Latest from Krissah Thompson

The former first lady doles out life lessons and tackles tough topics — including how she feels about President Trump.

  • Nov 9, 2018

Her low profile had raised questions about her marriage and interest in the first lady role.

  • Jan 31, 2018

In her first year, she sidestepped advocacy but used images to make her presence known.

  • Jan 2, 2018

In a weird meta-soap opera, the attention-grabbing staffer kept feeding the narrative — and the media couldn’t resist.

  • Dec 15, 2017

The former president brought gifts and visited with the students and staff.

  • Dec 14, 2017

Continuing a tradition that became an annual staple for her recent predecessors, the first lady joined children at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling from military families as they sorted gifts.

  • Dec 13, 2017

Porterfield will succeed Walter Isaacson, the best-selling author who has been the institute's president and chief executive since 2003.

  • Nov 30, 2017

Lots of red and green and gold. And it’s ‘Christmas’ instead of ‘holiday — for the most part.

  • Nov 27, 2017

Bettye Kearse hopes to validate her family’s oral history that they are descendants of President James Madison and an enslaved cook named Coreen.

  • Nov 14, 2017

Choi Min-ho's established star power eclipsed the first lady’s, and video of that moment of realization has gone viral in South Korea.

  • Nov 8, 2017
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