(CNN) – Seems like President Barack Obama has a packed social calendar.
The week before taking twelve Republican senators out to a private dinner at a Washington hotel, the president and first lady Michelle Obama had another power couple over for a quiet dinner: Former President Bill Clinton and the recently-resigned secretary of state Hillary Clinton.
(CNN) – First lady Michelle Obama has some advice for children on losing weight: Don't think about appearances.
"The first thing that we want to make sure that we do is not make this an issue about looks," Obama said Monday in her first Google+ Hangout.
(CNN) - First lady Michelle Obama on Friday answered criticism of her surprise appearance during the Oscars earlier this week.
"That is just the nature of life," she said in an interview that aired on NBC's "Today." "We live in a time when there are bloggers and tweeters and 24 hour news and everyone has a voice in this, you know, in this town square and it is a big one."
Washington (CNN) - Imagine the headline: "First Lady Goes Rogue, Breaks Out of White House."
Michelle Obama jokingly teased the idea of a first lady missing in action during an interview with ABC's "Good Morning America" released Tuesday.
(CNN) - When actor Jack Nicholson stepped on the Oscar stage Sunday night to announce the nominees for best picture, few expected him to toss to a co-presenter.
"Tonight, it is my great pleasure to introduce live from the White House, the first lady of the United States: Michelle Obama," he said.
(CNN) - It’s the message of her fitness initiative: It doesn’t matter how you move, as long as you do.
So first lady Michelle Obama took to her feet and demonstrated the “Evolution of Mom Dance” with Jimmy Fallon on his NBC program Friday night, showing off classic dance steps like the “go shopping, get groceries,” the “driving the station wagon” and the “just the hands part of ‘Single Ladies.’”
Washington (CNN) - Four months after becoming a flashpoint in the presidential campaign, Big Bird is back in the political spotlight.
The White House announced Thursday that the longtime character from public television's "Sesame Street" teamed up with First Lady Michelle Obama to film two public service announcements that encourage kids to eat healthy and get active. The White House said the PSAs will help mark the third anniversary of the first lady's push "to ensure that all our children grow up healthy and reach their full potential."
(CNN) - First lady Michelle Obama's new official portrait was unveiled Wednesday - one which shows what she termed her "mid-life crisis."
In a talk show interview with Rachel Ray scheduled to air Wednesday, Obama discussed her much-talked-about bangs, saying they are her alternative to buying a sports car or bungee jumping.
The photo was taken in the Green Room of the White House just over a week ago. At left is her official portrait taken during her husband's first term in 2009.
(CNN) - First lady Michelle Obama and her daughters are headed out West this weekend for their annual ski trip with family friends, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Friday.
The White House wasn't specific on their skiing destination. Last year, they went to Aspen, Colorado. In 2011 and 2010, the first lady and her daughters, Malia and Sasha, stayed in Vail.