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Popular Actor Allan Melvin Dies at 84

Popular Actor Allan Melvin Dies at 84

llan Melvin, a popular character actor who played Cpl. Henshaw on the classic 1950s sitcom “The Phil Silvers Show” and later portrayed Archie Bunker’s neighbor and friend Barney on “All in the Family,” has died. He was 84. Melvin, who was in the original Broadway cast of “Stalag 17” in the early 1950s, died of cancer Thursday at his home in Brentwood, said his wife of 64 years, Amalia. During his five-decade career, Melvin made guest appearances on numerous TV … Continue reading

Morgellons Disease Pictures and Story

Morgellons Disease Pictures and Story

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced today that it is launching a study to learn about an unexplained condition that causes people to feel as if they have foreign substances growing from their bodies. People with the condition, referred to as Morgellons disease, say they have fibers and other inorganic material growing out of their skin. “We earnestly want to learn more about this unexplained illness, which affects the lives of those who suffer from it,” said Dr. … Continue reading

Houston Marathon 2008 – David Cheruiyot Wins

Houston Marathon 2008 – David Cheruiyot Wins

(David Cheruiyot, of Kenya, right, trails Kasime Adilo of Ethiopia as they prepare to make the turn onto Allen Parkway during the Chevron Houston Marathon.) Kenya’s David Cheruiyot, 37, won the Chevron Houston Marathon in an official time of 2:12:32, his third win in the race. Cheruiyot is only the second runner to win the event three times (2008, 2006, 2005) — joining countryman Stephen Nbungu who had three consecutive wins from 1998-2000. Ethiopia’s Dire Tune, 22, set a record … Continue reading

Jessica Alba is engaged to Cash Warren

Jessica Alba is engaged to Cash Warren

  LOS ANGELES – Pregnancy has been an engaging experience for Jessica Alba. The 26-year-old actress, who announced earlier this month that she’s expecting, is now engaged to her boyfriend and the baby’s father, producer Cash Warren. “I can confirm that they are engaged,” Alba’s publicist, Brad Cafarelli, said in an e-mail to The Associated Press on Thursday. The couple is expecting their first child in late spring or early summer, Cafarelli said. Alba stars in the thriller “Awake,” and … Continue reading

Sean Penn and Robin Wright divorcing

Sean Penn and Robin Wright divorcing

NEW YORK – Sean Penn and Robin Wright are splitting up. Their publicist tells People magazine’s Web site that Penn and Wright are divorcing after 11 years of marriage. She didn’t say why. Penn and Wright have two children. Hopper Jack is 14 and Dylan Frances is 16. People.com reports that Penn, 47, and Wright, 41, began dating in the early ’90s and married in 1996. They also have starred together in several films, including 1998’s “Hurlyburly” and 1997’s “She’s … Continue reading