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SOTU Address: A Speech and an Evening That 'Belonged to the Purple Heart Recipient in the First Lady's Box'

Dorian de Wind | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

During the address, Americans would get to see shots of this Army Ranger sitting or standing next to the first lady, sometimes applauding with some difficulty at something the president said. But it wasn't until nearly the end of the SOTU address that America would get to know who this soldier, blind in one eye and with only partial use of his left side, really is.

Why Michelle's Mid-Life Crisis Is The Kind To Have

Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.21.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Cutting bangs for most of us is one of those safe attempts at trying something new and adding a little spice to our old selves. Doing it in the high profile of the White House takes some courage. Good for Michelle for not being afraid. And better for Michelle for showing us how every mid-life crisis needn't end in inflicting pain on those we love.

PHOTOS: Michelle Obama Stuns At Swearing In

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.22.2013 | Style

FLOTUS has the blues...

Helping Our Children Navigate a Politically Partisan World

John McCormick | Posted 01.19.2013 | Parents
John McCormick

Shortly after this month's election, I overheard several of my son's friends talking "smack" on the playground about the election's winners and losers. Nothing too derogatory, but several voiced digs along the lines of, "I can't believe your parents voted for [Candidate X]."

The Women Who Might Run For President In 2016

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 11.15.2012 | Politics

A historic number of women will take their seats in the U.S. Senate this January -- a full fifth of the upper chamber -- yet the country has still not...

Hey Undecideds: Some Offbeat Reasons to Vote for Barack Obama

Lea Lane | Posted 12.22.2012 | Comedy
Lea Lane

The election remains close, and the reality is that undecided voters may make the difference in swing states. Look, if you're still on the fence after all the ads and speeches and debates, climb down already. By now it's time to decide, don'tcha think?

GPS for the Political Soul: HALT in the Home Stretch

Christine Pelosi | Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

In our 24/7 world we are all moving to get in front of the curve -- not to halt lest the others rush by. Why in the world with early voting starting and decisions being made should anyone slow down, much less halt?

FLOTUS: What Miami Thought

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 07.11.2012 | Miami

Waiting a couple hours for the First Lady of the United States did not seem to deflate nearly 3,000 supporters who showed up for a grassroots presiden...

Michelle Obama To Appear On 'The Daily Show' With Jon Stewart

Posted 05.24.2012 | Comedy

First Lady Michelle Obama will make her second appearance on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" on Tuesday, May 29, according to a press release issued...

Colbert Gets Secret Service 'Pat-Down'

Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics

Stephen Colbert got a "rush" out of having Michelle Obama on his show Wednesday night. Soon after she told him that "bare arms are back," the comedian...

Building An Ark: Three Things I Learned From Noah

Sara Elizabeth Ivanhoe | Posted 05.31.2011 | Religion
Sara Elizabeth Ivanhoe

As the rain continues to pound away over Los Angeles today, instead of complaining that I don't get to go to the beach, I'm going Biblical. I'm building an ark.

Building an Ark -- Three Things I Learned From Noah

Sara Elizabeth Ivanhoe | Posted 05.30.2011 | Los Angeles
Sara Elizabeth Ivanhoe

If the flood came to me, as it did to so many just a few weeks ago, what would I save? Who would I reach out to? What would survive?

Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution Shakes Up a Town and Me

Riva Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Riva Greenberg

Watching Food Revolution, my jaw dropped early on and hung slack throughout. I was agog, but not at the usual culprits.

Michelle Obama Hits New York, Sees Broadway Musical 'Memphis' (PHOTO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

While her husband was busy getting health care reform passed on Sunday, Michelle Obama traveled to New York to see the Broadway musical "Memphis." As ...

Michelle Obama WOWS At Grocery Manufacturers Forum (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

*Scroll down for updated photos* The first lady welcomed spring sartorially--and incorporated a few of her favorite clothing features--in a sleevel...

Countdown to Carnaval... Madonna Does the Supersize Samba

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Tall and tan and young and lovely is getting harder to find because Brazil is adopting American-style bad eating habits that are driving teletubby statistics off the charts.

Michelle Obama: Google Buys Ad To Explain Offensive Image

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

UPDATE: The offensive Michell Obama picture has reportedly been removed from the website, Hot Girls, that posted the image. The Hot Girls blog posted...

White House Holiday Preview: Michelle Obama Unveils Huge Tree, Miniature Bo, Fabulous Earrings (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

On Wednesday afternoon, First Lady Michelle Obama gave members of the press a preview of the White House's holiday decorations. The previous night the...

White House Honeybees Produce Tons Of Honey!

nytimes.com | Elisabeth Goodridge | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Meet the White House honeybee. Numbering more than 65,000 at one point, the bees produced a bumper crop of honey this year, the first time honey has e...

MIchelle Obama Pictures: Google Apologizes For Offensive Michelle Image

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Google Inc. is apologizing for a racially offensive image of the first lady that appears at the top of the list when users searc...

Michelle Obama's Guest List: Who Will Sit With The First Lady Tonight

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

First Lady Michelle Obama will be watching as President Obama delivers his health care speech before Congress on Wednesday night. She'll be joined in ...

Michelle Obama At The Vatican On Friday: Dons A Veil, Brings Back The Bow (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Anya Strzemien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The Obamas dropped by the Vatican on Friday, with daughters Sasha and Malia in tow, for a meeting with Pope Benedict XVI. Michelle Obama observed Cath...

Michelle And Sasha's Identical Mother-Daughter Outfit...PLUS: New Obama PDA! (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Anya Strzemien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

There were so many amazing things about the Obamas' volunteerism at the United We Serve event this morning, we don't know where to begin. How about we...

Zahra Rahnavard: Iranians Anoint Their 'Michelle Obama'

Global Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Tom Fenton Never underestimate the power of a woman or the influence of the media. In Tehran, the local press has already dubbed Zahra Rahnavard...

Michelle Obama's First 100 Days Of Style: VOTE For Her Best And Worst Outfits (SLIDESHOW, POLL)

Huffington Post | Willow Lindley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Happy 100th Day, Obamas! In honor of Michelle Obama's 100th day as first lady, here's a look back at her twelve most news-making ensembles since she ...