| Apr 28, 2011
| 2:17 PM
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...
| Apr 28, 2011
| 10:59 AM
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...
| May 8, 2011
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...
| 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...
| May 14, 2011
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...
| May 15, 2011
| 9:00 AM
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...
| May 18, 2011
| 8:18 AM
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...
| May 29, 2011
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...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 3:21 PM
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...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 8:37 AM
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...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 9:05 AM
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...