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2012 Democratic National Convention

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  • Picket lines up after CPS, teachers fail to prevent strike

    Picket lines up after CPS, teachers fail to prevent strike
    Striking for the first time in 25 years, Chicago's teachers set up picket lines this morning after talks with public school officials ended over the weekend without resolution. "Rahm says cut back, we say fight back," picketers dressed in red T-shirts...
  • Political reporting an old boys' club? Not at L.A. Times

    Political reporting an old boys' club? Not at L.A. Times
    A recent survey by the Women’s Media Center found that about 75% of newspapers’ election coverage this year had been written by men. The report on the data was headlined, “Men are telling the stories of Election 2012.” But...
  • Michelle Obama: First lady of style

    Michelle Obama: First lady of style
    In the past four years, no woman has been a more powerful fashion force than Michelle Obama. Even after so much time on the public stage, her wardrobe choices still spark trends, drive sales and generate discussion and dissection on blogs and morning TV...
  • The first lady's signature fashion elements

    Since Michelle Obama and her kitten heels first stepped onto the national stage five years ago, the keys to her personal dress code have remained remarkably consistent. Pearls, cardigans and brooches are all components of the first lady's look....
  • Fashion Diary: Under the big top at New York Fashion Week

    Fashion Diary: Under the big top at New York Fashion Week
    NEW YORK — Reality show stars-turned designers! Olympians fresh from performing feats of strength at the Summer Games! Peacockish bloggers taking pictures and typing on smartphones while walking on death-defying stilettos! There is all that and...
  • Stars of all stripes steal the show at New York Fashion Week

    Stars of all stripes steal the show at New York Fashion Week
    NEW YORK — Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Fashion publicist slapped by angry editor over seating snafu at Zac Posen show, slaps back with $1-million lawsuit against the alleged slapper. Kimye (Kim Kardashian and Kanye West) cause rush-hour...
  • Carmen H. Warschaw dies at 95; key Democratic figure in L.A.

    Carmen H. Warschaw dies at 95; key Democratic figure in L.A.
    Carmen H. Warschaw, a prominent Democratic Party figure in Los Angeles and California for decades who was also a generous donor to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and USC, has died. She was 95. Warschaw died Nov. 6 of natural causes at Cedars-Sinai in Los...
  • Lawrence Guyot dies at 73; longtime civil rights activist

    Lawrence Guyot, a civil rights leader who was threatened, jailed and nearly beaten to death in the Deep South in the 1960s and helped lead a drive to register black voters during the tumultuous Freedom Summer of 1964, has died. He was 73. The longtime...
  • Mike Gray dies at 77; co-wrote 'China Syndrome' screenplay

    Mike Gray dies at 77; co-wrote 'China Syndrome' screenplay
    Mike Gray, an author, activist and documentarian who co-wrote the Oscar-nominated screenplay for "The China Syndrome," the provocative 1979 film about a cover-up at a nuclear power plant, died Tuesday of heart failure at his Hollywood Hills home, his...
  • Mayor: 'This is avoidable because this is a strike of choice'

    Mayor: 'This is avoidable because this is a strike of choice'
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the teachers strike is "not necessary" because the two sides were close. "I believe this is avoidable because this is a strike of choice," Emanuel said at a hastily called news conference at the Harold Washington Library Sunday...
  • Connie Mack gets speaking assignment at GOP convention

     
    U.S. Senate candidate U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV of Fort Myers has been selected to be a speaker at the Republican National Convention that starts in 10 days  in Tampa. Mack, a four-term Congressman from Fort Myers who is taking on Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill...