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2008-12-04 08:58:14

U.S. space agency Deputy Administrator Shana Dale says she will resign her post effective Jan. 17 after serving as NASA's second in command since 2005. It has been an honor for me to work with those who support America's space program, Dale, 44, said.

2008-11-25 11:44:16

A cat named Charley is credited with saving his owner from a fast-moving fire in their home in Dunedin, Fla. John Griffin said the cat climbed on his face and clawed at him until he got out of bed and ran from the burning house, the St.

2008-11-13 21:00:10

Kathy Griffin and Jane Krakowski have agreed to perform on Rosie O'Donnell's upcoming U.S. television variety special, "Rosie Live," NBC said. The show is slated to air Nov. 26 live from New York's Little Shubert Theatre.

2008-09-27 00:00:16

A Derby internet company has been named one of the fastest growing private technology firms in the UK. Griffin Internet, on Pride Park, has been placed 71st in the Sunday Times Tech Track 100, out this weekend. Griffin employs 50 people and provides internet access to 50,000 businesses.

2008-09-16 09:00:08

By MARC KAUFMAN By Marc Kaufman The Washington Post WASHINGTON NASA Administrator Michael Griffin has clashed repeatedly with the White House in recent months - a rift that escalated when budget officials heavily edited a statement he was submitting to Congress about China's space ambitions and spilled into the open last week in a leaked e-mail that accused the budget office of doing "everything possible" to walk away from the $100 billion international space station.

2008-09-14 06:00:15

By Nilda Rego Part 2 of 3: Ninety-SIX-YEAR-OLD Bess Griffin Girgich and her twin brother, Tom Griffin, met with us this August to talk about the history of their family, which settled on a farm in the Alhambra Valley 140 years ago.

2008-09-05 21:00:14

By Christopher Blank The last time comedienne and self-proclaimed "D-list" celebrity Kathy Griffin came to Memphis, she was thrown off by how friendly the locals were. "I thought it might be a big put-on," she said during a recent phone interview.

2008-08-14 21:00:00

By Alan Pergament At first glance, politically incorrect, D-list celebrity Kathy Griffin and politically connected, A-List journalist Helen Thomas don't appear to have a lot in common. But two television programs -- HBO's "Thank You Mr.

2008-08-11 00:00:21

By LYNN ELBER of The Associated Press Last month's Comic-Con is only legend now but the San Diego comic- book convention keeps exerting its pull on Hollywood, with TV's "Shootout" the latest example. The AMC talk show airs its second Comic-Con special 10 a.m.

2008-08-05 18:00:30

Gryphon Gold Corporation (TSX: GGN)(OTCBB: GYPH) has entered into an agreement providing Gryphon Gold with an 18-month option to restructure the $5.0 million debt associated with the purchase of its wholly owned subsidiary, Nevada Eagle Resources (August 21, 2007).

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.