Charlie Sheen leaves court in March 2010.
February 28, 2011 Charlie Sheen's interview parade continued today as he threatened lawsuits, discussed "winning," and demanded a raise. What in the world is going on here?
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February 28, 2011 At a White House lunch, Obama toyed with GOP governors past and present thought to want his job. He told them to make themselves at home though not literally. He also reminded everyone that a possible opponent for his job, Mitt Romney, had enacted health care legislation.
February 28, 2011 Both sides in the fight between unions and policymakers need to compromise, Bloomberg said. Public officials must acknowledge unions play an important role while unions must allow contract changes that reflect new realities.
February 28, 2011 In the first in a series of interviews with Jack White, the guitarist and record-store and label owner talks about the art of auctioneering. It's just one of the subjects covered on a new series of 45s he's releasing.
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A.C. Lyles in his Paramount office, which is lined with photos of friends and colleagues from his 83 years in the movie business. Lyles has spent his entire career at Paramount.
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February 28, 2011 The 92-year-old producer got his first job sweeping popcorn at a Paramount theater. At the 83rd annual Academy Awards on Sunday night, he may have been the only person in the audience who had been in the movie industry for as many years as the Oscars.
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February 28, 2011 In its ratings for 2011 just released today, the magazine chose Nissan's Altima as its top family sedan, praising its comfort, handling and fuel economy. And while Ford is making gains, Toyota has been in a slide, according to the non-profit testing group.
February 28, 2011 It was a new week but with the same old standoffs in Wisconsin and beyond as Republicans still pushed bills to limit union rights. In Wisconsin, state officials began to try to regain control of the state capitol which had been crowded with pro-union protesters foro days.
February 28, 2011 We eat Taco Bell's "Beefy Crunch Burrito" — a tortilla wrapped around "beef," cheese, rice, reduced fat (?) sour cream and Flamin' Hot Fritos. So what if it's not a sandwich?
February 28, 2011 Education historian Diane Ravitch says the teachers on the front lines of labor rallies in Wisconsin reflect growing anger among educators nationwide. Teachers are sick and tired, she says, of being blamed for the ills of America's public schools.
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February 28, 2011 Once upon a time, boys "became men" when they went to war or started a family. Author Kay Hymowitz says today, too many young men are stuck in an extended adolescence. But sociologist Michael Kimmel argues that as expectations of men and women change, the old measures of manhood no longer apply.
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February 28, 2011 New governments in Tunisia and Egypt are starting the process of rebuilding their economies. Some scholars argue that religious customs have held back Arab economies. But John Cassidy of the New Yorker says bad governance and colonialism, not religion, are to blame.
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Ready to move out of the fields?
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February 28, 2011 The recent revolution in Egypt has led the Middle East to a political tipping point. Will this lead to shifts in the economic realm as well? This is a seizable moment, and the seizing needs to be done by Egypt and Israel together.
February 28, 2011 Tuesday marks the start of Women's History month. In her weekly commentary, host Michel Martin shares a critical note she received from a listener who disapproved of a Tell Me More conversation focused on fashion.
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February 28, 2011 Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. That famous expression was used to describe the most celebrated boxer in history and one of the most successful American sportsmen the world has seen. Muhammad Ali burst onto the scene as a gold medal-winning boxer at the 1960 Rome Olympics and went on to become the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. Ali's legacy reaches beyond boxing, to his efforts as a rights activist and humanitarian.
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James Franco and Anne Hathaway apologized for their youth at Sunday night's Oscars.
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February 28, 2011 You can learn a lot from Oscar night: apologizing to older viewers, shooting everyone from the side, and always thanking Mom are among the most important lessons.
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