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Much Ado About Michelle Obama's ShakeBurger

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 09.11.2011 | Healthy Living

OMG. Michelle Obama ate a burger and fries. According to the Washington Post, the First Lady ordered a highly caloric meal of burger, fries, choco...

The Revolutionary Moment of First Lady Betty Ford: Her October 1975 Speech Still Makes History

Carl Sferrazza Anthony | Posted 09.10.2011 | Politics
Carl Sferrazza Anthony

With news of former First Lady Betty Ford's death at age 93, it is easy to simply recall her as the leader of the national movement for substance abus...

Betty Ford Inspires Resilient Leadership

Jane Shure | Posted 09.10.2011 | Women
Jane Shure

Ford took risks not commonly taken before her time. When diagnosed with breast cancer, she saw her condition as an opportunity. When confronted by her family about misuse of prescriptive drugs and alcohol, she took action.

Michelle Obama And Family Spot Elephant On African Safari

AP | By DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 09.19.2011 | World

MADIKWE GAME RESERVE, South Africa (AP) -- It was an African safari Saturday for Michelle Obama and her family. (Scroll down for photos) The first...

First Lady Asks Religious Leaders For Help With Military Families

Posted 07.20.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) First lady Michelle Obama has asked religious leaders to join her initiative to assist m...

When First Ladies Dance: From Michelle Obama's Dougie to Jackie Kennedy's Twist to Betty Ford's Bump

Carl Sferrazza Anthony | Posted 07.09.2011 | Style
Carl Sferrazza Anthony

Michelle Obama is hardly the first to enjoy gliding over the waxed parquet on the wide, open East Room floor. Her "Dougie" is but the latest link in a history of popular American dance within first lady history.

"Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Repeal Under Attack

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 06.11.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

Just successfully enacting repeal does not finish the job. Opponents of open service are circling the wagons, and we must acknowledge that repeal is under attack and must be defended.

First Lady Urges Students To Consider Career, College Options

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 05.30.2011 | Education

WASHINGTON — First lady Michelle Obama urged high school students on Wednesday to think about their career goals and the job market before decid...

International Women's Day: World's Most Inspiring Women

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

From female presidents to humanitarians to Nobel Prize laureates, the world is full of inspiring women who've left behind their cultural mark. The...

The Digital Childhood

Len Hollie | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Hollie

Twenty three percent of children have had their pre-birth scans uploaded to the internet by their parents and seven percent of babies have had an email address created for them by their parents.

Michelle Obama Rallies Democrats In NY

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — First lady Michelle Obama asked women on Monday to support Democrats in next month's midterm elections, urging them not to lose faith...

Michelle Obama's Winter Style for Less

Rachel Kane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Rachel Kane

Let's salute Forever 21 for their more fashionable pieces. These wonderful picks are in honor of Michelle Obama and her exceptionally crisp, outstandingly dope dress code.

Child Health-1, Sarah Palin-0

Jacqueline Caster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacqueline Caster

This week, Congress set into motion what will be the biggest improvement in childhood nutrition in decades.The House just passed the Healthy, Hunger-F...

Hey Michelle, Read My Book

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

Until progressives break with Obama's rosy perceptions, they will have nothing to offer as a retort to the tea-party faux populists who are effectively monopolizing the legitimate rage over the bailouts.

Michelle Obama's Mortgage

Sunil Adam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sunil Adam


Michelle Obama Spokeswoman Denies First Lady Described White House Life As 'Hell'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The White House is denying that first lady Michelle Obama ever described her White House life as "hell." Mrs. Obama's spokeswoman,...

Carla Bruni: Author Of Biography Calls French First Lady A 'Chameleon' And A 'Very Foxy Woman'

AP | JENNY BARCHFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

PARIS — French President Nicolas Sarkozy's marriage to Carla Bruni, an Italian-born heiress and ex-supermodel long considered among the world's most...

Michelle Obama Diet Revelations: Hates Beets, Did Vegetable Cleanse

AP | By NANCY BENAC | Posted 07.19.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Michelle Obama dishes on the first family's health and eating habits in a new magazine interview, admitting she can't stand beets and th...

Michelle Goes Grocery Shopping With Tim Geithner And Tom Vilsack (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Shoppers at a Fresh Grocer in North Philadelphia were greeted Friday afternoon by some surprise visitors -- First Lady Michelle Obama, along with Trea...

Japanese Prime Minister Slammed By Wife In New Book

CNN | Kyung Lah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan is used to political lashings. But the latest one is not from an opposition party -- it's from his own wife. In a b...

First Lady's Message: Come to the Beach (PHOTOS)

Anita Tedaldi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anita Tedaldi

Michelle Obama came to Panama City Beach, Fl on Monday afternoon to speak with community representatives and business owners in front of the cameras. Her message: come to the beaches, they're clean and open for business.

Laura Bush Book Cover: Scariest Author Photo Ever? (POLL)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Laura Bush's memoir comes out May 4th. We haven't read it yet, but spotting the book cover on Facebook this morning gave us a jolt stronger than the m...

Chicago Mourns Polish Plane Crash Victims

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago churches plan to hold memorial services Sunday honoring the 97 victims killed in the plane crash that killed Poland's president and a Chicago ...

Polish President Plane Crash: 87 Dead, President Lech Kaczynski On Flight


SMOLENSK, Russia — The crash of an aging Russian airliner ravaged the top levels of Poland's military, political and church elite Saturday, killing ...

Fashionable First Ladies From Around The World (SLIDESHOW)

The Huffington Post | Willow Lindley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Fashion and politics go hand-in-hand. As outfits worn by Cindy McCain, Michelle Obama, and Sarah Palin take center stage, we began to wonder what poli...