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  • New York Fashion Week fall 2013: Bibhu Mohapatra

    New York Fashion Week fall 2013: Bibhu Mohapatra
    NEW YORK -- Indian American designer Bibhu Mohapatra, who launched his collection in 2008 after stints at Halston and J. Mendel, is yet another emerging talent trying to build on the momentum of dressing First Lady Michelle Obama. And deservedly so,...
  • Obama intensifies focus on gun violence

     Obama intensifies focus on gun violence
    President Barack Obama returned to Chicago for a few hours Friday to address the high-profile gun violence that continues to plague his hometown and suggested the solution is not only more gun laws, but community intervention and economic opportunity in...
  • Slain teen's mom speaks out for gun control

    Slain teen's mom speaks out for gun control
    The mother of a murdered Chicago teenager whose death became the focus of the ongoing debate about gun control and gun violence on Chicago's streets is appearing in a video public service announcement asking Congress to work for "common sense" reform of...
  • 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...
  • Hadiya's parents talk of ordeal

    Hadiya's parents talk of ordeal
    Cleopatra Cowley-Pendleton was never particularly interested in politics. She viewed the workings of Congress from afar, giving barely a passing thought to the policies being debated in Washington. Then her 15-year-old daughter, Hadiya Pendleton, was...
  • MacFarlane relaxed, confident as Oscars host

    MacFarlane relaxed, confident as Oscars host
    Any uncertainty that surrounded Seth MacFarlane's ability to host the biggest night in movies was put to rest quickly when he took the stage Sunday at the 85th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Showing considerable poise, MacFarlane, a man best known as...
  • Backstage at the Oscars: Affleck, Clooney talk 'Argo'

    Backstage at the Oscars: Affleck, Clooney talk 'Argo'
    Highlights from backstage at the Oscars: The “Argo” trio of Ben Affleck, George Clooney and Grant Heslov took the stage, and Affleck was asked when he felt was tipping point for his movie’s victory. “Michelle Obama,”...
  • Oscars 2013: 'Argo,' actors Day-Lewis, Lawrence win

    Oscars 2013: 'Argo,' actors Day-Lewis, Lawrence win
    Being snubbed might have been the best thing to happen to Ben Affleck. His film “Argo” took the best picture Oscar on Sunday night at the 85th Academy Awards — more than a little solace, perhaps, for being snubbed in the directing...
  • Oscars 2013: Ang Lee is worthy, but better than Steven Spielberg?

    Oscars 2013: Ang Lee is worthy, but better than Steven Spielberg?
    Now that the dust has settled and cold reality has replaced airy speculation, it's clearer than ever that as far as the 2013 best picture Oscar was concerned, Hollywood's directors gave and took away. Not content with being the powers on the set, the...
  • Oscars show review: Despite Adele, Michelle Obama, telecast is dull

    Oscars show review: Despite Adele, Michelle Obama, telecast is dull
    Well, that didn't work. Despite the valiant efforts of Adele, Barbra Streisand and a surprisingly witty Daniel Day-Lewis, not to mention a last-minute surprise appearance by First Lady Michelle Obama as co-presenter of the best picture award, touted...
  • Hadiya's brother plays tennis with Obama at Easter event

    Hadiya's brother plays tennis with Obama at Easter event
    WASHINGTON — Nathaniel Pendleton Jr., a Chicago fifth-grader who lost his sister Hadiya to gunfire in January, played doubles tennis with President Barack Obama today at the White House Easter Egg Roll. "I kind of messed up a lot," Nathaniel...