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  • Tourism offices in U.S. states, territories

    Tourism offices in U.S. states, territories
    States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Bureau of Tourism & Travel, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-...
  • How to help

    These are some of the charities accepting donations to help victims of Monday's earthquake in China: American Red Cross P.O. Box 4002018 Des Moines, IA 50340-2018 (800) HELP-NOW www.redcross.org AmeriCares 88 Hamilton Ave. Stamford, CT 06902 (800) 486-...
  • Katie Couric, news anchors and the cult of personality

    Katie Couric, news anchors and the cult of personality
    Tailored suit, tasteful hair, good posture, all business, only rare hints of perkiness. I've been checking out Katie Couric, really putting the evil eye on her. You know, Couric, the former NBC "Today" superstar and subsequent $15-million-a-year Jeanne...
  • Romney peeved over landscaping flap

    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney lashed out Friday when quizzed about the flap over a landscaping crew working at his home whose employees included illegal immigrants. Asked by a reporter as he campaigned in Iowa if, especially given his...
  • Oprah, Obama take it on the road

    "Oprah and the Obamas." It sounds like a musical act, and there is indeed something of a rock-concert quality to Oprah Winfrey's three-state swing this weekend with Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle. The Obama campaign...
  • Not caucusing? Most of Iowa won't either

    The downtown hot spot Centro hummed with energy for yet another night this week. Operatives for at least four would-be presidents huddled in separate corners of the glowing dining room. America's top political journalists table-hopped furiously....
  • Bill Clinton defends wife's experience

    He was wonky, folksy and occasionally self-deprecating. And though Bill Clinton never alluded to his wife's defeat in Thursday's Iowa caucuses, he said he was baffled by the way her years of public service had been perceived as a liability. Still, the...
  • Chris Pine: This is your captain speaking

    Chris Pine: This is your captain speaking
    Chris Pine is splayed across a red restaurant banquette as if it were the throne Hollywood is offering him as one of its newly anointed male hotties. To say Pine's actual seating is not a throne would be an understatement. The star of Paramount Pictures'...