| Nov 6, 2012
New York University student Stella Boonshoft didn't focus on fashion when she posted a photo of her size 12 self in underwear on her Body Love Blog.
Neither did Wisconsin news anchor Jennifer Livingston when she aired her grievances about a viewer's...
| Mar 22, 2013
Now that daylight saving time is here (finally!), we know we're swinging into spring. To mark this change of season, I hit the streets to ask shoppers what they'd like to buy for spring.
Candice Roethlinger 32, youth minister...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 11:19 AM
Holiday hiring by retailers is fast approaching a record set 12 years ago, according to a new analysis of government numbers.
So far, retailers have added 619,700 seasonal workers in October and November, 19% more than the 512,600 holiday employees...
| Nov 25, 2012
Just as Tom and Claudia Towles were opening their second Baltimore toy shop four years ago, the recession hit. The owners of aMuse Toys decided to cut back — not on staff or selling space — but on the number of manufacturers whose products...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 5:33 PM
At GameStop Kids at White Marsh Mall, shoppers will find plush Mario book bags and Angry Birds hats mixed in with the Lego Star Wars and other kid-friendly video games, a mix meant to attract both serious "gamers" as well as those who've never played...
| Nov 12, 2012
— Moving from Chicago's South Side to a public housing development in this city of 32,000 was a major culture shock for Keona Lee.
For one thing, she never expected to find a truancy officer at her door, asking why her second-grade daughter had...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 4:52 PM
May was tough for Darlene Williams. Her unemployment benefits ran out.
She paid her rent of $1,116 in June out of the $2,000 left in her life savings.
In July, her church kept a roof over her head. In August, the Actors Fund did.
In September, a...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:32 AM
At some point, we've all been tasked with the thankless Thanksgiving job of holding a casserole dish overflowing with piping-hot buttery potatoes on our laps while speeding down the highway over the hills and through the woods to Grandmother's house.........
| Oct 28, 2012
| 10:33 PM
Technology has changed much at Walt Disney World recently.
Since just last year, guests have marveled at "The Magic, The Memories and You!" visual spectacle at Cinderella Castle, enjoyed the interactive fun of the "Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom" game,...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 4:25 PM
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has released its second Wear LACMA collection of fashion accessories created by Los Angeles designers and inspired by the museum’s permanent collection. And the creations are so spectactular, they are practically...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:02 AM
"Modern Family's" Sofia Vergara admits she has a fondness for Hermes Birkin bags. In August's Harper's Bazaar, she says she tells her agent: “What would you prefer? Me popping champagne bottles and doing drugs and wasting money or buying bags? These...