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Obama: Bad Intelligence Behind ISIS Underestimation

Saturday from the White House South Lawn, President Barack Obama blamed "intelligence estimates" for not anticipating the speed in which ISIS would capture large sections of Iraq. The president,who has been under harsh media criticism...Show More Summary

Tom Sietsema breaks down the Africa summit dinner menu

Heads of state should feel right at home dining on the four-course menu created for tonight’s VIP dinner on the South Lawn at the White House. Every dish is laced with at least one ingredient — coffee, cinnamon and saffron, among others — that can be traced to some of the 50 participating African countries. […]

50 African leaders to attend state dinner

The Obamas will host a crowd of 50 heads of state from African nations Tuesday night, for a shindig in an expansive tent on the White House South Lawn with Lionel Richie serenading the crowd.

Here Comes Obama's Statement On Ukraine...

President Barack Obama will deliver a statement on the crisis in Ukraine at 2:50 p.m. ET from the South Lawn of the White House. Obama is expected to unveil a new round of punishing sanctions on Russia for its continued involvement in destabilizing the crisis and supporting pro-Russian separatists in the eastern regions of Ukraine. Show More Summary

LIVE: Obama Delivers Statement On Ukraine

President Barack Obama will deliver a statement on the situation in Ukraine soon. His statement will come from the South Lawn of the White House, four days after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down near the Ukrainian border. The U.S. Show More Summary

Obamas greet military members for Fourth of July

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greeted service members and military families Friday on the South Lawn for a Fourth of July celebration.

Happy birthday Malia Obama

Malia Obama at the White House Easter Egg Roll in 2011. Photo by UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg President Obama will mark the nation’s birthday tonight with a celebration on the White House South Lawn, but there is another important birthday penned-in for this date on the White House calendar. Show More Summary

U.S. Troops to Be Punished With Pitbull Concert on White House Lawn

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

In recognition of their brave service, U.S. troops will be invited to a special 4th of July concert on the White House's South lawn featuring Mr. Worldwide himself. Read more...

Pitbull to entertain troops at White House July 4th concert

The next step for Pitbull is La Casa Blanca. The rapper will entertain troops on the South Lawn of the White House for the USO’s July 4th celebration.

Obama to join inventors at White House Maker Faire

WASHINGTON (AP) — If President Barack Obama is mingling with inventors, sooner or later there has to be a robot. On Wednesday, it was Russell, the 17-foot electric giraffe towering in the South Lawn of the White House, a symbol of the quirky and clever creations Obama wanted to showcase on a day devoted to innovation.

Pres. Obama: ‘We Will Not Be Sending U.S. Troops Back Into Combat in Iraq’

President Obama delivered a statement on Iraq from the South Lawn of the White House shortly before noon. The broadcast and cable networks all provided live coverage of his remarks on the increased violence in the region. On NBC, David Gregory anchored from Washington with Peter Alexander at the White House and Richard Engel in Iraq. Show More Summary

LIVE: Obama Makes Statement About Iraq

President Barack Obama will deliver a statement on Iraq as militant Sunni extremists continue their march toward Baghdad. The response from the White House South Lawn comes amid fierce Republican criticism over the Administration’s decision to withdraw all U.S. troops from the country at the end of 2011. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has called for…

Michelle Obama Talks French Fries, Chocolate and Healthy Eating With Kid Reporters

Post by Suzanne Murray. First Lady Michelle Obama participates in a Kid Reporter gaggle in the White House Library during the annual Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House, April 21, 2014. (Official White House Photo by...Show More Summary

3 Reasons Michelle Obama's 'Let's Move!' Program Is Good for Kids

Post by Clara Tripp. First Lady Michelle Obama participates in a Kid Reporter gaggle in the White House Library during the annual Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House, April 21, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence...Show More Summary

Barack and Michelle Obama cheer a little egg roller as they host the White House Easter Egg Roll on

5 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Barack and Michelle Obama cheer a little egg roller as they host the White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House on Monday. This year's event features live music, cooking stations, storytelling, and of course, some Easter egg rolling. Image via Carolyn Kaster/AP. Read more...

Michelle Obama Brings the First Dogs to the White House Easter Egg Roll!

Michelle Obama walks her dogs Bo and Sunny to the South Lawn to greet the guests at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll held on Monday morning (April 21) in Washington, D.C. The 50-year-old First Lady of the United States and her husband President Barack Obama hosted thousands of people at the White House [...]

Obamas open up South Lawn to eager children for Easter Egg Roll

Washington (CNN) – President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama joined the Easter Bunny to welcome a crowd of children, parents and volunteers to the White House South Lawn on Monday for the 136th annual Easter Egg Roll. The first couple walked onto the Truman Balcony, which overlooks the South Lawn, and the President […]

Obamas host Easter Egg Roll under sunny skies

5 months agoNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (AP) — First Lady Michelle Obama applied a healthy-eating theme to this year's Easter Egg Roll, as she and President Barack Obama lead the annual festivities Monday on the South Lawn of the White House.

Michelle Obama Touts Fitness at Easter Egg Roll: ‘If We Can Do It on the South Lawn…’

5 months agoNews : Mediaite

First Lady Michelle Obama appeared on Live with Kelly and Michael Monday morning in advance of the White House Easter Egg roll, which she has made part of her Let's Move campaign by billing the activities as Hop Into Health, Swing Into Shape.

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