Rodney Scott's legendary South Carolina barbecue cookhouse went up in flames last year, so friends of the pit master cooked up a plan to help him rebuild. Scott is now making a comeback with his Bar-B-Que in Exile Tour and bringing people together with his whole hog barbecue.
Much of politics is about symbols and gestures. And there were plenty of them at the historic Howard Theatre in Washington, D.C., where the Republican National Committee marked Black History Month.
Apple, Microsoft, AT&T, Verizon, Sprint pledged $750 million in equipment and services. Obama said this is part of an initiative that seeks to connect almost all American students to high speed Internet within five years.
With the highly anticipated New York Fashion Week just around the corner, most people are probably thinking of extremely tall supermodels in high stilettos and expensive brands.
This season, however, don’t be surprised if you see gym wear on the runways.
"Chanel couture and Dior couture, probably the two most established French fashion houses showed sneakers that were obviously very high end," says Kate Betts, author of Everyday Icon: Michelle Obama and the Power of Style, and a former fashion editor.
Betts says that consumers are looking to dress to match their lifestyle.
"It’s the wellness look. I think they want to be active and healthy, even if they’re not active and healthy, they want to look like they are," says Betts.
She believes this new trend has plenty of room for development and predicts there will be more collaborations between active and high fashion labels.
Blood pressure is just not on the radar of most young adults. But even slightly elevated pressure before age 25 can lead to higher heart disease risk in middle age, a study finds. Young people can reduce their risk by exercising, eating right and avoiding smoking.
Iran, the U.S. and five other world powers will meet later this month in Vienna. But the quest for a long-term deal on Iran's nuclear program will have to overcome the deep mistrust that was on display at a security conference in Munich.
The TV spot has won fans online, thanks to its use of slow motion, quick edits, smoke and fire to create an atmosphere that would suit a trailer for a new action hero. Attorney Jamie Casino is riding a wave of popularity as a result.
Billions of dollars are spent each year on mammograms to screen for breast cancer. If American women are screened less frequently, the cost savings might be used to better tailor the care for women at an increased risk of cancer.