| Nov 4, 2010
| 9:32 PM
NEW YORK -- Musicals sprung from movies are usually a recipe for freeze-dried nostalgia served over songs. But when I heard that âWomen on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown,â Pedro AlmodÃ³var's sparkling international breakthrough film from 1988...
| Sep 13, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Before there was Lady Gaga, with her outrageous take on fashion, there was Cher. Both had tongues wagging at Sunday's Video Music Awards. As she accepted eight awards, Gaga had numerous costume changes, with outfits including a voluminous black gown......
| Jun 12, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Also, Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allan, John Boehner, Lindsey Graham, Bob Riley, Charlie Crist, David Axelrod....
| Oct 17, 2009
| 4:34 AM
Full text as 44th and 41st presidents meet in a bipartisan way to celebrate and encourage volunteerism....
| Apr 4, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Former President George W. Bush unveiled some of his paintings of world leaders -- including a portrait of himself -- in an interview Friday on NBC's "Today" show conducted by his daughter, Jenna Bush Hager.
The paintings will be part of the former...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Another spring, another college commencement speaker contoversy.
In 1990, students at Wellesley College objected to First Lady Barbara Bush, who they felt was not sufficiently feminist as she had dropped out of Smith College in 1944 to get married.
| Mar 24, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Michelle Obama, who has been an effective if tamped-down first lady, took her daughters and mother to China this week. The seven-day trip, which ends Wednesday, is not much different from other most traditional first lady trips, where highly choreographed...
| Jan 17, 2009
Santa Monica designer Michael S. Smith has won the commission to redecorate the White House living quarters for the Obama family.
"He sounds like a wise choice, with his interest in traditional though not pedantic museum settings," said historian William...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 6:03 PM
In an era of deep political partisanship, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi made a stop at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library to make a case for political civility.
With protesters against the California Democrat out front, Pelosi called on the...
| Jun 22, 2008
CONFESSION: I can't stop staring at Cindy McCain's chest. It's like a Fourth of July fireworks finale with all those sparkly patriotic pins on her lapel. They seem to be breeding like wild hares in her closet too. Every time she appears at a luncheon or a...
| Mar 26, 2011
| 8:47 PM
Geraldine A. Ferraro, the savvy New York Democrat who was embraced as a symbol of women's equality in 1984 when she became the first woman nominated for vice president by a major party, died Saturday at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was...