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Although it's been in the works -- and riled alarmists (Whoopi Goldberg had some choice words to share back in May) -- for a while, New York City's "Latch On NYC" initiative, which will be put into practice in 27 of the city's 40 hospitals beginning on September 2, has caught a recent wave of inflammatory flack among various 'news' sources, mom bloggers, and more.

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Stunned celebrities mourn Whitney Houstonupdated: Sun Feb 12 2012 18:10:00

The sudden death of singer Whitney Houston at age 48 shocked fans and musicians all over the world. The outpouring of grief was immediate, with one common refrain: The world had lost one of its greatest singers.

People.com: Sherri Shepherd Blasts Barbara Walters over N-Word Use on The View updated: Tue Oct 04 2011 15:29:00

"I didn't like the way you said it," the co-host tells Waters during a heated political discussion

People.com: Whoopi Goldberg's New Kitty Survives Hurricane Irene - and the Other Catupdated: Fri Sep 09 2011 10:11:00

He made it through the storm, but now The View star's adopted feline must contend with his four-legged housemate

Eddie Murphy to host next Oscarsupdated: Tue Sep 06 2011 16:34:00

Comedian Eddie Murphy will host the Oscars next February, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday.

People.com: Our Idiot Brother Music Video Stars Adorable Golden Retrieverupdated: Mon Aug 29 2011 10:50:00

Just like the friendly pooch in Paul Rudd's new comedy, this retriever steals the show

People.com: Whoopi Goldberg Adopts Kitten Thrown from Car in N.Y.C.updated: Thu Aug 25 2011 18:09:00

The talk show host brings home a Russian blue named Verrazano, whose survival story made headlines in July

Sci-fi women more than hot babesupdated: Wed Jul 20 2011 15:24:00

"Women and men of the fleet: This is your president. We have come to a crossroads in our long and painful journey," Laura Roslin tells the survivors of humanity's near-destruction while a mutiny rages on.

Readers comment, columnist fires backupdated: Fri Apr 15 2011 17:08:00

CNN Opinion contributor LZ Granderson responds to comments on his article "Whoopi Goldberg, Donald Trump and race."

Whoopi: I wasn't in love with husbandsupdated: Thu Apr 14 2011 06:25:00

Whoopi Goldberg tells Piers Morgan she's only been in love once, and never with her ex-husbands.

Whoopi Goldberg's 'one really major regret'updated: Thu Apr 14 2011 06:25:00

"I only really have one really major regret," Whoopi Goldberg tells CNN's Piers Morgan. "And it was I had the opportunity to spend a birthday with Sammy Davis Jr., and I didn't."

Whoopi Goldberg, Donald Trump and raceupdated: Tue Apr 05 2011 10:46:00

Last Sunday morning my partner Steve, our 14-year-old son, and two of his teenage friends decided to hit the gym after a big breakfast.

2010: Trump: Disappointed in Obamaupdated: Tue Apr 05 2011 10:46:00

HLN's Joy Behar talks with Donald Trump about Obama's tax cuts and Trump's plan for a possible presidential run.

People.com: Whoopi Goldberg: I Smoked Pot Before My Oscar Speechupdated: Fri Mar 25 2011 06:35:00

The actress admits to being high while accepting her award in a recently released video

People.com: Whoopi Goldberg Blasts New York Times for 'Erasing' Her Oscar Winupdated: Mon Feb 14 2011 18:50:00

The View co-host, who won an Academy Award for Ghost says she was hurt by the paper's omission

People.com: Annette Bening: Whoopi Goldberg Bought Me Dinner after 1990 Oscarsupdated: Sun Feb 06 2011 12:08:00

This year's Best Actress contender recalls a bet among nominees resulting in a nice meal together

People.com: Donald Duck Makes Waves at Seaupdated: Tue Jan 25 2011 12:29:00

The Disney Dream's new "AquaDuck" water coaster is a quack-up

People.com: Kathy Griffin: Why I'm Leaving the D-Listupdated: Wed Jan 05 2011 13:33:00

The comedian will debut four brand new comedy specials for Bravo next year

People.com: Oprah Winfrey's Giving Away More of Her Favorite Thingsupdated: Mon Nov 22 2010 12:57:00

The talk show queen's magazine launches a holiday giveaway sweepstakes

People.com: Oprah Winfrey and Whoopi Goldberg Settle (Imaginary) Fightupdated: Sat Nov 13 2010 12:47:00

"All these years I thought you were mad at me," Winfrey tells Goldberg at the Color Purple reunion

Should Juan Williams' remarks have cost him his job?updated: Sat Oct 23 2010 11:20:00

It's a cottage industry lately. One week we led with CNN President Jon Klein being relieved of his duties. Another week it was Rick Sanchez getting the boot for his remarks about Jews.

People.com: VIDEO: Whoopi Goldberg & Joy Behar Storm Off The Viewupdated: Fri Oct 15 2010 06:29:00

A political discussion with Bill O'Reilly about Muslims in America incited a fight on set

Lawyer goes from green room to courtroomupdated: Thu Oct 07 2010 08:58:00

Lisa Bloom is a lawyer, and she plays one on TV. She's as comfortable in the courtroom as she is in the green room.

People.com: Whoopi Goldberg 'Still Processing' Mother's Deathupdated: Mon Oct 04 2010 09:47:00

"I'm a different person today than I was the day before she died," says The View co-host

People.com: Jessica Alba, Brooke Shields to Judge Tribeca Film Festivalupdated: Tue Apr 20 2010 15:09:00

The jury will also include Alicia Keys, America Ferrera, Zach Braff and Aaron Eckhart

Is late night the new glass ceiling?updated: Wed Jan 13 2010 18:12:00

I'm sure you've heard by now that Jay Leno is going on later and Conan O'Brien's threatening mutiny and talking to Fox. It's Apocalypse NBC!

Brooke Astor's son sentenced to prisonupdated: Mon Dec 21 2009 17:57:00

Brooke Astor's son got one to three years in prison Monday for scheming to bilk millions of dollars from the late philanthropist's estate.

Celebrities plead for Brooke Astor's son to be spared prison termupdated: Mon Dec 21 2009 14:36:00

He was a cold, calculating, "morally depraved" man who spent the last years of his socialite and megaphilanthropist mother's life bilking her fortune to line his pockets.

CNN Heroes: Meet the Blue Ribbon Panelupdated: Thu Oct 15 2009 10:41:00

A Blue Ribbon Panel of distinguished leaders and humanitarians -- including Gen. Colin Powell, Whoopi Goldberg and Sir Elton John -- has selected 2009's Top 10 CNN Heroes.

Backlash builds against support of Polanskiupdated: Thu Oct 01 2009 17:55:00

While several high-profile actors and directors have rallied around Roman Polanski, not everyone in Hollywood believes he should be freed and forgiven.

Roman Polanski's defendersupdated: Thu Oct 01 2009 17:55:00

Rick Sanchez names the Hollywood types who are standing in support of convicted child molester Roman Polanski.

'The View' talks Swayze, Swift and Gosselinupdated: Tue Sep 15 2009 19:49:00

Kate Gosselin finally opened up about her marriage in her second appearance as a guest co-host on "The View," but the reality of "Jon & Kate" was far from the only topic. The show also addressed the death of Patrick Swayze and the Kanye West-Taylor Swift incident, the latter with Swift herself.

Swayze in picturesupdated: Tue Sep 15 2009 19:49:00

CNN's Josh Levs shows photos from Patrick Swayze's life and career, and reactions from some of his fans.

Patrick Swayze dies of cancer at 57updated: Tue Sep 15 2009 14:38:00

Patrick Swayze, whose good looks and sympathetic performances in films such as "Dirty Dancing" and "Ghost" made him a romantic idol to millions, died Monday. He was 57.

Swayze fought cancer to the endupdated: Tue Sep 15 2009 14:38:00

Actor Patrick Swayze has died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 57. CNN's Brooke Anderson looks back at his career.

Film heartthrob Patrick Swayze dies of cancer at 57updated: Tue Sep 15 2009 14:37:00

Patrick Swayze, whose hunky good looks and sympathetic performances in such films as "Dirty Dancing" and "Ghost" made him a romantic idol to millions, died Monday. He was 57.

People.com: Rachael Ray Wins Daytime Emmy for Best Talk Showupdated: Mon Aug 31 2009 12:32:00

The celebrity chef says she's just happy to be working in the recession

People.com: Alec Baldwin Was Suicidal over Angry Voicemail to Daughterupdated: Tue Jun 16 2009 15:52:00

Pros talked the 30 Rock star out of taking his own life, he tells Playboy

People.com: Joy Behar Gets a TV Show All Her Ownupdated: Thu Jun 11 2009 09:48:00

CNN's sister station HLN will present the View star nightly this fall

People.com: Whoopi: Patrick Swayze 'Doesn't Have an Expiration Date'updated: Mon Apr 06 2009 16:57:00

Friend and Ghost costar Goldberg says the actor is "walking forward" in his cancer battle

FSB: Hot seller: Footed PJs for adultsupdated: Thu Apr 02 2009 05:58:00

When consumers get cold feet, what's an entrepreneur to do? Sell them footed pajamas: a grown-up version of Dr. Denton's kiddie sleepwear.

People.com: Women of The View Get Emotional Over Obamaupdated: Wed Nov 05 2008 16:19:00

"Today is a victory for this country," says Elisabeth Hasselbeck, who'll support Barack

'View' panelist: Don't believe all the rumorsupdated: Tue Oct 28 2008 09:09:00

"The View's" Sherri Shepherd has something to say to fans of the show: Don't listen to the rumors.

Tina vs. Elisabethupdated: Tue Oct 28 2008 09:09:00

Showbiz Tonight's AJ Hammer and panel discuss who has affected the election more, Tina Fey or Elisabeth Hasselbeck?

People.com: Whoopi Goldberg Crushes on John Mayer!updated: Wed Sep 24 2008 15:53:00

The View co-host calls Jennifer Aniston's ex "cute" – but says she's "too tired" to make a move

People.com: PHOTO: New View Cast Portrait Revealedupdated: Mon Aug 11 2008 15:43:00

Meet the cast of the ABC hit's season 12! (Hint: The faces will be familiar)

How celebs get fired from endorsement gigsupdated: Fri Jul 25 2008 16:12:00

A good pitchman can boost any product's name recognition with some high-quality shilling. A bad one, on the other hand, can quickly ruin the brand images that companies spend years and millions carefully honing.

Time.com: Whoopi Goldberg to Make Broadway Appearance in 'Xanadu'updated: Mon Jul 14 2008 15:00:00

Goldberg, a co-host on the ABC's "The View," announced on the air Monday that she will appear in the Tony-nominated roller-skating musical "Xanadu"

People.com: India.Arie, Aubrey O'Day Heading to Broadwayupdated: Wed Jun 25 2008 13:06:00

The singers are expanding their musical empires and heading to the Great White Way

People.com: August, In the Heights Named Top Shows at Tony Awardsupdated: Mon Jun 16 2008 13:36:00

Plus: Whoopi dances with Mario Lopez, while Gypsy star Patti LuPone is a big winner

People.com: Swayze's Dirty Dancing Costar Wants to Hug Himupdated: Sat Mar 08 2008 09:42:00

Jennifer Grey says "If I saw him, I'd throw my arms around him and love him up"

People.com: Whoopi Goldberg Sends Love to Patrick Swayzeupdated: Fri Mar 07 2008 01:03:00

The View host wants her Ghost costar "to feel better"

Swayze diagnosed with cancerupdated: Thu Mar 06 2008 13:07:00

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains pancreatic cancer in light of actor Patrick Swayze's diagnosis.

People.com: Whoopi Goldberg Accepts Oscar Apologyupdated: Wed Feb 27 2008 16:06:00

A promised phone call of apology came from the producer of the Oscars to Whoopi Goldberg, after Sunday night's telecast neglected her during a montage highlighting hosts from past ceremonies, Goldberg said on Wednesday's The View.

People.com: Oscars to Whoopi Goldberg: We're Sorryupdated: Wed Feb 27 2008 11:42:00

Whoopi Goldberg's omission from an Oscar montage – perceived by her and others to be a slight that left the View host in tears – was "an absolute oversight," the award show's producer tells PEOPLE.

People.com: VIDEO: Whoopi Goldberg Chokes Up Over Oscar Montageupdated: Mon Feb 25 2008 18:42:00

People.com: PHOTOS: Jessica Biel, J-Lo & Marc Play Disney Charactersupdated: Fri Jan 25 2008 17:04:00

It's not that far a leap from 7th Heaven to Disney World, but yes, that's Jessica Biel, dressed as Pocahontas and being pursued by one of Bambi's cousins – instead of boyfriend Justin Timberlake.

People.com: Elisabeth Hasselbeck Returns to View – With Babyupdated: Mon Jan 07 2008 17:23:00

Video courtesy ABC The View added a guy to the gab on Monday: 2-month, 2-days-old Taylor Thomas Hasselbeck, whose mother, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, returned to the ABC daytime show with her baby in her arms.

People.com: Elisabeth Hasselbeck Returning to The Viewupdated: Thu Jan 03 2008 13:23:00

Maternity leave is nearly over for The View co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck, who returns to the show on Monday, ABC announced.

People.com: Rosie O'Donnell Talks About Her Self-Destructive Pastupdated: Thu Sep 13 2007 17:53:00

Although it is her unkind treatment of former employer Barbara Walters in the pages of Rosie O'Donnell's upcoming memoir, Celebrity Detox, that has been generating headlines, the former "Queen of Nice" also bashes herself in her book - literally.

People.com: Sherri Shepherd: View Job 'Is a Miracle of God'updated: Wed Sep 12 2007 08:33:00

Barbara Walters may have hired her to be on The View but Sherri Shepherd says her new job as co-host on the ABC show "is a miracle of God."

People.com: Britney Spears After VMAs: 'She's Embarrassed'updated: Tue Sep 11 2007 15:03:00

Some blame the outfit. Others point a finger at Sarah Silverman. Still others question MTV's judgment in the first place to open the show with Britney Spears.

People.com: It's Official: Sherri Shepherd Joins The Viewupdated: Tue Sep 11 2007 10:13:00

As long expected, Sherri Shepherd has been added to The View - in what Barbara Walters called "the worst-kept secret" on television.

People.com: Sherri Shepherd Will Join The View Crewupdated: Thu Sep 06 2007 18:13:00

Ending weeks of speculation, Sherri Shepherd will become a permanent member of ABC's The View on Sept. 10, PEOPLE has confirmed.

People.com: Rosie O'Donnell: Whoopi 'Was Good' on The Viewupdated: Thu Sep 06 2007 12:53:00

Rosie O'Donnell delivered a three-word verdict on Whoopi Goldberg's first day on The View: "Whoopi was good."

'View' to name new cast memberupdated: Wed Sep 05 2007 23:04:00

Actress Sherri Shepherd will be introduced next week as a new cast member on "The View," giving the daytime chat show its first full cast since before Rosie O'Donnell came and went.

People.com: VIDEO: Whoopi Goldberg Makes Her View Debutupdated: Tue Sep 04 2007 19:52:00

The new host gets a standing ovation and greetings from New York's mayor

People.com: FIRST LOOK: Whoopi's New View Cast Photoupdated: Tue Aug 28 2007 10:23:00

PEOPLE got a sneak preview of the first official shots of the new cast of The View - minus one Rosie, and plus one Whoopi.

People.com: Whoopi Promises to 'Be Respectful and Listen'updated: Tue Aug 07 2007 09:52:00

Whoopi Goldberg may have some controversial shoes to fill, but the new cohost of ABC's The View says she has a more relaxed approach to hosting than her predecessors.

People.com: Joy Behar Says Whoopi Goldberg 'Brings Warmth'updated: Thu Aug 02 2007 13:34:00

Whoopi Goldberg plans to simply be herself on The View - and that's just fine by Joy Behar.

People.com: It's Official: Whoopi Goldberg to Join The Viewupdated: Thu Aug 02 2007 08:13:00

(Video courtesy ABC)

Time.com: Whoopi Officially Joins ABC's The Viewupdated: Wed Aug 01 2007 16:00:00

Whoopi Goldberg was officially named Wednesday as the new moderator of The View as the show puts Rosie O'Donnell in its rearview mirror

Whoopi Goldberg joins 'The View'updated: Wed Aug 01 2007 04:04:00

"The View" has a new co-host.

Stars speaking out (2004)updated: Wed Aug 01 2007 04:04:00

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People.com: Paul McCartney Plays Intimate Show in NYCupdated: Thu Jun 14 2007 17:23:00

If Paul McCartney was wondering if fans still need him now that he's 64, on Wednesday night New Yorkers answered: "Yeah, yeah, yeah!"

EW reviews: Sexy and vibrant 'Gardener'updated: Wed Jan 18 2006 15:04:00

A love story hidden inside a piece of agitprop buried inside a global murder mystery, the narrative of "The Constant Gardener" is, at its core, a buttoned-up John le Carre diplomatic thriller that's seemingly ripped from the pages of The Economist.

showbuzzupdated: Wed Aug 25 2004 15:36:00

Kwame Jackson is starting to look less like an "Apprentice" and more like Donald Trump.

Slim-Fast trims Whoopi from adsupdated: Wed Jul 14 2004 19:55:00

Weight loss product manufacturer Slim-Fast announced Wednesday it had dropped Whoopi Goldberg as its spokeswoman, following a controversy over sexually explicit comments she made last week at a fund-raiser in New York for presumptive Democratic nominee Sen. John Kerry.

Kerry & the 'Kid' ride againupdated: Fri Jul 09 2004 08:12:00

Fueled by a $7.5 million haul last night that featured the requisite Bush-bashing and Whoopi-style bawdiness, John Kerry and John "the Kid" Edwards (per Whoopi) travel today to West Virginia and New Mexico, where the desert air should do wonders for their hair.

Fortune: America Hangs Up On Telemarketersupdated: Mon Oct 13 2003 00:01:00

The most striking spontaneous mass phenomenon of the past year isn't Howard Dean's out-of-nowhere support or even the baffling rise of Net-powered flash mobs. Overlooked but more important is Ameri...

Fortune: What Alanis Morissette And Lou Dobbs Shareupdated: Mon Dec 20 1999 00:01:00

The Internet is becoming a haven for celebrities in need of a career boost. You can hardly surf the Web, listen to the radio, or watch TV without being bombarded by high-tech pitches from some high...

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