Girl hands her jobless dad’s resume to Michelle Obama

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A buoyant exchange Thursday between Michelle Obama and the children of White House employees turned unexpectedly poignant when a young girl asked the first lady to help her dad.

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'Selfie' diplomacy: Obama, Cameron pose for picture with Denmark PM

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President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron pose for a picture with Denmark’s Prime Minister Helle Thorning Schmidt next to First Lady Michelle Obama during the memorial service of South African former president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on Dec. 10, 2013.


Michelle Obama confronts gay-rights heckler at fundraiser

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Michelle Obama confronted a gay-rights protester who heckled her at a Democratic fundraiser in Washington on Tuesday, offering to give her the microphone and leave, before the crowd cheered for the first lady to stay.

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Love, hate and jokes: Obama ribs media at correspondents’ dinner

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Official Washington waits all year for this moment – the White House correspondents’ dinner – where journalists, politicians and celebrities rub elbows and party.

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Best of Obama at 2013 correspondents’ dinner

President Barack Obama shows off his sense of humor at the 2013 White House Correspondents’ Association dinner Saturday.

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Kevin Ware: I don’t quite remember call from Michelle Obama

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As Louisville’s Kevin Ware recovers from a broken right leg suffered in the NCAA Tournament on Sunday, he has received tweets from celebrities and even a phone call from First Lady Michelle Obama.

A self-proclaimed “shy guy,’’ Ware told Craig Melvin on TODAY Thursday that he appreciated the support. But the details of the first lady’s call remain a little fuzzy.

“I was so drugged, honestly,’’ Ware said, laughing.

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Too much first lady? Michelle Obama’s new ‘charm offensive’ draws fire

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Michelle Obama appears to be everywhere these days, and that’s got critics questioning whether a first lady should be so ubiquitous.

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How did Michelle Obama end up announcing best picture?

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Oscar night was a good time for Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lawrence and Daniel Day-Lewis, and a mixed bag for viewers. The awards show was long and uneven, and also a puzzling night in many respects. We tackled some of the unanswered questions that remained after the Dolby Theatre emptied.

What was up with Michelle Obama’s cameo? Was this the longest show ever? What tripped up Jennifer Lawrence?

Find out the answers to these burning questions.

Michelle Obama and Jimmy Fallon show off their mom dance moves on ‘Late Night’

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First lady Michelle Obama has never been shy about wanting America to get moving to get fit and healthy. To promote her "Let’s Move" campaign on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” on Friday, the president’s No. 1 gal proved that getting active can be fun and funny — for both parents and their children.

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'Too young to leave us': Hundreds mourn slain Chicago teen at funeral

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Hadiya Pendleton was remembered by many today as a smiling young girl full of laughter and love.

First lady Michelle Obama and hundreds of supporters attended a funeral for the slain teen Saturday at the Greater Harvest Baptist Church in Chicago.

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Source: Michelle Obama to attend funeral of Hadiya Pendleton, 15, who was gunned down in Chicago


First Lady Michelle Obama will attend the funeral of a 15-year-old girl gunned down last week in Chicago, a White House source said.

The first lady will travel to Chicago on Saturday and attend the funeral for Hadiya Pendleton at Calahan Funeral Home, according to the source. She will attend along with Senior Adviser Valerie Jarrett and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.

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Alabama high school teacher suspended for ‘fat butt Michelle Obama’ remark

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Alabama high school psychology teacher Bob Grisham has been suspended for 10 days without pay for a rant that included calling the first lady “fat butt Michelle Obama.” A student in Grisham’s class made an audio recording of the remarks, which also included derogatory comments about gays.

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Party time! Obamas attend inaugural balls

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President Barack Obama and wife Michelle shared a tender dance at the Commander-in-Chief’s Ball Monday night, hours after he swore the oath of office during the public inauguration. 

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Michelle Obama goes sparkling, sophisticated for inauguration

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The first lady stepped out in a sophisticated blue Thom Browne coat and J. Crew shoes for Inauguration Day, accessorizing with a Cathy Waterman necklace. Browne, an American designer better known for his menswear, designed the coat based on the style of a man’s silk tie.

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