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Smackdown: Tampa Bay area boasts sandy shores, surrealismupdated: Fri May 18 2012 08:53:00

Florida has become known for the weird. Highly charged court cases, nudist colonies and a bounty of tanning salons seem to arise in the Sunshine State. And unfortunately, cut-off jeans and flip-flops are not in short supply here.

People.com: Kelly Preston: Scientology Got Me Through My Son's Deathupdated: Thu Aug 18 2011 08:28:00

"I don't know if I would have made it through without it," she says

Church of Scientology says abuse claims handled internallyupdated: Fri Jun 11 2010 15:46:00

If you believe Marty Rathbun, people in the top ranks of the Church of Scientology have used physical intimidation and outright beatings as a means of discipline.

Allegations of abuse: What's the truth?updated: Fri Jun 11 2010 15:46:00

High-ranking Scientologists dispute their ex-spouses' claims of abuse by the church's leader. Anderson Cooper has more.

Ex-members spar with Scientology over beating allegationsupdated: Fri Jun 11 2010 15:42:00

Marty Rathbun used to beat people. He admits it. But he says he was pressured to do it by his boss.

Alley defends Scientologyupdated: Thu Mar 18 2010 17:32:00

Actress Kirstie Alley defends Scientology regarding her weight, saying "God knows what I'd be if I hadn't changed."

Kirstie Alley promotes her newest diet, reality showupdated: Thu Mar 18 2010 17:32:00

Kirstie Alley describes herself as "that fat actress who gained weight and then lost it, and then gained it again."

People.com: Kirstie Alley: It's Not a Scientology Dietupdated: Thu Mar 18 2010 14:11:00

The actress says claims her new weight-loss program is a Scientology front are "disturbing"

Consult partner before doing these thingsupdated: Mon Mar 01 2010 11:25:00

There are some things you should just never, ever do without first talking it over with your spouse.

Man to plead guilty in Scientology cyber attacksupdated: Tue Jan 26 2010 21:32:00

A Nebraska man is expected to plead guilty next week to launching a cyber attack that shut down the Church of Scientology's Web sites, federal prosecutors said Monday.

Church of Scientology convictedupdated: Tue Oct 27 2009 18:58:00

CNN's Jim Bittermann reports a French court convicted the Church of Scientology and six of its members of organized fraud.

Director Paul Haggis quits Church of Scientologyupdated: Tue Oct 27 2009 18:58:00

Acclaimed film director Paul Haggis's decision to leave the Church of Scientology shines a further public spotlight on the organization.

French court convicts Church of Scientology of fraudupdated: Tue Oct 27 2009 17:41:00

A French court's verdict against the Church of Scientology amounts to a "modern Inquisition" and threatens freedom of religion in France, a senior Scientologist said Tuesday.

People.com: John Travolta Has 'A Heavy Heart' Over Son's Deathupdated: Fri Oct 23 2009 10:58:00

Ten months after Jett died, "It's like it was yesterday," the star's longtime friend tells PEOPLE

People.com: John Travolta: 'Forever' a Scientologist, Says Repupdated: Tue Jul 28 2009 08:28:00

The actor's spokesman refutes a report that he split from Scientology after death of son Jett

Scientology on trial for fraud in Franceupdated: Tue May 26 2009 06:58:00

The Church of Scientology went on trial this week in France, accused of fraud in a case that sheds light on the group.

FSB: Hollywood's scrap menupdated: Mon May 18 2009 13:13:00

How often have you dropped $10 per ticket and $12 for snacks to see an over-hyped dud at the metroplex? "We could have stayed home and watched a bad movie," you say. You should talk to the Kugler brothers.

People.com: Tom Cruise Speaks Out About Jett Travolta's Deathupdated: Fri Jan 09 2009 12:59:00

"John just adored him," Cruise says about Travolta's 16-year-old son

People.com: Tom Cruise Gushes Over Suri's Incredible Vocabularyupdated: Tue Dec 16 2008 18:10:00

His 2-year-old daughter talks up a storm – but Cruise's favorite words are 'I love you, dada'

People.com: Kirsten Dunst: 'Now I Love Me'updated: Thu Sep 11 2008 11:25:00

Before checking into rehab for depression, "I wasn't taking care of myself emotionally," she says

5 cults we're OK withupdated: Wed Jun 18 2008 13:12:00

Maybe it's all the news of "Anonymous" protests against Scientology that have been dominating the blogs lately, but it seems the word "cult" is on a lot of people's minds. Which makes me think about just how many cults there are out there -- and not just the religious kind, either.

People.com: Tom Cruise and Dr. Drew Launch War of the Wordsupdated: Thu Jun 12 2008 18:57:00

The actor's lawyer bashes Pinsky for raising questions about Cruise's mental health

Time.com: 'Star Wars' is My Co-Pilotupdated: Thu May 22 2008 15:00:00

The co-founder of a 'Star Wars' religion talks about his beliefs on the eve of the movie's 31st anniversary

People.com: Will Smith: I'm No Scientologistupdated: Tue Mar 18 2008 16:42:00

The actor shoots down recent reports claiming he's been converted by his good pal Tom Cruise

People.com: John Travolta Defends Tom Cruiseupdated: Tue Jan 22 2008 12:42:00

John Travolta is coming to the aid of friend – and fellow Scientologist – Tom Cruise following last week's leaked video.

Cruise extols Scientology in 2004 videoupdated: Fri Jan 18 2008 10:14:00

Tom Cruise expounds on his beliefs in Scientology in a 2004 video that made its way onto the Internet this week.

Cruise talks Scientologyupdated: Fri Jan 18 2008 10:14:00

A Showbiz Tonight panel discusses a video of Tom Cruise talking about his devotion to Scientology.

People.com: Tom Cruise & Jerry Seinfeld Pal Around in New Yorkupdated: Fri Jan 18 2008 08:44:00

Tom Cruise and Jerry Seinfeld have been spending some quality time together in New York lately.

People.com: Tom Cruise Scientology Video Hits the Webupdated: Tue Jan 15 2008 17:24:00

A video clip of Tom Cruise, speaking in what has been identified as a 2004 Scientology recruitment film, is making the YouTube rounds. The clip, which was pulled from the video site but is still online, shows the star praising what he calls the "privilege" of being a Scientologist. (Click here to see the video.)

Review: New Cruise biography comes up emptyupdated: Wed Jan 09 2008 14:11:00

Years ago, a journalist I knew was pushing a studio publicist for access to Tom Cruise. The writer insisted on spending two days with Cruise, arguing, "If I have enough time, I know I can crack him."

Time.com: Germany's Battle Against Scientologyupdated: Mon Dec 17 2007 16:00:00

A new state-level probe is aimed at banning the organization. But legally and politically, that remains a difficult task

Scientology responds to German ban proposalupdated: Fri Dec 07 2007 21:02:00

While failing to pursue the Hamburg Minister of Interior's motion, the Minister of Interior Conference has demonstrated that they are completely out of step with the rest of the world. Their statement and recommendation are a blatant attempt at justifying the ongoing and never-ending discrimination against the Church of Scientology and its members in Germany.

People.com: Nicole Kidman on Divorce, Raising Kids and Turning 40updated: Thu Nov 15 2007 09:04:00

In a sweeping new interview Nicole Kidman revisits her divorce from Tom Cruise and its aftermath, her relationship with her kids, and her guarded hopes for having a child with Keith Urban.

Some Christian pastors embrace Scientologyupdated: Thu Nov 01 2007 11:47:00

Some Christian congregations, particularly in lower income, urban areas, are turning to an unlikely source for help -- the Church of Scientology.

Christians embrace Scientologyupdated: Thu Nov 01 2007 11:47:00

Some Christian pastors use teachings of Scientology -- a religion that does not worship God. CNN's Gary Tuchman reports.

Time.com: Cruise Film Gets German OKupdated: Mon Sep 17 2007 13:00:00

The German government might consider Scientology a cult but they're now going to allow Tom Cruise to finish his film

Time.com: Is The CIA Editing Wikipedia?updated: Wed Aug 15 2007 18:10:00

What edits on Wikipedia have been made by people in congressional offices, the CIA and the Church of Scientology? A new online tool called WikiScanner reveals answers to such questions

People.com: Posh: Scientology Doesn't Come Up with Tom & Katieupdated: Wed Jul 11 2007 11:43:00

Victoria Beckham says Scientology never gets in the way of her friendship with Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, and calls the couple "wonderful" people who have been a source of support as she and her family prepare to move to America.

Time.com: Germany's Offering to Cruiseupdated: Tue Jul 10 2007 06:55:00

The Defense Ministry remains anti-Scientology, but the government's film fund will give Cruise's production $6 million

Time.com: Why Germany Hates Tom Cruiseupdated: Fri Jun 29 2007 09:15:00

The country doesn't want Hollywood's top gun, and outspoken Scientologist,portraying its most beloved anti-Nazi

Fortune: Geniuses, Idealists and Nutsupdated: Mon Mar 19 2007 00:01:00

I CAN'T SAY I EVER expected to declare a 700-page history of libertarian economics delightful--especially one that makes a hero of a man who "thought universal literacy a useless goal, as most peop...

Cruise, Holmes welcome daughter Suriupdated: Tue Apr 18 2006 21:36:00

Actor Tom Cruise and his fiance, actress Katie Holmes, welcomed the birth of a daughter on Tuesday, according to Cruise's publicist.

EW review: 'Guero' is alive and friskyupdated: Tue Mar 29 2005 09:47:00

Although a dozen years have passed since Beck Hansen first entered our lives, the man remains an enigma.

Fortune: MEET RICH. HE'LL LOOK INTO IT.updated: Mon Oct 02 1995 00:01:00

Some people think the term "investigative reporter" is redundant, that all reporters should, by definition, be investigators. But in the real world of journalism, that's not the way it works. Just ...

Fortune: FOLLOW-UPS: SHAMED IN SPAINupdated: Mon Jan 16 1989 00:01:00

The Church of Scientology, one of the cultish groups that have moved into management training (''Trying to Bend Managers' Minds,'' Fortune, November 23, 1987), believes every man's mind is cluttere...

Fortune: HEAVEN EXPRESS?updated: Mon Oct 24 1988 00:01:00

Short of cash on Sunday mornings? That's no excuse. Just pull out your plastic. Last month, parishioners at St. Marks United Methodist Church in Lincoln, Nebraska, became one of the first congregat...

Fortune: TRYING TO BEND MANAGERS' MINDS Guess who could conduct your next management training session. Werner Erhard of est fame, Church updated: Mon Nov 23 1987 00:01:00

IN THEIR OCCASIONALLY feverish effort to become more competitive, American businessmen have grabbed for one restorative after another, some of them quite strange. None seems stranger than the human...

Fortune: SHORTSELLERS IN THE BULL MARKET Professional shorts have done surprisingly well. They don't need to see the averages go down -- updated: Mon Aug 31 1987 00:01:00

YOU MIGHT THINK that the great American bull market of the past five years must have been tough on shortsellers. A shortseller, after all, makes money on a stock only when it goes down -- and stock...

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