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'Disappointed' Michelle Obama calls off Jordan trip
'Disappointed' Michelle Obama calls off Jordan trip

Michelle Obama has called off plans to travel to Jordan on her Middle East tour after bad weather left her stranded in Qatar for 36 hours.

'Disappointed' Michelle Obama calls off Jordan trip
Michelle Obama arrives in Qatar for education trip
Michelle Obama arrives in Qatar for education trip

Michelle Obama arrived in Qatar on the opening stage of her first solo Middle East tour, where she is expected to call for addressing "cultural beliefs" obstructing girl's education.

Michelle Obama arrives in Qatar for education trip
US First Lady Michelle Obama. ©REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
Beyonce, Billie Holiday: Michelle Obama reveals favorites

Michelle Obama has revealed musical tastes that include Beyonce and past greats such as Billie Holiday as she released a first playlist on streaming service Spotify.

Beyonce, Billie Holiday: Michelle Obama reveals favorites
Michelle Obama champions $200 mn plan for girls' education
Michelle Obama champions $200 mn plan for girls' education

US First Lady Michelle Obama announced plans for $200 million in programmes to promote girls' education worldwide.

Michelle Obama champions $200 mn plan for girls' education
US First Lady Michelle Obama. ©REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
Michelle Obama gets more personal

Stung by criticism over what she said during her husband's first run for the presidency, Michelle Obama was measured in sharing her views when she entered the White House in 2009.

Michelle Obama gets more personal
Michelle Obama 'knocked back' by race perceptions
Michelle Obama 'knocked back' by race perceptions

Michelle Obama says she had to fight misperceptions due to her African-American race during the 2008 White House campaign.

Michelle Obama 'knocked back' by race perceptions
Michelle Obama takes on Republicans over school lunches
Michelle Obama takes on Republicans over school lunches

First lady Michelle Obama made a rare but strident foray into political debate Tuesday, slamming a Republican bid to change US school nutrition standards as "unacceptable."

Michelle Obama takes on Republicans over school lunches
US first lady opens Anna Wintour costume center
US first lady opens Anna Wintour costume center

First Lady Michelle Obama paid glowing tribute Monday to Vogue fashion legend Anna Wintour, as she cut the ribbon on New York's $40 million renovated costume center named in her honor.

US first lady opens Anna Wintour costume center
Michelle Obama to call for nutrition label changes
Michelle Obama to call for nutrition label changes

First Lady Michelle Obama plans to announce a series of proposed changes to food labels Thursday, aiming to make healthy choices easier for consumers in a country where obesity is rampant.

Michelle Obama to call for nutrition label changes
New GM CEO to join First Lady at Obama speech
New GM CEO to join First Lady at Obama speech

The first female CEO of the largest American automaker will be honored by sitting with Michelle Obama when the president delivers his State of the Union Address.

New GM CEO to join First Lady at Obama speech
Beyonce, John Legend fete Michelle Obama at birthday bash
Beyonce, John Legend fete Michelle Obama at birthday bash

Michelle Obama's 50th birthday bash featured performances by pop stars Beyonce and John Legend, and appearances by a host of A-list celebrities.

Beyonce, John Legend fete Michelle Obama at birthday bash
Obamas welcome Malala to Oval Office
Obamas welcome Malala to Oval Office

US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle welcomed Pakistani schoolgirl activist Malala Yousafzai to the Oval Office.

Obamas welcome Malala to Oval Office
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Obama says he quit cigarettes for fear of wife

US President Barack Obama said Monday that he stopped smoking out of fear of his wife, in an unwitting admission captured by a loose microphone.

Obama says he quit cigarettes for fear of wife
Obama revives broccoli-Gate
Obama revives broccoli-Gate

Michelle Obama's healthy eating campaign is clearly hitting close to home.

Obama revives broccoli-Gate
Designer Tracy Reese. ©REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
Tracy Reese rocks NY fashion week

Tracy Reese capitalized on her high-profile sartorial relationship with First Lady Michelle Obama with a sparkling New York fashion week show Sunday that paid homage to every woman's inner nerd.

Tracy Reese rocks NY fashion week
Obamas pay homage to Mandela's iron will
Obamas pay homage to Mandela's iron will

US President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle Obama, paid tribute Tuesday to South African ex-president Nelson Mandela ahead of his 94th birthday, as having "abiding humility" and "unbreakable will."

Obamas pay homage to Mandela's iron will

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