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  • Latin Grammy noms unveiled

    Latin Grammy noms unveiled
    Hips don't lie, Shakira famously sings, but they sure help her win accolades, as the Colombian sensation scoops up a field-leading five nominations for the seventh annual Latin Grammy Awards, announced Tuesday in New York. The belly-dancing singer-...
  • Putting smoking in cars to the test

    Putting smoking in cars to the test
    Smoking a cigarette in a car makes the air inside 10 to 30 times more toxic than the air outdoors on one of Southern California's most polluted days. On Thursday, state officials put on a live demonstration of that health hazard to promote a new law that...
  • Olga San Juan dies at 81; actress sang and danced with Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire

    Olga San Juan, the actress dubbed the "Puerto Rican Pepperpot" for singing and dancing roles alongside stars that included Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire, has died. She was 81. San Juan died late Saturday at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in...
  • Tourondel, bound for Hollywood

    Tourondel, bound for Hollywood
    Three years ago Laurent Tourondel was a chef without a kitchen whose name was anything but a household word. Today the 40-year-old has an empire so well known it can use shorthand for Bistro Laurent Tourondel: BLT. This month his second cookbook has just...
  • Huge Recall: More Than 40 Children's Medicines Including Tylenol, Benadryl, And Motrin

    Huge Recall: More Than 40 Children's Medicines Including Tylenol, Benadryl, And Motrin
    More than 40 over-the-counter infant's and children's liquid medications are being recalled in the United States and 11 other countries because they don't meet quality standards. McNeil Consumer Healthcare issued the recall for children's versions of...
  • Do Vitamins Prevent Prostate Cancer?

    Do Vitamins Prevent Prostate Cancer?
    Q. I've been taking selenium in the hope that it would prevent me from getting prostate cancer. But I heard on the radio that the National Cancer Institute is advising men to stop taking selenium. Should I stop it? A. Many of us shared the hope that...
  • A not-so-secret mission

    Back in 1982, Congress passed a law designed to guard against the disclosure of the names of U.S. spies. The lawmakers acted because two obscure publications, "CounterSpy" and the "Covert Action Information Bulletin," were printing the names of undercover...
  • Man Arrested in Gruesome Murder of Gay Teen

    Man Arrested in Gruesome Murder of Gay Teen
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- A suspect has been arrested in the slaying of a 19-year-old man found decapitated, dismembered and partially burned, police said Tuesday. Authorities are looking into whether Jorge Steven Lopez, 19, may have been targeted because...
  • Turbulence Injures 26 on Continental Flight

    Turbulence Injures 26 on Continental Flight
    MIAMI -- A Continental Airlines jet carrying 179 people from Brazil to Texas hit severe turbulence over the Atlantic early Monday, injuring at least 26 - including four seriously - and forcing an emergency landing in Miami, officials said. One...
  • Walter Nugent's "Habits of Empire"

    Many of those who oppose U.S. intervention in Iraq say President Bush has recklessly abandoned America's long tradition of peaceful diplomacy and replaced it with an aggressive policy of starting wars, seizing lands and oppressing nations. Not true,...
  • Several Hurt During Turbulent Flight

    Several Hurt During Turbulent Flight
    Arriving at baggage carousel eight were passengers like Richard Sharpe. He has a blood stain on his pants and a turbulent flight on his mind. "This is from the woman with the head injury," Sharpe said. His cell phone and others have images from...
  • 'A Perfect Getaway'

    How many times has it been said about a thriller that "nothing is what it seems"? Not often enough, according to writer-director David Twohy, whose cockamamie honeymoon-fiasco picture "A Perfect Getaway" at least has the fortitude to venture off the...