World | Reuters | Saturday April 12, 2014
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...
Wednesday April 9, 2014
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.
World | Andrew Jacobs, The New York Times | Tuesday March 25, 2014
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...
Reuters | Monday March 24, 2014
The US first lady speaking to college students said open access to information was a universal right.
World | Agence France-Press | Saturday March 22, 2014
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.
World | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 22, 2014
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".
World | Reuters | Friday March 21, 2014
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.
World | Associated Press | Friday March 21, 2014
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.
World | Associated Press | Thursday March 20, 2014
First lady Michelle Obama plans to avoid politics and focus on education and people-to-people contacts on her first visit to China.
World | Reuters | Monday March 17, 2014
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...
World | Associated Press | Saturday March 8, 2014
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...
India | Agence France-Press | Thursday March 6, 2014
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.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 5, 2014
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.
World | Associated Press | Monday March 3, 2014
Ellen DeGeneres' goal of setting a retweet record with her star-studded selfie was achieved before the Oscars telecast was even over.
Saturday March 1, 2014
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday February 27, 2014
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.
AFP | Thursday February 27, 2014
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 ...
World | Associated Press | Wednesday February 26, 2014
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.
India | Associated Press | Wednesday February 26, 2014
Indian-Americans are doctors, engineers, motel owners, taxi drivers and spelling bee champs - just a few takeaways from a new exhibition at the Smithsonian.
World | Bill Keller, The New York Times | Monday February 24, 2014
I doubt any president has been as well equipped as Barack Obama to appreciate the vicious cycle of American crime and punishment.