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  • In recent years, high-profile cable TV dramas like AMC's Mad Men have helped to shift audiences and programming across all types of TV networks. (Pictured, from left: John Slattery, Jon Hamm and Vincent Kartheiser)
    Michael Yarish / AMC
    1:20pm Apr 09, 2013
    Arts Arts

    As Audiences Shift To Cable, TV Programming Changes, Too

    Broadcast TV used to have bigger stars, bigger audiences and bigger budgets. Cable shows were edgier, with more sex and violence than the broadcasters dared show. In the last few seasons, though, cable ratings have improved and broadcast shows have taken more risks. What's going on on TV?
  • 10:17am Apr 09, 2013

    Cher Fans Confused By Thatcher Twitter Hashtag

    On Monday, a trending Twitter hashtag threw fans of Cher into a panic. It read: #nowthatcherisdead, all one word, referring to the late British leader. But many read it as "now that Cher is dead."
  • 9:14am Apr 09, 2013
    Sports Sports

    Will Coach Rick Pitino Make Good On His Promise?

    With Louisville's victory over Michigan Monday night to win the men's NCAA basektball tournament, it's time for the coach to be true to his word. Rick Pitino earlier pledged that he would get a tattoo if his team won the championship. They won.
  • 9:14am Apr 09, 2013

    'Trance': Not Danny Boyle's Best Work

    Director Danny Boyle is best known for the Oscar winning Slumdog Millionaire. His latest film is called Trance. Critic Kenneth Turan says the film's overall coldness means there isn't anybody you care to identify with or any outcome you want to see.
  • 9:14am Apr 09, 2013
    Economy Economy Politics & Government

    Administration Urges Europeans To Ease Austerity Measures

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is on his first trip to Europe, pushing for leaders to let up on strict steps that were enacted during the financial crisis. His trip comes as President Obama prepares to send his budget plan to Congress. It's said to include cuts to Social Security and Medicare. David Greene talks to Lew, who's in Berlin to meet with Germany's finance minister.
  • 9:14am Apr 09, 2013

    J.C. Penney CEO Johnson Is Forced Out

    The retailer recruited Johnson from Apple to revitalize the company but since his arrival 18 months ago, business has only gotten worse. J.C. Penney has brought back Johnson's predecessor Myron Ullman to once again led the struggling retailer.
  • 9:14am Apr 09, 2013
    National National Politics & Government Health & Safety

    The 'Hard To Change' Legacy Of Medicare Payments

    One possible proposal in President Obama's budget would change the way Medicare patients pay for their care. It's been floated as a possible bipartisan compromise, but it's an idea with a long, controversial and unsuccessful history.