THE BLOG
06/17/2010 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

News the Media Missed This Week

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The media does a pretty good job covering the major news stories. Sometimes, however, they miss some. My mission? To search for the most interesting stories not covered by traditional news outlets -- and present them to you. Here, then, are this week's news items the media missed -- presented in quick & easy, photo & caption format -- perfect for today's busy professional -- and for you! Enjoy!

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Talk show host Larry King's announcement of his eighth divorce has apparently taken its toll on the veteran show host

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Insiders report Al Qaida bankruptcy forcing terrorist organization to raise funds through talent shows

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Ohio schoolboy finds that trying to pronounce Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajokull is a real tongue-twister!

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The first photo posted on UDate, Uganda's first online dating site

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A new Oprah bio claims she had a fling with former Entertainment Tonight reporter John Tesh. Apparently during a time when Tesh's hair was also getting its freak on.

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At a Tea Party rally, Sarah Palin demonstrates how she would deal with conflict in Congress

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Spirit Airlines reveals its new logo in the wake of decision to charge fee for carry-on luggage

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Metropolitan Museum of Art spokesperson Esther Kendrick announces upcoming Picasso exhibition

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The Olsen twins, Mary Kate and Ashley, delighted to be finally old enough to play more interesting characters in their movies

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Scientistific study determines why women become lesbians