First Lady

US First Lady Michelle Obama (R) hugs students during her visit to a school in Siem Reap province on March 21, 2015. Michelle Obama was greeted by flag-waving schoolchildren March 21 during the first trip by a sitting First Lady to Cambodia as she pushes a US-led initiative to combat a "crisis" in girls' education.   (Photo credit TANG CHHIN SOTHY/AFP/Getty Images)

Top Question for First Lady? ‘Can I Have a Hug?’

The most popular question put to Michelle Obama during a question-and-answer session with the children of White House employees on Wednesday was “Can I have a hug?”

04/22/2015

Coffee lover and design expert Tim Gunn hosts an intimate event at the Nespresso SoHo Boutique to showcase the brand's innovative and stylish 2014 machine launches - VertuoLine, Inissia and Nespresso by KitchenAid - on July 29, 2014 in New York City.  (credit: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Nespresso)

Tim Gunn: Michelle Obama’s Style Sense Is ‘Divine’

Michelle Obama went under Tim Gunn’s fashion microscope and got an approving nod, but not all first ladies fared as well — Hillary Rodham Clinton among them.

10/01/2014

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Michelle Obama Fights House Republicans On School Lunch Rules

First ladies typically avoid getting into public scraps, but Michelle Obama has jumped into perhaps her biggest battle yet.

07/05/2014

First lady Michelle Obama. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

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 fascination and one long-simmering question: Who pays for those incredible outfits?

06/02/2014

U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama hosts the annual Mother's Day tea to honor military mothers at the White House in Washington on May 12, 2014. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

First Lady Praises Her Mom At Mother’s Day Event

Extending the Mother’s Day celebration by a day, Michelle Obama on Monday saluted military mothers for the sacrifices they make both for their families and their country, and she honored her own mother as the person who keeps her “standing up straight on my feet.”

05/12/2014

Speaking with students during her weeklong tour of China, Michelle Obama touted the power of study abroad programs as an important portion of U.S. foreign policy and encouraged youth from all races and socioeconomic backgrounds to pursue educational diversity.  (Photo by Alexander F. Yuan - Pool /Getty Images)

First Lady Urges More Americans To Study Abroad: Not Just For ‘Wealthy Students’

Speaking with students during her weeklong tour of China, Michelle Obama touted the power of study abroad programs as an important portion of U.S. foreign policy and encouraged youth from all races and socioeconomic backgrounds to pursue educational diversity.

03/25/2014

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama met with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday, the first day of her weeklong China visit, in a sign that the leaders of the world's two largest economies are seeking to build stronger bonds. (Photo by Andy Wong-Pool/Getty Images)

First Lady Has ‘Wonderful’ Visit With Chinese President Xi, Wife

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama met with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday, the first day of her weeklong China visit, in a sign that the leaders of the world’s two largest economies are seeking to build stronger bonds.

03/21/2014

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Barbara Bush Says It’s ‘OK’ If Jeb Decides To Run For President

Former First Lady says it would be “OK” if Jeb Bush decided to run.

03/06/2014

First Lady Michelle Obama speaks during an event in the East Room of the White House on Feb. 27, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Bush First Ladies More Popular Than Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton

Michelle Obama may be more popular than her husband, but lags behind both Laura and Barbara Bush.

03/04/2014

Even the scoreboards in high school gyms will have to advertise only healthy foods under new rules announced Tuesday by the Obama administration. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

First Lady Pushes Sugary Drink Regulation, More Free Lunches In Schools

Even the scoreboards in high school gyms will have to advertise only healthy foods under new rules announced Tuesday by the Obama administration.

02/25/2014

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