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New in Theaters - June 22, 2012

NEW YORK, NY (FOX44) – Woody Allen brings the eternal city to life, Steve Carell braces for the end of the world, and Abraham Lincoln takes on vampires.

Today is National Dry Martini Day

For such a simple drink, the classic dry martini has an incredible amount of mystique surrounding it. And with today being National Dry Martini Day, let's celebrate the lore of a true classic.

Romney predicts Wisconsin win

Mitt Romney's feel-good tour of small-town America rambled onward Monday with stops in Wisconsin, where the sunniness outside seemed to be reflected by the presumptive GOP nominee.

Juneteenth: Where to honor the end of slavery

Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger of the Union Army announced to the assembled crowd at Ashton Villa in Galveston, Texas, "In accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free."

'Fatness is a political issue,' professor says

The U.S. obesity crisis is no secret - people around the country are getting fatter and it's costing us billions.

U.S. now has top supercomputer

America is back on top in the race to claim ownership of the world's most powerful supercomputer.

'Rock of Ages' flops at the box office

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) – “Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted” topped the box office this weekend and "Rock of Ages" flops.

McCain slams Adelson's 'foreign money'

The influx of cash to Mitt Romney's campaign operation from billionaire casino owner Sheldon Adelson doesn't sit well with Sen. John McCain, a Romney supporter and longtime advocate of campaign finance reform.

The Web's most sought-after new domain name is...

The Internet's domain system will soon grow astronomically to include .lol, .apple and .golf, but those weren't the most sought-after prizes.

New sleeping pill aids in patients sleeping longer

A new type of sleep drug is helping patients fall asleep faster and stay dreaming longer.