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  • Wall-to-wall Hello Kitty? Blik lets this cat out of the bag

    She's had her own TV series, theme parks and Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade float. She boasts more Facebook “likes” than First Lady Michelle Obama or Mickey Mouse. And her annual sales have been estimated at $5 billion. Not bad for a cat...
  • Michelle Obama invites slain girl's mom and brother to White House event

    Michelle Obama invites slain girl's mom and brother to White House event
    — First lady Michelle Obama has invited the mother and 10-year-old brother of Hadiya Pendleton, the Chicago teen slain in January soon after taking part in inauguration festivities, to attend the White House Easter egg roll, the mother said. "I...
  • Hadiya Pendleton funeral: Joyous memories, bitter facts about gun violence

     Hadiya Pendleton funeral: Joyous memories, bitter facts about gun violence
    The funeral for Hadiya Pendleton on Saturday was a celebration of her life, just as her parents had wanted. But along with those moments of joyful remembrance, there was bitter awareness of the street violence that took her away. In the front row,...
  • Covering political theater

    Covering political theater
    John Heilemann is national affairs editor at New York magazine and a political analyst for MSNBC. In 2010, he and Time Magazine's Mark Halperin released "Game Change," a best-selling account of the 2008 presidential campaign that this year became an Emmy-...
  • Prop or problem? Well, neither

    Prop or problem? Well, neither
    In 2007, I was finishing a book about my husband's race for the U.S. Senate in Ohio when my editor called with some changes. In the book, I had rattled off quite a list of all the wrongs, perceived and otherwise, visited on us during the campaign. Unfair...
  • Michelle Obama's reference to automatic weapons edited out by ABC

    First lady Michelle Obama said in a "Good Morning America" interview Tuesday that an automatic weapon was used in the shooting death of Hadiya Pendleton, but that detail — which is not supported by police accounts — was edited out when the...
  • Review: "Brothers Emanuel" by Ezekiel J. Emanuel

    Review: "Brothers Emanuel" by Ezekiel J. Emanuel
    Three brothers — Ezekiel, Rahm and Ari Emanuel — each went on to great career accomplishment: Zeke as a bioethicist; Ari as a powerful Hollywood talent agent; and Rahm, of course, as White House chief of staff for President Obama before...
  • In city schools, healthy foods have yet to make the grade with students

    In city schools, healthy foods have yet to make the grade with students
    First lady Michelle Obama will bring a star-studded lineup to Chicago on Thursday to tout the success of her national campaign against childhood obesity. But some of the toughest battles on that front are still being fought at neighborhood schools far...
  • 3,120-calorie entree: Extreme or 'life's simpler pleasures'?

    3,120-calorie entree: Extreme or 'life's simpler pleasures'?
    IHOP has a Country Fried Steak & Eggs combo menu item with 3,720 milligrams of sodium. Johnny Rockets’ Bacon Cheddar Double burger has 50 grams of saturated fat. The Bistro Shrimp Pasta from the Cheesecake Factory has 3,120 calories. Each one is...
  • 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' recap, 'Call me Miss U.S.A'

    'Real Housewives of Atlanta' recap, 'Call me Miss U.S.A'
    This week on "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," we finally get introduced to the second new housewife, Porsha Stewart, wife of former NFL athlete Kordell Stewart and granddaughter of late Civil Rights activist and chief field lieutenant for Dr. Martin...
  • New York Fashion Week fall 2013 highlights: Casual steps up

    New York Fashion Week fall 2013 highlights: Casual steps up
    NEW YORK — What's most notable about the lineup for the fall-winter 2013 season at New York Fashion Week, which began Wednesday and includes 300-plus runway shows and presentations over eight days, is how many accessible, everyday-wear brands like...