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DeGeneres is a rising star in daytime

Executives at Warner Brothers have long believed that Ellen DeGeneres is the heir apparent to Oprah Winfrey in daytime TV.

Luge crash death overshadows Games big day

VANCOUVER - Nodar Kumaritashvili, a 21-year-old Georgian luger, died after a horrifying crash in training Friday, casting a pall over the Winter Olympics hours before the Games were to be declared open.

Regulators hired by Toyota helped halt investigations

UNDATED - Former regulators hired by Toyota Motor Corp. helped end at least four U.S.

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The agency said in a statement the test took place at 8:44 p.m. PST (11:44 p.m.

Former President Bill Clinton hospitalized

NEW YORK CITY - Bill Clinton underwent heart surgery at a New York City hospital Thursday to get two stents implanted after he felt "discomfort in his chest," a representative for the former president said.

Haiti judge to free U.S. missionaries in kidnap case

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - A Haitian judge has decided to release 10 U.S.

Lindsey Vonn is unsure about skiing in Olympics

The Vonncouver Olympics may be on hold.

Four boys arrested for alleged sexual assault

HEWITT - Four boys are arrested by Hewitt police and charged with sexual assault. The only details released were that the incident stemmed from sexual behavior involving both male and female juveniles. Due to their age, no names have been relea

California health care deparment breaches privacy

The Department of Health Care Services said Monday it has breached the privacy of 49,352 people who receive adult day-care services from the state.