| 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...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 8:22 PM
Simeon's Jabari Parker spoke at an event promoting first lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" campaign Thursday at McCormick Place.
The senior forward addressed Chicago Public Schools students about staying healthy in a morning session. He then joined his...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 14, 2012
| 1:53 PM
Dallas -- Flanked by more than two dozen U.S. athletes, First Lady Michelle Obama on Monday announced an initiative to expose more than 1.7 million American children to Olympic sports.
Obama, who will lead the presidential delegation to the Opening...
| 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...