| Dec 15, 2011
A delightfully useful and versatile term has been floating around a lot lately: "hot mess." Usually it refers to a person, often (but not always) a woman, whose behavior is exceedingly self-destructive but who remains exceedingly compelling nonetheless....
| Dec 16, 2011
| 1:36 PM
Imagine asking your boss' wife out on a date. Now imagine your boss is the commander in chief of the most powerful military in the world.
None of that deterred Marine Lance Cpl. Aaron Leeks, who asked First Lady Michelle Obama on Friday if she would...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 12:28 PM
We live in a world of conspiracy theories -- where nothing is as it seems, where even a politician's benign photo op might have a titillating back story.
Which brings us to the Obama family dog, Bo.
Bo was last seen in the company of the president, who...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 10:46 AM
If 2011 doesn't rank as the best time of Neil Diamond's 50-year career, it surely must be close.
Just consider the major awards the enduring, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter behind "Sweet Caroline," "Cracklin' Rosie," "I Am ... I Said," "Song Sung Blue"...
| 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...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 2:33 PM
Is there any wonder why some want to see this as a presidential ticket next year? President Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton were named the Most Admired Man and woman in the world in 2011, according to a Gallup survey.
Seventeen percent of Americans...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 2:00 AM
On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation.
• At least the gun was pink: ...
| 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...