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Sam Wohabe (credit: Sheila Tendy)

Budding Manhattan Chef, 9, Headed To White House After Winning Contest

Sam Wohabe, of the Upper East Side, is one of 54 children who will be heading to Washington D.C. to have dinner with First Lady Michelle Obama after his winning entry to a contest that encourages healthy eating.


President Obama shakes hands with more workers (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Bloomberg: Port Authority Wrong To Halt PATH Train Service For Obama Visit

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says trains between New York and New Jersey should not have been halted because President Barack Obama was in town.


President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama look down on WTC Memorial from 23rd Floor of Freedom Tower. (credit: Al Jones, 1010 WINS)

President Obama, First Lady Check Out WTC Site Before Heading To Fundraisers

Thursday night, several streets around the city will closed. The Obamas headed to the West Village for a campaign fundraiser at the home of Sarah Jessica Parker and to Midtown for a stop at the Plaza Hotel.


Beyonce performs at the Revel Casino - Atlantic City, NJ - May 26, 2012 (credit: CBS2)

Michelle Obama Attends Beyonce Concert At Revel In Atlantic City

First daughters Sasha and Malia, as well as Gov. Christie, were also in the sell-out crowd. It was Beyonce’s first concert since giving birth in New York City.


First Lady Michelle Obama holds a plate of food while walking down the school lunchline in the cafeteria at Parklawn Elementary School- Alexandria, VA - Jan 25, 2012 (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

NYU Professor Reacts To New School Lunches

Even when pizza is on the menu, school lunches are going to be healthier.


School Cafeteria At Lunchtime (file/credit:CBS2)

New Menu Options Seek To Serve Up Improved Classroom Performance, Reduced Obesity In Schools

A healthier menu is coming to school cafeterias across the country. The government has announced new rules for school lunches, including more fruits and vegetables and less fat.


First lady Michelle Obama hits a tennis ball at a U.S. Open tennis clinic highlighting the importance of physical activity for kids at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York, Friday, Sept. 9, 2011. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

First Lady Michelle Obama Visits US Open

Obama visited the U.S. Open for the first time Friday to promote her campaign against childhood obesity and praise the U.S. Tennis Association’s initiative to build kid-sized courts.



Yankees Hold Ceremony To Mark 9/11 Anniversary

The New York Yankees have marked the 10-year anniversary of 9/11 with a ceremony before their game against the Baltimore Orioles.


Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen arrives for a graduation and commissioning ceremony at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., on Saturday, May 21, 2011.   (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Adm. Mike Mullen Addresses More Than 1,000 Cadets Graduating From West Point

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mike Mullen told cadets graduating from West Point on Saturday they should build bridges to a public that doesn’t always understand the “full weight” of military service after a decade of deadly conflicts.


Cadets at the United States Military Academy - West Point, NY (file / credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

West Point Cadet Profile: Michael Nilsen, Of Brooklyn, Follows His Heart To Become A Leader

When Michael Nilsen told his parents he wanted to go to West Point, they were less than thrilled. But he’s convinced this is right.


Beyonce stopped by P.S. 161 in Harlem on May 3, 2011 as part of her Let's Move! Flash Workout event (credit: wat-aah.blogspot.com)

Beyonce Makes A Surprise Stop At P.S. 161 In Harlem

Students at a Harlem public school working out to a Beyonce song got a big surprise when the superstar walked in and joined them.


AOL Logo (file / credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

AOL Joins Military Families Initiative

You may have heard about the military families initiatives spear-headed by First Lady Michelle Obama. Well, a lot of companies are getting on board.


Women For Women founder and CEO Zainab Salbi, far left, and actress Azita Ghanizada, far right, lead a peace march across the Brooklyn Bridge, organized by Women For Women in collaboration with Google, in honor of the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, Tuesday, March 8, 2011 in New York. (Jason DeCrow/AP Images for Women For Women)

NYC Commemorates International Women’s Day In City Hall Park

Women from across the Tri-State area and from around the world marched across the Brooklyn Bridge before holding a rally in City Hall Park.


Christie (Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images); Obama (Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

NJ Gov. Christie Compliments First Lady Obama’s Health Efforts

Christie thinks first lady Michelle Obama is doing well to speak in favor of healthy eating and exercise.


North lawn of the White House (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Students With Conn. Ties Interning At White House

The interns will be assigned to departments throughout the White House, going as far up as the offices of Vice President Joe Biden and first lady Michelle Obama.