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Alexandra Kerry, 36, the eldest daughter of Massachusetts Senator John Kerry, was arrested last night for allegedly driving drunk. The LAPD said Kerry was stopped on a Hollywood street at 12:40 a.m., failed a sobriety test and was charged with a DUI. [AP] Come on, Alexandra Kerry! Even the Bush twins didn’t get themselves arrested. READ MORE »


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Caster Semenya, the South African 800-meter runner who got hell for looking “manish,” will get to keep her gold medal. If you remember back to August, her gender came under extreme scrutiny after she won the World Championship race and she was forced to submit to gender testing—and the leaked results alleged that she is… READ MORE »


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Hey! The other day I brought my camera to the Frisky offices, and I took some pictures! Would you like to meet some of the Frisky editorial team? Of course you would!

First up, we have Amelia. If this site came from a womb, it was Amelia’s. [And now I am barren. Kidding!READ MORE »


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So we all know that gay marriage was banned in Texas in 2005, but did you know that some unfortunate wording in the amendment might have accidentally banned all marriages? Democrat and attorney general candidate Barbara Ann Radnofsky is making a ruckus about the colossal mistake she believes lawmakers made in drafting the amendment. The… READ MORE »


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New Moon,” the second movie in the Twilight Saga, hits theaters this Friday, and it seems the owner of what is used as the Cullen’s home in the film has decided to cash in on the franchise’s popularity by putting his home on the market this week. The five-bedroom West Vancouver house features an outdoor… READ MORE »


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University of New Mexico soccer player Elizabeth Lambert has broken her silence about her overly aggressive form of soccer against Brigham Young University in the Mountain West Conference. “I still deeply regret it and will always regret it and will carry it through the rest of my life not to retaliate,” she said. READ MORE »


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Jaycee Dugard’s family has spoken out against adult filmmaker Shane Ryan, who is at work on a pornographic film called “Abducted Girl: An American Sex Slave,” based on Dugard’s ordeal. In a statement, the Dugards’ spokeswoman called the film “exploitive, hurtful and breathtakingly unkind.” [New York Daily News]
Poor women in developing countries will be… READ MORE »


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Oh, for crying out loud. Hillary Clinton is the Secretary of State, a big and important job in which the president actually listens to what she has to say. So why, then, is the entire first paragraph of a recent Vogue article about Clinton dedicated to the color of her pantsuit at the U.N. General… READ MORE »


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Even though Paris is the fashion capitol of the world, it is still technically against the law for a woman to wear pants there. Someone should tell the police quick … they could have made a killing during Fashion Week. But seriously, how crazy is that? This ridiculous law has survived years of attempted upheaval. READ MORE »


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The above documentary by CBS’s “60 Minutes” discusses the swine flu epidemic of 1976 and the federal government-sponsored inoculations that possibly caused 500 people to get Guillain-Barré syndrome, a neurological disorder that causes the body’s immune system to attack the peripheral nervous system. At first, sufferers feel a tingling sensation in the legs,… READ MORE »


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Since the release of Sarah Palin’s Going Rogue: An American Life, many folks have been howling about the claims made within its covers. But there is one group that stands to profit from her opus—and it’s not the donkeys or elephants. It’s the wolves. San Francisco bookstore Green Apple Books has decided to “go rogue” READ MORE »


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Last weekend, the once-anonymous writer behind the Secret Diary Of A Call Girl books revealed her real identity. Now everyone in the world knows 34-year-old neurotoxicologist Dr. Brooke Magnanti penned the insanely popular blog, Diary Of A London Call Girl, under the nom de plume “Belle du Jour.” (Which, of course, turned into a Showtime… READ MORE »