Michelle Obama

Opportunity, risk seen in Obama's meeting with pope, advisers say

The White House announced in January that Obama would meet Francis during a European trip. Both the President and Michelle Obama will be there, as well as National... Read more »

March 20, 2014


U.S. first Lady Michelle Obama to avoid politics on Beijing visit

U.S. first Lady Michelle Obama arrived in China on Thursday for a weeklong visit that will avoid politics and focus on education and people-to-people contacts. Read more »

March 20, 2014


Michelle Obama's new focus for fighting childhood obesity: Encouraging people to cook at home

Michelle Obama says a new focus of her anti-childhood obesity effort will be to help people cook more of their meals at home. Read more »

March 14, 2014


Obama continues telephone outreach on Ukraine during Florida vacation

The White House says President Barack Obama is continuing his telephone outreach on Ukraine during his Florida vacation. Read more »

March 8, 2014


4 nations urge US gas exports amid Ukraine crisis

Four Central European nations are urging the United States to boost natural gas exports to Europe as a hedge against the possibility that Russia could cut off its... Read more »

March 8, 2014


Obama opens JFK tribute with freedom medals

President Barack Obama opened a day of tributes to former President John F. Kennedy on Wednesday by bestowing the Presidential Medal of Freedom on prominent Americans,... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2013

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