ask? Well, besides being the wives of two of today’s most influential men, and having a fashion sense that is adorned by many, they’ve both made the top 20 of Forbes Magazine’s ‘100 Most Powerful 5:08 PM from Urban Mecca Read more »
Obama commencement messages not just for blacks
They're here to thrive!" The admonishments delivered in recent days to black students by President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama were no different. In Atlanta, the president told graduates of Morehouse College they cannot make excuses for failure. 4:59 PM from Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Read more »
Michelle O Wants Textbooks to ‘Swap Cupcakes for Apples’ in Math Problems
– First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” initiative is praising textbook publishers for “swapping out cupcakes for apples in math problems,” in a campaign to incorporate health information into the learning resources for kids. “Today at the White House, 4:26 PM from CNSNews.com Read more »