- Michelle Obama, daughters heading to Liberia, Morocco, Spain Updated: Jun-25-16 8:51 am
JOHANNESBURG - Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia are leaving Sunday for Africa, where they will promote girls' education in Liberia and Morocco before going to Spain.
- Standing Rock schools join national arts education program Updated: Jun-16-16 11:06 am
FORT YATES, North Dakota - In an effort to boost low-performing schools across the country, four schools on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation were selected to join a national program that integrates arts and music into curriculum.
- Michelle Obama urges men at women's summit to 'be better' Updated: Jun-14-16 8:31 pm
WASHINGTON - It was a summit on the "United State of Women," but Michelle Obama had advice for the men in the audience: Be better.
- 'Hamilton' wins 11 Tonys but fails to break record Updated: Jun-13-16 8:28 am
NEW YORK - "Hamilton," the hip-hop stage biography of Alexander Hamilton, won the 2016 Tony Award for best new musical, capping an emotional night in which many in the Broadway community rallied to embrace the LGBT community after a shooting at a gay Florida nightclub.
- 'Hamilton' takes 11 Tony Awards, falls short of tying record Updated: Jun-13-16 12:05 am
NEW YORK - The Latest on the Tony Awards (all times Eastern Daylight Time):
- Obama attends memorial service for former adviser, classmate Updated: Jun-07-16 8:28 pm
WASHINGTON - Describing her as his moral compass as well as a Swiss-Army knife who could do a little bit of everything, President Barack Obama commemorated on Tuesday a former Harvard Law School classmate and adviser, Cassandra Butts, who died May 25 from leukemia at age 50.
- Aide to read letter from Obama at Ali memorial service Updated: Jun-07-16 7:02 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - President Barack Obama won't be attending Muhammad Ali's memorial service, but he and first lady Michelle Obama are sending a letter with a close aide to be read at Friday's service.
- Oprah, Michelle Obama to team up for summit on women in US Updated: Jun-06-16 5:58 pm
WASHINGTON - Oprah Winfrey and first lady Michelle Obama are teaming up for a summit at the White House on the state of women in the United States.
- Obama says Ali shook up the world and left it better off Updated: Jun-04-16 4:57 pm
STUART, Florida - President Barack Obama, who keeps a pair of boxing gloves worn by Muhammad Ali in his private study off the Oval Office, said Saturday that Ali "shook up the world and the world is better for it."
- NFL's Cam Newton brings Nickelodeon series to White House Updated: May-31-16 10:15 am
WASHINGTON - Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has scored big for his new Nickelodeon series that launches Friday.
- Obama's pets Bo and Sunny living the good life Updated: May-30-16 3:17 am
WASHINGTON - It's hardly a dog's life of just eating and sleeping for President Barack Obama's pets, Bo and Sunny.