| Oct 18, 2011
| 12:25 PM
When first lady Michelle Obama comes home to Chicago next Tuesday, a group photo with her at a campaign fundraiser won’t come cheap.
The asking price for a ticket to a "family photo reception" is $10,000, according to an invitation to the event....
| Oct 19, 2011
| 4:42 PM
WASHINGTON — First lady Michelle Obama’s office released details tonight of her planned visit Chicago on Tuesday, including two stops related to efforts to conquer the country’s “food deserts,” which are regions lacking...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 5:08 PM
When a load of bagged salad arrived at the Fishes & Loaves food pantry in West Baltimore recently, people scooped it up quickly.
Salad is a treat for the more than 100 people who come to the pantry each month but usually face a limited choice of high-...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 2:49 AM
First lady Michelle Obama visits Chicago today for the dual purpose of addressing the problem of food deserts and attending a campaign fundraiser.
The first lady will make a campaign visit in Detroit at midday Tuesday, then plans two stops in Chicago...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 4:06 PM
We have all seen national headlines about childhood obesity, Type 2 diabetes in children and the overall health and social costs of U.S. obesity rates. Michelle Obama has been a champion of raising awareness of these critically important issues.
| Oct 24, 2011
Next spring, when the warm weather brings on thoughts of gardening and summer harvest, Michelle Obama will publish her first book. "American Grown: How the White House Kitchen Garden Inspired Families, Schools and Communities" will be served up in April...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 7:50 PM
First lady Michelle Obama returned home Tuesday for two personal causes: improving the nation’s nutrition and helping feed her husband’s re-election campaign fund.
Speaking at a fundraising event at Plumbers Hall on the Near West Side,...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 3:01 PM
Here's an offer no working reporter could refuse: a one-on-one interview with the president of the United States.
If you're a local TV anchor covering a crucial swing state, the White House might even be willing to sweeten the deal.
Nine local TV...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 3:24 PM
Jay Perman feels a touch ashamed now of the thoughts he had when he first started seeing droplets of fat in the livers of adolescent patients.
Like any person on the street might, the pediatrician believed these hefty kids simply needed to stop gorging...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 9:45 AM
Unless you’re Michelle Obama, the mother of the Republican presidential nominee or – maybe – a very lucky Lynn University student, you’re not going to get inside the presidential debate next year at Lynn University.
| Nov 11, 2011
| 8:04 AM