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A Names & Faces item in the Aug. 18 Style section incorrectly described the location of a Harley-Davidson facility visited this week by President Bush and his chief of staff, Joshua B. Bolten. It is in York, Pa., not New York.


"I don't have a ring and I haven't been proposed to," Jennifer Aniston said of rumors about her relationship with Vince Vaughn. (By Alastair Grant -- Associated Press)
Friday, August 18, 2006

William Cohen is quite the speedy author these days.

The former secretary of defense has not one, but two books coming out soon. First up: "Dragon Fire," a novel about a secretary of defense ( no! ) who investigates a potential nuclear threat from a foreign country. The book is set to be released Monday.

Next: "Love in Black and White," a memoir about race, religion and romance that focuses on Cohen's life with his wife, Jane t Langhart Cohen , and their parallel upbringings, which will hit bookstores in February. When he's not writing books at a breakneck pace, Cohen, 65, serves as the head of the Cohen Group, a business consulting firm. So how does he find the time?

"I just got off a 17-hour flight from Tokyo," he said. "I had lots of time during those 17 hours. I don't sleep. I just work on those plane trips."

And he's not the only author in the family: Janet is penning a one-act play about an imagined dialogue between Ann e Frank and Emmett Till that will be included with "Love," and she plans to write a memoir about the family's dogs.

Definitely Possibly Not Engaged

Okay, now they're really, really, really not engaged. Really.

"The Break-Up" co-stars Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn are not betrothed, Aniston told People magazine Wednesday. "I'm not engaged and I don't have a ring and I haven't been proposed to," she said. The actress said she was getting phone calls from her family in Greece and finally decided to speak out when her father pointed out her "big news" had made CNN and the "Today" show.

"This is insane," she said, adding that she and Vaughn laugh in private about the rumors.

But Aniston did acknowledge her formerly under-wraps romance. Well, kinda-sorta. "We're just being. We're having a good time."

The denials follow recent stories in Life & Style Weekly and Us Weekly magazines that claim the couple were engaged in June. Aniston's rep Stephen Huvane also told us "there is no engagement."

Sounds like that's it, huh?

Baby Boys for Vargas, DeLonge

Celebrity babies!

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