- Closing ceremonies held for Los Angeles Special Olympics Updated: Aug-03-15 1:03 am
LOS ANGELES - Thousands of athletes said goodbye to Los Angeles on Sunday in an emotional closing ceremony for the Special Olympics marked by cheers, tears and pride.
- Post-White House, Sam Kass to be food analyst for NBC News Updated: Jul-29-15 1:56 pm
BOSTON - After six years of helping the Obama administration determine the nation's food policy, former White House chef and food policy adviser Sam Kass will now report on it.
- Airway Heights votes no confidence in mayor over racist post Updated: Jul-21-15 6:19 am
AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Washington - The city council of a Spokane suburb has approved a resolution that expresses no confidence in their mayor after he refused to resign despite posting racist comments about President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.
- 'Hamilton' cast 'thrilled' after Obama and his girls see it Updated: Jul-18-15 7:06 pm
NEW YORK - The current American president took a trip back in time Saturday to visit some of the country's early leaders in the hip-hop musical "Hamilton" on Broadway, leaving the young cast jazzed and beaming.
- Bonding time for Obama, teenage daughters during NYC getaway Updated: Jul-18-15 6:42 pm
NEW YORK - It's inevitable: At some point, teenage kids just aren't that into their parents anymore.
- 3 presidents in 'Hamilton' put 'blood into the statues' Updated: Jul-17-15 10:45 am
NEW YORK - Christopher Jackson was doing fine stepping into the boots of George Washington during rehearsals of "Hamilton" - until he had to actually put on the boots, breeches and frock coat.
- The Latest: Lots of hugs - and work - await Emmy nominee Updated: Jul-16-15 3:48 pm
WEST HOLLYWOOD, California - Here's the latest on the 67th annual Primetime Emmy nominations announced Thursday in West Hollywood, California, by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (all times local):
- Woman deemed oldest US veteran set for flight to meet Obama Updated: Jul-16-15 12:56 pm
DETROIT - A 110-year-old woman believed to be the nation's oldest veteran is preparing to visit Washington on an honorary trip that includes meeting President Barack Obama. There's just one glitch: She wants a jacket to wear with her official trip T-shirt, because she doesn't have "Michelle Obama arms."
- Obama: No mechanism to revoke Cosby's Medal of Freedom Updated: Jul-15-15 9:19 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Wednesday rejected the idea of revoking Bill Cosby's Presidential Medal of Freedom because of sexual misconduct allegations.
- First lady treats recipe contest winners to 'state dinner' Updated: Jul-10-15 4:17 pm
WASHINGTON - It was smaller than the average White House state dinner but still had many of the trappings: seating in the East Room, meals on fine china, appearances by the president and first lady. But student winners of a nationwide recipe contest were on the VIP guest list, not celebrities and elected officials.
- Standing Rock among 7 tribes getting federal education grant Updated: Jul-10-15 8:11 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - The Standing Rock Sioux is one of seven tribes nationwide sharing a nearly $1.5 million federal grant to improve education and school governance.
- First lady addresses inaugural Native American youth summit Updated: Jul-09-15 1:35 pm
WASHINGTON - Michelle Obama on Thursday told hundreds of Native American youths that they are all precious and sacred and that "each of you was put on this earth for a reason."