Headlines for: 11-22-1999

NATALIE PORTMAN'S TINY CHEST KILLING HER CAREER? CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Wireless Flash) -- Looks like "Anywhere But Here" star Natalie Portman wants to be anywhere but underneath a plastic surgeon's knife.

MYSTERIOUS GAS BEING SPRAYED OVER NORTH AMERICA? ASPEN, Colo. (Wireless Flash) -- Is there a secret government experiment underway which is exposing millions of people to a mysterious gas?

CURSE-WORD CHRISTMAS CAROLS FEATURED ON `SOUTH PARK' CD LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) -- Christmas will never be the same again now that the kids of "South Park "have recorded a holiday CD.

THANKSGIVING TO BE FULL OF GRIPING, NOT THANKS NORTHBROOK, Ill. (Wireless Flash) -- Americans should be in for a very grumpy Thanksgiving if a cuss word expert is right. Illinois resident James O'Connor, who runs an anti-swear

MANILOW FANS MORE DEVOTED THAN DEADHEADS? BEDFORD, Indiana (Wireless Flash) -- Deadheads may be devoted but they're nothing compared to Barry Manilow fans, according to a self-proclaimed "Maniloonie" in Bedford, Indiana.

MEET THE MISS UNIVERSE OF CATS CHARLEVOIX, Mich. (Wireless Flash) -- A two-year-old feline from Michigan is feeling like the cat's meow now that it has won the kitty equivalent of the Miss Universe pageant -- even if it is a

007 FILM NOT STIRRING INTEREST IN MARTINIS SAN DIEGO (Wireless Flash) -- The new James Bond flick may be packing movie theaters, but it's not doing much for the sale of martinis, 007's favorite drink.

WIRELESS FLASH BRIEFS FROM AROUND THE WORLD CLEVELAND, Ohio (Wireless Flash) -- The man who inspired Chuck Berry's "Johnny B. Goode" is getting honored by the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. The Cleveland-based museum has declared November 29

TOM HANKS: AMERICA'S NO. 1 DESIGNATED DRIVER ST. LOUIS, Mo. (Wireless Flash) -- Here's some news that could drive Tom Hanks to drink: A lot of Americans want him as their designated driver.