McCartney set for Grammy debut

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Paul McCartney has won 13 Grammy Awards and now the former Beatle is going to make his debut performing during the awards ceremony.

Famous Texans join anti-litter campaign

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Anti-litter proponents Lance Armstrong, Erykah Badu, Owen Wilson, Matthew McConaughey and Los Lonely Boys are warning "Don't Mess With Texas."

Time magazine names 'People Who Mattered'

NEW YORK, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- While Time magazine named U2 frontman Bono and Bill and Melinda Gates its "Persons of the Year," several others were tapped as "People Who Mattered."

Armstrong faces defamation trial in Italy

ROME, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Lance Armstrong, the seven-time Tour de France winner, faces a defamation trial near Rome.

FDA, Congress consider drug ad changes

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Federal officials are considering banning the use of celebrities such as Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong and Olympian Dorothy Hamill in drug ads.

New Tour de France challenges outlined

PARIS, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Next year's Tour de France will cover 2,250 miles in a counterclockwise direction and include two big climbing days in the Pyrenees and three in the Alps.

Men's Health names men of the decade

LONDON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Britain's Men's Health magazine's list of the Top 10 Men of the Decade includes U.S. cartoon dad Homer Simpson and Blur's Damon Albarn.

Higher stroke risk for Hodgkin's survivors

DALLAS, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- A Texas study has found that people who survive Hodgkin's disease have a far greater risk of stroke in later life.

American Music Awards presenters line up

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- An eclectic list of presenters ranging from athletes to TV and film stars to musicians was announced Tuesday for the upcoming American Music Awards. The 2005 American Music Awards will be televised Nov. 22 from Los Angeles on ABC TV.

'Saturday Night Live' announces hosts

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- "Saturday Night Live" will have Steve Carell, Jon Hedar, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Lance Armstrong as hosts in its 31st season, NBC announced Thursday.

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Sept. 18, the 261st day of 2005 with 104 to follow.
By United Press International

California bans some junk food in schools

SACRAMENTO, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed bills banning soda sales in high schools and setting health standards for snacks sold in public schools.

Armstrong not returning to Tour de France

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong says he will not end his retirement for another try at the title as he's fed up with the tour's officials.

No evidence of Armstrong doping charges

AIGLE, Switzerland, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- The International Cycling Union, cycling's world governing body, Friday cleared seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong of drug use charges.

Armstrong may eschew retirement

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Seven-time Tour de France champ Lance Armstrong may consider making a bid for an eighth consecutive title.
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Lance Armstrong
American Lance Armstrong arrives on the winner's podium after his RadioShack team won the team competition at this year's Tour de France in Paris on July 25, 2010. Spaniard Alberto Contador won the race, his third Tour de France title in the last four years. UPI/David Silpa

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Lance Edward Armstrong (born Lance Edward Gunderson on September 18, 1971) is an American former professional road racing cyclist who won the Tour de France a record seven consecutive times, after having survived testicular cancer. He is also the founder and chairman of the Lance Armstrong Foundation for cancer research and support. He last rode for (and helped found) UCI ProTeam Team RadioShack.

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