Latest Katie Couric Stories

2008-09-30 01:00:00

Chuck Heath, the father of Republican US vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin, said Tina Fey's impersonation of Palin was "kinda cute."

2008-09-26 09:00:17

By Amy Westfeldt Associated Press NEW YORK -- Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin defended her remark that the proximity of Russia to her home state of Alaska gives her foreign policy experience, explaining in a CBS interview airing Thursday that "we have trade missions back and forth." Palin has never visited Russia and until last year the 44-year- old Alaska governor had never traveled outside North America.

2008-09-26 06:00:24

By Al Neuharth OXFORD, Miss. -- The first presidential debate may or may not go exactly as planned here tonight at Ole Miss. This red, white and blue decorated campus was abuzz Thursday.

2008-09-25 17:46:18

NEW YORK - Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin said Wednesday that the U.S. could be headed for another Great Depression if Congress doesn't act on the financial crisis.

2008-09-25 15:00:22

David Letterman said he was disappointed Sen. John McCain backed out of an appearance on his show so he could be interviewed by Katie Couric. The Republican U.S.

2008-09-18 21:00:17

By Alan Pergament More high-definition channels have arrived on Time Warner Cable, but don't expect a 24-hour news channel here any time soon. That's the word from the area's largest cable system.

2008-09-17 18:00:16

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK - Second in the broadcast network competition to talk to Sarah Palin: Katie Couric. The CBS anchor will spend two days on the road with the Republican vice presidential candidate as well as presidential hopeful John McCain, the network said Tuesday.

2008-09-05 00:00:16

By Mike Hughes A diva convergence, blending the top voices in pop music, reaches live TV on Friday. And the idea started with a mismatched meeting. "There were seven of us -- women of a certain age," recalls Laura Ziskin, 58.

2008-09-04 21:00:23

By Frazier Moore NEW YORK - Katie Couric, Charles Gibson and Brian Williams have something in common besides their jobs: Each has lost loved ones to cancer - which gives them something in common with nearly everybody.

2008-09-03 15:00:09

By Mike Pearson It's Friday morning and you've survived the Democratic National Convention. It wasn't the root canal you expected, but it wasn't a $200 lap dance either. The past four days seem like a hallucination of religious revivalism and apocalyptic brooding.

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.