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  • The Obamas earned $500,000 last year but income drops

    The Obamas earned $500,000 last year but income drops

    President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle reported half a million dollars in income for 2013, down from the previous year as revenues from his best-selling books continued to fall, according to their tax returns released by the White House on Frid...

  • Twitter profiles get Facebook-style revamp

    Twitter profiles get Facebook-style revamp

    Twitter showed off the redesign at the accounts of high-profile accounts such as that of US First Lady Michelle Obama at @flotus and music stars @JohnLegend and @Weezer.

  • After reports on NSA, China urges halt to cyberspying

    After reports on NSA, China urges halt to cyberspying

    The Chinese government called on the US on Monday to explain its actions and halt the practice of cyberespionage, after news reports said that the National Security Agency had hacked its way into the computer systems of China's largest telecommunicat...

  • Michelle Obama speaks of Internet freedom to Chinese students

    Michelle Obama speaks of Internet freedom to Chinese students

    The US first lady speaking to college students said open access to information was a universal right.

  • In China, Michelle Obama touts freedom of speech, religion

    In China, Michelle Obama touts freedom of speech, religion

    US First Lady Michelle Obama on Saturday emphasised the importance of universal rights, telling a crowd of students in Beijing that freedom of expression and religion should not be determined by one's country of birth.

  • Barack Obama 'stuck with two dogs' as Michelle away in China

    Barack Obama 'stuck with two dogs' as Michelle away in China

    A lonely Barack Obama has said he feels abandoned after wife Michelle and daughters have left for a China visit, leaving him "stuck with two dogs".

  • Michelle Obama pushes soft diplomacy on visit to China

    Michelle Obama pushes soft diplomacy on visit to China

    U.S. first lady Michelle Obama met her Chinese counterpart on Friday, a long-anticipated encounter during a week-long trip to promote education and cultural ties.

  • US first lady Michelle Obama visits Beijing school

    US first lady Michelle Obama visits Beijing school

    First lady Michelle Obama tried her hand at Chinese calligraphy on Friday during a visit to a high school in Beijing at the start of a weeklong visit to China aimed at promoting education and person-to-person exchanges.

  • Michelle Obama plans to avoid politics on Beijing visit

    Michelle Obama plans to avoid politics on Beijing visit

    First lady Michelle Obama plans to avoid politics and focus on education and people-to-people contacts on her first visit to China.

  • In China, Michelle Obama to stay firmly in 'mom in chief' mode

    In China, Michelle Obama to stay firmly in 'mom in chief' mode

    U.S. first lady Michelle Obama is expected to steer clear of controversial issues such as human rights when she visits China this week but her trip could help advance a top item on her husband's foreign policy agenda: deepening Washington's ties with...

  • Frustration in Afghan women's rights struggle

    Frustration in Afghan women's rights struggle

    In 2009, the United States gave Wazhma Frogh the International Woman of Courage award for her women's rights activism in Afghanistan. Prominently displayed in Frogh's office is a picture of then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton granting her the awa...

  • Success story or struggle? Portraying Indians in US

    Success story or struggle? Portraying Indians in US

    Indian-Americans have won plaudits for achievements in science and swept 11 of the last 15 national spelling bees, while others in the community have faced discrimination and even violence.

  • US honours Indian acid attack victim with International Women of Courage Award

    US honours Indian acid attack victim with International Women of Courage Award

    Laxmi, a victim of acid attack and a standard-bearer for the movement to end acid attacks, has been selected by the US for the prestigious International Women of Courage Award.

  • Ellen DeGeneres' selfie crashes Twitter

    Ellen DeGeneres' selfie crashes Twitter

    Ellen DeGeneres' goal of setting a retweet record with her star-studded selfie was achieved before the Oscars telecast was even over.

  • Challenges for Coke to stay on top

    Challenges for Coke to stay on top

    Coca-Cola has reigned for years as the world's No. 1 brand, but last year both Apple and Google overtook it in Interbrand's annual ranking. The first lady, Michelle Obama, is on a campaign against obesity, urging Americans to drink more water.

  • Michelle Obama unveils food 'label of the future'

    Michelle Obama unveils food 'label of the future'

    In a country where obesity is rampant, First Lady Michelle Obama on Thursday aimed to make healthy choices easier for consumers by unveiling a series of proposed changes to food labels.

  • Michelle Obama to call for nutrition label changes

    Michelle Obama to call for nutrition label changes

    First Lady Michelle Obama plans to announce a series of proposed changes to food labels Thursday, aiming to make healthy choices easier for consumers in a country where obesity is rampant.The revisions would relate to the required fine print to include more realistic descriptions of what amounts to ...

  • Health insurance enrollment at four million: Barack Obama

    Health insurance enrollment at four million: Barack Obama

    President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that about 4 million people have signed up for health insurance through U.S. or state marketplaces set up under his health care law.

  • US museum eyes influences of Indian-Americans

    US museum eyes influences of Indian-Americans

    Indian-Americans are doctors, engineers, motel owners, taxi drivers and spelling bee champs - just a few takeaways from a new exhibition at the Smithsonian.

  • Commentary: crime and punishment and Obama

    Commentary: crime and punishment and Obama

    I doubt any president has been as well equipped as Barack Obama to appreciate the vicious cycle of American crime and punishment.

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