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U.K. tourists stunned by Ivan

LONDON, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- British tourists who witnessed the devastation of Hurricane Ivan in the Caribbean seemed lost for words Saturday in describing the carnage.

Analysis: Hollywood's hot summer

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- The U.S. box office sizzled with record grosses this summer, but the movie business -- still struggling to get ahead of last year's pace -- will need some prett
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

'Swept Away' sweeps Razzies

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 22 (UPI) -- Razzie voters have spoken -- declaring "Swept Away" by far the worst movie of 2002 at the 23rd annual Golden Raspberry Awards in Santa Monica. Madonna's remake of writer-director Lina Wertmüller's classic 1974 comedy-drama took five Razzies.

Of Human Interest; News lite

Valentine's Day is Friday and the nation's florists are fighting off dot-coms, supermarkets and wildcatters trying to cut into their sales.
ELLEN BECK, United Press International

Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

George Lucas, Madonna and Britney Spears took the most hits as nominees were announced for the 23rd annual Golden Raspberry Awards.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Hollywood Digest

GAME SHOW INFLATION?
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Lucas, Madonna, Spears 'top' Razzies list

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- George Lucas, Madonna and Britney Spears took the most hits as nominees were announced Monday for the 23rd annual Golden Raspberry Awards -- the Razzies.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Maryland to prosecute sniper suspects

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Maryland will be the first state to file first-degree murder charges against two men suspected of killing 10 people and wounding three others in a three-week sniper shooting spree that terrorized the Washington metropolitan area.
KATHY A. GAMBRELL

Background on sniper arrestees

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- As authorities questioned two men in the Washington-area sniper case, a picture is emerging of an odd couple, a 41-year-old Army veteran with shooting skills and a 17-year-old immigrant from Jamaica, traced across America by guns, bullets and fingerprints
KATHY GAMBRELL and NICHOLAS M. HORROCK

Tech seen as key to future education

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Today's young parents might have difficulty explaining their own schooling to their grandkids, because the little ones might not recognize concepts such as textbooks and classrooms, a collection of academic and industry visionaries predicted Tuesday.
SCOTT R. BURNELL, UPI Science News

Washington Agenda-General

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Entertainment Today: Showbiz news

OPRAH WINFREY Oprah Winfrey -- who has taken a bit of a PR beating since reports last week that she turned down a request from President Bush to headline a tour of Afghanistan schools because she was too busy ...
By United Press International

Scott's World -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

HOLLYWOOD, April 2 (UPI) -- The world will little remember nor care less that award history was made this week, but not at the 74th annual Academy Award ceremonies.
VERNON SCOTT, United Press International

Of Human Interest: News-lite

TOM GREEN GETS RAZZIED It was a notoriously unfunny comedy. And on Monday, MTV personality Tom Green?s ?Freddie Got Fingered? led the list of nominees for the 22nd annual Razzie Awards honoring the worst of Hollywood.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Razzies finger 'Freddy'

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Monday's announcement of nominees for the 22nd Annual Razzie Awards shows that the competition in Hollywood's race to the bottom is as wide open this year as th
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Scott's World -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

HOLLYWOOD, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Those nuts and bolts at The Golden Raspberry Award Foundation are fomenting more Bronx cheers for Hollywood's worst films and hapless stars.
VERNON SCOTT, United Press International

U.S. editorials on MLK Jr.

U.S. newspaper editorial comment on Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
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