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2009-10-23 13:00:00

President Obama designated more than 200,000 square miles in Alaska and off its coast as "critical habitat" for polar bears on Thursday, an action that could add restrictions to future offshore drilling for oil and gas, The Associated Press reported. Under federal law, agencies are restricted from taking actions that may adversely affect critical habitat and interfere with polar bear recovery. "It is a step in the right direction to help polar bears stave off extinction, while recognizing...

2009-10-20 04:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a fallacious diary, penned by satirist Joey Green, when Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin stepped inside the voting booth in her hometown of Wasilla, Alaska, on election day last year, she cast her vote for Barack Obama. "Sarah Palin's Secret Diary," a "genuine imitation" of the former Alaska governor's private journal, also reveals that Palin seriously asked the producers of "Saturday Night Live" if she could waterboard...

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2009-09-24 14:20:08

CBS anchorwoman Katie Couric has joined Glamour magazine as a monthly columnist, editor-in-chief Cindi Leive announced Thursday. Couric, the anchor and managing editor of TV's CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, will start her Glamour gig by interviewing First Lady Michelle Obama for the magazine's December issue, Leive said. Couric is expected to explore in a month Q&A column what makes her female subjects so inspiring to other women and girls. Whether she's sitting down with a head of...

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2009-09-20 21:09:50

A Huntsville, Ala., defense contractor was the high bidder in an eBay auction for dinner with Sarah and Todd Palin, the auction Web site said. Cathy Maples bid $63,000 for the right to invite four guests to eat with the Palins, the New York Daily News reported Sunday. The opening bid was $25,000. Seven people entered 61 bids, The proceeds will go to Ride 2 Recovery, a charity supporting wounded veterans through cycling programs. Maples owns a defense contracting company and says she fully...

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2009-09-15 13:25:00

Barack Obama has agreed to be the first sitting U.S. president to appear on Late Show with David Letterman, CBS announced Tuesday. Obama is scheduled to appear on next Monday's edition of the television chat show. He is to be the sole guest on the broadcast, CBS said. This will be Obama's first visit back to the show since his election last Nopvember. He previously appeared on Letterman five times. His last show was Sept. 10, 2008 during the height of his 2008 presidential election campaign.

2009-09-08 11:12:45

Parenthood is pushing mothers and fathers in opposite directions on political issues associated with social welfare, from health care to education, according to new research from North Carolina State University. "Parenthood seems to heighten the political "Ëœgender gap,' with women becoming more liberal and men more conservative when it comes to government spending on social welfare issues," says Dr. Steven Greene, an associate professor of political science at NC State and...

2009-09-03 16:45:24

Officials with the Alaska State Fair said a giant green cabbage weighed at the event set a Guinness World Record at 125.9 pounds. Dean Phipps, marketing director for the fair, said Wasilla resident Steve Hubacek's cabbage, which sports 5-foot leaves and measures about 21 inches across its head, beat the previous cabbage weight record of 124 pounds, set in Wales in 1989, the Anchorage Daily News reported Wednesday. I was there when they put it on the scale, Phipps said. When they put it on,...

2009-08-25 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new nationwide poll of American voters shows President Obama leading major 2012 Republican presidential contenders. The survey, conducted by Clarus Research Group, a nonpartisan research firm based in Washington, D.C., shows Obama leading GOP challengers by margins ranging from 9 to 19 points. In the poll, Obama led: Mitt Romney, former governor of Massachusetts, by nine points: 47 percent to 38 percent, with 15 percent undecided. Mike...

2009-08-15 13:44:00

NETROOTS see health care reform as top priority, prefer Sestak over Specter for SENATE nomination PITTSBURGH, Aug. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Progressive bloggers and activists are focused on pushing comprehensive health care reform this year and overwhelmingly support Rep. Joe Sestak, D-Pa., over Sen. Arlen Specter, D-Pa., for the Pennsylvania Democratic Senate nomination, according to a straw poll at this year's Netroots Nation convention conducted by the Campaign for America's Future...

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2009-08-12 14:55:00

A U.S. video game blogger has a theory about why a Sarah Palin-signed Xbox 360 was pulled from an eBay auction -- her first name appears to be misspelled. Blogger Game Guy said the Xbox, which was purportedly signed by the former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate during a picnic before she announced her resignation as governor July 3, seems to lack the final h in the politician's first name, making it the alternate spelling Sara, the St. Louis (Mo.) Post-Dispatch...