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  • Obamas trying to keep life normal as girls grow up 'before our very eyes'

    Obamas trying to keep life normal as girls grow up 'before our very eyes'
    WASHINGTON — When her father's second term as president is up, Malia Obama will be 18 and entering adulthood. She and her younger sister, Sasha, will have spent their formative years in the White House, a place their parents have attempted to...
  • New faces at old fashion labels

    New faces at old fashion labels
    When Karl Lagerfeld arrived at Chanel in 1983, the label had degenerated into a glorified fragrance business. But during his tenure, he's turned Chanel into a global force and ushered in a new era in fashion. This "Lazarus movement" has inspired dozens of...
  • Better health by 2015

    Better health by 2015
    Baltimore City Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot unveiled an ambitious initiative this week aimed at improving the overall health of Baltimore citizens by 2015. It sets practical goals for reducing the most serious health risks and acknowledges that...
  • Health Notes: New fitness perks for military families

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> New fitness perks for military families
    Starting June 1, members of the International Health Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) will offer free memberships to the immediate family members of deployed reservists and National Guard members. Clubs may also provide additional benefits...
  • Inclement weather forces Air Force One to abort landing

    Inclement weather forces Air Force One to abort landing
    The plane carrying President Obama to Connecticut was forced to abort its initial landing Wednesday because of poor weather conditions. According to pool reporters traveling with the president on Air Force One, the Federal Aviation Administration...
  • Gregory Parkinson's winning style

    Gregory Parkinson's winning style
    In 2008, at the peak of the financial crisis and with the disappointing sales figures of his last collection hanging over him, Los Angeles-based fashion designer Gregory Parkinson went for broke, using rare fabrics from his archive to create his most...
  • Good riddance food pyramid; hello MyPlate

    Good riddance food pyramid; hello MyPlate
    If you are sending a message to Americans about what we should be eating, it makes more sense to entice us with a plate rather than a pyramid. Today, First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack followed that logic when they unveiled...
  • Mrs. Obama, Sasha and Malia headed for Africa

    WASHINGTON—First lady Michelle Obama, her mother and daughters will travel to Africa on an official visit this month, she announced Friday. The first lady, her mother, Marian Robinson, and daughters Malia and Sasha will visit South Africa and...
  • Michelle Obama to travel to South Africa, Botswana

    Michelle Obama to travel to South Africa, Botswana
    First Lady Michelle Obama, her mother and daughters will travel to Africa on an official visit this month, she announced Friday. The first lady, her mother, Marian Robinson, and daughters Malia and Sasha will visit South Africa and Botswana during the...
  • White House gala honors Pritzker Prize recipient

    WASHINGTON---President Barack Obama led the list of A-listers at Thursday's gala dinner to award the Pritzker Architecture Prize to a Portuguese architect, Eduardo Souto de Moura. In truth, he and first lady Michelle Obama made but a brief appearance...
  • Top women with global influence

    Top women with global influence
    The world's queen of influence doesn't wear a crown. But she carries a big stick. In the latest Washington Whispers poll by U.S. News & World Report, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is by far and away viewed as the most influential woman on the...