Steven Colbert outdoes Fox News' fury over Obama's 'Ferns' appearance

Steven Colbert outdoes Fox News' fury over Obama's 'Ferns' appearance

March 14 (UPI) -- Steven Colbert recently let Fox News know that he is equally capable of expressing rage over President Obama's "Between Two Ferns" appearance.
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Abe Lincoln turns in lost wallet

PERU, N.Y., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Police in upstate New York said a man named Abe Lincoln lived up to the honest reputation of his namesake by turning in a lost wallet he had found.

Abe Lincoln letter sold for $3.4M

NEW YORK, April 4 (UPI) -- A letter written in 1864 by Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, has been sold at an auction in New York for $3.4 million.

Sotheby's auctions rare Abe Lincoln letter

NEW YORK, March 28 (UPI) -- A historic letter written in 1864 by President Abraham Lincoln is set to be auctioned next week at Sotheby's in New York.

6,000 Post-its make one big Abe Lincoln

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., March 12 (UPI) -- An art student at Illinois Wesleyan University has used Post-it notes -- 6,000 of them -- to create a giant portrait of Abraham Lincoln.

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Baseball card at center of lawsuit … Rough handshake has lawyer in hot water … Mom allegedly used 6-year-old to steal … Abe Lincoln impostors keep busy this Feb. … Watercooler stories from UPI.

Abe Lincoln impostors keep busy this Feb.

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Presidents Day is just around the corner and faux Abraham Lincolns are in high demand, with one Kentucky impersonator booked for more than 70 appearances.

Theaterworks/USA founder Jay Harnick dies

NEW YORK, March 1 (UPI) -- Jay Harnick, founder of Theaterworks/USA, the nation's largest touring children's theater company, died in a New York nursing home at 78. Since Mr. Harnick helped found Theaterworks/USA in 1961, the company has performed to millions of children annually i

Mutant gene may have affected Abe Lincoln

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- U.S. scientists say they might have discovered the origin of a disease identified in 11 generations of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln's family.

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Evidence shows young Abe Lincoln no slouch

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., June 6 (UPI) -- U.S. historians' claims that a young Abraham Lincoln lived on hand-outs in and around New Salem, Ill., have been dispelled by new artifacts and documents.

Conan O'Brien a huge Lincoln fan

NEW YORK, June 26 (UPI) -- Late night TV host Conan O'Brien says he is a huge fan of Abraham Lincoln.

Carrier Abe Lincoln completes deployment

EVERETT, Wash., March 4 (UPI) -- A U.S. aircraft carrier that took part in tsunami relief operations earlier this year arrived at its home port on Puget Sound Friday.

New book argues Abe Lincoln was gay

NEW YORK, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- The age-old debate of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln's sexuality is due to be stirred up with the release of an author's determination Lincoln was gay.

Analysis: 'Shock and awe' for Democrats

WASHINGTON, May 2 (UPI) -- For the nine Democratic presidential candidates, watching President George W. Bush fly onto the deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln in his jet pilot suit, and hugging all those certified war heroes, must have been like the Iraqi command when the bombs of "sho
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Abe Lincoln
The life-sized wax figure of president Abraham Lincoln is carried to a Delta Airlines commuter plane, where it will be flown to Washington, D.C. for the opening of the the new Madame Tussauds wax museum, at LaGuardia Airport on September 20, 2007 in New York City. (UPI Photo/Monika Graff).
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