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Obamas to Spend Rare Weekend at Camp David Retreat

President Barack Obama is foregoing his usual round of weekend golf at a Washington suburban military base. Instead, he and his family are choosing what is for them a rare woodland getaway: a weekend at the presidential mountaintop retreat of Camp David.

07/18/2014

First Lady Michelle Obama speaks at the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), convention in midtown Manhattan on July 10, 2014 in New York City. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama: ‘We Have To Keep Fighting As Hard As We Can On Immigration’

The Latino community must use higher education as a tool of empowerment instead of waiting for Congress to fix a “broken” immigration system, Michelle Obama said in New York on Thursday.

07/11/2014

First ladies typically avoid getting into public scraps, but Michelle Obama has jumped into perhaps her biggest battle yet. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

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

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5 Biggest Celebrities to Attend D.C.-Area Sporting Events

In honor of Oscar-winner Matthew McConaughey’s appearance at Redskins practice Wednesday, we’ve put together a list of the best celebrity sightings at D.C.-area sporting events.

06/05/2014

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

Malia and her mother Michelle Obama take part in a community service event to mark MLK Day in Jan. 2012. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

First Lady: Daughter Will Be Driving This Summer

Malia Obama turns 16 on July 4, making her eligible for a learner’s permit in DC. “Look out,” joked Michelle Obama.

05/20/2014

First Lady Michelle Obama Hosts Talent Show At White House

First Lady Hosts White House Talent Show, Touts Arts Education

Delivering a forceful argument on the role of the arts in education, Michelle Obama said Tuesday that it isn’t something to be introduced after student test scores go up but is a critical element of achieving those higher test scores in the first place.

05/20/2014

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

First Lady Michelle Obama reads the story My Garden to children during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House on April 21, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

First Lady: We Use Sundays For Naps If We’re Not Going To Church

First Lady Michelle Obama says the family tries to use Sundays for downtime if they aren’t going to church.

04/22/2014

Michelle Obama on Saturday criticized the kidnapping of scores of Nigerian schoolgirls as an "unconscionable act" carried out by a terrorist group she said is determined to keep them from getting an education — "or grown men attempting to snuff out the aspirations of young girls."  (credit: Feng Li/Getty Images)

Senior Launches Petition Urging School To Rethink Decision About Having Michelle Obama Speak At Graduation

A Kansas high school senior has launched a petition drive urging school officials to rethink their decision to have first lady Michelle Obama speak at graduation next month in Topeka.

04/18/2014

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