The new emphasis will be on calories and sugar as opposed to fat, and many serving sizes will be updated.
After-school programs to ensure that healthy foods, water and physical activity are accessible to children.
A Northern Virginia native’s novel about Asian Americans in the corporate world touches a nerve.
The civil rights icon says she wants to write a memoir that tells the story of “a woman who is more than just a widow.”
French President François Hollande is coming to Washington solo after some relationship trouble back home.
The former first lady, during a CSPAN interview, asks why shouldn’t the wives of presidents be allowed to keep their old jobs.
Impressions of the first lady have been consistently positive over the past five years.
Bob and Maureen McDonnell are the newest members of this controversy-embroiled group.
Subway is the latest food company to join the first lady’s healthy eating initiative.
Kristan Hawkins, 28, and Lila Rose, 25, have used aggressive tactics to become rising stars in the movement.
Michelle Obama takes a personal approach in tackling a high-profile policy area with potential land mines.
The first lady turned 50 on Friday.
The first lady is focusing on higher education, military family support, and health — and is open to Botox.
Michelle Obama and Beyoncé Knowles have expressed mutual admiration frequently.
The two women — successful in careers and family — may be markers of 21st-century feminism.
The president is getting publicly nostalgic as he talks of how quickly Malia and Sasha are growing up.
Richard J. Leon is known for his independent opinions, his candor and valor under political fire.
Roberto Schmidt on reactions to Michelle Obama’s expression, “photos can lie.”
United States’ Michelle Obama and South Africa’s Graça Machel are advocates for children and wellness.
Eliseo Medina stepped down as a labor union leader to focus his efforts on progress in Congress.
Krissah Thompson began writing for The Washington Post in 2001. She has covered local businesses, traveled to El Salvador and Guatemala to tell stories of immigrants’ connections to their home countries and reported from the newsroom’s Prince George’s County bureau. One of her favorite stories on the beat was about an immigrant from Guatemala who was part of the burgeoning class of Central American entrepreneurs opening up shop in the Washington region. She has also been an enterprise writer on the National staff, traveling the country to interview voters during the 2008 presidential campaign. More recently, she has written about civil rights, race and politics. Now she is a Style writer, who covers First Lady Michelle Obama and writes about a broad range of not-so famous people, who unlike FLOTUS do not require Secret Service protection. She lives in Upper Marlboro with her husband Danny and the ever-energetic Jayden. Also: Native Houstonian. UT-Austin alum. Life-long Journalist. She tweets @krissah30.