MICHELLE OBAMA

  • Finding Christmas gift for wife Michelle is a puzzle for Barack Obama too 6 days ago

    Washington: Running America, President Barack Obama can do. But finding a gift for his wife Michelle is a tough one. "She's very fashionable and she looks good. I'm worried about buying her clothes," the President said on the radio show 'On Air With Ryan Seacrest'. "On Christmas Day, she will look at...
  • Watch: Barack Obama talks about his credit card getting declined October 18, 2014

    Recently, US President Barack Obama's credit card was declined while he was out for dinner at a restaurant in the Big Apple with his wife Michelle Obama. Speaking to workers at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Obama recounts what happened. ...
  • Style check: Chinese First Lady Peng Liyuan vs Michelle Obama September 18, 2014

    An accomplished singer, 51yearold Peng Liyuan is known to symbolise modern China, who unlike previous Chinese first ladies, actively takes part in the country's diplomatic engagements. And for her Indian visit, the lady seems to have voted for a mix of traditional and western sensibilities. Here's Piya Hingorani on the...
  • First lady salutes Grammy Museum, music teachers July 17, 2014

    Los Angeles: Michelle Obama says every arts organization in the country should embrace the mission of the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles, which focuses on education. Six million American children attend schools with no art or music classes, she said Wednesday at the museum's inaugural Jane Ortner Education Award Luncheon. "Arts are...
  • Jennifer Lopez posts selfie with Michelle Obama July 12, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singeractress Jennifer Lopez and US First Lady Michelle Obama posed for a selfie at a convention recently. The 'On The Floor' hitmaker introduced Obama as a speaker at the LULAC convention for the League of United Latin American Citizens and seized the opportunity to get a selfie with...
  • Star struck by Michelle Obama, says AR Rahman June 28, 2014

    Twotimes Academy and Grammy award winner AR Rahman, in a candid conversation with CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, talks about why he is star struck by the US First Lady, Michelle Obama. ...
  • Obamas give rare insight into preWhite House days June 24, 2014

    Washington: Giving a rare insight into their preWhite House days, US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle have spoken about their family life when both of them were in jobs and found it tough to spend time together. "Barack was in Springfield; then he was in Washington. I was in...
  • US should elect woman president as soon as possible: Michelle June 24, 2014

    Washington: The US should elect a woman as president "as soon as possible" and the country is ready for it, First Lady Michelle Obama has said. Her remarks come at a time when former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is being seen as a strong 2016 presidential candidate of the Democratic...
  • Sex abuse lawsuit against former Elmo puppeteer is dismissed June 21, 2014

    (Reuters) A federal judge in Pennsylvania has dismissed a lawsuit accusing Kevin Clash, the puppeteer known for his work as the voice of Sesame Street's Elmo, of child sexual abuse. The lawsuit was filed by a man who accused Clash, 53, of engaging in a sexual relationship during visits to...
  • Poet Maya Angelou remembered for wisdom, clarity June 8, 2014

    WinstonSalem: Maya Angelou liked to say that people will forget what you said or did in your life, but they will never forget how you made them feel. Former President Bill Clinton, first lady Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey said Saturday they were among the millions touched by Angelou's wisdom...
  • Mrs. , Obama to appear on May episode of 'Nashville' April 20, 2014

    Washington: Michelle Obama is going a little bit country. The first lady's office says she'll appear on the May 7 episode of the ABC country music drama 'Nashville.' The episode is titled 'All Or Nothing With Me' and is set at Fort Campbell. Mrs. Obama and the wife of Vice President Joe Biden,...
  • President Obama goes to see Denzel Washington in 'A Raisin in the Sun' April 13, 2014

    New York: Tickets to watch Denzel Washington on Broadway in 'A Raisin in the Sun' are hard to come by, but one man managed it - President Barack Obama. The president and first lady caught the American masterpiece Friday night at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, where it first opened more than...
  • Michelle and the girls are on their way to China. It's very lonely at home: Barack Obama March 20, 2014

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has said that he feels a little lonely at home as the US First Lady and his two daughters Sasha and Malia are off to China. As such, he told a White House audience, he plans to watch the movie 'Cesar Chavez: An American Her'...
  • Michelle Obama honours Indian acid attack survivor Laxmi March 5, 2014

    Washington: Acid attack survivor Laxmi has been hounoured by US first lady Michelle Obama with the prestigious International Women of Courage award. Laxmi was 16 when an acquaintance threw acid on her face while she waited at a bus stop in New Delhi's busy Khan Market in 2005, disfiguring her...
  • US to honour India's 'Stop Acid Attacks' campaigner March 4, 2014

    Washington: Laxmi, a "Stop Acid Attacks" campaigner from India is one of the ten "extraordinary women from 10 countries with the 2014 Secretary of State's International Women of Courage Award" on Tuesday. US First Lady Michelle Obama will join deputy secretary of State Heather Higginbottom as the latter presents the...
  • Watch: Michelle Obama's 50th birthday a star studded party January 20, 2014

    US First Lady Michelle Obama turned 50 on Sunday and the entrance to the White House may as well have been the red carpet. The party was quite a star studded bash from Beyonce to even the President putting on his dancing shoes. ...
  • Jennifer Hudson to perform for Michelle Obama January 19, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singeractress Jennifer Hudson is all set to perform at US First Lady Michelle Obama's 50th birthday celebration. The 32yearold 'I Can't Describe' hitmaker is performing in Washington DC but says she couldn't think of a gift to get her, reported TMZ online. Asked how easy it was to...
  • Michelle Obama to celebrate 50th birthday on Friday January 13, 2014

    Nearing a milestone birthday, Michelle Obama exuberantly describes herself as "50 and fabulous." The US first lady hits the halfcentury mark on Friday and, by her own account, she feels more relaxed now that President Barack Obama's days as a candidate are over. "It gives me a little more room to breathe,"...
  • Eat before you come to my birthday party: Michelle Obama to her guests January 8, 2014

    Washington: Michelle Obama has asked guests attending her 50th birthday bash at the White House next week to wear comfortable shoes, practice their dance moves and eat before coming to the party as there will be no meal provided. In a savethedate email guests have been advised to dine before coming...
  • Michelle Obama's Bollywood dance among top White House Photos January 7, 2014

    Michelle Obama's rhythmic dance moves to peppy Bollywood numbers during a Diwali bash has made it to one of the top White House photos for the year 2013. Taken by Chuck Kennedy, the 49yearold First Lady is seen doing Bollywood dance in the State Dining Room along with choreographer Nakul Dev...
  • Michelle Obama tracks Santa's sleigh over Africa December 25, 2013

    For first lady Michelle Obama, a joyous Christmas Eve tradition briefly ran up against the harsh realities of a world where all is not calm and bright. Mrs. Obama for the fourth year volunteered for the NORAD Tracks Santa program, whereby kids call in to check on Santa's progress on his...
  • After Bollywood dancing, Michelle Obama hosts workshop on film careers November 10, 2013

    Washington: Days after doing a bit of Bollywood dancing to celebrate Diwali, US First Lady Michelle Obama hosted White House's first ever 'Careers in Film Symposium' for high school students from Washington, New York, and Boston. "Just a few days ago, we were doing some Bollywood dancing in the State Dining...
  • Michelle Obama celebrates Diwali with Bollywood dance moves November 6, 2013

    Washington: First Lady of America, Michelle Obama lit a 'diya' (lamp) in the East room to start White House Diwali celebrations after trying out some Bollywood dance moves with some local students in the State Dining Room. "We've celebrated this holiday here at the White House every year since (President)...
  • Michelle Obama to lead Diwali celebrations in White House November 2, 2013

    Washington: US First Lady Michelle Obama would lead this year's Diwali celebrations the White House, which is expected to be attended by lawmakers, senior administration officials and eminent Indian Americans. "The First Lady will provide remarks at the White House Diwali celebration," the White House announced on Friday. A media advisory...
  • US President, First Lady meets Malala at the Oval Office October 12, 2013

    Washington: US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama met Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai in the Oval Office of the White House and praised her remarkable courage and efforts. "President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed Malala Yousafzai to the Oval Office to thank her for her...
  • PM Manmohan Singh reaches Washington to meet Obama September 26, 2013

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived Washington on Thursday on a twoday "working visit" to meet US President Barack Obama at the White House on Friday, during which the two leaders are expected to discuss a wide range of issues with focus on defence, economic and regional issues. The Prime Minister accompanied...
  • Barack Obama to observe 12th anniversary of 9/11 September 11, 2013

    President Barack Obama will observe the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon with a moment of silence and a visit to the Pentagon Memorial. Obama on Wednesday will join first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Jill Biden and members of the...
  • Obamas chose an Indian restaurant to celebrate US President's birthday August 9, 2013

    Washington: President Barack Obama and wife Michelle chose Rasika, an Indian restaurant owned by a Delhiborn restaurateur that's a favourite haunt of power diners, to celebrate his birthday. "The President and First Lady are going out to dinner to celebrate his birthday," the White House said. Obama, who turned 52 on...
  • Michelle sends birthday wishes to Barack Obama on Twitter August 5, 2013

    US President Barack Obama celebrated his 52nd birthday on Sunday. His wife Michelle Obama took to Twitter to send him an affectionate message saying Happy Birthday Barack! Your hair's a little grayer but I love you more than ever! The tweet was accompanied by a black and white photograph of...