Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama went out to dinner Friday night with first lady Michelle Obama and senior aide Valerie Jarrett for a birthday dinner for Jarrett at a certified organic restaurant.
The trio dined at Restaurant Nora in Washington’s Dupont Circle neighborhood.
(CNN) - First lady Michelle Obama is stepping up her policy game.
Obama, along with Education Secretary Arne Duncan, visited a Washington high school on Tuesday to announce a new initiative to encourage students to go to college, calling improving access to higher education “one of [her] husband’s most important goals as president.”
Washington (CNN) - Michelle Obama doesn't need directions to Sesame Street, it comes to her.
The first lady was joined Wednesday by two of Sesame Street's popular characters, Elmo and Rosita, in the White House State Dining Room to announce a plan to use the children's characters and their neighbors on the show to market healthy foods to children.
Washington (CNN) - The partial government shutdown has left the White House garden overrun with weeds, with fewer gardeners to maintain first lady Michelle Obama's pride.
Regular maintenance has stopped on the garden and only periodic watering is being done, a White House official confirmed to CNN. That's consistent with landscaping being performed on all National Park Service areas crippled by the shutdown throughout the country.
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Washington (CNN) – The truth about water, first lady Michelle Obama says, is that drinking more can make you healthier. Except some health experts are critical of the advice, arguing that it simply doesn't hold water.
Obama this week was joined by the Partnership for a Healthier America in encouraging Americans to "drink up."
(CNN) – Michelle Obama will be bringing her campaign against childhood obesity to a Hispanic audience Saturday, appearing on Univision's "Sábado Gigante."
(CNN) – A woman will be president in her lifetime, first lady Michelle Obama speculated in an interview this week, though she wouldn't offer a prediction on whether that woman would be Hillary Clinton.
(CNN) - First lady Michelle Obama joins several hip-hop heavyweights to fight childhood obesity with music.
Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama and wife Michelle left the White House Thursday evening to celebrate the president's birthday at a Washington restaurant.
The traveling press pool reported the Obamas were dining at Rasika in the northwest section of the nation's capital.
Chicago (CNN) – Returning to her hometown Thursday, first lady Michelle Obama personally helped cap off a year-long education and employment program benefiting Chicago inner-city students.
Some of the high school seniors attending the event as part of the Urban Alliance Chicago program are from neighborhoods close to where the first lady herself was raised.