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  • SCENIAC: Barbara goes Hollywood

    SCENIAC: Barbara goes Hollywood
    "Nicky! Look over your shoulder. Nicky!" It was 11:30 in the morning and the paparazzi firing squad was lined up in front of the Kodak Theater on Hollywood and Highland. Technically this was Barbara Walters' hour in the hot, bright, Hollywood sun -- the...
  • It's a short day at the Republican convention

    Republicans convened their national convention Monday in a session truncated by a hurricane and roiled by vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin's revelation that her 17-year-old daughter is pregnant. John McCain's campaign sought to keep the focus on...
  • Footnotes to a tragedy

    Footnotes to a tragedy
    "Do I have AIDS?" Sixteen-year-old Alexander Ghaffari was eating breakfast, getting ready for school, when he put the question to his mother. It wasn't a charged or dreaded moment. He can't even remember what prompted him to ask. Maybe he'd overheard...
  • Cookbook politics: Democrats, Republicans in the kitchen

    "NOT ONLY do I eat, I also am a Democrat," wrote Frank Sinatra in an intro to 1960's "Many Happy Returns: The Democrats' Cook Book, or How to Cook a G.O.P. Goose" (the sales of which helped buy TV air time for candidates). "Not only should every...
  • First lady -- a glorified housewife?

    First lady -- a glorified housewife?
    Today's question: At their convention, Republicans ignored Cindy McCain's impressive business accomplishments and instead focused on her record of philanthropy. Why is a strong woman a good VP candidate but not a good first lady? Previously, Marcotte...
  • Better Half

    It turns out she’s just a real girl. Or woman. Always has been. But the times they are a-changin’, and no matter what happens in November, she won’t be the same—-or maybe she will. Michelle Obama, 44, still has the same friends she has had all her life,...
  • Santa Monica designer Michael S. Smith to decorate Obama's White House living area

    Santa Monica designer Michael S. Smith to decorate Obama's White House living area
    Santa Monica designer Michael S. Smith has won the commission to redecorate the White House living quarters for the Obama family. "He sounds like a wise choice, with his interest in traditional though not pedantic museum settings," said historian William...
  • Text of John McCain's speech

    Sen. John McCain delivered these remarks Thursday night at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn. SEN. JOHN MCCAIN: Tonight, I have a privilege given few Americans: the privilege of accepting our party's nomination for president of the United States....
  • George W. Bush fans talk quietly of new legacy, library

    DALLAS — His approval ratings are among the lowest for any president in modern U.S. history. He's presiding over the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. He acknowledges that many Americans have repudiated his Republican Party. And he's...
  • Listeners shocked by XM hosts' suspension

    Satellite radio bills itself as the Wild West of the airwaves, an uncensored outpost beyond the reach of federal regulators where expletives fly with impunity and the banter can get as raunchy as at a strip club. But the decision this week by XM...
  • 'Porno' Star Is Oliver Stone's First Lady

    While conservatives may have their suspicions about Oliver Stone's motives in doing a George W. Bush biopic, the director has certainly cast some pretty actors at the president and first lady. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Stone has picked...