First lady Michelle Obama during last year's kids' "state dinner" at the White House. Kids who enter "The Healthy Lunchtime Challenge" may get to dine there this year.
Children from across the nation will rub elbows with Michelle Obama and dine off fine china in the East Room of the White House this summer as part of a contest to promote healthy eating.
"The historic neon signs make us stand out from other cities," says Jonathan Mabry, Tucson's historic preservation officer.
La Pilita Museum in Barrio Viejo, near the Tucson Convention Center, features the history of Barrio Viejo and early Tucson with more than 100 oral histories.
San Pedro Chapel in the Old Fort Lowell Neighborhood, a backdrop here for the group Way Out West, is just one of the area's historic buildings
Tucson is officially historic.
Michelle Obama greets Jan. 8 shooting survivor Pam Simon.
A contingent of Tucson survivors of gun violence, including some from the Jan. 8, 2011, mass shooting, traveled to Washington, D.C., last week to seek congressional support for closing a loophole in national gun laws.
While the rest of Tucson sixth-grader Haile Thomas' classmates have to crack open the books to learn about history, she will get to experience it firsthand.
While the rest of Tucson sixth-grader Haile Thomas’ classmates have to crack open the books to learn about history, she gets to experience it first hand.
SAN FRANCISCO - Of course, the Oregon State Beavers will practice Tuesday.
Oregon State coach Craig Robinson, sitting with his sister, Michelle Obama, at the Democratic National Convention in September, says Tuesday's presidential election is "probably going to be pretty close."
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Tucson-area school districts are providing healthier meals to students as part of a nationwide effort to improve children's nutrition.
Salad is on the menu at Utterback Magnet Middle School. Above, cafeteria workers at the school package salads. The transition to offering more greens is consistent with new federal guidelines.
Rachael Dusz, left, and Lindsay Aguilar prepare chicken patties on whole wheat buns for students at Utterback Magnet Middle School.
President Obama talks to Haile Thomas of Tucson during first lady Michelle Obama's Kids' State Dinner. Obama said Monday that he's usually invited to state dinners, but he "had to crash" this one.
Haile's quinoa, black bean and corn salad, as prepared and plated in the White House kitchen.