First lady kicks off Obamas' final White House Christmas

Nov 26, 2016

First lady kicks off Obamas' final White House Christmas

Michelle Obama kicked off her family’s final Christmas season at the White House on Friday by receiving a 19-foot (5.8-meter) balsam-Veitch fir as the official White House Christmas tree. Joined by two young nephews instead of her teenage daughters, the first lady said she ...

Nov 14, 2016

White House to honor America's oldest LGBTQ youth drama group

A Boston-based youth theater group is being honored at the White House this week. True Colors: Out Youth Theater, the nation’s longest-running LGBTQ youth drama group, is among the recipients of the 2016 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award. First lady Michelle Obama ...

Trump won't change debate tack, faces new tax pressure

Sep 29, 2016

Trump won't change debate tack, faces new tax pressure

Unmoved by harsh debate reviews, a defiant Donald Trump showed no sign Wednesday of making any big changes before his second faceoff with Hillary Clinton, pressing ahead with a strategy focused on speaking directly to his white working-class loyalists across the Midwest. Democrat Clinton, ...

Obama White House hosts last Easter Egg Roll, adds fun run

Mar 29, 2016

Obama White House hosts last Easter Egg Roll, adds fun run

Calling the moment bittersweet, President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama welcomed thousands of children to the South Lawn of the White House Monday morning for the final Easter Egg Roll of his presidency. The egg rolling began in 1878. Now the event ...