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Wish of 104-Year-Old World War II Veteran Comes True

Dorian de Wind | Posted 08.28.2014 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

This brings me to another World War II veteran, another woman, and the oldest living female California World War II veteran, Bea Cohen, now 104.

Number Of Homeless Vets Sleeping On Street Drops Nearly 40 Percent In 4 Years

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 08.27.2014 | Impact

Thousands of homeless veterans have found stable housing in recent years, thanks to federal, state and local initiatives combating the crisis. Acco...

Michelle Obama: The Fact That Over 58,000 Vets Are Homeless Should 'Horrify' Us

Associated Press | Posted 07.31.2014 | Impact

WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama says the statistic that the U.S. has more than 58,000 homeless veterans is "a stain on the soul of this ...

The Importance of Being Bold

Evie Hantzopoulos | Posted 07.29.2014 | Education
Evie Hantzopoulos

The question on everyone's lips was "How did you get Michelle Obama to visit your program?" The answer is simple: one of our students asked.

L.A. Mayor Accepts Michelle Obama's Challenge To End Veteran Homelessness By 2016

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 07.28.2014 | Impact

Los Angeles is the latest major U.S. city to set a bold goal regarding veteran homelessness: It wants to end it within the next two years. Mayor E...

Forbes List -- The World's 100 Most Powerful Women 2014

Sugar Rautbord | Posted 08.24.2014 | Business
Sugar Rautbord

Moira Forbes delivered a Trifecta on the track for Thoroughbred Women running and winning and earning success governed by the four Forbes metrics: money, media presence, spheres of influence, and technology.

First Lady Makes Pitch For Immigration Overhaul

AP | NANCY BENAC | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama turned a flag-waving swearing-in ceremony for 50 new American citizens Wednesday into a platform to call for action...

Who Pays The Bill For Michelle Obama's Fabulous Clothes?

AP | NANCY BENAC | Posted 06.02.2014 | Style

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama's fashionable clothing has become something of a given in her five-plus years as first lady. Yet her wardrobe still...

Obama Makes A Promise About Michelle Running For Office

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.30.2014 | Politics

Fans of the First Lady of the United States will be disappointed with President Barack Obama's assurance that his wife won't run for higher office. ...

A Culture of Rape Tolerance Will Not Go Forward

Alison Winfield Burns | Posted 07.15.2014 | College
Alison Winfield Burns

As an alumna of Columbia University, I challenge the current administration to do the right thing. As a citizen of the world, I add my voice in print for the unprinted, unheard voices of so many of my sisters.

Rosalynn Carter, Elizabeth Dole Join Michelle Obama, Jill Biden For Big Announcement

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama and Jill Biden are getting some high-profile support for their initiative to help military families. They'll be jo...

First Lady Michelle Obama Gets Down and Dirty on Leadership

Rana Florida | Posted 06.02.2014 | Business
Rana Florida

Just as a late spring thaw was finally settling in, I had the chance to catch up with the first lady, to ask her some important questions about leadership, collaboration and the balancing act of family, work and life. Her answers and insights reinforce her determination to get the job done.

Michelle Obama Continues China Tour In Printastic Outfits

The Huffington Pot | Dana Oliver | Posted 03.24.2014 | Style

Michelle Obama may be on a serious mission in China, but that hasn't stopped the first lady from serving some amazing spring fashion. On Day 3 of h...

Christina Wilkie

Michelle Obama Wins Big Against Powerful Corporate Interests

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- First lady Michelle Obama announced sweeping changes to the "Nutrition Facts" label on most packaged foods on Thursday, marking a major ...

Something's Different About Michelle Obama...

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 02.26.2014 | Style

Nothing sparks an argument here at HuffPost Style quite like these three words -- Michelle Obama's eyebrows. The first lady's brows have been anal...

WATCH: Will Ferrell Gets Schooled By Kids, Michelle Obama Laughs

Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Michelle Obama's "Let's Move!" campaign is now four years old, so the First Lady teamed up with actor/comic Will Ferrell to hold a "focus group" for k...

Michelle Obama: Sasha And Malia 'Want Nothing To Do With Us'

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 02.21.2014 | Celebrity

At 15- and 12-years old, it shouldn't be a huge surprise that the Obama girls are pulling away from their parents. It's perfectly normal at that age. ...

First Lady: White House Residence A 'Safe Haven' For Family

AP | Posted 11.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama says she tries not to tell President Barack Obama what to do because "he's got enough people in his ear." She says...

Getting More Girls Into STEM Careers: Lessons From a Principal

Lydia Dobyns | Posted 01.24.2014 | Technology
Lydia Dobyns

Currently about 25 percent of the workforce in life sciences and 15 percent of the workforce in engineering/computer science is female. "That is better than what it has been, but not where it should and can be," said Mansoureh.

Michelle Obama To Delve Into President's Education Initiative

AP | Posted 11.17.2013 | Politics

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Edging into a broader policy role, Michelle Obama is joining President Barack Obama's eff...

Opportunity and Accountability Now

Dr. Carol E. Quillen | Posted 10.30.2013 | College
Dr. Carol E. Quillen

Graduation rates, post-graduation employment rates, and loan repayment rates are crucial metrics for all schools, and we should make this data widely available. Beyond this, however, one size does not fit all.

How Michelle REALLY Feels About Aging (It's The Best Thing We've Heard All Week)

Posted 08.16.2013 | Fifty

First Lady Michelle Obama said she's okay with the idea of turning 50 in January. "I have never felt more confident in myself, more clear on who I ...

Obama, First Lady To Address Convention Of Disabled Veterans

Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will cite progress in reducing the backlog of disability claims w...

First Lady Likens White House Living To 'A Really Nice Prison'

The Huffington Post | Danielle Schlanger | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

First lady Michelle Obama shared a laugh with Laura Bush on Tuesday while describing some of the restrictions of White House living. Speaking with...

Officer Accused Of Michelle Obama Threat: It Was A Joke

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 05.24.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The D.C. police officer accused of threatening to shoot first lady Michelle Obama claimed Wednesday in a disciplinary hearing that he wa...