Democrats have cranked up their attacks on Huntsman, as he prepares a swing through New Hampshire.
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Jon Huntsman and his wife, Mary Kaye, listen in May 2009 as President Obama announces that he's tapping the Utah governor to be the U.S. ambassador to China. Huntsman is the latest Republican to formally test the waters for a presidential run.
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Mike Huckabee and Donald Trump are out.
Ron Paul and Herman Cain are in; so is embattled Newt Gingrich — for now.
Mitt Romney is raking in the dough, if not enthusiasm, but hasn't "officially" announced.
And Thursday, former two-term Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, most recently President Obama's man in China, has become the latest to formally test the GOP presidential waters, beginning a swing through New Hampshire to see if he's the Republican they've been waiting for.
Some Beltway sages suggest that the 2012 Republican field is coalescing.
Mary Hart has hosted <em>Entertainment Tonight</em> since 1982. She's now stepping down.
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After 29 years, Mary Hart is stepping down as host of the CBS show Entertainment Tonight – presumably with those legs once insured for a million dollars each. It's television's longest-running entertainment show, and Hart's been with it almost since the beginning. She helped create a kind of news that, like it or not, has come to permeate the culture.
Before Entertainment Tonight, regular folks weren't expected to be interested in the industry side of the entertainment industry.
The Atlantic hurricane season begins in less than two weeks. Forecasters warn it's likely to be another busy one. At a news conference Thursday, government officials said climate factors remain conducive to hurricanes.
The NBC Sports Group chairman has resigned. The longtime NBC executive has been closely associated with NBC's broadcasts of the Olympics — as well as the creation of Saturday Night Live. Dick Ebersol leaves as NBC's operations are reconfigured by Comcast.
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was formally indicted Thursday, prosecutors announced. He's charged with sexually assaulting a maid in a New York hotel. Michele Norris talks to NPR's Joel Rose for the latest.