Obamas join Branson for private island getaway — and kitesurfing

Feb 8, 2017

Obamas join Branson for private island getaway — and kitesurfing

ondon Barack Obama has been enjoying life after the U.S. presidency by trying out watersports on a luxury Caribbean island owned by Richard Branson, the Virgin chief said on Tuesday. The former U.S. leader and his wife Michelle Obama visited Moskito Island, in the British Virgin ...

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, meanwhile, ...

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 includes ...

Apr 29, 2015

Akie Abe meets U.S. students learning in Japanese

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's wife, Akie Abe, visited a U.S. elementary school on Tuesday that operates a Japanese immersion program, saying she hopes the students will acquire a deep interest in the culture. Abe, who was accompanied by U.S. first lady Michelle Obama, was welcomed ...

With Akie Abe, Michelle Obama pitches student foreign exchanges

Apr 29, 2015

With Akie Abe, Michelle Obama pitches student foreign exchanges

Michelle Obama said Tuesday that all students in the U.S. should have the opportunity to interact with children from other countries so they can learn about each other and realize what they have in common, instead of focusing on their differences. The U.S. first lady ...