Mar 15, 2013 10:53 EDT
Carla Bruni has reportedly taken a swipe at French President Francois Hollande, depicting him as a bumbling buffoon with no manners in a song that features on the former first lady's new album.
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 15:32 EST
Washington's political rumor mill was buzzing Friday with news that President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle hosted an intimate White House dinner with Bill and Hillary Clinton.
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.
Mar 06, 2013 12:20 EST
For a member of one of America's foremost political families, Jeb Bush's reintroduction to the national stage this week could have gone more smoothly.
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 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 18:53 EST
A broad coalition campaigning for marriage equality across the United States said Thursday it's sorry that former first lady Laura Bush is unhappy to appear in one of its ads.
Feb 21, 2013 13:28 EST
Big Bird is back as a player in big time US politics.
Feb 14, 2013 13:43 EST
Valerie Trierweiler, the partner of French President Francois Hollande, said Thursday she wants to become a children's champion as she looks to forge a role for herself as France's first lady.
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 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 14:01 EST
An undocumented immigrant, a gay federal employee, victims of gun violence and Apple's chief executive will sit Tuesday with the first lady when President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech.
Feb 08, 2013 19:51 EST
The snowstorm walloping New England also gatecrashed New York Fashion Week on Friday, although First Lady Michelle Obama's much favored designer Jason Wu did his best to lift the gloom.