First lady Michelle Obama has made childhood obesity her signature project with the 'Let's Move' campaign. Wednesday she takes the message to the national Parent Teacher Association at a National Legislative Conference in Arlington, Va.
03/10/2010 11:21 am
Gallery Controversial foods
From 'tea party' protesters to antiwar advocates, Americans on all sides of the political spectrum seem angry about something. But for all the tumult, the disaffection today is far less than in many periods in the past.
03/08/2010 03:46 pm
Both incumbent Governor Pat Quinn and GOP candidate Illinois Sen. Bill Brady won their primary races by slim margins. The race to fill President Obama's former US Senate seat will be hard-fought as well.
03/06/2010 05:37 pm
Chicago's Mayor Richard Daley argues against locking down a historic canal in order to prevent Asian carp from invading Lake Michigan. The issue comes as Daley's 'green' credentials are being questioned.
03/06/2010 03:59 pm
Don't argue with an African about the birthplace of blues. It's Timbuktu. Hear why.
03/05/2010 02:15 pm
The US Supreme Court is considering what could be a landmark decision on individual gun rights. An unspoken argument is that armed citizens would make any usurper think twice before subverting the Constitution.
03/04/2010 07:44 pm
03/03/2010 01:46 pm
The Radovan Karadzic trial may not deliver justice, but it will give victims a chance to tell what happened.
03/03/2010 12:55 pm
With Sen. Jim Bunning blocking a vote on extending unemployment benefits, some 205,000 Americans will not get a check this week, says the National Employment Law Project.
03/02/2010 06:10 pm