Chinese talk host aspires to Larry King

BEIJING, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- A former dishwasher, car salesman, engineer and propaganda official for the Chinese government is working to becoming China's version of Larry King.

Rumsfeld offered to resign twice

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld submitted his resignation twice last spring as the Abu Ghraib prison abuse scandal unfolded, he told CNN.

Rumsfeld: I offered to resign twice

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld twice offered President Bush his resignation over the Abu Ghraib prison abuse scandal, but Bush refused it.

Nancy Grace gets CNN prime time show

NEW YORK, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Court TV anchor Nancy Grace will serve as host of a prime time show as part of the upcoming makeover of CNN Headline News, The Hollywood Reporter said Monday.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Nov. 19, the 324th day of 2004 with 42 to follow.
By United Press International

Lynn Redgrave's ex sues CNN's Larry King

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Lynn Redgrave's ex-husband reportedly is suing CNN's Larry King over a segment on his show during which the actress discussed her divorce.

Clay Aiken to release book and holiday CD

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- In mid-November, singer Clay Aiken is set to debut his first book, a Christmas CD and begin his third U.S. tour in 2004.

Ex-teacher engaged to ex-student

SEATTLE, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- A former teacher jailed for more than seven years for having sex with a 13-year-old boy says she and the now adult former student are engaged.

Bill Clinton flooded with get-well wishes

NEW YORK, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Former President Bill Clinton, hospitalized in New York awaiting heart surgery, has received 15,000 e-mails - including one from Vice President Dick Cheney.

Bush: Kerry served honorably

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- President George W. Bush declined Thursday to be drawn into the debate over Sen. John Kerry's Vietnam service record.

Martha Stewart may write a book

NEW YORK, July 20 (UPI) -- Martha Stewart says her next challenge may be to write a book about her trial that ended with a five-month prison sentence last Friday.

Martha Stewart explains Mandela comment

NEW YORK, July 20 (UPI) -- Martha Stewart told U.S. talk show host Larry King her prior comments about Nelson Mandela were not intended to compare herself with the South African hero.

MDA ambassador Mattie Stepanek dies at 13

TUCSON, June 22 (UPI) -- Matthew (Mattie) J.T. Stepanek, the Muscular Dystrophy Association's National Goodwill Ambassador for the psst two years, died Tuesday at age 13.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Men buying pink women's shoes ... Man learns about aids through court error ... Swimmer braves dirty river for cause ... Where have all the cicadas gone? ... The world as we know it from UPI.
By United Press International

Men buying pink women's shoes

MILWAUKEE, May 24 (UPI) -- Pink is the hot color in hip-hop and urban wear for men, but finding pink shoes in men's sizes is almost impossible to find in the United States.
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Larry King
CNN's Larry King interviews former President Bill Clinton during a live broadcast of Larry King Live on Wednesday, June 1, 2005 in New York. This was the 20th anniversary show of Larry King Live. (UPI Photo/Lorenzo Bevilaqua/CNN)

Lawrence Harvey "Larry" King (born November 19, 1933) is an American television and radio host.

He is recognized in the United States as one of the premier broadcast interviewers. He has won an Emmy Award, two Peabody Awards, and ten Cable ACE Awards.

King began as a local Florida journalist and radio interviewer in the 1950s and 1960s. He became prominent as an all-night national radio broadcaster starting in 1978, and then, in 1985, began hosting the nightly interview TV program Larry King Live on CNN.

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