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US weatherman goes to war against the TV 'auto-cuties'

They are as much a part of the American television experience as daytime soaps, canned laughter and cheaply produced infomercials. But if one angry meteorologist gets his way, "auto-cutie" weathergirls may become a thing of the past.

If Armstrong's 'brother' has made these claims, take them seriously

Stop me if you've heard this one before. Somebody accuses Lance Armstrong of doping. He trots out the "most-tested athlete in history" response. Armstrong's detractors accuse him of being the cancer that afflicts cycling. His defenders say he has inspired the real cancer community everywhere. The rest of us yawn slightly, write up the umpteenth piece about cycling's and Armstrong's battered credibility and then get on with the rest of life again.

Kutcher to replace Sheen in Two and a Half Men

One of the most lucrative franchises in American television once more revolves around Two and a Half Men, after Ashton Kutcher was hired to replace Charlie Sheen in the sitcom he was fired from in spectacular fashion almost three months ago.

Box office bites back as Gibson bombs again

It is a poignant film about a man with depression who finds salvation through a beaver glove puppet he takes everywhere and speaks through. More poignant still may be this: its star needs a little salvation himself and, according to the first weekend box office, this isn't the performance that will provide it.

CBS reporter 'feared for her life' in Cairo assault

The war correspondent Lara Logan said she felt certain she would die during a sexual assault by a mob during celebrations in Cairo's Tahrir Square to mark the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.

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Charlie Sheen show pulled after radio outburst

In the wake of an incendiary radio interview with Two and a Half Men star Charlie Sheen, CBS and Warner Bros Television said they are ending production on TV's top-rated sitcom for the season.

Chilean miners had considered suicide and cannibalism while

The 33 miners whose rescue last year after 69 days inside a collapsed Chilean mine was watched with awe around the world at times pondered suicide and cannibalism while some among them found brief solace through marijuana smuggled to them in letters from wives, it emerged yesterday.

Sheen in rehab after latest hospital stay

Actor Charlie Sheen was back in rehab and production of American TV's most popular comedy, Two and a Half Men, was on hold, one day after a person who called emergency services said the actor was intoxicated and in pain.