| Sep 28, 2008
|| Fiction || Weeks on list ||
|| 1. || Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown: $19.99) Bella must choose between her lover and a friend, life and death. || 10 ||
|| 2. || American Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld (Random House: $26)...
| Nov 7, 2008
| 10:26 AM
Talk about a biting critique of the press.
It seems President Bush's dog Barney wasn't much in the mood for friendly attention during his walk outside the White House on Thursday. So when Reuters reporter Jon Decker reached down to pet the Scottish...
| Nov 9, 2008
Fashion has a new first lady.
If the black-and-red dress Michelle Obama wore for her husband's victory speech Tuesday is any indication, she is poised to be her own kind of style icon in the White House. The straight-from-the-spring-runway dress, which...
| Jul 12, 2008
| 7:26 PM
Actors Josh Brolin and Jeffrey Wright, along with members of a crew filming an Oliver Stone movie, were arrested during a bar fight Saturday morning, police said.
Shreveport police Sgt. Willie Lewis said Brolin, Wright and five others were arrested...
| Sep 28, 2009
Despite a midday deluge, book lovers turned out in record numbers for the ninth annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C., on Saturday.
The gray morning couldn't dissuade 130,000 people from attending readings and signings on the National Mall...
| Jan 21, 2004
President Bush declared Tuesday in his State of the Union speech that the use of force abroad and deep tax cuts at home had allowed America to turn back its two largest threats -- terrorism and recession -- and that the nation had emerged from its...
| Feb 27, 2013
I was born in 1946, just when the boomer wave began. Bill Clinton was born that year, too. So was George W. Bush, as was Laura Bush. And then the next year, Hillary Rodham. And soon Newt Gingrich (known as "Newty" as a boy). And, also in 1946, Cher....
| Feb 26, 2013
| 9:33 PM
Here's guessing that when the state's top Democrats gather these days, they're superstitiously avoiding mention of the coup attempt brewing in the Illinois GOP. Goodness knows they don't want to jinx it. The Illinois Republican State Central Committee has...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Former First Lady Laura Bush wants nothing to do with a commercial supporting same-sex marriage and asks the Respect for Marriage Coalition to remove her from the ad....
| Dec 20, 2012
| 4:46 PM
The TV highlights Thursday night: 1. Meredith Vieira hosts “A White House Christmas: First Families Remember” at 8 on NBC. If you miss Vieira on “Today,” you'll want to tune in. Sharing their holiday memories in the president's...