Malia Obama

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Brown to Malia Obama: Sorry About Beer Pong Pic


(Newser) - Brown University's campus newspaper has apologized to Malia Obama after students posted on social media that she was partying during a college visit . A photo that circulated online allegedly shows the president's daughter standing next to a table with cups at an Oct. 10 party. People who say... More »

Malia Obama Is Applying to Colleges

But where she'll attend is anybody's guess

(Newser) - High school seniors busily applying for college have a certain First Daughter among their ranks, and the New York Times takes a long look today at where Malia Obama might end up. Little is known about her preferences or her grades, but her personal life definitely makes her an attractive... More »

Secret Service Taught Malia to Drive, Says Michelle

That's what first lady tells Rachael Ray

(Newser) - Some teenagers suffer the torture of getting driving lessons from their parents. Other teens are taught by licensed instructors. But Malia Obama isn't your average 16-year-old: Her driving lessons were provided by the US Secret Service. That's what Michelle Obama tells celebrity chef and daytime talk-show host Rachael... More »

White House Probing Possible Malia Selfie

Photo as yet unverified

(Newser) - Everyone is in a scramble to figure out how a selfie that appears to show Malia Obama got on Instagram , reports the Christian Science Monitor . "Was it taken in the White House? Was it taken in the Lincoln Bedroom? Was it taken in the Aspen Lodge at Camp David?... More »

Aide Who Dissed Sasha, Malia Was Arrested as Teen

Comments put Lauten's 'awful teen years' in spotlight

(Newser) - The GOP aide who criticized Malia and Sasha Obama for lacking "class" apparently didn't take time to ask herself if her own "awful teen years" would stand up to scrutiny. According to the Smoking Gun , Elizabeth Lauten was arrested for larceny in 2000, when she was 17.... More »

GOP Aide Who Dissed Obama Girls Is Quitting

Elizabeth Lauten's comments generated much discussion

(Newser) - After her public comments on the Obama girls' lack of "class" went viral, a Republican congressional staffer is stepping down from her post. Elizabeth Lauten is resigning as communications director for Rep. Steven Fincher, she tells NBC News . Her comments—for which she apologized—helped her name to garner... More »

GOP Aide Backtracks on 'Class' Dig at Obama Kids

Elizabeth Lauten's comments to bored Sasha and Malia inspired backlash

(Newser) - President Obama trotted out his daughters for the sixth pardon of a turkey of his tenure, and when they, like much of the rest of the nation, appeared bored by the tradition , a congressional aide created a stir by publicly taking offense, reports the Washington Post . In a Facebook post... More »

Obama Pardons Turkeys; Sasha, Malia Not Impressed

Malia passes on petting 'Cheese'

(Newser) - "I am here to announce what I’m sure will be the most talked-about executive action this month," President Obama quipped yesterday as he pardoned a pair of Thanksgiving turkeys named Mac and Cheese. He admitted that he found the Pardoning of the National Turkey "a little... More »

Malia Obama's Lollapalooza Trip Creates a Stir

She accidentally kicks girl, 'Daily Caller' leaps

(Newser) - Malia Obama went to Lollapalooza this weekend—continuing what Jezebel refers to as "the best summer any 16-year-old has ever had" (because hey, pretty awesome internship )—and, as has never in the history of humankind at music festivals happened, someone got accidentally jostled, and it got tweeted:
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Malia Obama Has a New Hollywood Gig

Or at least she did for one day, working with Halle Berry

(Newser) - Malia Obama had a new and very high-profile job, at least for one day. An insider tells TheWrap that the first daughter was seen working as a production assistant on the set of Halle Berry's sci-fi TV series Extant in LA last week. "She helped with computer shop... More »

White House Locked Down After Car Follows Motorcade

Driver arrested in restricted area

(Newser) - The White House was briefly locked down yesterday after a car followed a motorcade carrying President Obama's daughters into a restricted area. It was stopped just feet away from the White House's northwest gate and the driver was arrested and charged with unlawful entry, reports the AP . The... More »

Obamas Celebrate MLK Day at Soup Kitchen

President proves he is not good at identifying taco meat

(Newser) - Barack Obama is honoring Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy of service by helping a soup kitchen prepare its daily meals. Obama took Michelle, Sasha, and Malia to DC Central Kitchen, which is a few minutes away from the White House by presidential motorcade. They joined an assembly line... More »

Obama: If Girls Get Tattoos, Michelle and I Will, Too

'We'll go on YouTube and show it off as a family tattoo'

(Newser) - NBC's Today show conducted an extensive interview with President Obama last week, covering issues such as gun control, North Korea, and immigration reform. But in between those little softballs, the president finally addressed the pressing question really facing this country: How will he and Michelle stop daughters Malia and... More »

Obamas Arrive in Hawaii

Family will spend Christmas there

(Newser) - President Obama and his family arrived in Honolulu this morning for the Christmas holiday. The Obamas have a low-key visit planned, with no public events on the schedule, reports AP . Given that talks on the fiscal cliff are on hold until after the break, it looks like the president won'... More »

Obama Daughters’ School Evacuated After Phone Threat

Sidwell Friends issues all-clear after suspicious phone call

(Newser) - The school attended by the first daughters was evacuated today after someone phoned in a threat, the Washingtonian reports. Sidwell Friends School has already given the all-clear for students to return to campus, after an investigation found students were not at risk. No word on whether the threat was related... More »

Silent Obama Girls Play Big Campaign Role

Parents' speeches focus on normal family life

(Newser) - This year, the Obama girls aren't spending much time on the campaign trail—but their presence is felt by voters, writes Jodi Kantor in the New York Times . While they don't speak much publicly, they are much spoken about by their parents. In the stories the president and... More »

Obama Booed for Kiss Cam Whiff

But he gets the girl in the end

(Newser) - If other presidents have gotten into hot water for macking on women they shouldn't, President Obama got jeered last night for failing to smooch his own first lady. The Obamas were watching the US men's basketball team play an exhibition game against Brazil in DC, when the never-so-clever... More »

Michelle Obama, Kids Hit Beyonce Show

Singer making return to stage in Atlantic City

(Newser) - Michelle Obama was with the single ladies this weekend, joining 5,500 fans at a Beyonce concert in Atlantic City. The first lady took daughters Sasha and Malia to Revel Resorts, where Beyonce performed two dozen songs last night. No sign of the president, but Gov. Chris Christie was among... More »

Eyebrows Raised Over Scrubbed Malia Mexico Story

Spring break article disappears

(Newser) - An article about Malia Obama's spring break is causing ripples across the World Wide Web: The story, which noted Malia's visit to Mexico with 12 classmates and 25 Secret Service agents, first appeared yesterday and then quickly disappeared, BuzzFeed explains. Links to most versions of the story were... More »

Occupiers March for MLK Day

Protesters also hold rallies against Voter ID laws

(Newser) - Martin Luther King day inspired an Occupy march on New York and more traditional remembrances across the US today. Among the events:
  • Hundreds of Occupiers staged an "Occupy the Dream" march on Manhattan, stopping to chant, "The banks got bailed out, we got sold out." At least
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