| Nov 29, 2011
Earlier this month, the left-wing magazine the Nation highlighted Joe Therrien as a symbol of the Occupy Wall Street movement. A New York City public school drama teacher, Therrien was frustrated with the shortcomings of the school system. So he quit...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Now that the dust has settled and cold reality has replaced airy speculation, it's clearer than ever that as far as the 2013 best picture Oscar was concerned, Hollywood's directors gave and took away.
Not content with being the powers on the set, the...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Awards handed out Sunday before the evening Grammy Awards telecast sometimes set the stage for what happens during the national TV broadcast. This year, the Black Keys got the momentum rolling by having a hand in three awards early on, including rock...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 6:45 AM
HALEIWA, Oahu - If you've vacationed in Hawaii, you know the come-hither scent of flowers, the trade winds cooling the peaks and the warmth of the southern ocean.
Now imagine growing up here, where Barack Obama was born, exposed from the first to a...
| 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 15, 2011
Newborns today are more likely to be breast-fed than were babies from generations in the recent past, experts say.
But the sight of a mom breast-feeding her hungry baby in a public space — even discreetly — is still unacceptable to some and...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 5:06 AM
Shelonda Stokes has a vision for this year's African American Festival — and it's a whopper.
In her second year producing the festival, she's already excited about one of its new features: a fitness-craving flashmob, with enough people to earn a...
| 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...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 2:03 PM
With all the excitement of the Olympics happening in London, I can’t help but want in on some of the British festivities. Thanks to Creed, the scent of royalty is just a spray away. Master perfumer Olivier Creed has released Acqua Fiorentina, The...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 8:00 PM
Were you paying attention to the pop culture in 2011? It was certainly an eventful year, with pop stars and talk show hosts grabbing headlines and a colorful cast of Republican presidential hopefuls jockeying for position. Here's a little test to make...
| 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...