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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.
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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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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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?
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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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.
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 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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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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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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Kids anxious to learn when Santa would arrive got an update from a surprise guest this year when first lady Michelle Obama fielded their phone calls.
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A week after the Newtown school shooting in which a young man fatally shot 27 people – 20 of them children – Michelle Obama has penned an open letter to Newtown residents.
Titled “Holding You in Our Hearts,” the first lady praises the heroism shown by residents over the last week and assures the Connecticut community that she and the president are thinking of them “every minute of every day.”