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First lady helps honor women from 12 countries for courage

Melania Trump drew parallels Wednesday between her youth welfare initiative and a group of women from around the world whom the State Department has recognized for acts of courage in …

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 24, 2019

Melania Trump silently forges path through impeachment

Hillary Clinton spent the morning of her husband’s impeachment visiting Capitol Hill to rally Democrats to his side. Pat Nixon kept assuring reporters her husband wouldn’t quit – right up …

Melania Trump encourages students to avoid misusing drugs

Melania Trump on Tuesday urged students at a youth summit to avoid misusing drugs, saying that would make it harder for them to achieve.

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 1, 2019

Melania Trump to visit national parks in Wyoming on Thursday

Melania Trump will promote U.S. national parks and her youth initiative later this week in Wyoming.

Trump compares first lady ‘Melania T’ to ‘Jackie O’

President Donald Trump says his wife, first lady Melania Trump, is an icon on the same order of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.

First lady: Growing ease in official role, but not politics

As President Donald Trump shows his eagerness for the coming 2020 re-election battle, less clear is Mrs. Trump’s fervor for joining the effort.

Melania Trump talks up homework with kids on ‘Be Best’ tour

Melania Trump gave a second-grader a pep talk about homework Monday as she toured an Oklahoma elementary school to open a three-state tour – including Washington state – highlighting her …

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 14, 2019

First lady Melania Trump makes Valentine’s Day art with pediatric patients

Melania Trump showed love for her new hometown during a Valentine’s Day arts-and-crafts session with pediatric patients Thursday.

A White House aide picked a fight with Melania Trump; the first lady won

A transoceanic personnel crisis that engulfed the National Security Council this week is partly rooted in a bureaucratic dispute over the seating arrangements aboard first lady Melania Trump’s plane to …

Melania Trump hosts students for movie at the White House

First lady Melania Trump invited sixth graders to the White House on Tuesday to watch a movie about kindness as part of her anti-bullying campaign – even as her office …

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 6, 2018

Melania Trump puts on happier face during Africa tour

It took Melania Trump’s first big solo international trip for her to show a different side of herself – a playful, less serious one.

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 5, 2018

Melania Trump loses footing with elephant, but not with kids

Melania Trump briefly lost her footing when a baby elephant startled her with a sudden move, but the first lady was anything but out of step when children at an …

Melania Trump planning solo international swing to Africa

Melania Trump is planning her first big solo international swing with a trip through several African countries in October.

After Trump’s tumult, time for tea with the queen

President Donald Trump took a break from his sparring with U.S. allies and the press on Friday to enjoy one of diplomacy’s oldest traditions: tea with the queen.

Dana Milbank: Message on first lady’s jacket should be motto of Trump campaign

In the 1992 campaign, President George H.W. Bush created an unofficial and much-mocked motto for his administration during a town hall meeting in New Hampshire. “Message: I care,” he announced, …

UPDATED: Fri., June 22, 2018

First lady’s ‘don’t care’ jacket is a gift to memers online

Perhaps one day first lady Melania Trump will use her own words to illuminate her fashion “don’t care” message. Until that theoretical moment, we have the memes on one of …

UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018

Melania Trump dons ‘I really don’t care, do u?’ jacket

Melania Trump went to Texas to show she cared about migrant children. Her fashion choice carried a baffling counter-message. The first lady wore a green, hooded military jacket from Zara …

UPDATED: Sat., May 19, 2018

Trump welcomes wife home in tweet that misspells her name

Melania Trump is back at the White House after an extended hospitalization for a kidney procedure.

Melania Trump in hospital for treatment of kidney condition

Melania Trump underwent a procedure Monday morning to treat a benign kidney condition and will likely be hospitalized for the rest of the week, the White House said.

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 …

Jimmy Kimmel tries to end his feud with Sean Hannity

After several days of trading barbs on TV and social media, Jimmy Kimmel attempted to defuse his feud with Fox News host Sean Hannity on Sunday.

Kimmel apologizes for Melania Trump joke amid Hannity feud

Late-night comic Jimmy Kimmel has apologized for a joke about first lady Melania Trump’s accent and moved to deescalate a feud with Fox News host Sean Hannity.

Hannity vows to bash Kimmel until he apologizes to 1st lady

Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity is vowing to continue his attacks on ABC late-night comic Jimmy Kimmel until Kimmel apologizes for a segment in which he joked about first …

Melania Trump’s parents are legal permanent residents, raising questions on ‘chain migration’

The parents of first lady Melania Trump have become legal permanent residents of the United States and are close to obtaining their citizenship, according to people familiar with their status, …

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 5, 2018

Trump calls Democrats not applauding him ‘un-American’

President Donald Trump accused Democrats on Monday of being “un-American” and perhaps even “treasonous” for refusing to cheer positive news during his State of the Union address, as he turned …

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 25, 2017

Trump celebrates Christmas like most of America, with family

President Donald Trump is celebrating Christmas the way millions of Americans do: surrounded by family, the White House said.

First lady wishes to spend holiday on deserted island

If she could spend the holidays anywhere in the world, Melania Trump says she’d take her family to a deserted, tropical island.

Melania Trump visits military families in Alaska

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – Melania Trump might have been a fashion model at one time in her life, but she had no qualms ripping off a chunk of messy …

Melania Trump to donate inaugural ball gown to Smithsonian

Melania Trump is donating her inaugural ball gown to the First Ladies’ Collection at the Smithsonian Institution.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017

U.S. first lady to Invictus athletes: ‘Bring home the gold’

U.S. first lady Melania Trump on Saturday encouraged the American team participating in an Olympic-style competition for wounded service members and veterans to take their “fighting spirit” and “bring home …