Articles by Lauren Holter
- Michelle Obama Judges 'Top Chef' Collaboration with Dallas Students
February 10 2012 2:31 PM
Michelle Obama spiced things up in Dallas Friday as she judged a cooking competition with “Top Chef’s” host Tom Colicchio and White House chef Sam Kass.
- Rider, Princeton Students Spread Norovirus: How to Be Safe from Contagious 'Bug'
February 10 2012 12:44 PM
Two New Jersey colleges, Rider University and Princeton University, have been struck with the flu-like norovirus that has led to the hospitalization of about 160 students since late January, including 11 students from Riders Thursday night.
- PepsiCo to Restructure With Job Cuts
February 10 2012 12:21 PM
PepsiCo has always been in direct competition with Coca-Cola Co., but now it seems that the company's main problem is higher costs for materials. A restructuring plan was announced Thursday that includes cutting 8,700 jobs internationally.
- No Child Left Behind: All You Need to Know
February 10 2012 12:12 PM
What you need to know about No Child Left Behind.
- Cops Seek Husband in Tara Hawes Murder
February 04 2012 11:09 AM
A woman discovered in the bed of an Astoria apartment with her throat slashed Thursday was identified by police Friday as Tara Hawes, 33.
- Chris Brown Deemed Worst-Dressed by GQ
February 04 2012 11:09 AM
From a safety pin vest, to a floral blazer, GQ's British magazine has deemed Chris Brown the world's worst-dressed man of 2012.
- Kobayashi Wins Wing Bowl XX With 337 Wings
February 03 2012 1:28 PM
Takeru Kobayashi triumphed at Wing Bowl XX in Philadelphia by eating 337 chicken wings in 30 minutes.
- Felicity Mathieu Identified in Minnesota Car Crash
February 03 2012 1:14 PM
The woman found dead as a result of a head on collision with a semi on Minnesota Highway 13 Wednesday was identified as Felicity Mathieu, 27, of Alden, Minnesota.
- Eating Elephant Meat in Thailand Threatens Extinction
January 27 2012 4:50 PM
Asian elephants, which have been on the list of endangered species since 1976, are now facing a new threat: Thailand's taste for eating elephant meat.
- Oklahoma Bill to Ban Aborted Fetuses in Food
January 27 2012 3:41 PM
After Oklahoma State Sen. Ralph Shortey introduced a bill Jan. 18 that prohibits the manufacture or sale of foods which contain aborted human fetuses or which used them in the research or development of any of the ingredients, the world is wondering what foods contain aborted human fetuses.
- Obama Introduces Plan to Ease College Costs for Students
January 27 2012 2:59 PM
President Obama revealed a new college affordability plan Friday that would increase federal grant money available in low-interest loans.
- Andrew Levene Accused of Killing Westport Jeweler Dies in Spanish Jail
January 27 2012 1:24 PM
Andrew Robert Levene, an American man accused of murdering a jewelry store owner in Connecticut and stealing $300,000 in diamonds was found dead in his prison cell in Spain, U.S. authorities said.
- Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas That Won't Break the Bank
December 19 2011 3:02 PM
Here are a few simple solutions and ideas for your last minute Christmas gift dilemma this year that won't break the bank.
- Daniel Craig to Play 5 More Rounds of James Bond
December 19 2011 12:16 PM
Daniel Craig might maintain his current status as 007 for five more movies, as producers have asked him to play James Bond again.
- New 'Mark Zuckerberg' Threatened With Lawsuit From Facebook
December 19 2011 11:33 AM
There now two Mark Zuckerbergs in the world and one is being threatened with a lawsuit from Facebook.
- Reese Witherspoon Cast in “Devil’s Knot,” West Memphis Three Drama
December 19 2011 9:57 AM
Reese Witherspoon, now 35, has signed on for director Atom Egoyan’s serious drama “Devil’s Knot,” based on Mara Leveritt's book of the same name about the murder trial of the West Memphis Three.
- Ayla Reynolds: Missing 20-Month-Old Vanished From Bed in Maine
December 19 2011 9:12 AM
State police and the FBI continue searching for missing 20-month-old Ayla Reynolds who vanished from her bed Friday night in Waterville, Maine.
- Amanda Knox: Italian Court Explains Faulty Evidence in Murder of Meredith Kercher
December 15 2011 5:11 PM
The overturning of Amanda Knox's murder conviction was explained in 144-pages from the Italian appeals court Thursday.
- Baby Seal on Couch Napping Video Goes Viral
December 15 2011 3:48 PM
A baby seal wandered across a busy street and through a cat door to take a comfy nap on the couch of a New Zealand family's couch.
- Michelle Obama Breaks Guinness World Record for Jumping Jacks
December 12 2011 2:09 PM
Setting aside her First Lady duties for a day, Michelle Obama now holds the Guinness world record for most people doing jumping jacks in a 24-hour period.