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First lady asks for Latinos' help on health care

Michelle Obama urged Latino activists on Tuesday to help sign people up for her husband's health care overhaul, especially the millions of younger, healthier people the system will need to offset the cost of caring for older, sicker consumers.Full story

Mitchell: First ladies’ comments make waves

Michelle Obama: ‘My husband needs time to be off’

Most teachers pay for their own supplies

Michelle Obama shines new light on gun debate

Michelle Obama is highlighting a new topic: young people and gun violence. Full story

Michelle Obama hosts ‘Kids State Dinner’

  Michelle Obama hosted the second annual “Kid’s StateDinner” for 54 children from every U.S.  state, territory and the District of Columbia -  all winners of the first lady’s recipe contest to promote healthy eating. NBC’s Peter Alexander reports.

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  Heckler prompts right-wing to attack first lady

First lady Michelle Obama is under attack from the likes of Rush Limbaugh again for her assertive response to a heckler who interrupted her at a fundraiser.

  Michelle Obama takes on heckler at event

The First Lady of the United States didn’t back down after a gay-rights activist started shouting during a Democratic party fundraising event Tuesday.

  First Lady expresses zero tolerance for hecklers

MSNBC's Thomas Roberts talks to a political panel about the top stories of the day including Michelle Obama's response when an activist interrupted her.

  First lady to graduates: Be willing to fail

First lady Michelle Obama offered advice to high school graduates in Tennessee on Saturday. Speaking about the importance of determination and passion, she told her young audience to “not waste a minute living someone else's dream." TODAY’s Jenna Wolfe reports.

  Michelle Obama says 'bye bye' to bangs

In a commencement speech to Bowie State University, First Lady Michelle Obama reveals a new ‘do,' and it’s clear the bangs are growing out.

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US first lady Michelle Obama arrives during a kids' state dinner in the East Room Room of the White House July 9, 2013 in Washington, DC. President Obama joined first lady Michelle Obama at the event where the winner of a nation wide recipe contest for healthy lunches. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKIBR

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US First Lady Michelle Obama talks with Washignton State Winner Amber Kelley during the Children's State Dinner for winners of the "Healthy Lunchtime Challenge" in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, July 9, 2013. AFP PHOTO/JIM WATSONJIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images