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  • Simeon All Access | Parker meets Michelle Obama, speaks to youth during busy week

    Simeon All Access | Parker meets Michelle Obama, speaks to youth during busy week
    Simeon's Jabari Parker spoke at an event promoting first lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" campaign Thursday at McCormick Place. The senior forward addressed Chicago Public Schools students about staying healthy in a morning session. He then joined his...
  • Vending machines focus on healthier snacks

    Vending machines focus on healthier snacks
    This time of year, people have weight loss on their minds. According to a 2012 survey published in the University of Scranton's Journal of Clinical Psychology, losing weight is the No. 1 New Year's resolution. For some Baltimore residents, working...
  • A Documentary About Soul Food Serves Up Ideas About History, Health and Racism in America

    A Documentary About Soul Food Serves Up Ideas About History, Health and Racism in America
    Soul Food Junkies Mon. Jan. 14, 10 p.m., on PBS's Independent Lens, check local listings   America's food system is racist. That's one of the claims advanced in Soul Food Junkies, a brisk, provocative and wide-ranging documentary about African-...
  • Executive Profile: Martin Nesbitt, the first friend

    Executive Profile: Martin Nesbitt, the first friend
    Chicago businessman Martin Nesbitt will sit on the dais in front of the U.S. Capitol on Monday as his best friend is inaugurated president of the United States. The two men — successful African-American leaders who share a record of high...
  • Michelle Obama is fashion icon with an affordable, accessible style

    Her affinity for sleeveless frocks has caused a buying frenzy and inspired people to turn to workouts for toning their arms. She has become a highly coveted canvas for fashion designers and retailers. She steals the scene in pointed-toe flats, colored...
  • Local young singers to perform at inaugural event

    Local young singers to perform at inaugural event
    The Soul Children of Chicago, a popular group of young singers, will be among the entertainers slated to perform in Washington during an inaugural event for children of military families, the Presidential Inaugural Committee announced Friday. The Soul...
  • Wal-mart plans $50 billion 'buy American' push

    Wal-mart plans $50 billion 'buy American' push
    NEW YORK CITY -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc will buy an additional $50 billion in U.S.-made products over the next decade in areas like sporting goods and high-end appliances in what the world's largest retailer called a bid to help boost the U.S. economy. Wal-...
  • 3,120-calorie entree: Extreme or 'life's simpler pleasures'?

    3,120-calorie entree: Extreme or 'life's simpler pleasures'?
    IHOP has a Country Fried Steak & Eggs combo menu item with 3,720 milligrams of sodium. Johnny Rockets’ Bacon Cheddar Double burger has 50 grams of saturated fat. The Bistro Shrimp Pasta from the Cheesecake Factory has 3,120 calories. Each one is...
  • Designer collaborations: Real team players

    Designer collaborations: Real team players
    It has been more than a decade since Target launched its first designer collaboration, sparking a seemingly endless number of imitators. The pairings lure customers with the promise of designer looks at mass market prices, while the designers and...
  • 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....