US First Lady Michelle Obama visits a center for displaced children in Port-au-Prince on April 13. Mrs. Obama made a surprise visit to the devastated Haitian capital before continuing to Mexico.
Michelle Obama and Jill Biden arrived in Haiti today on a surprise visit. Mrs. Obama toured the area near Port-au-Prince by helicopter and was scheduled to visit schools under reconstruction, before heading for Mexico.
First lady Michelle Obama has made a point of calling attention to the sacrifices of the armed forces and their families. She was at the Pentagon Friday to thank them. Should she do more?
President Obama said it was 'unacceptable' for the Virginia governor, Bob McDonnell, not to mention slavery when reinstating Confederate History Month.
A tourist feeds Rainbow Lorikeets in Great Keppel Island at the Great Barrier Reef in Australia on Wednesday. Australia called for a review of shipping laws on Tuesday after a coal ship ran aground on the Great Barrier Reef and environmentalists warned the Asian resource boom was turning the fragile reef into a 'coal highway.'
First Lady Michelle Obama and students from Bancroft Elementary School pick vegetables from the White House kitchen garden on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on June 16, 2009. Michelle Obama taught the students about healthy eating and prepared a meal with students in the White House kitchen.
Last year's White House garden wasn't big enough, Michelle Obama decided. So she expanded it this year. Already, the first lady and schoolchildren have begun planting vegetables in the popular plot.
The Obamas held a White House forum Wednesday to promote flexible work arrangements, including work from home.
Easter eggs are displayed at an Easter market in the Austrian city of Innsbruck on April 19.
The US delegation for meetings in Mexico Tuesday is dominated by security officials – an indication of how relations between the two countries are changing, especially given the recent Ciudad Juárez killings.