Mar 14, 2013 13:23 EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama's showing up all over these days: grooving with Jimmy Fallon on late night TV, awarding an Oscar, and soon, gracing the cover of fashion bible Vogue.
Mar 12, 2013 19:53 EDT
US authorities were investigating Tuesday after hackers posted personal financial data belonging to First Lady Michelle Obama, the head of the FBI and several A-list celebrities online.
Mar 08, 2013 21:31 EST
The Indian gang-rape victim whose brutal death shocked the nation and the world was among nine women honored by the United States for their courage.
Mar 08, 2013 14:49 EST
Just hours before a high-profile ceremony, the United States Friday canceled an award to an Egyptian activist after learning she had praised the 9/11 attacks and the killing of Israelis.
Mar 07, 2013 18:48 EST
In an embarrassing about-turn, the US Thursday said it would delay giving a prestigious award to an Egyptian activist to check reports she had made anti-American and anti-Semitic remarks.
Feb 28, 2013 17:11 EST
First Lady Michelle Obama took her campaign against childhood obesity to a new level Thursday with a $150 million program to encourage more physical activity in American schools.
Feb 25, 2013 13:28 EST
Iran on Monday criticised Hollywood for awarding its top honour to the Iran hostage drama "Argo", with a senior official saying it "lacks artistic value" and media poking fun at US first lady Michelle Obama's surprise appearance at the Oscar ceremony.
Feb 25, 2013 11:32 EST
Dishing out Oscars, dancing with the stars and hamming it up with Big Bird -- Michelle Obama is having all the fun.
Feb 25, 2013 09:40 EST
Ben Affleck's Iran hostage drama "Argo" won the coveted best film Oscar late Sunday, while Daniel Day-Lewis took a record third best actor prize at the 85th Academy Awards, Hollywood's biggest night.
Feb 25, 2013 08:15 EST
Iranian media on Monday scoffed at Hollywood's awarding of its top honour to Ben Affleck's Iran hostage drama "Argo", branding it a "political" win while poking fun at US first lady Michelle Obama's surprise appearance at the Oscar ceremony.
Feb 25, 2013 00:32 EST
Ben Affleck's Iran hostage crisis drama "Argo" won the coveted best film Oscar on Sunday at the climax of the 85th Academy Awards, Hollywood's biggest night which saw many movies honored.
Feb 23, 2013 22:51 EST
A video clip of First Lady Michelle Obama grooving with a dressed-in-drag Jimmy Fallon on his late-night comedy talk show has gone viral on YouTube.
Feb 23, 2013 17:19 EST
She has, in the space of little more than four years, become America's favorite fashion plate: First Lady Michelle Obama is without doubt the nation's trend-setting arbiter of taste and style.
Feb 21, 2013 13:28 EST
Big Bird is back as a player in big time US politics.
Feb 14, 2013 04:18 EST
Disgraced designer John Galliano's clothes made news even as he tried to keep out of the public eye, while Michael Kors lit up New York Fashion Week with flamboyant colors and humor.
Feb 13, 2013 16:16 EST
Disgraced designer John Galliano's clothes made news Wednesday even as he tried to keep out of the public eye, while Michael Kors lit up New York Fashion Week with flamboyant colors and humor.
Feb 13, 2013 06:17 EST
New York Fashion Week on Tuesday revealed its ultra-feminine side for next winter, from Vera Wang's chic floral silk dresses to an Oscar de la Renta show with a distinct John Galliano flair.
Feb 12, 2013 23:31 EST
President Barack Obama wagered his second term on an ambitious bid to strengthen America at home by reigniting its economic engine, cutting gun murders and fixing immigration.
Feb 12, 2013 23:09 EST
As the world digests the proposals put forth by President Obama and his rival Republicans, AFP is closing its Live Report on the State of the Union.
Feb 12, 2013 22:31 EST
President Barack Obama staked his second term political capital on an ambitious bid to strengthen America at home by reigniting its economic engine, cutting gun murders and fixing immigration.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Assumed office |
January 20, 2009
|Preceded by||Laura Bush|
|Born||January 17, 1964 |
|Birth name||Michelle LaVaughn Robinson|
|Spouse(s)||Barack Obama (m. 1992)|
|Children||Malia and Sasha Obama|
|Residence||Chicago, IL (private)|
The White House (official)
|Alma mater||Princeton University (A.B.)|
Harvard Law School (J.D.)