6500 athletes from 165 countries gather for opening ceremony.
The rapper will speak and perform for students at Thursday's Beating the Odds Summit.
DMV rapper gets a pass to the White House for new initiative.
A cousin of First Lady Michelle Obama, Rabbi Capers Funnye, of Chicago, was nominated to serve as the first Black chief rabbi, leading a community of Black Jews worldwide.
Daughters Malia and Sasha join FLOTUS for summer tour.
"[He] lived a life that was full; a life that mattered," POTUS says in the wake of VP son's death.