| Jul 24, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Sports Illustrated's online arm, SI.com, profiled the all-you-can-eat option at Camden Yards and other Major League parks last week. SI's piece happened to appear the very same day that Michelle Obama's childhood health and fitness campaign took the first...
| Sep 30, 2009
Republican National Chairman Michael S. Steele said Tuesday that President Barack Obama's upcoming trip to Copenhagen is "nice" but not essential business for the president.
Steele began a brief telephone news conference by criticizing Obama's lack of...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 8:30 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- To reach the Convention Center, you must first walk the gauntlet of dead baby parts.
It's one of the newer and more gruesome tactics in the fight over reproductive choice, protesters hoisting large color placards depicting aborted...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- What do you do after hope and change have failed?
This was the question Barack Obama needed to answer in accepting his party's nomination for a second term Thursday night. Borne into office on the wings of those two words and their...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 8:22 PM
Simeon's Jabari Parker spoke at an event promoting first lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" campaign Thursday at McCormick Place.
The senior forward addressed Chicago Public Schools students about staying healthy in a morning session. He then joined his...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 9:54 PM
The first lady, governor and mayor will attend Hadiya Pendleton's funeral Saturday, but the family of the slain teenager is determined to hold a service that looks past politics and celebrates the life of a 15-year-old girl lost to Chicago street...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 8:20 AM
What do Steve Zahn, the actor who played Elliott in 1982's "E.T.," the telepathic police officer from NBC's "Heroes" and Lieutenant Eli Roosevelt from FX's "Sons of Anarchy" all have in common?
They're all scheduled to film TV pilots for ABC in the...
| Feb 12, 2013
The shooting death of Hadiya Pendleton has propelled Chicago to a central position in the national gun debate and prompted President Barack Obama to turn to his hometown for help in selling his anti-violence initiatives to the public.
With the spotlight...
| Feb 11, 2013
President Barack Obama will visit Chicago on Friday, when he will discuss gun violence as he focuses on his economic message from Tuesday's State of the Union address, according to the White House.
Obama will "talk about the gun violence that has...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 8:10 PM
New York City barred convenience stores and restaurants from selling outsize sodas. Boston's mayor halted pop sales and soft-drink advertising in city buildings to fight obesity and rising health care costs.
In Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to take...
| 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...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:13 PM
(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc, the world's largest retailer, is joining with healthcare insurer Humana Inc to trim the cost of healthy foods for some customers.
More than 1 million members of Humana's healthy rewards program will get a 5 percent credit...