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Days After Repeal of Anti-Gay Law, Uganda's President Meets Obamas

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Aug 6, 2014
President Barack Obama and his first Lady Michelle Obama have set LGBT activists in an uproar after meeting with Ugandan leader Yoweri Museveni just days after the repeal of the draconian anti-gay law.

Who Pays for First Lady’s Fabulous Fashions?

By Nancy Benac | Monday Jun 2, 2014
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 fascination and one long-simmering question: Who pays for those incredible outfits?

First Lady Gets Resume From Girl with Jobless Dad

By Nancy Benac | Friday Apr 25, 2014
Michelle Obama’s annual question-and-answer session with the children of Executive Office employees took a serious turn Thursday when a 10-year-old girl in the front row told the first lady that her dad had been out of work for three years.

First Lady Plants White House Garden for Spring

By Darlene Superville | Thursday Apr 3, 2014
Spring has sprung at the White House and soon the vegetables will, too. With lots of helping hands on Wednesday, Michelle Obama replanted her fruit and vegetable garden on the South Lawn.

Michelle Obama: Cooking at Home Has Its Advantages

By Darlene Superville | Sunday Mar 16, 2014
Michelle Obama said Friday that a new focus of her anti-childhood obesity effort will be to help people cook more of their meals at home because they’re healthier.

Sodexo Food Service Company Pledges Better Meals

By Darlene Superville | Saturday Mar 15, 2014
One of the nation’s largest food service companies, Sodexo, is making a series of changes in support of Michelle Obama’s anti-childhood obesity initiative.

Michelle Obama Tweets on Michael Sam’s Coming Out

Monday Feb 10, 2014
Michelle Obama says a gay University of Missouri football player is "an inspiration to all of us."

White House Praises Gay Mo. Player’s Announcement

By Jim Kuhnhenn | Monday Feb 10, 2014
The White House is applauding a University of Missouri football player’s decision to announce that he is gay, with President Barack Obama’s spokesman, first lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden all portraying him as an inspirational athlete.

Subway Joins First Lady’s Healthy Eating Effort

By Darlene Superville | Monday Jan 27, 2014
Michelle Obama has a new partner in her campaign to get kids to eat more fruits and vegetables. The Subway sandwich chain will spend $41 million over three years to encourage them to eat more food that doesn’t come from a box.

Michelle Obama Unveils White House Decor

By Darlene Superville | Thursday Dec 5, 2013
The White House opens its doors once again to celebrate the festive holiday season. Michelle Obama, who has emphasized support for military families, gave some of them a first look at the decked-out White House halls on Wednesday.