First Lady Michelle Obama and U. President Barack Obama wait on the North Portico for the arrival of Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Madame Peng Liyuan ahead of a state dinner at the White House.
POTUS and FLOTUS both shine at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Phoenix Awards. The First Lady repeats her Michael Kors-designed fishtailed and embellished skirt with a Peter Soronen belt.
The President and First Lady hosted a "reciprocal dinner" for Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip at Winfield House in London. She wears an off-the-shoulder black Ralph Lauren gown paired with Tom Binns jewelry.
Maya Angelou -- President Obama gives Maya Angelou the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the land. A well deserved award, and a particularly poignant moment captured on film.