| Jan 31, 2012
| 9:41 AM
First Lady Michelle Obama will touch down in Los Angeles on Tuesday for a two-day visit in which she plans to appear on talk shows and meet with Democratic Party donors.
She is scheduled to sit down Tuesday with Jay Leno on "The Tonight Show" and on...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 3:28 AM
Baltimore police officers assigned to protect Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake racked up about $3,900 in expenses while accompanying the mayor on three business recent trips, according to the city spending board's agenda.
The five-member Board of...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 10:50 AM
The race for votes has suddenly become a politically themed version of "The Voice."
First, President Obama demonstrated some surprising singing talent when he covered a bit of Al Green's "Let's Stay Together" at a New York fundraiser. It instantly went...
| Feb 5, 2012
Sodas, sports drinks and other sugary beverages are an unhealthy choice for kids, according to the nation's leading pediatricians' group, which strictly opposes the sale and advertising of the products in schools.
Yet Coca-Cola's Live Positively slogan...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 10:35 AM
Are you mad for red velvet? Do you want to see more red velvet news, recipes and photos?
It's deposed "X Factor" judge Nicole Scherzinger's favorite cake. And Michelle Obama's, too.
Red velvet cake, and its progeny, is the subject of Wednesday's Taste...
| Feb 15, 2012
How many billionaires does it take to buy a presidential election? We're about to find out. The 2012 campaign is likely to be a battle between one group of millionaires and billionaires supporting President Barack Obama and another group supporting his...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 6:17 PM
For the record: Yes, that was Newt Gingrich at the San Diego Zoo on Tuesday for a 90-minute behind-the-scenes tour.
Gingrich was in the area raising money for his bid for the Republican presidential nomination but found time to visit the zoo, including...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 6:45 AM
In a fiery lecture to thousands of followers of the Nation of Islam on Sunday, Minister Louis Farrakhan warned that racial hatred could lead to attempts to assassinate President Barack Obama.
Farrakhan spent much of his oration decrying what he cast as...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 7:59 AM
Harvest for the Hungry will kick off its annual food drive this week with an emphasis on collecting healthy food donations.
The organization's 26th annual food drive will run March 3 through 10.
This year the group is partnering with United Way of...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Six years after California instituted a statewide effort to pare fat and boost fitness in its schoolchildren, the kids haven't reversed the trend of growing obesity in their ranks. But they are fitter and, as a group, have slowed the growth of obesity,...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 5:43 AM
Common made headlines in May when conservatives criticized first Lady Michelle Obama for inviting him to the White House, but the Chicago rapper/actor — known for being a positive and politically conscious rapper, not the controversial thug some...