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About Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey is a popular television chat show personality. She appears on The Oprah Winfrey Show. Decline in her show ratings have hit lowest ever during July 09 raising doubts whether the talk-show queen has lost her lustre.

In December 2010, Oprah Winfrey visited Australia. She later said that the reception she got in Australia has been the best in her life.

Life Style

After her trip to Australia, Oprah Wifrey is reported to be relaxing at a $26k a night Fiji resort.

Professional Biography

Movies / Filmography

Harpo Prods

Harpo Prods is the Winfrey's own production house. In November 07, the house announced partnership with YouTube.

Leadership Academy for Girls

Leadership Academy for Girls is a Johannesburg school set up by Oprah in 2006. In November 07, Tiny Makopo, an employee of the school was arrested by South African police on charges of sexual misconduct with students. She is charged with 13 criminal counts ranging from verbal abuse to enticing a minor through the commission of an indecent or immoral act. Oprah later met with the child and "resolved everything" with the 12-year-old girl after meeting her parents. Despite the episode, Oprah said she has no regrests for launching school.

O's Big Book of Happiness

O's Big Book of Happiness is a book by Oprah. In her book, she credited comedian Robin Williams for making her TV's biggest star.

O: The Oprah Magazine

The O: The Oprah Magazine is a magazine founded by Oprah and Hearst Corporation. For more information, read O: The Oprah Magazine.

Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN)

The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) is a future U.S. specialty channel, set to be launched on January 1, 2011, owned by Discovery Communications. Oprah Winfrey is the Chairwomen for the network.

Oprah’s Favorite Things

The yearly show, Oprah's Favorite Things will be aired on OWN on November 18 in 2012. Winfrey creates a list of her favorite products ever year. In 2012, the list included 14 soaps from Lafco Soap, Bose VideoWave II, Pedestal Fan and Microsoft's Surface.

Ranking / Recognition / Awards / Nominations / Postive comments

Comments / Negative criticism

Social Work / Charity

In December 2010, Oprah Winfrey donated 40 million dollars to the Oprah Winfrey Foundation.

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Oprah Winfrey in News

PALMco Donates $25,000 to DonorsChoose.org in Support of Over 300 Environmental Science Classrooms and More Than 11,500 Students
PALMco, a family owned and operated energy supply company, announced today that its commitment to DonorsChoose.org, a non-profit crowd funding platform where teachers can request classroom resources, has reached its fundraising goal of $25,000

The President of the United Nations General Assembly and the People+Planet Project Welcome Oprah Winfrey to UN Headquarters for Special Screening of "Belief"
The President of the United Nations General Assembly, His Excellency Mr. Mogens Lykketoft, in collaboration with the People+Planet Project (P+PP) will welcome Oprah Winfrey to UN Headquarters for a special early screening of Winfrey's new docu-series "Belief" on October 15.

SAP SuccessFactors, Equifax, Glassdoor, TMP and 74 More Organizations to Announce New Products at 18th Annual HR Technology Conference and Exposition(R)
Human Resource Executive® magazine, the premier publication focused on strategic issues in HR, today announced that a record-setting 80 companies will unveil new product offerings during the 18th Annual HR Technology Conference and Exposition®

Young Voters on Trump: Celeb Status Won't Win Us Over
Despite his lead in the Republican polls and ubiquitous media presence, businessman and TV reality star Donald Trump is unlikely to make it to his party's national convention, or so says a survey of more than 1300 U.S. college students, run by college marketing and insights firm Fluent (www.fluentgrp.com)(1). Not only do 80% of all respondents believe Mr

2015 Emmy Nominee Beau Bridges and Actress Minka Kelly Support Global Down Syndrome Foundation
DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - September 08, 2015) - Actors Beau Bridges and Minka Kelly have joined the roster of Hollywood stars supporting Global Down Syndrome Foundation's 7th annual "Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show" on Saturday, October 24, 2015, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver.

PALMco Revives Commitment to Science Education by Funding Local Teachers' Projects Through DonorsChoose.org
PALMco, a family owned and operated energy supply company, announced today its third annual commitment to funding environmental science projects in partnership with DonorsChoose.org, a non-profit crowdfunding platform where teachers can request classroom resources. By partnering with the DonorsChoose

Corus Entertainment Greenlights "ReBoot: The Guardian Code" From Rainmaker Entertainment's Mainframe Television Division
VANCOUVER, BC and BANFF, AB--(Marketwired - June 08, 2015) - Corus Entertainment has given the greenlight to Mainframe Entertainment -- the television division of the multifaceted Vancouver-based animation studio Rainmaker Entertainment (TSX VENTURE: RNK) -- to produce 26 half-hour episodes of a reimagined version of the classic and first-of-its-kind CG-animated television series ReBoot

Ellen Beats Barack in College Students' Top-Ten List of Most Desired Commencement Speakers
In these last few weeks of May, Millennials are graduating from colleges and universities across the country in record numbers. What if they could choose their own commencement speaker?

clypd Partners With Discovery Communications to Offer Advertisers Data-Driven Campaign Decisioning via an Automated Platform
clypd, the industry's leading sell-side technology provider, today announced a partnership with Discovery Communications, the world's #1 pay-TV programmer, to launch a new TV sales solution, enhancing its service model for advertisers and agencies.

PALMco Intensifies Local Commitment, Raises Funds to Support More Than 11,600 Students by Partnering With DonorsChoose.org
PALMco, a family owned and operated energy supply company, announced today that it has successfully raised an additional $25,000 for environmental science classroom projects through DonorsChoose.org, a non-profit crowdfunding platform where teachers can request classroom resources ranging from printer paper to educational magazine subscriptions

Discovery Channel to Complete 20 Years in India on Aug 15th
Business Wire IndiaDiscovery Channel will celebrate the completion of its 20 years in India with a special line-up of its most iconic programmes on August 15 and 16, from 8 AM to 6 PM

PALMco Expands Commitment to Local Communities by Partnering With DonorsChoose.org to Fund Teachers' Projects
Today, PALMco, a family owned and operated energy supply company, announced a recommitment to funding environmental science projects in partnership with DonorsChoose.org, a non-profit crowdfunding platform where teachers can request classroom resources. As part of the DonorsChoose

Captivate Your Senses This Fall With Talbott Teas
As the seasons begin to change, bringing cooler weather and warm layers, the perfect way to capture the essence of fall is with Talbott Teas®. Steeped in style, Talbott Teas captivates the senses with subtle notes and delicious complexities found throughout the brand's wide variety of tea offerings that are sure to complement the comforts of autumn.

Sophie Simmons Launches Collection Designed for Real Women Exclusively With The Style Club
Model, singer and now fashion designer Sophie Simmons is proud to launch her first fashion capsule collection with The Style Club, a unique online fashion and beauty destination featuring up and coming designers and fresh new styles. The twenty piece collection is now available, exclusively at www.thestyleclub.com/sophie.tweedsimmons.

College Hunks Franchise Named to Inc. List of Fastest Growing Businesses
College Hunks Hauling Junk continues to get the business world's attention, making the Inc. 5000 list of America's fastest-growing private companies for the fifth year in a row. New locations, as well as better financial performance, led to 324% systemwide revenue growth, Inc. reports.

The Votes Are In! Sunbeam Elementary School Will Receive Cafeteria Makeover From FrogTape(R) Brand Painter's Tape
In elementary school, recess and lunch are the top highlights of the day. From a game of tag during playtime, to chats about cartoons, sandwich swapping and more, students look forward to the opportunity to unwind and refuel in the lunchroom. Unfortunately at Sunbeam Elementary, a dreary atmosphere in its cafeteria makes the children less than enthused about lunch

CORRECTION - Opera Sensation Carly Paoli Becomes Bedat & Co. 'Mezzo Soprano in Residence'
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Walker County Public School System to Integrate Pioneering 'Kids Making Healthy Choices' APP Promoting Good Nutrition and Fitness Into Middle School's iPad(R) Technology-Enabled Health and Physical Education Curriculum

Keek Partners With Ora.TV and Larry King Now
NEW YORK, NY, NY--(Marketwired - September 15, 2014) - Keek Inc. (TSX VENTURE: KEK) (OTCQX: KEEKF) announces a major digital content partnership with Ora.TV, a leading on-demand digital network, with exclusive digital content from some of the biggest names in entertainment

Iyanla Vanzant, Diane Farr, and Catherine McCord Create One-of-a-Kind White Shirts for Lafayette 148 New York
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - September 12, 2014) - Lafayette 148 New York introduces The White Shirt Project. Passionate about Lafayette 148, life coach Iyanla Vanzant, actress Diane Farr, and lifestyle blogger Catherine McCord, volunteered their time to craft with our international design team their very own limited-edition version of our Italian Stretch Cotton white shirt.

Opera Sensation Carly Paoli Becomes Bedat & Co. 'Mezzo Soprano in Residence'
Swiss luxury timepiece brand Bedat & Co. is delighted to announce that it has appointed British Mezzo Soprano Carly Paoli, as a brand Ambassador.

Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival Presented by FOOD & WINE Announces 2015 Program and Updated Signature Events
MIAMI BEACH, FL--(Marketwired - September 08, 2014) - The Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE is pleased to announce its upcoming program of events

Junk Hauling Franchise Hits 33rd Straight Month of Same-Unit Sales Growth
College Hunks Hauling Junk and Moving is on a hot streak, with 33 straight months of average same-unit sales growth. The sales growth continues a long trend for the junk removal franchise, which saw its average franchise revenue climb 42.6% from 2011 to 2013.

Dr. Jacquie Smiles Releases Infographic on Invisalign
Jacqueline Fulop-Goodling, D.M.D., P.C. (aka Dr. Jacquie Smiles) recently released an infographic that discusses the facts, numbers, and figures of Invisalign. As a highly experienced Orthodontist in NYC, Dr. Jacquie Smiles can help determine if Invisalign is right for you. Dr

Pioneering 'Kids Making Healthy Choices' App Aims to Inspire, Empower and Inform Children, Caregivers & Educators in Effort to Impede Childhood Obesity and Deter Bullying Related Thereto
Child health advocate Merilee A

College Hunks Hauling Junk Launches New Franchise Information Website
College Hunks Hauling Junk, the nation's fastest-growing moving franchise and junk-hauling franchise, has launched a new franchising website at www.collegehunksfranchise.com, featuring video interviews with co-founders Omar Soliman and Nick Friedman, startup costs and revenue figures, and details about the multibillion dollar industry.

PALMco Raises Additional $25,000 for Environmental Science Classroom Projects Through DonorsChoose.org
PALMco, a family owned and operated energy supply company, announced today that it has raised an additional $25,000 for environmental science classroom projects through DonorsChoose.org, a non-profit crowd funding platform where teachers can request classroom resources

Cast Your Vote! FrogTape(R) Brand Painter's Tape to Provide Cafeteria Makeover at Cleveland Elementary School
Lunchtime is a midday retreat for both students and teachers -- they're able to take a break from schoolwork, refuel and chat with friends

POPSUGAR Unveiled New Original Programming and Partnerships at 2014 NewFronts That Deliver Content Women Love
POPSUGAR, the leading independent publisher of original video for women, presented its slate of eight new, original programs, and highlighted its 11 returning "franchise" series, at tonight's Digital Content NewFronts presentation.

3 Success Strategies for Small Businesses From Business Transformation Intensive Host Lisa Elia
Running a small business is not much different than running a large business in some ways, according to Business Strategist and CEO of Elia Erickson Consulting, Lisa Elia, who has spent more than 25 years helping clients to structure and streamline their businesses and position them for endorsement deals, retail distribution deals, and more

PALMco Partners With DonorsChoose.org to Fund Teachers' Environmental Science Projects
PALMco, a family owned and operated energy supply company, announced today a new partnership with DonorsChoose.org, a non-profit crowdfunding platform where teachers can request classroom resources, to fund environmental science projects in high poverty schools. As part of the DonorsChoose

Saints Giving Money Courtesy of TopLine to First 1,500 Fans to Donate to Charity
It's not quite Oprah Winfrey telling her audience: "You Get A Car! And You Get A Car!" The St. Paul Saints have teamed up with TopLine Federal Credit Union for a very unique promotion that will help some local non-profit organizations. TopLine will be donating $1,500 to the first 1,500 fans, at this first-time ever Saints charity night event.

David Foster and Ruben Studdard to Perform at 2013 Women's Image Network Awards
The Women's Image Network, (WIN) announced today that Special Musical Performers at the 2013 Women's Image Awards will be multiple Grammy Award winner David Foster and American Idol winner Ruben Studdard. The pair will be releasing Studdard's new album, on Foster's Verve Records label, in February 2014, and are expected to perform selections from the new album.

Eating Recovery Center Is Title Sponsor of Brene Brown Seminar in Denver
Eating Recovery Center is the proud Title Sponsor of the Brené Brown seminar presented by YOUnique Counseling at the Historic El Jebel Shrine in Denver, Colorado on November 21, 2013 at 7:00pm.

Timberline Knolls Sponsors Brene Brown Seminar in Denver
DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - November 19, 2013) - Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center is a proud sponsor of the Brené Brown seminar presented by YOUnique Counseling at the Historic El Jebel Shrine in Denver, Colorado, on November 21, 2013, at 7:00 p.m.

FrogTape(R) Brand Painter's Tape Shows Love to Local Elementary School
For years, FrogTape® brand painter's tape has been helping DIYers make over rooms in their homes. Now, FrogTape is excited to give back to the local Northeast Ohio community with its inaugural Love for the Lunchroom cafeteria makeover program. As part of the event, Benjamin Franklin Elementary School located in Cleveland, Ohio will receive a lunchroom makeover valued at $10,000

T3Media, Inc. and Discovery Communications Announce Expanded Short-Form Footage Licensing Deal
T3Media, Inc. (formerly Thought Equity Motion), a leading provider of cloud-based video management and licensing services, announced today an expanded agreement with Discovery Communications, the world's number one nonfiction media company, to operate DiscoveryAccess

Volkswagen Joins Discovery Channel for Second Year as Presenting Sponsor of Shark Week
Volkswagen of America (VWoA) announced today its renewed relationship with Discovery Channel for the network's annual Shark Week, which kicks off on Sunday, August 4th at 8PM ET/PT.

BevMo! Celebrates National Tequila Day With Casamigos Tequila
BevMo!, the ultimate neighborhood specialty beverage retailer, and Casamigos Tequila, an ultra premium tequila brand owned by George Clooney and Rande Gerber, are teaming up to host a Twitter party in celebration of National Tequila Day Wednesday, July 24

Must Love Dogs: JDate Presents First Dog-Friendly Group Date
Ever wish you could bring your best friend along on your date? Good news: now you can! JDate, the largest and most successful Jewish singles community, presents its first event for Los Angeles singles and their pooches, "Must Love Dogs," on Sunday, June 30 from 2-5 p.m

2013 Marian Anderson Award Will Go to Berry Gordy
Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced today that Berry Gordy -- the legendary force behind the creation of Motown and many of America's top pop music stars -- will receive the 2013 Marian Anderson Award

Philip DeFranco Evolves, Prepares Second Act as DeFranco Creative Is Acquired by Discovery Communications' Revision3
Semaphore Tax and Business Solutions, a leading tax and accounting firm with specialization in YouTube entertainers, announced today that it provided business advisory services to DeFranco Creative in its sale to Revision3. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Rock Every Media Interview: Webinar Hosted by Expert Media Coach Lisa Elia
Will you be ready if a national media outlet wants to interview you tomorrow? Media Trainer and CEO and Founder of Expert Media Training, Lisa Elia, is sharing media interview tips and techniques for successful interviews through preparation, developing compelling messaging, and eloquent delivery in the "Rock Every Media Interview" webinar.

Arkami(TM) Reaches 235% of Kickstarter Goal and Announces Advisory Board
Arkami™, Inc. today announced new members to the Advisory Board (list below) to provide valuable perspective on the introduction of myIDkey™, the industry's first biometric fingerprint, Bluetooth wireless / USB key

Citi Presents the Billboard After Party on Sunday, February 10, 2013
Citi® will present The Billboard After Party the evening of Sunday, February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles on the rooftop of The London Hotel. Music will be provided by superstar deejay, DJ Cassidy. Gordon Ramsay at the London West Hollywood will provide a lite dinner and cocktails throughout the night.

Vemma Bod-e(TM) Featured in Prestigious Design Annual
Vemma Bod-e was chosen to be featured in Brand Packaging magazine's Design Gallery annual, released this month. Vemma Nutrition Company was featured alongside other premium brands such as Mercedes-Benz, Colgate, Pepperidge Farm, Häagen-Dazs, Sprint and GNC

Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, the Man Behind the Manti Te'o Hoax, Sits Down for a No-Holds-Barred Interview With Dr. Phil
In an all-media exclusive interview airing on Thursday, January 31st and Friday, February 1st (check local listings), Dr. Phil peels away the many layers of events that took place, to determine what ultimately led to Ronaiah Tuiasosopo perpetuating an ongoing hoax against Notre Dame football star and Heisman Trophy runner-up Manti Te'o.

PR Expert Lisa Elia Sheds Light on How Publicity Seekers Can Navigate the Changing Media Landscape
With the rapid and continual changes to the world of print and broadcast media, as well as social media, many entrepreneurs and business owners may feel overwhelmed

SOMMORE's Chandelier Status MLK Weekend 2013: Carolines on Broadway, Black Enterprise, Jam Master Jay Tribute, and More
Chandelier Status is not just the name of The Queen of Comedy's most recent highly anticipated LIVE special awaiting to be ordered by her fans and followers around the world, yet it is an empowerment movement created by SOMMORE for herself to first begin to show the light from within her plus to also be a positive role model within the community regardless of what is going on in society

Musical Icons, Hollywood Stars and TV Personalities to Attend 2013 International CES®
Popular musicians, movie stars and television personalities will promote the latest innovations shaping the consumer electronics industry during the 2013 International CES®

Virtual Trainer App Featuring Chris Powell Now Available
If there's a star to the newly launched Vemma Bod-e 2.0 app, it's TV Celebrity Transformation Specialist and bestselling author Chris Powell. The app, available as a free download for iPhone and Android, features timely text messages and daily video clips from Chris and his wife, Heidi, who act as the user's own personal trainer.

Human Nature Announces New Headlining Deal at The Venetian Las Vegas(R)
Click to tweet: New headlining deal for @HumanNatureLV. Band will call The Sands Showroom at @VenetianVegas home beginning in 2013. Human Nature, Australia's vocal group sensation, announced today a new headlining residency at The Venetian Las Vegas. The new show, titled Smokey Robinson presents Human Nature: The Motown Show will begin on Saturday, January 19, 2013

SOMMORE's Chandelier Status Inspires a Movement That Changes Lives Nationwide
For over 20 years millions have laughed 'til they cried while being entertained with comedic performances by one of America's top female entertainers yet while entertaining audiences, she hilariously educates on prevalent social issues from a woman's perspective

Oprah's Book Club 2.0 Announces Its Second Selection, 'The Twelve Tribes of Hattie' by Ayana Mathis
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and O, The Oprah Magazine announce the newest Oprah's Book Club 2.0 selection, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis (Knopf). In her extraordinary debut, Mathis tells the story of the children of the Great Migration through the trials of one indomitable heroine (Hattie) and her unforgettable family

Television's Hottest Relationship Expert, Dr. Laura Berman, Partners with Bitzio to Create Suite of Apps
Bitzio, Inc. (OTCQB: BTZO), a leading mobile media and app company, has secured a partnership with popular television personality and relationship expert, Dr. Laura Berman. Bitzio was granted a licensing agreement to develop a suite of relationship focused apps, branded under the Dr. Laura Berman name.

Metatron/i-Mobilize Secures Mobile Application Distribution Agreement With New York Times Best Seller Gary Zukav
Metatron, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MRNJ), a leading digital media content distributor, has signed world-renowned spiritual teacher and best-selling author Gary Zukav. http://seatofthesoul.com/ (course http://authenticpowercourse.com/course/AuthenticPower). Metatron will develop and distribute his top-selling books, audio, video, and workshops as apps

Oprah Beetle Winners Cruise Back Into Chicago
Volkswagen of America (VWoA) is pleased to support a dedicated group of sixty proud 2012 Beetle owners who are returning to Chicago this weekend to donate their time and services to Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center.

Silicon Valley Vet Takes Readers on Corporate Ride in 'P.I.G. Mantras'
Silicon Valley veteran Romina Wilcox (www.RominaWilcox.com) has published her third novel set in the cyber-corporate world, this time telling a tale that will make readers both laugh and sympathize.

Academy Award- and Emmy-Nominated Director Leslie Iwerks & Hearst Corporation Announce Citizen Hearst
Leslie Iwerks Productions and Hearst Corporation announced that one of the great media success stories -- the compelling and dramatic story of the rise of one of America's best known companies -- is told in a new full-feature documentary, Citizen Hearst. (Watch the trailer at citizenhearst.com.)

Discover Your Celebrity Body With Harley Pasternak's Hollywood Workout; Available Now on Kinect for Xbox 360 And Wii(TM)
Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, announced today Harley Pasternak's Hollywood Workout is available now on Kinect™ for Xbox 360® and the Wii™ system

Update: Season 11 Premiere of 'DR. PHIL' Moved to Tuesday, September 11 When He Will Speak With Close Friends of George Zimmerman, the 'Most Hated Man in America'
Dr. Phil's exclusive interview with Mark and Sondra Osterman that kicks off the 11th season of his number one-rated syndicated daytime talk show will now air Tuesday, September 11, 2012 (check local listings). The move was a result of the U.S. Open Men's Final being played today because of rain delays in the tournament schedule

Exclusive Interview With Close Friends of George Zimmerman, the 'Most Hated Man in America,' to Kick Off Season 11 of DR. PHIL
Dr. Phil will open Season 11 of his number one-rated syndicated daytime talk show with the exclusive interview of Mark and Sondra Osterman. They are best friends with George Zimmerman, the man charged with the second degree murder of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. Also appearing is Martin's stepmother who breaks her silence for the first time regarding the case

Hookup Nation: Current Culture of Disposable Connections Addressed in New Book
From teenagers to senior citizens, a culture of "hooking up" has permeated today's romantic landscape and is threatening the future of marriage, according to therapist Carolyn Kelley North (www.savvyshrink.com) and author of to be released Hookup Nation.

Politicards Solitaire 2012 Releases App for All Mobile and Tablet Devices
With the election season heating up, Politicards Solitaire (http://www.politicardssolitaire.com), brought to users by Silver Creek Entertainment, is bringing the classic political card game to mobile devices with their iOS and Android versions released today

Volkswagen Joins Discovery Channel as Presenting Sponsor for 25th Annual Shark Week
Volkswagen of America is proud to announce its sponsorship of Discovery Channel's 25th annual Shark Week, which airs on the network August 12-16.

Rihanna and Chris Brown share a hug at Video Music Awards
Rihanna and Chris Brown hug sparks rumors of a possible relationship

Kim Kardashian takes Kanye West for her laser hair removal appointment
Kim Kardashian, who recently described herself as "Armenian and hairy", took her boyfriend Kanye West along to visit a hair removal clinic.

Twitter reactions pour in on #TomKat's 'Mission:Impossible'
The Twitter-sphere exploded into a #TomKat frenzy after news Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' divorce after more than five years of marriage broke.

Katie Holmes files for divorce from Tom Cruise after 5 yrs of marriage
Katie Holmes has decided to end her five-year marriage to Tom Cruise in a surprise split reportedly centered on Scientology.

Mike Tyson 'saved by movie'
A film about Mike Tyson - produced when he was seen by Hollywood and the public at large as "somebody who didn't belong in society" - saved the controversial former boxer from his "pariah" tag and almost single-handedly paved the way in remaking his image.

Obama, Hillary most admired among Americans: Poll
More Americans admire President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton than any other figures, according to a survey.

Graham, Jobs, Winfrey, Obama under consideration for first 'living persons or recently deceased' postage stamp
A tech visionary, a veteran talk show host, two presidents - current and former - a preacher and a baseball player with good attendance are among the people under consideration for the first-ever postage stamp to honor a living or recently deceased American, according to U.S. Postal Service officials not authorized to speak publicly.

Man charged with attempt to kill Obama thinks he is 'modern day Jesus'
A 21-year-old man charged with attempting to assassinate US President Barack Obama, has described himself as "a modern day Jesus".

Chaz Bono calls off engagement with longtime partner
Chaz Bono and his fiancee Jennifer Elia have called off their engagement after being together for 12 years.

I refuse to be discouraged, says Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey has said that she refuses to be discouraged by anything and doesn't want to be distracted by either praise or criticism.

Winfrey's Harpo Studios to wind up 'Nate Berkus Show' after 2nd season
Oprah Winfrey, who has since long maintained her position as the queen of TV, slipped again after her Harpo Productions' 'The Nate Berkus Show' was cancelled.

First batch of students graduate from Oprah's South African school
The whole batch of 72 students from Oprah Winfrey's South African school have graduated and the brightest are off to various universities in the U.S.

Oprah Winfrey rents out $5.6m Chicago apartment at $15K a month
Oprah Winfrey has put her opulent 5.6 million-dollar Chicago apartment up for rent for 15,000 dollars a month.

Oprah making TV comeback with new show 'Next Chapter'
Oprah Winfrey is debuting a new television program in January with her new series "Oprah's Next Chapter" that will air on her cable network, the channel said Friday.

Oprah Winfrey's best friend Gayle King ditches OWN TV show for CBS
Oprah Winfrey's best friend Gayle King is leaving her network to join revamped Early Show on CBS.

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