If you think the more than weeklong controversy over a new book about the first couple had died down, well, you'd be wrong.
In "The Obamas," the new book causing a stir with its speculation about the extent of the first lady's political influence, author Jodi Kantor recounts an anecdote: A young schoolgirl tells Michelle Obama that she hopes to someday become a president's wife herself one day. "Doesn't pay well," Mrs. Obama wittily cracks.
CNN's Piers Morgan talks to author Jodi Kantor about her controversial new book "The Obamas."
From bustles to silk chiffon with organza flowers and Swarovski crystals, the newly updated first ladies exhibition at the National Museum of American History is an extravaganza of frills and fashion.
In his new book, Johnston claims she wanted to spite her mother Sarah Palin
"They were trying to conceive for months," Mercede Johnston says of her brother and Bristol
Former first lady Betty Ford was laid to rest Thursday in Grand Rapids, Michigan, alongside her late husband, capping a day of remembrance and reflection.
The former First Lady is honored at a memorial service at the Gerald R. Ford Museum in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Former first lady Betty Ford was remembered Tuesday as a woman whose disclosures about her personal battles showed courage and grace and brought encouragement to others.
CNN's Thelma Gutierrez reports on Betty Ford's life and legacy.
Current and past first ladies Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton and Nancy Reagan will attend a memorial service Tuesday in California for former first lady Betty Ford.
The role of first lady is one of the most difficult in American public life. Few women have struggled with the role as passionately and poignantly as Betty Ford, who died last week at 93.
CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports that Michelle Obama is in South Africa.
First lady Michelle Obama met with former South African President Nelson Mandela on Tuesday as part of a weeklong visit to the continent, according to a spokeswoman for the first lady.
First Lady Michelle Obama gives dating advice and encourages the dreams of a group of British girls.
First lady Michelle Obama arrived in South Africa on Monday for the start of a weeklong trip that officials have said will focus on youth leadership and education, and include meetings with key figures in the anti-apartheid struggle.
First lady Michelle Obama's official trip to southern Africa next week will focus on youth leadership and education, and will include meetings with key figures in the anti-apartheid struggle.
A big portion of President Obama's wealth is invested in federal debt, according to a financial disclosure form released Monday.
The abstinence spokesperson gets people talking with her thinner appearance in New York
"I'm doing this for me, for my boy Tripp and for the country," Johnston says
Retired airline pilot Jim Tilmon weighs in on the incident with Michelle Obama's plane and errors in the FAA system.
First lady Michelle Obama urges voters to stay the course for change at an event for Washington Sen. Patty Murray.
Michelle Obama makes an appearance in Milwaukee, stumping for Sen. Russ Feingold.
With his party's control of Congress teetering on the brink of disaster, an unpopular president decides in the final days to roll out his best asset: his wife, whose own approval ratings soar 20 percentage points higher than his.
France's first lady Carla Bruni denied Monday that her U.S. counterpart ever told her that life in the White House was "hell."
French First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy denies U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama ever said being first lady is "hell."
First Lady Michelle Obama honors the victims of Flight 93 at the 9/11 memorial site in Pennsylvannia.
First lady Michelle Obama will join former first lady Laura Bush on September 11 at the Flight 93 National Memorial outside Shanksville, Pennsylvania, according to a statement from the National Park Foundation.
To some she is a self-made woman and a global superstar.
The Palins may not be the first family, but you wouldn't know that from recent media coverage.
Was it in bad taste for the first lady to take a vacation to Spain with the American economy in its current state?
CNN's Al Goodman previews U.S. first lady Michelle Obama's upcoming visit to Spain.
From his Wall Street career to his political parents, the former first daughter's fiancÃ© is no stranger to Washington, D.C., establishment
Bristol Palin and the father of her child, Levi Johnston, are engaged again.
"We've both matured a lot," Bristol tells PEOPLE. "We're moving on"
Levi Johnston publicly apologizes to Sarah Palin and her family in a People Magazine article.
"Against my better judgment, I publicly said things that were not completely true," he tells PEOPLE
A second grader asks first lady Michelle Obama about her mom being taken away because she "doesn't have papers."
Immigration officials will not swoop in to deport a woman whose daughter asked first lady Michelle Obama about "taking people away" if they don't have proper paperwork, a Department of Homeland Security spokesman said Thursday.
The chef gave the first family a taste of the Windy City at a state dinner that featured a performance by BeyoncÃ©
"At our house, we talk to our girls about exercise a lot," says their mom
President Obama speaks at the White House Correspondents' Dinner.
It was my first chance to spend some quality time at dinner with First Lady Michelle Obama, so I decided to do what my pal Ali Velshi would probably do in the same situation: get her hooked on Twitter.
Eleanor Roosevelt was also 5' 11," a good seven inches above Laura Bush and Nancy Reagan
The convenience store near my house is where I first became aware of the problem.
Malia and Sasha can only watch on weekends, leaving time to hone their Taboo skills
A billboard featuring President Obama that was erected three days ago will be coming down, according to a spokesman for the company that paid for the outdoor ad in Times Square.
Answering other children's questions, Sasha and Malia talk about presidential presents - and perks
Technically, Barbara Walters' "10 Most Fascinating People of 2009" numbered more than that.
The First Lady plans an understated and "green" holiday at the White House
President Obama toasted a growing U.S. friendship with India at the first state dinner of his administration Tuesday, an evening of regal pageantry and symbolic politics in a tent on the White House South Lawn.
The First Lady and Elmo plant vegetables, while Big Bird makes note of Mrs. O's height
Once upon a time royals and elites had to don elaborate disguises to mingle with their people. Now they have Twitter.
The White House said it had no comment Monday in response to the upcoming release of a new Michelle Obama action-figure doll.
In bid for 2016 games the First Lady takes on Brazil and Japan
First lady Michelle Obama vowed Monday to "take no prisoners" as she and her husband launch an unprecedented bid for Chicago's 2016 Olympic bid.
Michelle Obama talks about how health insurance helped her father and daughter.
She stood by her husband throughout the contentious 2008 presidential campaign and during heated health care reform debates during his presidency.
In just 200 days, Michelle Obama has put her own stamp on one of America's most unusual political positions -- the unelected, undefined job of being first lady. And the way she's done it? It's largely through the fashion choices she's made.
The First Lady will deliver their commencement address - under certain conditions
Former First Lady Laura Bush talks CNN's Zain Verjee
Former first lady Laura Bush praised the performance of her husband's successor Monday, breaking with many Republicans in telling CNN that she thinks President Obama is doing a good job under tough circumstances.
Luci Baines Johnson was just 16 years old when she approached her father, President Johnson, with what she considered a reasonable request.
Sasha and Malia visit the new movie set and join mom for traditional pub grub
From visits to the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre to a cruise down the Seine, the First Family explores the City of Light
The First Lady announces a one-on-one summit with somebody who knows her job inside and out
The White House did not intend to show any disrespect toward Nancy Reagan when it failed to invite the former first lady -- a vigorous supporter of stem-cell research -- to a bill-signing ceremony on the subject, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said Tuesday.
Press Secretary Robert Gibbs says the White House did not "slight"' Nancy Reagan.
From her secret talent to her sex appeal, find out some little-known fun facts about the First Lady
Michelle Obama says her girls love Bo, but she's the one walking the First Dog in the mornings
CNN's Don Lemon takes a closer look at what First Lady, Michelle Obama has accomplished in her first 100 days.
Heather Ferreira works in the slums of Mumbai, India, where she has watched thousands of women live under a "curse."
CNN's Alina Cho reports on first lady Michelle Obama's role as style icon and how the fashion industry is taking note.
I can't find it anywhere in the Constitution, so maybe there is a first lady dress code buried in an obscure addendum to the Voting Rights Act of 1965, since every mistress of the White House for the last four decades has chosen a wardrobe that follows a particular one with near pathological devotion.
The breeders of the Obamas' new household addition share some family history
Trinnette Morris and her group of girls followed in President Obama's footsteps when they stopped at Ben's Chili Bowl during a recent visit to Washington.
President Obama visited Ben's Chili Bowl in Washington 10 days before his inauguration.
The rumors of impending nuptials are not true, a family source tells PEOPLE
Bo, the Obama family's new dog, makes its debut in front of the cameras.
The White House Easter Egg Roll rocked with live music and dancing
A Portuguese Water Dog named Bo makes his bow on the national stage
The First Lady shows off plot planted at a price her husband would approve of
The public is invited to touch and hug Michelle Obama's wax figure. CNN's Jeanne Moos ponders wax fashion.
First lady Michelle Obama was not in Washington on Tuesday, but one might have thought so from the commotion on F Street.
If Michelle's dad were alive, "You would not be able to shut him up!" says Marian Robinson
Is anyone else besides Michelle Obama leaving the house these days? Because for the last week, you would have thought that Anne Hathaway, Gwyneth Paltrow and Halle Berry had gone into the Witness Protection Program.
First Lady Michelle Obama takes the world by storm. CNN's Suzanne Malveaux reports from Prague.
The First Lady gives her French counterpart a Gibson guitar "as a sign of friendship"
Forget global economic crisis, all eyes were on the First Ladies in France
She's been clear about her priorities.
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