NEW YORK (AP) — As bells tolled solemnly, Americans marked the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Wednesday with the reading of the names, moments of silence and serene music that have become tradition.
At a morning ceremony on the 2-year-old memorial plaza at the site of the World Trade Center, relatives recited the names of the nearly 3,000 people who died when hijacked jets crashed into the twin towers and the Pentagon and near Shanksville, Pa. They also recognized the victims of the 1993 trade center bombing.
In Washington, President Barak Obama, joined by first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and wife Jill Biden, and members of the White House staff, walked out to the White House’s South Lawn for a moment of silence at 8:46 a.m…
By Ayesha K. Mustafaa
With the theme “Change is Happening,” First Lady Michelle Obama came to Clinton Wednesday, Feb. 27, as the first stop on her anniversary tour with Let’s Move. She spent much of the day at Northside and Eastside Elementary School with students and teachers and addressed the select public gathered at 2 p.m.
The First Lady was joined by TV personality and child nutrition advocate Rachael Ray to highlight the new healthy school lunches that are now being served across the nation…..
First lady Michelle Obama and Food Network star Rachael Ray visited about 400 students at Northside and Eastside Elementary Schools in Clinton Wednesday in celebration of the third anniversary of Mrs. Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign.
As part of the celebration, Mrs. Obama highlighted change happening across the country to keep children healthy – from new school lunches nationwide to localities where the childhood obesity rate is declining.
Mrs. Obama praised these changes, and called on leaders from across the nation to keep working to improve our children’s health.
First lady Michelle Obama lovingly praised her husband Tuesday night in a prime-time Democratic Convention speech as a devoted spouse and caring father at home and a “man we can trust” to revive the nation’s weak economy as president, beckoning the country to return him to the White House despite agonizingly slow recovery from recession.
Michelle Obama is making a house call on “The Dr. Oz Show.”
The show’s producers said the first lady will tape an appearance Wednesday to discuss new provisions of her “Let’s Move!” campaign and the Presidential Youth Fitness Program.
Olympic champion Gabby Douglas basked in the “Tonight” spotlight and the admiration of fellow guest Michelle Obama, but the teenager already is thinking ahead to 2016.
Jackson Mississippi school district is the site for the kickoff of First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” health initiative. In this Mississippi Link exclusive video, she is seen speaking at Brinkley Middle School’s general assembly on March 3, 2010.
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