| Oct 26, 2011
| 5:08 PM
When a load of bagged salad arrived at the Fishes & Loaves food pantry in West Baltimore recently, people scooped it up quickly.
Salad is a treat for the more than 100 people who come to the pantry each month but usually face a limited choice of high-...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 2:49 AM
First lady Michelle Obama visits Chicago today for the dual purpose of addressing the problem of food deserts and attending a campaign fundraiser.
The first lady will make a campaign visit in Detroit at midday Tuesday, then plans two stops in Chicago...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 4:06 PM
We have all seen national headlines about childhood obesity, Type 2 diabetes in children and the overall health and social costs of U.S. obesity rates. Michelle Obama has been a champion of raising awareness of these critically important issues.
| Oct 24, 2011
Next spring, when the warm weather brings on thoughts of gardening and summer harvest, Michelle Obama will publish her first book. "American Grown: How the White House Kitchen Garden Inspired Families, Schools and Communities" will be served up in April...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 7:50 PM
First lady Michelle Obama returned home Tuesday for two personal causes: improving the nation’s nutrition and helping feed her husband’s re-election campaign fund.
Speaking at a fundraising event at Plumbers Hall on the Near West Side,...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 3:01 PM
Here's an offer no working reporter could refuse: a one-on-one interview with the president of the United States.
If you're a local TV anchor covering a crucial swing state, the White House might even be willing to sweeten the deal.
Nine local TV...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 3:24 PM
Jay Perman feels a touch ashamed now of the thoughts he had when he first started seeing droplets of fat in the livers of adolescent patients.
Like any person on the street might, the pediatrician believed these hefty kids simply needed to stop gorging...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 9:45 AM
Unless you’re Michelle Obama, the mother of the Republican presidential nominee or – maybe – a very lucky Lynn University student, you’re not going to get inside the presidential debate next year at Lynn University.
| Nov 11, 2011
| 8:04 AM
| Nov 13, 2011
In just 10 years, Alber Elbaz has succeeded in waking the sleeping beauty that was the French fashion house of Lanvin, giving it a modern identity and a must-have status.
His particular brand of imperfect glamour — fraying lace edges, exposed...
| Oct 29, 2011
Harry Schwartz is not the sort of guy you'd expect to find running a business in Lisbon. His frenetic, tightly wound persona seems better suited to SoHo or South Beach, not a rustic vineyard and restaurant on a remote stretch of Route169, a winding, two-...