| 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 11, 2011
| 8:41 AM
WASHINGTON—First lady Michelle Obama will travel to California to attend a funeral service on Tuesday for former first lady Betty Ford, the White House has announced.
Ford, born Elizabeth Anne Bloomer in Chicago on April 8, 1918, was the wife of...
| 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: ...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 7:35 PM
Horrified neighbors, pressed against the police crime tape on the 1100 block of East 47th Street today, gathered near the body of Tony McCoy — his lean 7-foot-frame lying just yards from his Kenwood neighborhood home after being shot in broad...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 8:32 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his wife have decided to forgo Chicago public schools and send their children to the University of Chicago Lab School in Hyde Park this fall, a source familiar with the decision has told the Tribune.
Leah, Ilana and Zach will be...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 6:22 PM
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2" was on the big screen, but the big event for Debra Provo was a visit by Michelle Obama.
The first lady addressed a crowd of about 800 before a showing of the latest Harry Potter film at Naval Air Station...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 2:30 PM
Andrew P. Klein, president of Harford County based Klein's ShopRite of Maryland, and Marshall J. Klein, vice-president of operations of Klein's ShopRite, were recognized by First Lady Michelle Obama at a White House ceremony on Wednesday, July 20.
| Jul 22, 2011
| 5:09 PM
Danny Glading has made a name for himself as a one-man offensive showcase.
In high school, the Bethesda native set Georgetown Prep records with 274 points and 156 assists. In his first year at Virginia, Glading was the only freshman in the country to...
| Jul 28, 2011
America undoubtedly has a big obesity problem.
With two-thirds of all U.S. adults classified as obese or overweight, public health officials warn that much of the population is at dangerously high risk of diabetes, heart disease and other chronic and...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 7:10 PM
For the self-proclaimed "mad scientists" of the Orange County Fair, their latest creation drew many interested, if not wary, visitors eager to try their latest concoction: the deep-fried Kool-Aid.
Chicken Charlie's has been a fairgrounds staple for the...
| Sep 30, 2011
Olympic runner John Carlos wants things done, and, as the people close to him came to understand, he demands that change within 48 hours. However, John Carlos had more than 48 hours to plan the bold statement he made after he won the bronze medal in the...