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Poll: Cliff Huxtable is No. 1 TV dad

Poll: Cliff Huxtable is No. 1 TV dad

ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 19 (UPI) -- Bill Cosby's small-screen alter ego Cliff Huxtable from "The Cosby Show" is America's favorite television dad, a Harris poll indicated.
Cosby urges parent-child communication

Cosby urges parent-child communication

CLEVELAND, May 24 (UPI) -- Comedian Bill Cosby said during an appearance in Cleveland that parents need to better communicate with their children on history and sex risks.
Obama, D.C., fete Ted Kennedy

Obama, D.C., fete Ted Kennedy

WASHINGTON, March 8 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama and an all-star lineup of political figures and entertainers saluted Sen. Ted Kennedy, D-Mass., Sunday to celebrate his 77th birthday.
Bill Cosby giving university dog mascot

Bill Cosby giving university dog mascot

PITTSBURGH, March 26 (UPI) -- Carnegie Mellon University said comedian and Philadelphia native Bill Cosby is giving the Pittsburgh school its first official live mascot, a Scottish terrier.
Producer brings stars out for Franklin

Producer brings stars out for Franklin

NEW YORK, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Record producer Phil Ramone says this weekend's MusicCares tribute to Aretha Franklin in Los Angeles will give props to the Queen of Soul's celebrated career.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008.
By United Press International

Johnny Carson named No. 1 TV icon

NEW YORK, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- The late U.S. comedian and talk-show host Johnny Carson has been named TV Land and Entertainment Weekly's No. 1 television icon.

Bill Cosby calls for men to be fathers

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Entertainer Bill Cosby Sunday said many ills in U.S. black families can be traced to children raised without fathers, many of whom are incarcerated.

Cosby: Kids not getting good foundations

CLEVELAND, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Comedian and activist Bill Cosby says many of the problems plaguing the young in the United States stem from a lack of parenting.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Thursday, July 12, 2007.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Saturday, July 7, 2007.

Cosby: It's time to step up

ATLANTA, June 28 (UPI) -- Comedian Bill Cosby turns serious when it comes to discussing what's wrong with American society and how to fix it.

Cosby: Act now to curb gun violence

PHILADELPHIA, June 5 (UPI) -- Comedian Bill Cosby marched through Philadelphia neighborhoods to rally residents against gun violence and challenge those waiting for divine intervention.

Cosby offers advice to released convict

DETROIT, March 24 (UPI) -- Comedian Bill Cosby recently offered a piece of fatherly advice to convicted murderer Nathaniel Abraham after he finished serving his 10-year prison sentence. The former "Cosby Show" star took time out from a speaking engagement entitled "My Life: Who's i

No joke, Cosby's dog could be top dog

NEW YORK, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Hey, hey, hey, the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York became another stage for Bill Cosby with his dog as the headliner.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Wash. cafe serving sex with its coffee ... School ring lost in 1970 returned ... Shopping cart race draws viewers, police ... Cell phone jury can't decide on punishment ... The world as we know it from UPI.
By United Press International

Shopping cart race draws viewers, police

NEW YORK, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- When the annual "Idiotarod" shopping cart race took place this weekend in New York, the event drew police as well as spectators.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007.
By United Press International

Bill Cosby keeps it 'real' for parents

CHICAGO, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Comedian-actor Bill Cosby issued a challenge to about 10,000 mostly low-income minority parents to take responsibility for their lives and their children. Cosby, 69, who holds a Ph.D. in education, was keynote speaker Wednesday at the Power of Parents Con

Bill Cosby: Parents should lead by example

DETROIT, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- During an appearance at Detroit's Triumph Missionary Baptist Church, comedian Bill Cosby urged those in attendance to lead their children by example.

Bill Cosby groping lawsuit settled

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Entertainer Bill Cosby and a woman who accused him of drugging and fondling her in Philadelphia last year have settled a civil lawsuit.

Watercooler Stories

India's wealthy growing wealthier ... 'R-word' uncool at boomers' bash ... HIV to go on trial in Aussie court ... Palestinians, Israelis to cook joint meal ... Watercooler stories from UPI.
By United Press International

'R-word' uncool at boomers' bash

ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Volunteers working at the annual AARP convention that opened Thursday in Anaheim, Calif., have been told not to use the word "retired" with attendees.

Bill Cosby pep talk at New Orleans school

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Comedian Bill Cosby emphasized responsibility in a visit to a troubled New Orleans high school.

Cosby workshop offers attendees strength

DETROIT, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Comedian Bill Cosby headed a workshop in Detroit focused on offering those in attendance strengthening techniques to use for a positive sense of self.
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