Michelle Obama Enlists Help of Richard Sherman to Push Lunch Bill
As the first lady continues her push to raise nutrition standards for school lunches, a House committee passed a bill allowing schools to opt out. Michelle Obama also called upon Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman to join her crusade against childhood obesity.
Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell met privately with dozens of governors Sunday as the Obama administration tried to get support from the leaders of states that will host thousands of the Central American children who have crossed the Mexican border on their own since Oct. 1.
Is Fundraising Interfering with President Obama's Duties?
President Obama has attended 398 fundraisers since taking office -- and this month's world and domestic issues have not slowed him down. After the Malaysia Airlines crash, President Obama kept his fundraising schedule in New York and chose to call world leaders from Air Force One.
President Barack Obama dismissed Russia as a nation that "doesn't make anything" and said in an interview with the Economist magazine that the West needs to be "pretty firm" with China as Beijing pushes to expand its role in the world economy.
White House Fires Back at Hillary Clinton's Foreign Policy Critique
The White House has waved off Hillary Clinton's criticisms of the cautious approach taken in Syria, saying the unmitigated supply of arms to Syrians could have caused a bigger crisis. Clinton's spokeswoman says her comments were not meant to be critical.
For President Barack Obama, the participation of five Arab nations in airstrikes against militants in Syria marked an unexpected foreign policy victory as he plunges the U.S. deeper into a military conflict in the Middle East that he has reluctantly embraced.
With terrorists beheading Americans, President Barack Obama has ordered a review of how the United States responds when citizens are taken hostage overseas. White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Obama ordered the review of recovery efforts over the summer given "the extraordinary nature of some of the hostage takings that we've seen this year."
Darnell Dockett Posts Questionable Photo of Malia Obama on Instagram
Cardinals defensive end Darnell Dockett is a guy who's not afraid to post anything-and we do mean anything-on social media. Remember the time he made an Asian joke on Twitter and then refused to apologize for it? People were very upset about it, but he didn't seem to care.