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  • Dino De Laurentiis, storied movie producer, dies at 91

    Dino De Laurentiis, storied movie producer, dies at 91
    Dino De Laurentiis, the flamboyant Italian movie producer who helped resurrect his nation's film industry after World War II and for more than six decades produced films as diverse as the 1954 Federico Fellini classic "La Strada" and the 1976 remake of...
  • Sarah Palin Sneaks In And Out Of Gettysburg

    Sarah Palin Sneaks In And Out Of Gettysburg
    UPDATE as of May 31st: Crowds gathered at the Battlefield Monday in hopes of seeing Sarah Palin but were disappointed when she never showed. The next morning reporters and supporters patiently waited by her tour bus to catch a glimpse of her. Turns out...
  • Small amounts of radiation headed for California, but no health risk seen

    Small amounts of radiation headed for California, but no health risk seen
    Small amounts of radioactive isotopes from the crippled Japanese nuclear power plant are being blown toward North America high in the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean and will reach California as soon as Friday, according to experts. A network of...
  • 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...
  • Tongass in Alaska to get federal roadless protection

    Tongass in Alaska to get federal roadless protection
  • Forest Service's new logging approach helps Alaska town

    Forest Service's new logging approach helps Alaska town
    A few years ago, the U.S. Forest Service was getting ready to open up several large stands of old-growth trees here on Kupreanof Island in an attempt to sustain southeast Alaska's beleaguered timber industry. The target was up to 70 million board feet of...
  • 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 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.  -------...