| Jan 19, 2013
Since Michelle Obama and her kitten heels first stepped onto the national stage five years ago, the keys to her personal dress code have remained remarkably consistent. Pearls, cardigans and brooches are all components of the first lady's look....
| Dec 30, 2012
The queen's Diamond Jubilee was a chance to look back at 60 years of colorful suits and hats. And everyone seemed more than eager to hop aboard the royal train, including Pantone, which color-coded her highness' most iconic outfits, and...
| Dec 23, 2012
For 5,000 years or more, bangle bracelets have encircled female arms. They've been found in Vedic Hindu tradition, on Egyptian deities and in Mayan cultures. Once made primarily of metals and semi-precious stones, bangle bracelets are now fashioned from...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 5:00 AM
KIEV, Ukraine – Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych is the model of a new kind of power-grabbing authoritarian. Gone is the preening, bullying fascist in a comical military costume, like Hitler or Mussolini. Mao’s jacket and Fidel Castro&...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 9:11 AM
President Obama is sharing a traditional Thanksgiving feast -- including the choice of six different pies for dessert -- with family, friends and staff.
The White House released the First Family's holiday menu Thursday: turkey, ham, cornbread stuffing,...
| Dec 30, 2010
I could practically hear the gentleman reader spluttering as he typed out his e-mail to me, complaining that a restaurant I'd recommended wasn't up to his idea of fine dining. No captain, he lamented. Rock music pounding! And the sommelier looked too...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 1:36 PM
Imagine asking your boss' wife out on a date. Now imagine your boss is the commander in chief of the most powerful military in the world.
None of that deterred Marine Lance Cpl. Aaron Leeks, who asked First Lady Michelle Obama on Friday if she would...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 2:41 PM
"Shine, Give, Share" is the theme for Christmas at the White House, whose doors were flung open Wednesday to the first wave of guests given the chance to ogle its fragrant, fanciful holiday finery, including no fewer than 37 trees.
Before the fun stuff,...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 9:05 AM
Michelle Obama says that claims in a new book about her relationship with the president and role in his administration are off base, and feed into the long-held view of critics that she is "some angry black woman" (see video below).
In an interview...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 6:17 PM
For the record: Yes, that was Newt Gingrich at the San Diego Zoo on Tuesday for a 90-minute behind-the-scenes tour.
Gingrich was in the area raising money for his bid for the Republican presidential nomination but found time to visit the zoo, including...