Michelle Obama http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Michelle Obama en-us Copyright 2016, Deseret News Publishing Company Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:01 MST Wed, 10 Feb 2016 05:23:24 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Beating the odds: Trip to the White House helps two Utah students chart a future http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865633649/Beating-the-odds-Trip-to-the-White-House-helps-two-Utah-students-chart-a-future.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865633649/Beating-the-odds-Trip-to-the-White-House-helps-two-Utah-students-chart-a-future.html?pg=all Last week, two Salt Lake students were invited to a summit hosted by first lady Michelle Obama centered on helping... Sat, 01 Aug 2015 07:36:52 MDT Michelle Obama opens Special Olympics in Los Angeles http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678171/Michelle-Obama-opens-Special-Olympics-in-Los-Angeles.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678171/Michelle-Obama-opens-Special-Olympics-in-Los-Angeles.html?pg=all Michelle Obama has welcomed thousands of athletes to the Special Olympic World Games in Los Angeles. Sat, 25 Jul 2015 23:00:00 MDT In Kenya, Obama blends blunt messages with warm reflections http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678097/In-Kenya-Obama-blends-blunt-messages-with-warm-reflections.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678097/In-Kenya-Obama-blends-blunt-messages-with-warm-reflections.html?pg=all President Barack Obama mixed blunt messages to Kenya's leaders on gay rights, corruption and counterterrorism Saturday with... Sat, 25 Jul 2015 15:24:10 MDT White House Notebook: Obama faces 'family politics' in Kenya http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678143/White-House-Notebook-Obama-faces-family-politics-in-Kenya.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678143/White-House-Notebook-Obama-faces-family-politics-in-Kenya.html?pg=all What happens when an American president invites his African relatives to dinner at a Nairobi hotel? A lot of family members... Sat, 25 Jul 2015 15:14:29 MDT Culinary tourists driving growth in US tourism http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678005/Culinary-tourists-driving-growth-in-US-tourism.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678005/Culinary-tourists-driving-growth-in-US-tourism.html?pg=all Culinary tourists are pushing growth in foreign tourism to the United States, which is transforming its image as a fast-food... Thu, 23 Jul 2015 13:05:58 MDT Down syndrome student focuses on her abilities as she transitions to college http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677771/Down-syndrome-student-focuses-on-her-abilities-as-she-transitions-to-college.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677771/Down-syndrome-student-focuses-on-her-abilities-as-she-transitions-to-college.html?pg=all Devon Adelman fell in love with the ocean when she was 2 years old. Mon, 20 Jul 2015 11:30:00 MDT Bonding time for Obama, teenage daughters during NYC getaway http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677710/Bonding-time-for-Obama-teenage-daughters-during-NYC-getaway.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677710/Bonding-time-for-Obama-teenage-daughters-during-NYC-getaway.html?pg=all It's inevitable: At some point, teenage kids just aren't that into their parents anymore. Sat, 18 Jul 2015 22:20:57 MDT President Obama and his girls catch 'Hamilton' on Broadway http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677684/President-Obama-and-his-girls-catch-Hamilton-on-Broadway.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677684/President-Obama-and-his-girls-catch-Hamilton-on-Broadway.html?pg=all It's inevitable: At some point, teenage kids just aren't that into their parents anymore. President Barack Obama, parent to... Sat, 18 Jul 2015 14:45:37 MDT Woman deemed oldest US veteran set for flight to meet Obama http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677556/Woman-deemed-oldest-US-veteran-set-for-flight-to-meet-Obama.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677556/Woman-deemed-oldest-US-veteran-set-for-flight-to-meet-Obama.html?pg=all A 110-year-old woman believed to be the nation's oldest veteran is preparing to visit Washington on an honorary trip that... Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:18:03 MDT First lady addresses inaugural Native American youth summit http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677159/First-lady-addresses-inaugural-Native-American-youth-summit.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677159/First-lady-addresses-inaugural-Native-American-youth-summit.html?pg=all Michelle Obama on Thursday told hundreds of Native American youths that they are all precious and sacred and that "each of... Thu, 09 Jul 2015 13:46:42 MDT First lady gives new look to State Dining Room http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676970/First-lady-gives-new-look-to-State-Dining-Room.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676970/First-lady-gives-new-look-to-State-Dining-Room.html?pg=all Michelle Obama has given a touch-up to the White House State Dining Room, the latest in a series of interior design changes... Tue, 07 Jul 2015 15:30:37 MDT White House to allow photos, social media on public tours http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676545/White-House-to-allow-photos-social-media-on-public-tours.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676545/White-House-to-allow-photos-social-media-on-public-tours.html?pg=all The White House says visitors can now take photos or use social media during public tours of the building. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 11:17:24 MDT First lady hosts Girl Scout campout on White House lawn http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676532/First-lady-hosts-Girl-Scout-campout-on-White-House-lawn.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676532/First-lady-hosts-Girl-Scout-campout-on-White-House-lawn.html?pg=all Some lucky Girl Scouts got the ultimate camping experience Tuesday: an overnight in tents pitched on the White House South Lawn. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 21:00:00 MDT First lady: Career, technical studies offer students options http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676504/First-lady-Career-technical-studies-offer-students-options.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676504/First-lady-Career-technical-studies-offer-students-options.html?pg=all Michelle Obama is telling students a high school diploma is not enough to compete in the global economy, but a college degree... Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:10:38 MDT Obama lauds high court decision on gay marriage http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676306/Obama-lauds-high-court-decision-on-gay-marriage.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676306/Obama-lauds-high-court-decision-on-gay-marriage.html?pg=all President Barack Obama, who himself has acknowledged an evolution over gay rights, said Friday that the Supreme Court's... Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:00:00 MDT Michelle Obama to open 2015 Special Olympics in Los Angeles http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676190/Michelle-Obama-to-open-2015-Special-Olympics-in-Los-Angeles.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676190/Michelle-Obama-to-open-2015-Special-Olympics-in-Los-Angeles.html?pg=all First lady Michelle Obama is coming to Los Angeles next month to kick off the Special Olympics World Games, organizers... Thu, 25 Jun 2015 07:40:00 MDT Former Chicago Little League team suing over stripped title http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676136/Former-Chicago-Little-League-team-suing-over-stripped-title.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676136/Former-Chicago-Little-League-team-suing-over-stripped-title.html?pg=all A former Chicago Little League team announced a lawsuit Wednesday against the sport's governing body, accusing it of... Wed, 24 Jun 2015 15:45:29 MDT Obama says US racism 'not cured,' makes point with epithet http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676011/Obama-says-US-racism-not-cured-makes-point-with-epithet.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676011/Obama-says-US-racism-not-cured-makes-point-with-epithet.html?pg=all President Barack Obama says the history of slavery and segregation is "still part of our DNA" in the United States, even if... Mon, 22 Jun 2015 15:25:38 MDT Michelle Obama meets US troops in Italy; recalls Charleston http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675794/Michelle-Obama-meets-US-troops-in-Italy-recalls-Charleston.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675794/Michelle-Obama-meets-US-troops-in-Italy-recalls-Charleston.html?pg=all Michelle Obama's thoughts turned to those grieving for nine people killed in a U.S. church as she visited Friday with... Fri, 19 Jun 2015 08:54:14 MDT Obama says church shooting shows need for reckoning on guns http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675744/Obama-says-church-shooting-shows-need-for-reckoning-on-guns.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675744/Obama-says-church-shooting-shows-need-for-reckoning-on-guns.html?pg=all Giving voice to intense heartache, anger and sadness, President Barack Obama said Thursday the South Carolina church shooting... Thu, 18 Jun 2015 14:23:57 MDT US first lady promotes key topic in Milan: eating wisely http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675659/US-first-lady-promotes-key-topic-in-Milan-eating-wisely.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675659/US-first-lady-promotes-key-topic-in-Milan-eating-wisely.html?pg=all Michelle Obama took her campaign for healthy eating overseas on Wednesday, but let it slip that she still has work to do at... Wed, 17 Jun 2015 10:44:26 MDT London love fest: Michelle Obama charms, thrills schoolgirls http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675584/London-love-fest-Michelle-Obama-charms-thrills-schoolgirls.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675584/London-love-fest-Michelle-Obama-charms-thrills-schoolgirls.html?pg=all Michelle Obama's visit to a girls' school in a diverse east London neighborhood turned into a love fest Tuesday when she was... Tue, 16 Jun 2015 07:00:00 MDT First lady to promote initiatives in London, Italy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765674989/First-lady-to-promote-initiatives-in-London-Italy.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765674989/First-lady-to-promote-initiatives-in-London-Italy.html?pg=all Michelle Obama plans to put an international spin on her core initiatives when she visits Europe later this month. Thu, 04 Jun 2015 13:13:57 MDT The 44 first ladies of the United States of America http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765673854/The-44-first-ladies-of-the-United-States-of-America.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765673854/The-44-first-ladies-of-the-United-States-of-America.html?pg=all From Mary Todd Lincoln to Eleanor Roosevelt to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis to our current first lady Michelle Obama, the first... Wed, 13 May 2015 15:16:34 MDT Obama holds White House talks with leaders from Saudi Arabia http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765673821/Obama-holds-White-House-talks-with-leaders-from-Saudi-Arabia.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765673821/Obama-holds-White-House-talks-with-leaders-from-Saudi-Arabia.html?pg=all Wed, 13 May 2015 11:54:54 MDT Obama library locale a lift to Chicago hometown's South Side http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765673762/Obama-library-locale-a-lift-to-Chicago-hometowns-South-Side.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765673762/Obama-library-locale-a-lift-to-Chicago-hometowns-South-Side.html?pg=all President Barack Obama will establish his presidential library on the South Side of Chicago, a part of the city where his... Tue, 12 May 2015 16:40:53 MDT It's official: Obama library will be on Chicago's South Side http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765673705/Its-official-Obama-library-will-be-on-Chicagos-South-Side.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765673705/Its-official-Obama-library-will-be-on-Chicagos-South-Side.html?pg=all President Barack Obama has decided to build his presidential library on the South Side of Chicago, where his political career... Tue, 12 May 2015 06:38:26 MDT Along with Saudi king, most Gulf rulers to skip US Camp David summit http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765673621/Along-with-Saudi-king-most-Gulf-rulers-to-skip-US-Camp-David-summit.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765673621/Along-with-Saudi-king-most-Gulf-rulers-to-skip-US-Camp-David-summit.html?pg=all It is not just the Saudi king who will be skipping the Camp David summit of U.S. and allied Arab leaders. Most Gulf heads of... Mon, 11 May 2015 12:21:01 MDT Michelle Obama addresses Tuskegee University graduates http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765673546/Michelle-Obama-addresses-Tuskegee-University-graduates.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765673546/Michelle-Obama-addresses-Tuskegee-University-graduates.html?pg=all Michelle Obama on Saturday invoked the storied history of Tuskegee University as she urged new graduates to soar to their... Sat, 09 May 2015 15:52:29 MDT Obama's Nike stop puts focus on outsourcing, labor standards http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765673408/Obamas-Nike-stop-puts-focus-on-outsourcing-labor-standards.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765673408/Obamas-Nike-stop-puts-focus-on-outsourcing-labor-standards.html?pg=all No doubt President Barack Obama is fond of Nike. Golf outings often find him decked out from head to toe in apparel featuring... Thu, 07 May 2015 10:42:46 MDT First lady touts academics in Detroit college signing speech http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672996/First-lady-touts-academics-in-Detroit-college-signing-speech.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672996/First-lady-touts-academics-in-Detroit-college-signing-speech.html?pg=all First lady Michelle Obama told more than 2,000 Detroit students they should commit to getting an education beyond high school... Fri, 01 May 2015 12:43:43 MDT First lady: I "fell in love" with NYC's new Whitney museum http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672967/First-lady-I-fell-in-love-with-NYCs-new-Whitney-museum.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672967/First-lady-I-fell-in-love-with-NYCs-new-Whitney-museum.html?pg=all Michelle Obama praised New York's Whitney Museum of American Art for its outreach to the community during a ribbon-cutting... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 18:19:39 MDT Obama, Abe declare progress, but no breakthrough, on trade http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672769/Obama-Abe-declare-progress-but-no-breakthrough-on-trade.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672769/Obama-Abe-declare-progress-but-no-breakthrough-on-trade.html?pg=all President Barack Obama acknowledged Friday the challenge he faces winning congressional support for a major Asia-Pacific... Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:44:54 MDT First lady promotes student foreign exchanges http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672756/First-lady-promotes-student-foreign-exchanges.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672756/First-lady-promotes-student-foreign-exchanges.html?pg=all Michelle Obama said Tuesday that all of America's students should have the opportunity to interact with kids from other... Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:56:42 MDT Obama welcomes Abe to White House with high ceremony http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672752/Obama-welcomes-Abe-to-White-House-with-high-ceremony.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672752/Obama-welcomes-Abe-to-White-House-with-high-ceremony.html?pg=all President Barack Obama welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Tuesday with full pomp and ceremony on a bright, dewy... Tue, 28 Apr 2015 09:28:41 MDT White House unveils Barack Obama state china; sports Hawaii blue http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672669/White-House-unveils-Barack-Obama-state-china-sports-Hawaii-blue.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672669/White-House-unveils-Barack-Obama-state-china-sports-Hawaii-blue.html?pg=all The White House on Monday unveiled the official state china service of President Barack Obama's administration, an 11-piece... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:58:18 MDT First lady: Tech industry to train, hire 90,000 veterans http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672430/First-lady-Tech-industry-to-train-hire-90000-veterans.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672430/First-lady-Tech-industry-to-train-hire-90000-veterans.html?pg=all Michelle Obama announced Thursday that the technology industry has promised to hire and train 90,000 military veterans and... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:58:45 MDT Obama: World would be 'pretty barren' without poetry http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672112/Obama-World-would-be-pretty-barren-without-poetry.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672112/Obama-World-would-be-pretty-barren-without-poetry.html?pg=all Poetry helps people understand themselves and each other, and the world would be "pretty barren" without it, President Barack... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:53:56 MDT 5 takeaways from Tuesday’s White House celebration of gospel music http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626424/5-takeaways-from-Tuesday7s-White-House-celebration-of-gospel-music.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626424/5-takeaways-from-Tuesday7s-White-House-celebration-of-gospel-music.html?pg=all WASHINGTON — First lady Michelle Obama hosted a discussion with musicians and students on gospel music at the White... Tue, 14 Apr 2015 22:55:30 MDT First lady: Gospel 'fuels my love' of music in general http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671852/First-lady-Gospel-fuels-my-love-of-music-in-general.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671852/First-lady-Gospel-fuels-my-love-of-music-in-general.html?pg=all Michelle Obama says gospel music is a "ray of hope" that fueled her love of music in general. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:43:20 MDT First lady: Secret Service agents taught Malia how to drive http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671460/First-lady-Secret-Service-agents-taught-Malia-how-to-drive.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671460/First-lady-Secret-Service-agents-taught-Malia-how-to-drive.html?pg=all Wed, 08 Apr 2015 12:52:39 MDT Pesky spring guest buzzes Obama's Easter egg roll http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671360/Pesky-spring-guest-buzzes-Obamas-Easter-egg-roll.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671360/Pesky-spring-guest-buzzes-Obamas-Easter-egg-roll.html?pg=all A flying, buzzing harbinger of spring briefly upstaged President Barack Obama at the annual White House Easter egg roll Monday. Mon, 06 Apr 2015 18:17:30 MDT YouTube star Michelle Phan branches out with ICON network http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671351/YouTube-star-Michelle-Phan-branches-out-with-ICON-network.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671351/YouTube-star-Michelle-Phan-branches-out-with-ICON-network.html?pg=all Even First Lady Michelle Obama has asked YouTube star Michelle Phan for beauty advice. Mon, 06 Apr 2015 13:08:33 MDT Crowds gather for annual White House Easter egg roll http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671310/Crowds-gather-for-annual-White-House-Easter-egg-roll.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671310/Crowds-gather-for-annual-White-House-Easter-egg-roll.html?pg=all President Barack Obama kicked off the annual White House Easter egg roll Monday and used the occasion to tout the fifth... Mon, 06 Apr 2015 10:26:43 MDT Obama expected to stay overnight in Utah for HAFB visit http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625465/Obama-expected-to-stay-overnight-in-Utah-for-HAFB-visit.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625465/Obama-expected-to-stay-overnight-in-Utah-for-HAFB-visit.html?pg=all President Barack Obama is expected to arrive in Utah on Thursday for a Friday event at Hill Air Force Base and travel via... Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:15:00 MDT President Obama to make first trip to Utah this week as president http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625326/President-Obama-to-make-first-trip-to-Utah-this-week-as-president.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625326/President-Obama-to-make-first-trip-to-Utah-this-week-as-president.html?pg=all President Barack Obama is scheduled to make his first trip to Utah this week as commander-in-chief. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:56:20 MDT Fore! Obama in Florida for weekend golf getaway http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670918/Fore-Obama-in-Florida-for-weekend-golf-getaway.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670918/Fore-Obama-in-Florida-for-weekend-golf-getaway.html?pg=all President Barack Obama is kicking off spring with a weekend golf getaway in Florida. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 18:08:22 MDT US first lady urges Cambodian students to speak up, follow their dreams http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670459/US-first-lady-urges-Cambodian-students-to-speak-up-follow-their-dreams.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670459/US-first-lady-urges-Cambodian-students-to-speak-up-follow-their-dreams.html?pg=all Michelle Obama on Saturday urged Cambodian students to finish their education, follow their dreams and speak up to demand... Sat, 21 Mar 2015 13:49:55 MDT US first lady in Cambodia to promote girls' education http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670404/US-first-lady-in-Cambodia-to-promote-girls-education.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670404/US-first-lady-in-Cambodia-to-promote-girls-education.html?pg=all U.S. first lady Michelle Obama traveled Friday from Japan to Cambodia — a journey from one of Asia's richest countries... Fri, 20 Mar 2015 08:52:56 MDT Obama administration sets record for withholding, censoring government files http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670327/Obama-administration-sets-record-for-withholding-censoring-government-files.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670327/Obama-administration-sets-record-for-withholding-censoring-government-files.html?pg=all The Obama administration set a record again for censoring government files or outright denying access to them last year under... Wed, 18 Mar 2015 12:48:34 MDT