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Good day, bad day: June 20, 2012
Kristen Stewart is named Hollywood's highest-paid actress, while Joe the Plumber sticks his foot in his mouth — and more winners and losers of today's news cycle
The 22-year-old Twilight star, Kristen Stewart has made the total estimated earnings of $34.5 million dollars in just one year, placing her at the top of Forbes list of highest paid actresses in Hollywood.
The 22-year-old Twilight star, Kristen Stewart has made the total estimated earnings of $34.5 million dollars in just one year, placing her at the top of Forbes list of highest paid actresses in Hollywood.
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OOD DAY FOR:

Bella's bank account
Kristen Stewart of Twilight fame tops Forbes' annual list of the highest-paid actresses for the first time. [Forbes]

The Palin media empire
Todd Palin will take part in NBC's military-themed reality competition Stars Earn Stripes, making him the third member of the Palin family with a TV gig. (Bristol has a reality show on Lifetime, and Sarah is a Fox News contributor.) [Newser]

Renewed hope
A new study from the Department of Energy finds that renewable power could take care of up to 80 percent of the U.S.' electricity needs by 2050... if we play our cards right. [Geekosystem]

BAD DAY FOR:

Politically incorrect plumbers
The National Jewish Democratic Council demands an apology from Sam "Joe the Plumber" Wurzelbacher after he implies that gun control laws caused the Holocaust. [Politicker]

Smoothly fitting pants
A man who suffers from a rare condition that caused his scrotum to swell to 100 pounds refuses a $1 million corrective surgery from Dr. Oz because he wants to remain a "celebrity." [Death & Taxes

Mutual affection
A Florida woman is charged with misdemeanor battery for allegedly groping a TSA supervisor as retaliation for the intrusive pat-down she says she received. [Gothamist]

For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: June 19, 2012 

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