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  • Michelle Obama to travel to South Africa, Botswana

    Michelle Obama to travel to South Africa, Botswana
    First Lady Michelle Obama, her mother and daughters will travel to Africa on an official visit this month, she announced Friday. The first lady, her mother, Marian Robinson, and daughters Malia and Sasha will visit South Africa and Botswana during the...
  • Obama urges Florida pastor to drop plan to burn Koran on 9/11 anniversary

    Obama urges Florida pastor to drop plan to burn Koran on 9/11 anniversary
    President Obama on Thursday joined the growing chorus of top U.S. officials calling on a Florida pastor to abandon his plans to stage a Koran burning on the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. "This is a recruitment bonanza for Al Qaeda," Obama...
  • Inclement weather forces Air Force One to abort landing

    Inclement weather forces Air Force One to abort landing
    The plane carrying President Obama to Connecticut was forced to abort its initial landing Wednesday because of poor weather conditions. According to pool reporters traveling with the president on Air Force One, the Federal Aviation Administration...
  • Obamas find a way to do Broadway at home, hosting star-studded PBS taping

     
    During the administration of President George W. Bush, news that Tony was to be heavily represented at a fete in the East Room of the White House would have suggested a British theme to the evening, with emissaries of then-Prime......
  • Monday's TV Talk Shows

     
    CBS This Morning Taraji P. Henson. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Rashida Jones. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC Good Day L.A. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV Rachael Ray......
  • 'The Biggest Loser': Makeovers + First Lady Michelle Obama

     
    "The Biggest Loser" contestants get makeovers and a trip to the White House....
  • Farewell, food pyramid — USDA is now serving up nutritional advice on My Plate

    Farewell, food pyramid — USDA is now serving up nutritional advice on My Plate
    Federal officials are replacing the food pyramid with a full plate — and while experts say that the new approach is an imperfect solution, it's a vast improvement on the much-maligned My Pyramid. At a news conference Thursday morning, First Lady...
  • California schoolchildren growing fatter, but fitter too

    California schoolchildren growing fatter, but fitter too
    Six years after California instituted a statewide effort to pare fat and boost fitness in its schoolchildren, the kids haven't reversed the trend of growing obesity in their ranks. But they are fitter and, as a group, have slowed the growth of obesity,...
  • School lunch gets a makeover

    School lunch gets a makeover
    The American school lunch, long the butt of schoolyard jokes, is in for a nutritional makeover, fueled by concern over a national epidemic of childhood obesity and funded by the first hike in federal contributions in three decades. Starting next school...
  • Jonah Goldberg: Cooling on global warming

    Jonah Goldberg: Cooling on global warming
    "What the heck went wrong?" That, apparently, is the question roiling the environmental community as it realizes that the fight against climate change has fizzled. As Brad Plumer writes in the New Republic, everything was looking great in 2008 for a...
  • Goldberg: Courting Joe the Puppeteer

    Goldberg: Courting Joe the Puppeteer
    Earlier this month, the left-wing magazine the Nation highlighted Joe Therrien as a symbol of the Occupy Wall Street movement. A New York City public school drama teacher, Therrien was frustrated with the shortcomings of the school system. So he quit...