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  • Obamas launch campaign to help military families

    WASHINGTON — With the country at war for nearly a decade, the president and first lady today unveiled a new campaign called "Joining Forces," to enlist all segments of society in helping service members and their families. President Obama said...
  • Obama gets Chicago fundraising assist from Bulls

    Obama gets Chicago fundraising assist from Bulls
    There was no shortage of hoopla as President Barack Obama  returned home Thursday for the first time since formally announcing his re-election bid, as he used using past and present stars of his playoff-bound favorite Chicago Bulls to cap an evening of...
  • Big government, GOP-style

    It's ironic that Republicans in Congress blast Michelle Obama for her initiative on obesity and healthy eating because "government should stay out of our personal lives" -- yet they continue to inject said government when it concerns a woman's right to...
  • Rodarte's Kate and Laura Mulleavy: Fabricators

    Rodarte's Kate and Laura Mulleavy: Fabricators
    Their story is like a "once upon a time," but envision Cinderella in a lace gown that's been painted on by Caravaggio and then run through a paper shredder. There are actually two Cinderellas, Kate (with bangs) and Laura Mulleavy, sisters who don't yet...
  • Obama's income drops, but the president is still a millionaire, tax returns show

    Obama's income drops, but the president is still a millionaire, tax returns show
    President Obama's income dropped substantially in 2010 from the previous year due to declining book sales, but he is still comfortably in the ranks of the nation's millionaires, his federal tax returns show. The Obama family earned $1.73 million last...
  • Jonah Goldberg: Cooling on global warming

    "What the heck went wrong?" That, apparently, is the question roiling the environmental community as it realizes that the fight against climate change has fizzled. As Brad Plumer writes in the New Republic, everything was looking great in 2008 for a...
  • Daley expounds to Obama about rats, bees and bikes

    Daley expounds to Obama about rats, bees and bikes
    President Barack Obama says he was treated to "about 30 ideas" on improving Chicago as he flew with Mayor Richard Daley to a taping of Oprah Winfrey's show today. "I’m skeptical he’s going to be taking a lot of time off,” Obama said,...
  • Why I'm watching the royal wedding

    Why I'm watching the royal wedding
    Friday mornings at 4 a.m. generally find me asleep, but this week I'll be among the thousands of Anglophiles glued to my television for the "wedding of the century." At 25, I've spent the better part of my adult life either in Europe or wishing I was...
  • Michelle Obama answers questions--from kids

    Michelle Obama answers questions--from kids
    WASHINGTON—First lady Michelle Obama likes playing tennis, cuddling with dog Bo and rooting for the Chicago Bears. Her favorite book? Toni Morrison’s “Song of Solomon.” Favorite colors? Lavender and purple. Favorite place on the...
  • 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...