| Mar 16, 2011
| 3:24 PM
WASHINGTON—There’s a new budding author in the Obama family: first lady Michelle Obama, who has inked a deal with the Crown Publishing Group for a book on the White House vegetable garden she’s made famous.
The book, not yet titled,...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 7:54 PM
Are Olive Garden and Red Lobster the new symbols of liberal causes?
That's the outrageous claim that some are making after Darden announced more healthful options at those restaurants and its other chains.
Darden Restaurants CEO Clarence Otis smiled for...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 11:26 AM
Many religions condemn overeating and gluttony. Yet young adults who frequently attend religious activities are 50 percent more likely to turn into obese middle-agers than those with no religious involvement, according to research from the Northwestern...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 11:41 AM
First lady Michelle Obama sets the tone in trends with what she wears — and the way she gardens.
The president's wife, who planted vegetables on the south lawn of the White House shortly after the family moved in, has revamped this year's garden by...
| Apr 12, 2011
| 12:01 PM
WASHINGTON — With the country at war for nearly a decade, the president and first lady today unveiled a new campaign called "Joining Forces," to enlist all segments of society in helping service members and their families.
President Obama said...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 9:32 PM
There was no shortage of hoopla as President Barack Obama returned home Thursday for the first time since formally announcing his re-election bid, as he used using past and present stars of his playoff-bound favorite Chicago Bulls to cap an evening of...
| Apr 15, 2011
It's ironic that Republicans in Congress blast Michelle Obama for her initiative on obesity and healthy eating because "government should stay out of our personal lives" -- yet they continue to inject said government when it concerns a woman's right to...
| Apr 16, 2011
Their story is like a "once upon a time," but envision Cinderella in a lace gown that's been painted on by Caravaggio and then run through a paper shredder. There are actually two Cinderellas, Kate (with bangs) and Laura Mulleavy, sisters who don't yet...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 1:00 PM
President Obama's income dropped substantially in 2010 from the previous year due to declining book sales, but he is still comfortably in the ranks of the nation's millionaires, his federal tax returns show.
The Obama family earned $1.73 million last...
| Apr 26, 2011
"What the heck went wrong?" That, apparently, is the question roiling the environmental community as it realizes that the fight against climate change has fizzled.
As Brad Plumer writes in the New Republic, everything was looking great in 2008 for a...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 4:57 PM
President Barack Obama says he was treated to "about 30 ideas" on improving Chicago as he flew with Mayor Richard Daley to a taping of Oprah Winfrey's show today.
"I’m skeptical he’s going to be taking a lot of time off,” Obama said,...