Michelle Obama

Poet Maya Angelou remembered for wisdom, clarity

First lady Michelle Obama lauded poet, orator and sage Maya Angelou as the first person who let her know she could be a strong and smart black woman, joining other... Read more »

June 7, 2014

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Kenya: US Embassy ups defenses amid terror fears

The armed U.S. Marine stood behind sandbags atop the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi and looked through binoculars. What he saw was a busy street lined by a few diplomatic... Read more »

June 5, 2014

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First lady promotes effort to end vet homelessness

Amid a furor over the failings of federal health-care programs for veterans, Michelle Obama was putting the spotlight Wednesday on a program that is working to reduce... Read more »

June 4, 2014

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Eating Michelle's lunch

We can't all have a chef or send our children to private schools with meatier lunches, as the Obamas do. But we can feed our children for less trouble and money than... Read more »

June 3, 2014

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Who pays for first lady's fabulous fashions?

Michelle Obama's fashionable clothing has become something of a given in her five-plus years as first lady. Yet her wardrobe still is the subject of endless public... Read more »

June 2, 2014

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