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UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019

First lady visits Microsoft to discuss online safety for kids

Politics took a back seat during first lady Melania Trump’s trip to Microsoft on Monday to learn about the company’s work on accessibility and online safety for children.

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 25, 2018

Trump: Venezuelan socialist president easily toppled

President Donald Trump suggested on Tuesday that Venezuela’s leader Nicolas Maduro could be easily toppled in military coup and the U.S stepped up financial pressure by slapping the socialist president’s …

For Melania Trump, the shroud of invisibility lifts during a week of public attention

WASHINGTON – She is either complicit in her husband’s worst instincts or a victim of them, either struggling in an anachronistic job or confidently doing precisely what she wants to …

UPDATED: Sun., April 15, 2018

Former first lady Barbara Bush in failing health, spokesman says

Former first lady Barbara Bush is in “failing health” and won’t seek additional medical treatment, a Bush family spokesman said Sunday.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 2, 2017

Nordstrom to drop Ivanka Trump’s clothing, accessories line

Nordstrom said it will stop selling Ivanka Trump clothing and accessories.

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Michelle Obama gorgeous in many ways

I see an attractive wife and mother, a lawyer, author, activist, educator and fashion trendsetter. But critics look at you through a prism of their own fears and stereotypes.

Michelle Obama praises ‘the power of hope’ in her farewell speech

Michelle Obama delivered her final address as first lady Friday, exhorting young people not to lose hope amid voices of “anger and fear.”

UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2012

Police officer allegedly threatened to shoot first lady

WASHINGTON — District of Columbia Police Chief Cathy Lanier says there are conflicting reports about threatening comments a police officer may have made about First Lady Michelle Obama.

Betty Ford wanted talk of politics at funeral

Former first lady Betty Ford, always known for her take-charge attitude, chose the people who will eulogize her and the subjects they would discuss, focusing on the power of friendship …

UPDATED: Fri., July 8, 2011

Former first lady Betty Ford dies at 93

A family friend said Friday that former first lady Betty Ford has died at age 93.