| Feb 14, 2013
"Our first ladies have reflected the times they live in," "1600 Penn" costume designer Jennfier Eve says. "It's been an issue of class, power and femininity and what the public expects -- and what we expect our role model females to look like."...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:13 PM
(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc, the world's largest retailer, is joining with healthcare insurer Humana Inc to trim the cost of healthy foods for some customers.
More than 1 million members of Humana's healthy rewards program will get a 5 percent credit...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 7:37 AM
Hope is easier to embrace than reality.
That is one of the themes of Jodi Kantor's new book, "The Obamas," which tells the story of the first couple's arrival in the White House and their subsequent struggles to adapt to Washington and its ways while...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 1:56 PM
With 29 electoral votes, Florida is the most glittering prize in this year's presidential election. Without a win in the nation's biggest swing state, it's hard to come up with a scenario that keeps Barack Obama in the White House.
Since 1960, only one...
| Aug 21, 2012
President Barack Obama "crashed" a state dinner of sorts Monday, making a surprise appearance in the East Room at a children's lunch hosted by the first lady.
Bounding into the first-ever "Kids' State Dinner," he said he normally got invited to state...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 11:42 AM
Federal officials are replacing the food pyramid with a full plate — and while experts say that the new approach is an imperfect solution, it's a vast improvement on the much-maligned My Pyramid.
At a news conference Thursday morning, First Lady...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Ranjana Khan’s jewelry is like a thick, beautiful love story you never want to end. There are elements of surprise, colorful details and it’s perfectly crafted to stand the test of time. The India-born designer has taken the bold...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 8:19 AM
One of Barack Obama's earliest supporters, Robert Wexler, had that prime seat next to First Lady Michelle Obama at Monday's debate at Lynn University in Boca Raton.
Wexler, who was a South Florida member of Congress whose district included Lynn, was...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 6:21 AM
As President Barack Obama does final debate preparations for Monday night’s showdown with Republican Mitt Romney, First Lady Michelle Obama will make a Broward campaign stop.
On Saturday, Ann Romney, wife of the Republican nominee, will appear...
| Jun 21, 2012
— What does conservative pundit Tucker Carlson have to do with an outhouse in Montana?
More than you might think.
Over the weekend, the Montana Republican Party proved wrong those of us who believe our political discourse has gone down the toilet....
| Oct 31, 2012
| 9:32 AM
Brian Baker, a volunteer for the Obama campaign, stood outside the Obama campaign headquarters on Sistrunk Boulevard on Saturday, waving his "volunteers needed'' sign to traffic headed to early voting at the African-American Research Library and...