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Latest Stories Arnold Schwarzenegger Writing Memoirupdated: Thu Sep 22 2011 15:11:00

The book will detail his life and career while also touching upon his breakup with Maria Shriver Arnold Schwarzenegger Back in Spotlight After Scandal?updated: Sun Aug 07 2011 08:27:00

The former governor gives his first speech since he and wife Maria Shriver split Arnold Schwarzenegger Reunites with Maria Shriver on His Birthdayupdated: Mon Aug 01 2011 11:56:00

The pair step out together on the former governor's 64th birthday

Schwarzenegger set to return to acting with action flickupdated: Wed Jul 13 2011 01:06:00

True to his catchphrase, Arnold Schwarzenegger -- the action movie star -- will be back. Arnold Schwarzenegger Returning to Acting Post-Scandalupdated: Tue Jul 12 2011 18:51:00

He's about to start shooting the Western Last Stand

Maria Shriver files for divorceupdated: Fri Jul 01 2011 21:12:00

Maria Shriver cited "irreconcilable differences" in a petition filed Friday to dissolve her 25-year marriage to former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.

L.A. Times breaks Schwarzenegger storyupdated: Wed Jun 01 2011 10:00:00

CNN's Howard Kurtz talks with Los Angeles Times' Mark Barabak about breaking the story of Schwarzenegger's love child.

'Shoe leather' leads to Schwarzenegger's secret sonupdated: Wed Jun 01 2011 10:00:00

This time, there was no "gotcha" moment, no kill-the-messenger pushback. Asked for comment about a child born out of wedlock, Arnold Schwarzenegger's camp simply gave up the goods. Arnold Schwarzenegger Accuser Just After Money, Rep Allegesupdated: Wed May 25 2011 22:29:00

Ex-actress Gigi Goyette claims she had an affair with the former governor

Analysts: Schwarzenegger faces crisis as big as his personaupdated: Sun May 22 2011 09:30:00

There is nothing ordinary about Arnold Schwarzenegger. Arnold Schwarzenegger Halts All Acting Projects - Including Terminatorupdated: Fri May 20 2011 13:14:00

The former California governor is "focusing on personal matters," says his lawyer

Arnold Schwarzenegger puts movie comeback on holdupdated: Thu May 19 2011 22:51:00

Arnold Schwarzenegger has placed his movie comeback on hold "until further notice" to focus "on personal matters," the lawyer for the former California governor said Thursday.

Arnold Schwarzenegger's two sons born days apartupdated: Thu May 19 2011 12:52:00

A son fathered by Arnold Schwarzenegger with his housekeeper was born less than a week after Maria Shriver gave birth to another Schwarzenegger son, according to birth records obtained Wednesday by CNN.

Schwarzenegger mistress revealedupdated: Thu May 19 2011 12:52:00

Pictures of Arnold Schwarzenegger's alleged former mistress are released.

Schwarzenegger tells LA Times he cheatedupdated: Thu May 19 2011 09:43:00

The Los Angeles Times reports that Arnold Schwarzenegger admitted to fathering a child with a household staff member. Arnold Schwarzenegger's Secret Child: Did He Break Up Housekeeper's Marriage?updated: Thu May 19 2011 06:14:00

She separated from her husband just days after delivering what reports say was Schwarzenegger's baby Mother of Arnold Schwarzenegger's Love Child Revealed: Reportsupdated: Wed May 18 2011 15:10:00

Mildred Baena has been identified as the mother of the boy, who could be as old as 14

Schwarzenegger drops bombshellupdated: Tue May 17 2011 23:21:00

CNN's Anderson Cooper reports on Arnold Schwarzenegger's admission to fathering a child outside his 25-year marriage.

Arnold Schwarzenegger acknowledges having child with stafferupdated: Tue May 17 2011 23:21:00

Maria Shriver and her children are "circling the wagons and are working through" the family crisis brought on by the revelation that Arnold Schwarzenegger fathered a child more than 10 years ago outside his marriage, a source close to Shriver told CNN Tuesday. Arnold Schwarzenegger Admits He Fathered Child Out of Wedlockupdated: Tue May 17 2011 14:51:00

"I understand and deserve the feelings of anger and disappointment," he says Maria Shriver 'Humbled' by Fans' Love After Her Split from Arnold Schwarzeneggerupdated: Fri May 13 2011 21:28:00

Shriver comments on her split for the first time, saying she feels fans' "support and compassion" Arnold Schwarzenegger: Maria Shriver and I 'Love Each Other Very Much'updated: Wed May 11 2011 11:56:00

The actor thanks friends and family for their "support and love" at a public appearance in L.A. Inside Maria Shriver & Arnold Schwarzenegger's Relationshipupdated: Tue May 10 2011 19:09:00

The journalist and the actor came from wildly different backgrounds, but connected over family and political service

Schwarzenegger splits with Shriverupdated: Tue May 10 2011 15:03:00

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver say they are "amicably separating" after 25 years of marriage.

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver splitupdated: Tue May 10 2011 15:03:00

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver announced Monday that they are "amicably separating," but there was no mention of divorce in their joint statement. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver Separateupdated: Tue May 10 2011 12:14:00

"We are living apart," they say. "We are continuing to parent our four children together"

A cage match that's bad for the countryupdated: Fri Apr 08 2011 14:44:00

Please don't get me wrong: As an American, I would swell with patriotic glee if the departments of Agriculture, Commerce, and Housing and Urban Development were unable for a few hours or even weeks to do their dirty business. As a resident of the federally funded District of Columbia, I would be relieved if my cartoonishly corrupt local government missed out on a few direct deposits. And as a libertarian, I relish the prospect of a demonstration of how inessential most government services are. Arnold Schwarzenegger: I'll Be Back - to Actupdated: Thu Feb 17 2011 06:39:00

But should the former California governor, 63, reprise his action-hero role in another Terminator flick?

'Bomb factory' house prompts California governor to declare emergencyupdated: Thu Dec 02 2010 13:40:00

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has declared a state of emergency in San Diego County, the site of a house with the nation's largest cache of homemade explosives ever found in one spot.

Schwarzenegger talks California budgetupdated: Sun Nov 14 2010 18:27:00

In May, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger discussed plans for California's budget.

Schwarzenegger declares state of emergency after mall fireupdated: Fri Oct 22 2010 15:58:00

The closing of a mall heavily damaged by fire will cause a heavy economic toll, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said Friday in declaring a state of emergency.

California Supreme Court upholds furlough order for state workersupdated: Mon Oct 04 2010 15:28:00

California's Supreme Court on Monday upheld Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's furlough order for state workers, according to court documents.

Schwarzenegger signs 'Chelsea's Law'updated: Fri Sep 10 2010 15:34:00

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signs a new law that sends sex offenders convicted in California to prison for life.

Judge temporarily bars California from imposing new furloughsupdated: Tue Aug 10 2010 02:44:00

An Alameda County judge issued a temporary restraining order Monday preventing California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger from imposing unpaid furlough days on state workers.

Schwarzenegger orders California National Guard to borderupdated: Fri Jul 16 2010 12:29:00

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger ordered a temporary deployment Friday of National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border.

Schwarzenegger signs new anti-paparazzi lawupdated: Wed Oct 14 2009 09:36:00

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a new bill into law Sunday that will fine paparazzi for taking photos that invade a celebrity's right to privacy. The law also targets media outlets who purchase the photos.

CNNMoney: Stimulus: Creating jobs or not?updated: Tue Oct 13 2009 09:32:00

Is the largest one-time economic recovery effort in U.S. history creating jobs?

'Angry fire' roars across 100,000 California acresupdated: Mon Aug 31 2009 22:20:00

Bone-dry conditions in an area that has not seen a major fire in more than 60 years pushed a Southern California wildfire from 45,000 acres to more than 100,000 acres in a matter of hours Monday, fire officials said.

Schwarzenegger wields knifeupdated: Thu Jul 23 2009 10:26:00

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger posted a video on Twitter showing him waving a huge knife.

Schwarzenegger wields knife, talks budget cuts in videoupdated: Thu Jul 23 2009 10:26:00

California's Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger ruffled feathers this week by posting a video on Twitter, in which he brandishes a large knife while talking about the state's recent budget cuts.

Schwarzenegger, lawmakers reach agreement on budgetupdated: Mon Jul 20 2009 23:58:00

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and California legislators announced a tentative deal to eliminate a $26 billion deficit Monday evening, with state agencies looking at billions of dollars in cuts as part of the plan.

Fortune: Calif. may swap print books for digitalupdated: Fri Jun 26 2009 12:17:00

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has a new weapon in his war on state's bloated budget: electronic textbooks.

Schwarzenegger tweets about jet's emergency landingupdated: Sat Jun 20 2009 01:11:00

A plane carrying California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger made an emergency landing Friday evening after the cockpit filled with smoke, his office said in a statement.

Schwarzenegger: No borrowing to keep California runningupdated: Fri Jun 12 2009 01:03:00

Unless lawmakers agree on how to close the budget gap, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger says he refuses to borrow money to keep the state running in the face of a $24.3 billion budget deficit and a new fiscal year on the horizon.

Exclusive: Gov. Schwarzeneggerupdated: Thu May 28 2009 01:02:00

In an exclusive interview, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger answers questions voted on by and iReport members.

California governor: Cuts coming after ballot measures defeatedupdated: Wed May 20 2009 13:42:00

California will have to make "severe cuts now," after voters rejected a handful of ballot measures designed to pull the state out of a deepening budget crisis, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said Wednesday.

Schwarzenegger failing?updated: Wed May 20 2009 13:42:00

As California deals with major economic troubles, critics say the failure is the governor's fault. Ted Rowlands reports.

California voting on budget crisis measuresupdated: Wed May 20 2009 13:35:00

Voters in California went to the polls for a special election Tuesday to vote on budget measures designed to reduce the state's growing deficit, which has been called a "financial Armageddon."

CNNMoney: Schwarzenegger to discuss drastic California cutsupdated: Wed May 20 2009 07:45:00

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said he would meet with state leaders Wednesday after voters panned a handful of ballot measures designed to pull the state out of a deepening budget crisis.

Schwarzenegger: New budget is 'perfect medicine' for Californiaupdated: Thu Feb 19 2009 23:44:00

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said the budget package passed by state lawmakers early Thursday is "the perfect medicine for our ailing economy."

Schwarzenegger sends out 10,000 layoff noticesupdated: Tue Feb 17 2009 21:30:00

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger issued 10,000 layoff notices Tuesday, affecting a wide spectrum of state employees and aimed at dealing with the state's budget crisis, a spokesman said.

Schwarzenegger honors Hudson hero pilotupdated: Tue Feb 17 2009 19:25:00

Capt. Chesley Sullenberger, the hero pilot who safely landed a full passenger jet in the Hudson River, was once again honored with cheers and applause Tuesday during a ceremony for him hosted by the governor of his home state.

California to lay off 20,000 if budget deal isn't reachedupdated: Tue Feb 17 2009 00:47:00

Faced with a projected $42 billion deficit, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger says his office will send out 20,000 layoff notices Tuesday if lawmakers fail to reach a budget deal before then, according to a spokesman.

Schwarzenegger says state worker layoffs loomingupdated: Tue Feb 10 2009 22:23:00

Faced with a projected $42 billion deficit, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger warned Tuesday that 20,000 state workers will lose their jobs if a budget deal isn't reached by the end of the week.

'We can't pay you yet,' California to tell creditorsupdated: Fri Jan 16 2009 19:08:00

The check isn't in the mail, and it's not going to be for at least 30 days, California will start telling some of its creditors in February.

CNNMoney: Schwarzenegger declares emergencyupdated: Mon Dec 01 2008 18:37:00

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Monday declared a fiscal emergency, calling for fast legislative action to alleviate the state's $11.2 billion shortfall in revenue.

Bonfire sparked wildfire, California authorities sayupdated: Wed Nov 19 2008 00:15:00

A wildfire that destroyed more than 200 structures, including several mansions in a community where celebrities own homes, was sparked by a bonfire that its makers apparently thought was extinguished, authorities said.

Commentary: Schwarzenegger's full view on Palin's readinessupdated: Fri Oct 24 2008 09:25:00

Wednesday, I sat down with California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger for a lengthy interview mostly about the presidential campaign.

'Cutting Through the Bull'updated: Fri Oct 24 2008 09:25:00

Campbell Brown asks California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger if he thinks Gov. Sarah Palin is qualified to be president.

Schwarzenegger weighs inupdated: Wed Oct 22 2008 22:33:00

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger weighs in on the race for the White House and explains why John McCain should be elected.

Transcript of interview with Arnold Schwarzeneggerupdated: Wed Oct 22 2008 22:33:00

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger spoke to CNN's Campbell Brown Wednesday in Long Beach, California, where Schwarzenegger was speaking at The Women's Conference, organized by his wife, Maria Shriver. Here is a transcript of the interview:

CNNMoney: California asks Fed for $7B loanupdated: Fri Oct 03 2008 10:07:00

California may need a $7 billion emergency loan from the Federal government for day-to-day operations and to pay teachers' salaries, nursing homes, law enforcement and every other State-funded service this month, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger warned in a letter sent Thursday to the U.S. Treasury secretary.

California may need $7 billion federal loanupdated: Fri Oct 03 2008 07:28:00

California may need a $7 billion emergency loan from the federal government to pay for "teachers' salaries, nursing homes, law enforcement and every other state-funded service" this month, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger warns. Calif. Budget Reform Plan Nearly Doneupdated: Fri Sep 19 2008 19:00:00

California legislators were poised Friday to pass a compromise spending plan for the second time in a week to meet Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's demands for budget reform

Roads to Ruin: Interview with Gov. Schwarzeneggerupdated: Wed Jul 30 2008 20:07:00

CNN's Campbell Brown spoke with California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger about Tuesday's magnitude-5.4 earthquake that hit Los Angeles. She asked the Republican governor if his state was ready for the "Big One," and Schwarzenegger spoke about his state's infrastructure and what he wants to do to fix it. Report: Purge Calif. Juvenile Prisonsupdated: Tue Jul 15 2008 09:00:00

A state watchdog commission has recommended that California phase out its antiquated juvenile prisons by 2011 1 Dead in Calif. Wildfiresupdated: Fri Jul 11 2008 10:00:00

Firefighting officials said Friday that one person died when a wildfire swept through a rural area of Northern California, a rare human casualty among the hundreds of blazes that have tormented the state for weeks Calif. Fights Storm-Caused Blazeupdated: Tue Jun 24 2008 16:00:00

Fire crews joined aircraft from neighboring states Tuesday to battle hundreds of lightning-caused wildfires across Northern California Schwarzenegger: California Droughtupdated: Thu Jun 05 2008 08:00:00

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has declared a statewide drought after two years of below-average rainfall, low snowmelt runoff and a court-ordered restriction on water transfers

'Fire spread very quickly'updated: Fri May 23 2008 19:50:00

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger gives an update on efforts to fight a wildfire in Santa Cruz County.

Schwarzenegger urges new fees to boost firefightingupdated: Fri May 23 2008 19:50:00

California firefighters need more equipment and staff to handle wildfires that are increasingly a year-round problem, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said Friday. Calif. May Release 20,000 Inmatesupdated: Fri Dec 21 2007 09:15:00

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is considering the early release of more than 20,000 low-risk prison inmates from the nation's largest prison system as a way to save money amid a worsening budget crisis

Schwarzenegger visits oil spillupdated: Fri Nov 09 2007 22:02:00

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger makes comments while visiting the oil spill command center in San Francisco.

Gov. Schwarzenegger vows to 'hunt down' arsonistsupdated: Sun Oct 28 2007 11:07:00

With the number of uncontained fires down to nine in Southern California, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger turned his attention Saturday to what he called "the ugly side of human behavior" during and after the disaster.

Arsonists, scam artists bewareupdated: Sun Oct 28 2007 11:07:00

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger vows to hunt down arsonists, while California's insurance commissioner focuses on fraud.

Tonight's factsupdated: Wed Oct 17 2007 12:27:00

Here are some facts from the broadcast that you might find interesting: Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, on vetoing the California Dream Act, which would have allowed illegal alien college students to receive financial aid. To the Members of the California State Senate: I am returning Senate Bill 1 without my signature. At a time when segments of California public higher education, the University of California and the California State University, are raising fees on all students attending college in order to maintain the quality of education provided, it would not be prudent to place additional strain on the General Fund to accord the new benefit of providing state subsidized financial aid to students without lawful immigration status. Under existing law, undocumented students, who meet the required criteria, already qualify for the lower in-state tuition rate while attending California public colleges and universities. Therefore, I cannot sign this bill. Sincerely,

Smoke hinders air attack on Tahoe wildfireupdated: Mon Jun 25 2007 09:51:00

Lower winds Monday helped firefighters attack the Angora fire, which has burned 2,400 acres and destroyed at least 240 homes south of Lake Tahoe, state fire officials said. Bloomberg and Schwarzenegger: The New Action Heroes updated: Mon Jun 18 2007 16:40:00

The New York City Mayor and California's Governor are doing the things that gridlocked Washington won't

Schwarzenegger pumps up green movementupdated: Thu Apr 12 2007 18:25:00

He's on a mission to save the planet. But first, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is trying to pump some sex appeal into environmentalists.

Schwarzenegger to Limbaugh: I'm not selling outupdated: Wed Mar 21 2007 17:38:00

Call it Round 2 in the battle between Arnold and Rush, although this time the jabs were a little more gentle -- and were thrown head to head, on Limbaugh's radio show.

President Schwarzenegger -- a potential blockbusterupdated: Mon Jan 15 2007 15:24:00

President Schwarzenegger -- how does that sound?

Schwarzenegger fractures leg in skiing accidentupdated: Sun Dec 24 2006 00:51:00

Californian Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger fractured his right leg Saturday while skiing in Idaho with his family, and will undergo surgery after Christmas, a statement from his office said.

Schwarzenegger, son hurt in motorcycle wreckupdated: Sun Jan 08 2006 23:45:00

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and his son, Patrick, received minor injuries Sunday afternoon in a motorcycle accident near their home, the governor's press secretary said in a written statement.

Arnold's bad day at the pollsupdated: Mon Nov 14 2005 12:11:00

When a Hollywood studio invests heavily in a movie that turns out to be a box-office flop, the polite euphemism is: "The film didn't find an audience". California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger had a similar problem finding his audience in the state's special election yesterday. The former Hollywood star had backed four government reform propositions; by Wednesday morning it was clear that all four were voted down in a crushing rejection of the governor's program for change.

Unions take down the Terminatorupdated: Fri Nov 11 2005 18:17:00

Take on the mighty Terminator, and what happens? You bring him down and you win the political Play of the Week.

Senator Bulworth vs. the Terminatorupdated: Fri Sep 23 2005 19:40:00

It's the Hollywood Smackdown: Senator Bulworth takes on the Terminator.

Arnold will be back, but will Hispanics?updated: Mon Sep 19 2005 16:23:00

His most famous line -- "Hasta la vista, baby"-- notwithstanding, Arnold Schwarzenegger seems to be speaking a different language from most of California's 2.5 million registered Hispanic voters.

When a governor shouldn't moonlightupdated: Mon Jul 18 2005 20:05:00

Nobody can buy me," California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger boasted last week at Yahoo!'s headquarters in Silicon Valley.

Schwarzenegger calls for special electionupdated: Tue Jun 14 2005 07:37:00

Raising the stakes in his feud with state Democrats, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has turned to the ballot process that brought him to power, calling for a November special election.

Losing his grooveupdated: Mon Apr 25 2005 13:49:00

Could Arnold Schwarzenegger's honeymoon finally be coming to an end?

Schwarzenegger 'absolutely committed' to reform updated: Wed Apr 20 2005 18:52:00

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is being put to the test on a number of fronts these days -- political trials that may be even tougher than the on-screen confrontations he was famous for in his movie-making days.

Schwarzenegger seeks federal funds updated: Wed Feb 16 2005 21:40:00

Faced with an $8 billion budget shortfall, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will visit the nation's capital Thursday, with a bipartisan group of state legislators in tow, to lobby for a larger piece of the federal pie for the Golden State.

Arnold's groupiesupdated: Mon Nov 29 2004 14:17:00

Naturally, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger supports an amendment allowing foreigners to be President.

Pumping up politicsupdated: Mon Nov 15 2004 17:50:00

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Schwarzenegger: No country more welcoming than the USAupdated: Tue Aug 31 2004 21:12:00

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, an immigrant, Tuesday night addressed the Republican National Convention where he spoke of the greatness of America. Schwarzenegger, born in Austria, is a former actor and body builder. Here is a transcript of his remarks:

Schwarzenegger's star power dazzles delegatesupdated: Tue Aug 31 2004 21:04:00

Describing his life as the embodiment of the American dream, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger hailed his adopted country as "the best hope of democracy" and praised President Bush as the man to lead it.

Schwarzenegger works to bring both parties togetherupdated: Fri Mar 05 2004 15:36:00

John Kerry may have swept the Democrats on Super Tuesday. But another politician swept both Democrats and Republicans on the same day: California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.

California voters OK Schwarzenegger's budget rescueupdated: Wed Mar 03 2004 01:10:00

Two ballot measures that are the cornerstone of California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's plan to fix the state's fiscal mess won approval Tuesday, in a major political triumph for the state's new Republican chief executive.

In like a lion ...updated: Mon Mar 01 2004 04:23:00

March roars to life this week, much like a .... well, a lion.

Schwarzenegger's balanced budget planupdated: Wed Jan 07 2004 11:32:00

Arnold Schwarzenegger has faced important reviews before, but his performance delivering his first "State of the State" address Tuesday could prove the most critical in his new career as governor.

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