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More Husbands for Hillary?
Former President Clinton made a bold prediction about his wife, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Despite her recent health problems, Clinton said his wife is so healthy she’ll outlive him. “I tell her that she still has time to have three more husbands after me. I think she’ll live to be 120,” he said. “I always know that she’s thinking about that whenever I’m stubborn about something — in her constant quest for my self-improvement she refers to me as her first husband.” Clinton also revealed that before Hillary’s recent hospital stay she had only spent the night one other time and that was to deliver daughter Chelsea.
World Trade Center Transition
The base of the spire that will sit atop the new skyscraper in lower Manhattan was installed today. Two cranes hoisted the 70-ton base into place. When all 408 feet of the spire is completed, One World Trade Center will stand 1,776 feet tall, making it the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.
Author of “The Da Vinci Code” Dan Brown announced his new novel today. “Inferno” will be published in the U.S. and Canada on May 14.
For 2013, the top two New Year’s resolutions were losing weight and exercising more — goals that according to a new study didn’t last long. The study found that nearly 25 percent of us cheated on our resolutions within a week of the new year and that 10 percent of us gave up altogether.