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Miki Howard the real Billie Jean?

Miki Howard the real Billie Jean?

LOS ANGELES, March 7 (UPI) -- If Miki Howard gave birth to Michael Jackson's child in the 1980s, does that make her the infamous Billie Jean?
By Danielle Haynes
President Obama announces updated presidential delegation to Winter Olympics opening ceremony

President Obama announces updated presidential delegation to Winter Olympics opening ceremony

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama announced Wednesday the updated presidential delegation to the opening ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics.
JC Finley

Gay Norway minister to bring hubby to Paralympics despite controversy

OSLO, Norway, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Norway's most high-profile gay politician said he plans to bring his husband to the Paralympics despite the controversy over gay rights in Russia.

Beyonce, Wonder grace Michelle Obama's 50th birthday bash

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. first lady Michelle Obama's 50th birthday party was an A-list affair with Beyonce and Stevie Wonder providing the musical vibe, guests said Sunday.

Putin: Gays have nothing to fear at Sochi Winter Olympics

SOCHI, Russia, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Homosexuals can feel safe at the Winter Olympics in Sochi if they stay away from children, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday.

Russian downplays Obama no-show at upcoming Games

SOCHI, Russia, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- The head of the Russian Olympic Committee downplayed a decision by U.S. President Barack Obama not to attend the Sochi Games, denying there is a "boycott."
Caitlin Cahow, other gay athletes tapped for Sochi Olympic delegation

Caitlin Cahow, other gay athletes tapped for Sochi Olympic delegation

Dec. 18 (UPI) -- While President Barack Obama will not attend the Sochi Olympics, he has sent a message to Russia in those he has selected to go in his place.
Caroline Lee

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 22, 2013.
By United Press International
Andy Murray joins Novak Djokovic among U.S. Open winners

Andy Murray joins Novak Djokovic among U.S. Open winners

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Third-seeded Andy Murray continued his quest to defend his U.S. Open championship Tuesday by knocking off Denis Istomin in four tough sets.
Roberta Vinci into quarters, Alison Riske ousted at rainy U.S. Open

Roberta Vinci into quarters, Alison Riske ousted at rainy U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Tenth-seeded Roberta Vinci made the quarterfinals for the second straight year but American hopeful Alison Riske took an exit Monday at a rainy U.S. Open.

No. 1 Novak Djokovic, defending champ Andy Murray breeze at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Novak Djokovic and third-seeded defending champion Andy Murray each breezed into the round of 16 with wins Sunday at the U.S. Open.
Serena Williams rained out at U.S. Open, sister Venus eliminated

Serena Williams rained out at U.S. Open, sister Venus eliminated

NEW YORK, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Top seed Serena Williams was forced to wait a day to play her second-round match at the U.S. Open Wednesday while her sister was eliminated from the tournament.

Samantha Stosur bounced, Victoria Azarenka advances at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Unheralded American qualifier Victoria Duval upset No. 11 Samantha Stosur and No. 2 Victoria Azarenka breezed to a first-round win Tuesday at the U.S. Open.
Did Bobby Riggs throw 'Battle of the Sexes' against Billie Jean King?

Did Bobby Riggs throw 'Battle of the Sexes' against Billie Jean King?

NEW YORK, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Tennis champion Bobby Riggs may have thrown the most famous tennis match in U.S. history, the "Battle of the Sexes" against Billie Jean King, ESPN reports.
Serena, Venus Williams among early U.S. Open winners

Serena, Venus Williams among early U.S. Open winners

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Top-seeded four-time champion Serena Williams and elder sister Venus, a two-time winner herself, each recorded a first-round win Monday at the U.S. Open.

Remains of missing 13-year-old girl found in Texas

SNYDER, Texas, April 27 (UPI) -- Remains found in a remote location in western Texas are those of a 13-year-old middle school cheerleader who went missing in 2010, police said.
'Thriller' enjoys 30 years of success

'Thriller' enjoys 30 years of success

NEW YORK, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Thirty years ago, Michael Jackson was on his way to becoming the "King of Pop" with the release of the best-selling studio album in U.S. history, "Thriller."

Student suspended for Michael Jackson moves

WINONA, Minn., Feb. 5 (UPI) -- A 9-year-old Minnesota boy was suspended for performing Michael Jackson's crotch grab while singing "Billie Jean" at a school lip-sync fundraiser.

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Prince Jackson appears at charity event

Prince Jackson appears at charity event

BERLIN, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Michael Jackson's 14-year-old son, Prince, seemed to make a good impression when he appeared on stage at a weekend charity event in Berlin, attendees reported.
Publicist: Jackson planned father-son show

Publicist: Jackson planned father-son show

LOS ANGELES, July 3 (UPI) -- A former publicist for Michael Jackson said the late U.S. singer had planned a duet performance in London with his son Prince.
Michael Jackson auction canceled

Michael Jackson auction canceled

LOS ANGELES, April 14 (UPI) -- A planned auction of nearly 2,000 items belonging to U.S. pop star Michael Jackson has been canceled, TMZ said Tuesday.
Michael Jackson turns 50

Michael Jackson turns 50

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Former U.S. pop superstar Michael Jackson said he planned to spend his 50th birthday Friday eating cake and hanging out with his three young children.

Nadal coasts into third round

FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y., Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Rafael Nadal reached the third round of the U.S. Open with ease Thursday, coasting to a 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 victory over Ryler de Heart.

Coin stuns Ivanovic at U.S. Open

FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y., Aug. 28 (UPI) -- French qualifier Julie Coin recorded one of the biggest surprises in the history of the U.S. Open Thursday with a three-set victory over top seed Ana Ivanovic.
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