An Iowa sex therapist is reality TV's newest millionaire.

On last night's season finale of Survivor: Philippines, Denise Stapley took home the show's grand prize, brewing out Michael Skupin and former Facts of Life star Lisa Whelchel  in the process.

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Forget ski vacations or winter weekends in the tropics. Movie goers were all about taking a trip this weekend to Middle Earth.

The Hobbit - a prequel to The Lord of the Rings, and the first in a brand new trilogy from director Peter Jackson - took in $84.8 million in its first three days of release.

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President Barack Obama spoke at a prayer vigil in Newton, Connecticut, Sunday night in honor of the victims of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Quoting from scripture more than once and clearly stung by Friday's events on a personal level, Obama lent a father's sympathy to this town's (and nation's) grief.

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton suffered a concussion after fainting this weekend, according to reports, but did not sustain serious injury.

Clinton, 65, was staying home due to a stomach virus. Her illness left her dehydrated, which led to a brief fainting spell. Clinton then hit her head.

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A new video captures the giant asteroid 4179 Toutatis tumbling through space on its flyby of Earth earlier this week, offering insight into how the thing moves.

The asteroid video, which is about 40 seconds long, combines 64 radar images taken Wednesday and Thursday by NASA's Deep Space Network antenna.

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