Monthly Archives: November 2007

Brazilian Race Car Drive Wins “Dancing with the Stars”… Yeah!

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Brazilian race car driver Helio Castroneves beat out English pop singer Melanie Brown on Tuesday to win "Dancing with the Stars," America’s most popular television show that pits celebrities’ ballroom dancing skills.   Castroneves and his reigning … Continue reading

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Foods Influence Mood

If you brood too much, and your mood’s too blue, it could be your food that’s keeping you funky, according to nutritionist Vicki Koenig and dietician Susan Kleiner. Koenig says many foods have a positive effect on your mood by … Continue reading

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Thompson Rips Fox News For Bias

Republican Fred Thompson accused Fox News of bias on Sunday, saying the network skews things against him while claiming his presidential campaign is in trouble. "This has been a constant mantra of Fox, to tell you the truth," Thompson told … Continue reading

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Big Brother Is Tracking You

Technology is making it easier to track and apprehend criminals in real time, but some civil libertarians worry that Fourth Amendment protections are being flouted in the process. Many new cell phones come equipped with tracking devices that can pinpoint … Continue reading

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Vaccines Threaten Up to 44,000 U.S. Soldiers

A U.S. soldier in Iraq, Pfc. Leif Hamre, 22, may face dismissal for refusing the anthrax vaccine. According to his own statements, he’s already been given an Article 15 – a non-judicial military punishment – including being taken off missions, … Continue reading

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iPods Damage Hearing

Call it acoustic trauma or noise-induced hearing loss. By any name, it’s the most important preventable cause of permanent hearing loss. Up to 28 million Americans have impaired hearing; for as many as a third, acoustic trauma is a significant … Continue reading

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‘Wizard of Oz Munchkins’ Get Star On Walk of Fame

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Almost 70 years after ”The Wizard of Oz" premiered at Grauman’s Chinese Theater, a few of the film’s Munchkins made a grand entrance there Tuesday to receive a collective star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. … Continue reading

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Rove on Hillary: Bitch Comment Key

Karl Rove says Hillary Rodham is is "tough, persistent and forgets nothing." President Bush’s former chief political strategist writes that Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton can be defeated next year, but he argues it won’t be easy. In his debut column … Continue reading

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Be Careful of Paistan’s ‘Ms. Liberty’

By Richard Engel, NBC News correspondent With her white veil, bejeweled blouses, flawless English and flair for drama and theatrical timing, Benazir Bhutto has painted herself as lady liberty, a lone woman willing to risk all and stand up to … Continue reading

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Pet Parties – The Latest Craze

As the baby-boomers are taking the lead, in ever-growing numbers, as pet owners, so is pet spoiling and the ‘special pet events’ phenomenon.  Baby-boomers, who are primarily empty nesters are replacing their grown children with pets and spoiling those pets … Continue reading

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