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Barack Obama Wins Time Magazine's Person of the Year

Sugar Bits — Time Names Obama Person of the Year


  • Barack Obama is Time magazine's Person of the Year for 2008, winning the title against competitors like Sarah Palin, Henry Paulson, and Nicolas Sarkozy. In the interview he talks about the economy and his temperament, and we get to see his old college photos. — CitizenSugar
  • Madonna and Guy Ritchie released a joint statement denying the news that Madonna was paying Guy $76 to 92 million in their divorce settlement. Madonna's rep had provided this information, which the couple deemed "misleading and inaccurate." — E! Online
  • Elisabeth Hasselbeck received an apology from the White House yesterday when she complained on The View that she didn't get invited to their annual Christmas party. They called her after the show to tell her it was an oversight. — Us Weekly
  • Macaulay Culkin and his brothers are all "absolutely heartbroken" about the death of their sister Dakota and have put their acting projects on hold to mourn with their family. — People
  • Florida police authorities confirmed that a serial killer named Ottis Toole murdered America's Most Wanted host John Walsh's son in 1981. The crime had been unsolved until now and was the inspiration for John to start the show. — AP
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