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6 Stars Who've Served in the Military

Including some who may surprise you

(Newser) - Veterans Day is coming up on Wednesday, and in a nod to it, Parade lists 13 celebrities who've served in the military. Here are 6 standouts, along with some details from Military.com about their service:
  1. Chuck Norris: Air Force, 1958-1962. The champion martial artist was first exposed to
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'Price Is Right' Hands Out Most Cringeworthy Prize

Contestant in wheelchair wins a brand-new ... treadmill

(Newser) - As Danielle Perez's friend puts it , at least we all now know that The Price Is Right isn't fixed. In an episode that aired yesterday, Perez made her way out of Contestant's Row and onto the stage with host Drew Carey, where she promptly price-guessed her way... More »

Oops: Price Is Right Model Gives Away Car

Contestant was supposed to guess the right price, didn't have to

(Newser) - Your last work mistake probably wasn't quite as costly as Manuela Arbelaez's: The Price Is Right model made a $21,960 error on yesterday's show. A contestant named Andrea was trying to guess the price of a Hyundai Sonata SE ... but before she could, Arbelaez, a six-year... More »

Celebs Offer Reward After Twisted Ice Bucket Prank

Autistic Ohio teen had feces, urine dumped on head

(Newser) - Drew Carey has offered $10,000 to help find a group of Cleveland-area teenagers who humiliated an autistic boy with their twisted take on the ALS ice bucket challenge. The 14-year-old's mother contacted police after discovering that the group of teens had used the boy's phone to record... More »

Price Is Right's Most Valuable Prize: $157K Car

Audi R8 Spyder given away yesterday

(Newser) - The Price Is Right gave away its priciest prize ever yesterday: an Audi R8 Spyder sports car, worth $157,300. Sheree Heil of Tacoma, Wash., won the car, USA Today reports, and when Drew Carey told her she'd won, she started taking victory laps and even hugged the model... More »

7 Celebs Who Served in the Military

Drew Carey, Bill Cosby on the list

(Newser) - Not all celebrities had a typical route to fame— the Stir rounds up seven stars who once served in the military:
  • Drew Carey: Marine Corps, six years.
  • Bill Cosby: Navy, hospital corpsman, four years. He served in the Korean War.
  • Ice-T: Army, four years.
  • MC Hammer: Navy, Aviation Storekeeper 3rd
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How Drew Carey Lost 80 Pounds

Comedian credits 'no bread,' 'lots of cardio'

(Newser) - Have you seen a picture of Drew Carey lately? You might not recognize him—the once-portly comedian has dropped a striking 80 pounds from his 5-foot-10 frame and now wears size 33-34 pants. How did he do it? Most important was motivation: "It sucks being fat, you know,"... More »

Soccer, Come on Down: Carey Says You're Gonna Win

Carey aims to make also-ran sport a high-kicking sensation

(Newser) - When he’s not giving away cars and vacuum cleaners to giddy contestants on The Price is Right, Drew Carey is busy revolutionizing sports. The 51-year-old comedian is a co-owner of the Seattle Sounders, arguably Major League Soccer’s most popular club. And his plan, which he puts into action... More »

Fashionistas Sporting Specs, Even With 20/20 Vision

The four-eyed look is in, experts say, but view is murky for Lasik surgery

(Newser) - Eyeglasses are no longer just for the optically challenged: Fashionistas everywhere see them as the latest must-have (eye)piece and are stocking up on non-prescription glasses to match every outfit, the Wall Street Journal says. Seeing wasn’t believing for one man who underwent Lasik surgery but continues to sport his... More »

Ron Paul Is Not Alone

Libertarians are on the rise, aiming to get government out of private life

(Newser) - Maverick Texas congressman Ron Paul is riding a surge of Americans on both sides of the political spectrum now calling themselves libertarians. They tend to be fiscally conservative but socially liberal voters turned off by government intrusions, from warrantless wiretapping to broadcast censorship. And their numbers are up to 9%... More »

Drew Carey's 'Price' Debut on the Money

Savvy comic lets the show do the talking, says Tom Shales

(Newser) - Comedian Drew Carey's first day as host of "The Price is Right" was a surprisingly normal episode of the classic CBS game show, writes Tom Shales for the Washington Post. Despite all the hype surrounding Carey stepping into Bob Barker's 35-year-old post, the comic's "subdued start" proves that... More »

Drew Carey, Come on Down!

Comedian lands Bob Barker's gig on 'The Price is Right'

(Newser) - It's official: Drew Carey will be the next host of "The Price Is Right." For weeks he was rumored to be a favored finalist to replace Bob Barker; while filming the David Letterman show yesterday he confirmed that the deal was finalized. It's reportedly a multi-year agreement for... More »

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