| Sep 8, 2011
| 7:12 PM
After hearing President Barack Obama plead Thursday for speedy passage of his $447 billion jobs package, Maryland lawmakers were divided about whether the plan would reduce the nation's stubbornly high unemployment.
State Democrats expressed near-...
| Sep 25, 2011
A fashion show in Harlem in 1963, a portrait of a contemplative Michael Jackson in 1981 and a picture of friends celebrating their prom night in 2006 are among images on view in the exhibition "Posing Beauty in African American Culture" at USC's Fisher...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 10:15 PM
El presidente Barack Obama exhortó el miércoles a los miembros de la comunidad latina a "alzar su voz" para comunicar a los integrantes del Congreso que apoyan el proyecto de ley para la creación de empleos presentado esta semana y a una reforma...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 5:37 PM
— First Lady Michelle Obama applauded the parent company of Olive Garden and Red Lobster Thursday for pledging to cut calories and sodium at its restaurants over the next 10 years.
Speaking at the Olive Garden, a restaurant known for its all-you-...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 7:50 AM
Jill Rosen went to Michelle Obama's Olive Garden press conference. "I didn't even get a breadstick," Rosen said, but she did hear the first lady commend the Darden Group's pledge to reduce sodium on fat on its menus.
Here's Rosen's story. You can...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 3:24 PM
WASHINGTON—There’s a new budding author in the Obama family: first lady Michelle Obama, who has inked a deal with the Crown Publishing Group for a book on the White House vegetable garden she’s made famous.
The book, not yet titled,...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 7:54 PM
Are Olive Garden and Red Lobster the new symbols of liberal causes?
That's the outrageous claim that some are making after Darden announced more healthful options at those restaurants and its other chains.
Darden Restaurants CEO Clarence Otis smiled for...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 11:26 AM
Many religions condemn overeating and gluttony. Yet young adults who frequently attend religious activities are 50 percent more likely to turn into obese middle-agers than those with no religious involvement, according to research from the Northwestern...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 11:41 AM
First lady Michelle Obama sets the tone in trends with what she wears — and the way she gardens.
The president's wife, who planted vegetables on the south lawn of the White House shortly after the family moved in, has revamped this year's garden by...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 12:06 PM
WASHINGTON — A day after Americans said "Let's Eat," First Lady Michelle Obama promoted the theme of "Let's Go, Let's Play, Let's Move" today during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll.
More than 30,000 people were expected in two-hour shifts...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 5:05 PM
A Delaware County elementary school teacher who said this month that she'd continue working without pay in the face of budget cuts has been invited to sit with First Lady Michelle Obama during Tuesday night's State of the Union.
Sara Ferguson, a...