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  • Pimp In Taylor Case Charged With Sex Trafficking

    Pimp In Taylor Case Charged With Sex Trafficking
    The man described by authorities as a pimp who set up a meeting between ex- New York Giants star Lawrence Taylor and a 16-year-old runaway was charged with sex trafficking of a child, officials said. Rasheed Davis was charged in a criminal complaint...
  • Meg Whitman in brief

    Meg Whitman Party: Republican Occupation: Former chief executive, EBay online auction business Age: 53, born Long Island, New York City of residence: Atherton (Bay Area) Personal: husband Griffith Harsh, two sons Education: Bachelor's degree in...
  • 'I always felt half a person'

    'I always felt half a person'
    When Judy Lewis used to watch Clark Gable movies with her teen-age friends, she had no clue that Gable might be her father. "It never would have dawned on me," she said. "Why would I ever think such a thing?" Yet many in Hollywood were thinking just...
  • Ted Danson dives into 'Oceana'

    Ted Danson dives into 'Oceana'
    "I've always been kind of a shill," says Ted Danson. "The guy out in front of the tent saying, 'Thank you so much for watching "Cheers," come on in and let me introduce you to the marine biologists who have something really important to tell you.'" The...
  • Obama girds for prolonged 'values' debate with GOP

    Obama girds for prolonged 'values' debate with GOP
    Republicans say tax increases are a nonstarter in budget negotiations, but President Obama again called for "shared sacrifice" during a televised town hall meeting on the economy.  Obama said tax rates were their lowest since 1958. Yet he said...
  • Dream Home: Malt House condo showcases couple's art collection

    Dream Home: Malt House condo showcases couple's art collection
    Like so many skeletons of Baltimore's industrial past, the brick and steel bones of sturdy buildings — devoid of innards — are found all along the harbor. Or maybe it should be said they were found along the harbor, since more and more of...
  • Richard Holbrooke dies at 69; diplomat

    Richard Holbrooke dies at 69; diplomat
    Richard C. Holbrooke, the Obama administration's emissary to Afghanistan and Pakistan and one of the most celebrated American diplomats of the last half-century, died Monday, the State Department said. He was 69. Holbrooke, who in 1995 brokered the...
  • GOP chairman calls on Anthony Weiner to resign

    GOP chairman calls on Anthony Weiner to resign
    The chairman of the Republican National Committee on Tuesday called for Rep. Anthony Weiner to resign from Congress, saying no investigation was necessary "to know he lied and acted inappropriately." Following Weiner's dramatic news conference Monday...
  • Martin D. Ginsburg dies at 78; Georgetown law professor, husband of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    Martin D. Ginsburg dies at 78; Georgetown law professor, husband of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
    Georgetown University law professor Martin D. Ginsburg, the husband of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, died Sunday of cancer, the Supreme Court announced. He was 78. Though he was among the nation's foremost experts on tax law, Ginsburg...
  • Obama urges Florida pastor to drop plan to burn Koran on 9/11 anniversary

    Obama urges Florida pastor to drop plan to burn Koran on 9/11 anniversary
    President Obama on Thursday joined the growing chorus of top U.S. officials calling on a Florida pastor to abandon his plans to stage a Koran burning on the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. "This is a recruitment bonanza for Al Qaeda," Obama...
  • Republicans play Pelosi card in New York special election

    Republicans play Pelosi card in New York special election
    Nancy Pelosi was a staple of Republican campaign ads in the 2010 midterm elections that led to her ouster as speaker of the House. But even out of power, the San Francisco Democrat is the featured villain in what has become the first major electoral test...