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Michelle Obama doesn't accompany her husband that frequently when he travels abroad. But when it comes to his historic trip to Cuba, it's different. [...] The first lady will accompany President Obama to both his visit to the island nation next month, as well as his subsequent two-day stop in Argentina. According to White House deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes, her presence serves to advance public diplomacy.

PREVIEW: Mission Conan

January 28, 2016

Conan O'Brien, comedic diplomat in action, travels to Qatar for his third international broadcast. 

First Lady Michelle Obama recently published a piece inThe Atlantic, making the case for the White House’s Let Girls Learn initiative. She wrote, “Right now, 62 million girls worldwide are not in school. They’re receiving no formal education at all.” 

The First Lady Michelle Obama at Expo Milano

First Lady Michelle Obama's visit to the Milan Expo resonates with her chosen cause of healthy living and nutrition.

US First Lady Michelle Obama on Thursday visited the World Expo in Milan, which is themed this year on food, on the lookout for ideas to help fight childhood obesity. Along with daughters Sasha and Malia, and her mother Marian Robinson, healthy food campaigner Obama spent the entire morning at the exhibition. Accompanied by Agnese Renzi—the wife of Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi—she met with children and students at the Italian and American pavilions. "The truth is we still have so much work to do when we are seeing rising obesity rates, not just in the United States but all over the w

When the strains of raising two teenage girls while serving as First Lady get too much, Michelle Obama knows she has a place she can go to find support. In a modest suite on the third floor of the White House lives Marian Robinson, Mrs Obama’s 77-year-old mother and a bedrock of stability for America’s most famous family.

First Lady Michelle Obama Gives Remarks at a Peace Corps Training

U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama on the new Peace Corps educational initiative Let Girls Learn.

India wants to know: where has Michelle Obama been all day? This is unusual for the Harvard-trained lawyer who has made important international trips by herself to project American soft power.