| Nov 9, 2008
Fashion has a new first lady.
If the black-and-red dress Michelle Obama wore for her husband's victory speech Tuesday is any indication, she is poised to be her own kind of style icon in the White House. The straight-from-the-spring-runway dress, which...
| Sep 20, 2009
The largest crowd to ever watch an NFL game packed the new Cowboys Stadium for the home opener against the New York Giants.
105,121 fans surpassed the previous high of 103,467 that watched the San Francisco 49ers play the Arizona Cardinals at Aztec...
| Jul 15, 2007
"Do I have AIDS?"
Sixteen-year-old Alexander Ghaffari was eating breakfast, getting ready for school, when he put the question to his mother.
It wasn't a charged or dreaded moment. He can't even remember what prompted him to ask. Maybe he'd overheard...
| Jun 28, 2007
FIRST LADY Laura Bush is visiting four African countries this week, including Zambia, where I worked in HIV/AIDS programs for six years in the 1990s. We can count on the news media to show us Mrs. Bush touring AIDS programs, welcomed by singing children....
| Jan 18, 2009
It's the closest thing to a crown that America's small-r republican first ladies get -- the simultaneously regal and egalitarian Inauguration Day hat.
Plus, it's cold in D.C. in January. In 1969, Pat Nixon wore a big fur toque with her big-R Republican...
| Dec 16, 2007
The online retailer Cafe Press, which allows users to sell their own products over the Internet, currently stocks 440,000 unique items relating to Hillary Clinton. Feeling the holiday spirit? You can purchase the "Hillary Is a Devil" Christmas ornament....
| Aug 27, 2008
"NOT ONLY do I eat, I also am a Democrat," wrote Frank Sinatra in an intro to 1960's "Many Happy Returns: The Democrats' Cook Book, or How to Cook a G.O.P. Goose" (the sales of which helped buy TV air time for candidates). "Not only should every...
| Sep 11, 2008
Today's question: At their convention, Republicans ignored Cindy McCain's impressive business accomplishments and instead focused on her record of philanthropy. Why is a strong woman a good VP candidate but not a good first lady? Previously, Marcotte...
| Dec 10, 2009
George Stephanopoulos has been named the new anchor of "Good Morning America," ABC News President David Westin announced today.
"I'm pleased to announce that beginning Monday Dec. 14, our new anchor team at 'Good Morning America' will be in place and...
| May 23, 2008
Oscar winner Richard Dreyfuss is reportedly in final negotiations to play Vice President Dick Cheney in Oliver Stone's "W," filling out one of the film's last key roles.
Josh Brolin and Elizabeth Banks are already toplining "W" as George W. Bush and...
| Nov 12, 2008
A new big O is ascending on the fashion scene.
Incoming First Lady Michelle Obama is poised to be the new Oprah and the next Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis—combined!—for designers, retailers and fashion aficionados. (Does that make her a double-O...