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  • Tsunami spawned by Japan's quake smacks California and Oregon

    Tsunami spawned by Japan's quake smacks California and Oregon
    The long arm of a ferocious tsunami crashed into California and the Pacific Northwest on Friday, with 6- to 8-foot surges flooding beaches and harbors, splintering docks, crushing scores of boats in marinas and triggering evacuations of shoreline...
  • Sarah Palin's hair gets own TV show

    Sarah Palin's hair gets own TV show
    Is there no end to the media's fascination with Sarah Palin?  She's not running for president, resigned from her last elected office and, increasingly, is only famous for, well, being famous.  But that doesn't stop us from watching. Palin's already...
  • Thursday morning talkers: Pressure builds on Weiner to resign

    On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. Articles  • His constituents still like...
  • 'Dr. Strangegov'? Twitter users suggest alternative names for Palin's movie

    'Dr. Strangegov'? Twitter users suggest alternative names for Palin's movie
    Today's news that a pro-Sarah Palin documentary will debut in June has the political world buzzing about a potential presidential run for the former governor of Alaska. The $1 million film, titled "The Undefeated," paints Palin as an "inspirational...
  • Sarah Palin emails: An outpouring of support after Trig's birth

    Sarah Palin emails: An outpouring of support after Trig's birth
    In the days after her son Trig was born, Sarah Palin received an outpouring of support and well wishes, many from other parents of children with Down syndrome. Most notable among these was Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.), whose son Cole was born...
  • Sarah Palin abandons bus tour -- halfway through

    Sarah Palin abandons bus tour -- halfway through
    Sarah Palin has a habit of doing these kind of things, doesn't she?  Less than a month after she embarked on her touted nationwide tour of historical sites across America, Palin never seems to have gotten much farther than the East Coast.  In fact,...
  • Irrational nuclear fears lead to potassium iodide shortages in U.S.

    There is great fear in the world today about Japanese nuclear reactors exploding in a Chernobyl-level disaster. Citizens in Japan are scrambling to get ahold of potassium iodide, which can protect against radiation poisoning of the thyroid gland.  Here'...
  • Sarah Palin emails: Palin, aides 'dismayed' by media requests

    Sarah Palin emails: Palin, aides 'dismayed' by media requests
    As the spotlight burned bright on Sarah Palin in fall 2008, her administration was swamped with media requests – many of which disgusted both Palin and her aides. On Sept. 15, 2008, Palin's communications director, Bill McAllister, updated her on...
  • Senate poll: Giannoulias, Kirk neck and neck

    Democrat Alexi Giannoulias and Republican Mark Kirk are wounded rivals running neck and neck for the U.S. Senate seat once held by President Barack Obama, a new Tribune/WGN-TV poll shows. After a bruising summer of controversies, both major party...
  • In battle of New Hampshire, Palin wins front page

    In battle of New Hampshire, Palin wins front page
    In the world of New Hampshire politics, the Union Leader newspaper still packs a punch. And on Friday there's no better way of judging just how Sarah Palin's visit obscured the Mitt Romney campaign launch than by looking at its front page. The former...
  • 'SNL': Tina Fey reprises role as Sarah Palin on 'Saturday Night Live' [Video]

    'SNL': Tina Fey reprises role as Sarah Palin on 'Saturday Night Live' [Video]
    With guest host Tina Fey back playing her famous doppelganger, this weekend’s "Saturday Night Live" portrayed the debate that wasn’t this week – featuring not just Sarah Palin but also would-be White House hopeful Donald Trump.  -------...