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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A PS22 Chorus member reacts to news that their glee club will perform at the Academy Awards.
February 26, 2011 The Academy Award show is Sunday night, and excitement is growing. There is one group performing you've probably never heard of: The PS22 Chorus, a fifth-grade glee club from Staten Island.
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February 26, 2011 Sun Come Up is the first film by Jennifer Redfern and Tim Metzger, and it's nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Documentary, Short Subject category. It tells the story of the Cartaret Islanders, whose South Pacific home is being swallowed up by the sea. Redfern and Metzger followed the islanders, and as they searched for a new community to take them in, the two fell in love. Karen Michel has the story.
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Charlie Sheen, Angus T. Jones and Conchata Ferrell star in Two And A Half Men, which will cease production for the season because of Sheen's recent personal problems.
February 24, 2011 Charlie Sheen's public rants against his producer and his show have led CBS and Warner Brothers television to shut down production for the season on the very popular Two And A Half Men.
Comics writer Dwayne McDuffie, seen here earlier this month, died Tuesday at 49.
February 23, 2011 Dwayne McDuffie was more than a writer of comics and superhero cartoons — he was a voice for change in a medium that reflexively resists it.
Jeopardy contestants Ken Jennings (left), Brad Rutter and a computer named Watson.
February 20, 2011 The TV game show Jeopardy! experimented this week with IBM's latest version of artificial intelligence, "Watson," which destroyed its flesh-and-blood competition. Could Watson be coming for our jobs in radiology or the law next?
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February 17, 2011 As Congress and the White House clash over the federal budget, House Republicans hope to include funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting among the cuts. The proposed reductions could affect PBS, NPR and more than 1,300 television and radio stations nationwide.
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February 17, 2011 With Watson finished battling two human champions on Jeopardy!, we pause to consider what other shows might benefit from a similar infusion of technology.
In this undated publicity image, contestants Ken Jennings, left, and Brad Rutter and a computer named Watson compete on Jeopardy!
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February 15, 2011 We're two nights down with one to go on the Jeopardy! challenge pitting man against machine, and it looks like we human beings have some worrying to do.
Charlie Sheen arrives at the Pitkin County Courthouse in Aspen, Colo., in August 2010.
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February 15, 2011 Charlie Sheen's relationship with his incredibly popular television show is becoming more complex: His producer seems to be openly addressing his problems, and he's publicly demanding to be put back to work.
February 15, 2011 Winning the long-running TV trivia game Jeopardy! requires assessing ambiguity, nuances and puns at lightning speed. Ken Jennings, who has won more Jeopardy! rounds than any other contestant, describes going head-to-head with IBM's supercomputer, Watson, on national television.
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February 14, 2011 A controversial Super Bowl ad featuring a black woman attacking her male companion continues to stir debate. In her weekly commentary, host Michel Martin asks why acts of domestic violence, as seen in the ad, are considered funny — and wonders what children take away from such commercials.
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IBM's Watson computer system competes in a Jeopardy! practice round on Jan. 13 against two of the show's most celebrated contestants: Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter.
February 14, 2011 A massive computer named Watson will go head-to-head on Jeopardy! with two of the show's most celebrated contestants. But getting the machine to understand the wit and nuance of the show's natural language questions is no simple task.
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February 11, 2011 Four years in the works, IBM's supercomputer "Watson" will compete against <em>Jeopardy!</em> champions from Feb. 14-16. To win, the computer will have to process often-ambiguous natural language, including irony and wordplay. Stephen Baker, author of <em>Final Jeopardy,</em> talks about Watson's chances.
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February 11, 2011 Tell Me More host Michel Martin and Producer Lee Hill, the program's "digital media guy," comb through listener feedback to recent conversations heard on the program. This week, hear why one listener disagrees with a recent guest's criticism of President Obama. Also, the audience weighs in on two controversies — a racy new teen program on MTV called "Skins" and a Super Bowl ad that some say was racially insensitive.
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