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  • 'Amazing Race' cast announced for season 16

     
    We'd heard the rumors about Jeff and Jordan from Big Brother and former Miss Teen South Carolina Caitlin "some people out there in our nation don't have maps" Upton being on the next season of The Amazing Race.It turns out......
  • Pageant fairy tale is over for contestants and NBC

    Even as Donald Trump hovers like an overbearing fairy godmother around the newly crowned Miss USA 2005, who was spirited away yesterday to one of his New York lairs, the competition's spell has already begun to dissolve. Not only are the 50 other...
  • N.C.'s Cooley takes crown

    Front foot at 3 o'clock, back foot at 12. Shoulders back, chest out, hips under. Smile! Fifty-one beauties struck the classic pageant pose when Miss USA 2005 aired live on NBC last night from the Hippodrome and Miss North Carolina USA, Chelsea Cooley, a...
  • Tom Bowman on Iraqi prisoner abuse

    Jace Woods, Baltimore: Why are these soldiers being made out to be the scapegoats in this mess? Their lives will be ruined, and yet there will be some who will benefit greatly from this. Bowman: It's too early to say that these soldiers will be...
  • Two men, one vision

    "What obstacles will you overcome today?" The spirit and mission of the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture - as well as its sometimes difficult journey toward a June 25 opening - are neatly encapsulated in a...
  • More anthrax cases found

    Two suspicious letters - one delivered in New York and another in Nevada - have been found to contain anthrax, while five more employees of a Florida tabloid publisher have tested positive for exposure to the rare and deadly bacteria, officials...
  • Scrapping ships, sacrificing men

    Raul Mendoza knew that scrapping ships was dangerous, knew about the smoke and the fumes and the accidents. He'd worked in Baltimore, where asbestos clouded the air, and North Carolina, where oil spilled into a river, and California, where workers were...
  • Chiquita shareholders face an intensifying lobbying campaign

    Shareholders of Charlotte, N.C.-based Chiquita Brands International are at the center of an intensifying lobbying campaign, as Chiquita fights to win approval for its upcoming merger with Irish produce company Fyffes while two Brazilian companies seek...
  • Brazilian companies press fight for Chiquita

    Two Brazilian companies trying to buy Charlotte, N.C.-based Chiquita Brands International took their case to an influential shareholder advisory firm Tuesday, seeking to win support to preempt Chiquita's planned merger with an Irish produce firm....
  • Newton: 'No doubt' he'll play Week 1 vs. Bucs

    Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has no doubt that he'll play in the season opener Sept. 7 at Tampa Bay. Newton, who cracked his ribs last week against New England, left little question about his Week 1 status while talking with reporters Wednesday for...
  • Tony Stewart investigation still on-going

    The investigation into the Aug. 9 racing incident involving NASCAR driver Tony Stewart and killed driver Kevin Ward Jr. is "still on-going," a spokeswoman with the Ontario County (N.Y) Sheriff's office told the Observer on Wednesday. The spokeswoman said...
  • Obama tells veterans better mental health care on the way

    CHARLOTTE N.C. (Reuters) - President Barack Obama sought to make amends with veterans on Tuesday, announcing steps to expand their access to mental health care and an initiative with financial companies to lower home loan costs for military families. The...