Charlie Wilson, a former congressman whose efforts to arm Afghanistan against the Soviet Union were dramatized in the 2007 film Charlie Wilson's War, has died. He was 76.
Wilson died Wednesday of cardiopulmonary arrest at Texas' Memorial Medical Center-Lufkin, hospital spokeswoman Yana Ogletree told The Associated Press. Wilson, who had trouble breathing while attending a meeting, was pronounced dead on arrival, she said.
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From 1973 to 1996, Wilson represented the 2nd District in east Texas in the House of Representatives and ...
Lindsey Vonn has suffered a shin injury, but vows to "push through it" in her quest for multiple alpine skiing medals at the Vancouver Olympics.
The two-time overall World Cup champion bruised her right shin in a slalom run Feb. 3 at a training camp in Austria and has been off the slopes since, she told Matt Lauer on Wednesday's Today show.
"It's essentially a deep muscle ...
Cougar Town, Ian Gomez
Is Cougar Town the next Friends? Ian Gomez, who plays beleaguered husband Andy on the show, says the similarities don't end with Courteney Cox's involvement. "It's funny how Cougar Town started as a show about a woman dating a younger man, and now it's kind of turning into an ensemble show about a bunch of friends and their misadventures," Gomez tells TVGuide.com. "And Lisa [Kudrow] came on! [Friends] did very well and I would be very happy if ours is half as successful as that. I just hope I'm not Joey!" Gomez talked to us about his TV wife, played by Christa Miller, his real wife, Nia Vardalos, and his hopes for a Felicity reunion.
Ellen DeGeneres' debut behind American Idol's judging table lifted the Fox hit's numbers as it remained Tuesday's most-watched program.
Idol's first night of Hollywood Week drew 27.7 million viewers, climbing 12 percent in the adults-18-to-49 demographic from the previous week and 4 percent in total viewers from Season 8's first night of Hollywood Week. Placing second at 8/7c was NCIS (19.7 million viewers), which took a small dip. NBC's Biggest Loser struggled against the tough competition in the first hour, but improved greatly in its second...