By Charlie Spiering | 03/14/14 08:57 AM
As part of the mom-themed campaign to encourage young people to sign up for Obamacare, first lady Michelle Obama joins the mothers of Hollywood stars Jonah Hill, Adam Levine, Jennifer Lopez and Alicia Keys in a new ad.
By Paul Bedard | 03/11/14 05:47 PM
President Obama, on a fundraising field trip to New York City on Tuesday, stopped in at a Gap on 42nd Street to shop for his wife and daughters, confidently telling those around him, "I think the ladies will be impressed by my style sense.” But given a choice to be stylish or prudish, he...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/07/14 03:52 PM
President Obama on Friday unveiled a new initiative to help students seeking financial aid for college, touting the latest step in his “opportunity agenda.”
By Paul Bedard | 03/03/14 12:48 PM
First lady Michelle Obama, her two daughters and mom will travel to China in March during Sasha and Malia's annual spring break this month. The White House announced the trip Monday. The trip will stretch from March 19-26. Sidwell Friends School, which the Obama daughters attend, has its...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/03/14 12:25 PM
First lady Michelle Obama will travel to China for a weeklong visit in March, where she will meet with students and promote the “importance of education,” the White House announced on Monday.
By Brian Hughes | 02/28/14 01:02 PM
Michelle Obama is everywhere these days -- and the White House plans to keep her in the spotlight through November's midterms. The first lady is pushing a ban on junk-food ads and trumpeting new nutrition labels -- in addition to doing comedy skits with Jimmy Fallon and Will Ferrell -- as part...
02/27/14 03:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ice cream lovers beware: The government knows you're unlikely to stop after half a cup. New nutrition labels proposed Thursday for many popular foods, including ice cream, aim to more accurately reflect what people actually eat. And the proposal would make calorie counts on...
By Ashe Schow | 02/27/14 02:52 PM
First lady Michelle Obama unveiled a proposed new nutrition label Thursday, claiming the labels would make it easier for families to tell whether food is healthy.
By Brian Hughes | 02/27/14 06:45 AM
First lady Michelle Obama on Thursday will propose changes to nutrition labels on food products, saying the new design must bring more attention to calories and serving sizes.
02/27/14 06:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's second-largest for-profit child care provider is adopting Michelle Obama's healthy eating and activity guidelines. The Learning Care Group, based in Novi, Mich., says it will limit TV and computer time for children, eliminate fried foods, serve fruits and-or...
By Paul Bedard | 02/26/14 11:38 AM
To help promote the 4th anniversary of the first lady's “Let's Move!”, Michelle Obama has teamed with comic Will Ferrell to host a YouTube focus group on the dos and don'ts of eating healthy and getting a good-looking body. Patterned somewhat after the popular AT&T cute kids ads,...
By Brian Hughes | 02/25/14 09:42 AM
“The idea here is simple — our classrooms should be healthy places where kids aren’t bombarded with ads for junk food,” the first lady said in an announcement. “Because when parents are working hard to teach their kids healthy habits at home, their work shouldn’t be undone by...
02/24/14 06:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama says African-American History Month is about "honoring those who came before us" and "resolving to do our part to live up to that example." The first lady spoke Monday at a White House screening of Lifetime Television's film version of the play "The Trip to...
By Charlie Spiering | 02/24/14 08:39 AM
After first lady Michelle Obama jokingly referred to young people as "knuckleheads" on the "Tonight Show" with Jimmy Fallon on Friday, one boy decided to respond. Tanya Bachand, a mom who identified herself on Twitter as a Connecticut conservative and Tea Party supporter, tweeted out a photo...
By Charlie Spiering | 02/21/14 09:01 AM
On the "Tonight Show" with Jimmy Fallon, First Lady Michelle Obama explained that it was more important than ever for young people older than 26 to sign up for health insurance.
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