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  • Obama returns home to speak about Chicago's gun violence

    Obama returns home to speak about Chicago's gun violence
    President Barack Obama will visit Chicago on Friday, when he will discuss gun violence as he focuses on his economic message from Tuesday's State of the Union address, according to the White House. Obama will "talk about the gun violence that has...
  • Emanuel teams with soft-drink giants to combat obesity

    Emanuel teams with soft-drink giants to combat obesity
    New York City barred convenience stores and restaurants from selling outsize sodas. Boston's mayor halted pop sales and soft-drink advertising in city buildings to fight obesity and rising health care costs. In Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to take...
  • Michelle Obama returning to promote children's obesity prevention campaign

     Michelle Obama returning to promote children's obesity prevention campaign
    First lady Michelle Obama will return to Chicago next week as part of a nationwide tour to promote her children's obesity prevention campaign and reveal plans to increase physical activity at schools. When the tour stops in the city on Feb. 28, Obama...
  • Julia Child: The comic book

    Julia Child: The comic book
    Julia Child has truly become one of the immortals of American culture. There's a new comic book out retelling her life story. "Female Force: Julia Child" is the latest in a "female empowerment series" of comic books presented by Bluewater Productions,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Obama: Victims of gun violence 'deserve a vote'

    Obama: Victims of gun violence 'deserve a vote'
    As Hadiya Pendleton's parents sat next to the first lady and listened, President Barack Obama told the nation Tuesday that his gun proposals deserve a vote in Congress because of victims like the slain Chicago teen. Delivering his State of the Union...
  • Photos: Obama's road to reelection through Central Florida

    Photos: Obama's road to reelection through Central Florida
    For Team Obama, the legendary I-4 corridor once again was a key destination during their 2012 campaign in Florida. Pres. Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and their campaign surrogates made dozens of trips, rallying supporters in Orlando, Brevard,...
  • Uncontrolled hypertension can lead to heart disease, strokes and death

    Uncontrolled hypertension can lead to heart disease, strokes and death
    Considering how many people eat too much and exercise too little, it's not surprising that nearly 67 million Americans have high blood pressure. But here's the asterisk: 36 million of them do not have it under control, even though most know they have...