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NEW YORK (AP) -- NBC's "Today" show is bringing Sarah Palin on board as a co-host - for one morning, this Tuesday.



Many were assigned book as part of curriculum and are now being rewarded

NEW YORK (AP) -- For some school kids around the country, the odds have been ever (and awesomely!) in their favor as they've scored the ultimate field trip - an outing to "The Hunger Games."



Her six Grammys were only a fraction of her many awards

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Clapping hands and swaying to gospel hymns in the church where Whitney Houston's powerful voice once wowed her congregation, the biggest names in entertainment sang along with the choir to remember the pop superstar at her hometown funeral Saturday



Authorities find no indications of foul play but are waiting for toxicology results

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Whitney Houston's life of glorious song and unnerving self-destruction apparently ended in a bathtub at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Grammy weekend, but it could be weeks before investigators know exactly why she died.



Online or in person, you'll find more ways than ever to support the local economy

Holiday shoppers have more choice than ever this season, if they want to support our local community, as well as find the perfect gifts for family and friends.  From holiday marketplaces and downtown popup shops to locally-owned Internet stores, there are plenty of places to find urban apparel, jewelry, books and gifts of all kinds.



Actor believes his phone was tampered with by Britain's Mail on Sunday tabloid

LONDON (AP) -- Actor Hugh Grant told a London courtroom Monday about the dark side of celebrity life, describing mysterious break-ins, leaked medical details and hacked voice mails - and laying blame on the entire tabloid press, not just the now-shuttered News of the World.



Trillium School, Interstate Ave, North Portland

We needed to give the young people in our community a sense that they can be part of a positive change



Naif Al-Mutawa's reputation has grown since 2006 debut of \"The 99"

DETROIT (AP) -- Comic book fans might call it a great origin story: In the aftermath of 9/11, a Muslim man creates a comic book series, "The 99," inspired by the principles of his faith. It builds a global audience and investors contribute millions for it to continue and expand.



Organizers say "unavoidable circumstances" are preventing band's appearance in Wales

LONDON (AP) -- The Black Eyed Peas have pulled out of this week's Michael Jackson tribute concert in Wales.



Sharing gives a user more "fuel" while listening uses it up

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- All that tweeting and sharing of photos on Facebook could finally have a tangible reward: free music.


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