Posts tagged michelle-obama

Racist Obama image shines light on Web searching (CNN)

When a racist image of first lady Michelle Obama surfaced from the ugliest corners of the Internet last week to top Google’s image search results, the episode shined a spotlight on the mysterious workings of search engines.

Obama watches Oregon State beat George Washington (AP via Yahoo! Sports)

Oregon State gave the first fan something to cheer about. Seth Tarver scored 18 points and the Beavers beat George Washington 64-57 on Saturday, with President Barack Obama and his family watching from courtside in the half-full Smith Center. Brother-in-law Craig Robinson is the Oregon State coach, and the president brought along first lady Michelle Obama, daughters Malia and Sasha, and…

Michelle Obama talk tests, mentoring in Denver (AP via Yahoo! News)

First lady Michelle Obama doesn’t put much stock in standardized tests.

Mrs. Obama: health overhaul will help older women (AP via Yahoo! News)

First lady Michelle Obama sought to assure older women on Friday that efforts to overhaul health care won’t undercut the benefits they receive through Medicare, saying her husband considers the government-run program a “sacred part of America’s social safety net.”

Mrs. Obama says veterans’ skills can help at home (AP via Yahoo! News)

First lady Michelle Obama said on Wednesday that many veterans serve their communities and nation in ways that “make their entire life a tour of duty.”

Michelle Obama Shows How Health-Care Changes Make People Resist (Bloomberg via Yahoo! News)

Nov. 5 (Bloomberg) — From the red-brick mansion Barack and Michelle Obama own on Chicago’s South Side, it’s a three-block walk to Washington Park, a neighborhood that’s home to some of the sickest people in the developed world, according to a 2008 press release from the University of Chicago Medical Center.

Michelle Obama to attend Game 1 of World Series (Sports Illustrated)

WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama will attend Game 1 of the World Series between the New York Yankees and the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night.

Michelle Obama to appear on "Jay Leno Show" (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

NBC said Monday that Michelle Obama will appear Friday on “The Jay Leno Show” in a brief comedy bit.

Michelle Obama to appear Friday on `Jay Leno Show’ (AP via Yahoo! News)

First lady Michelle Obama is going to be serving up answers on “The Jay Leno Show.”

Commentary: Tracing Michelle Obama’s roots — and yours (CNN)

Last week a New York Times article reported that Michelle Obama’s great-great-great grandparents were a white man and a slave whom he impregnated. This story highlights the growing importance of genealogy in America.