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'The Simpsons' is in Danger in 23rd Year

In its 23rd year on TV, "The Simpsons" could be on the endangered species list.

The show's producer said Tuesday that the show can't continue under its current financial model.

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Like a TV Network, Yahoo Launches Fall Programming

With TV network style, Yahoo is launching a fall slate of shows in a bid to strengthen its original programming.

On Tuesday, Yahoo Inc. announced that it will begin premiering seven new Web series this week, all targeting female audiences. That adds to the approximately two dozen original series on Yahoo, which often pull in much higher viewership than other, higher profile video hubs.

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Sondheim, Dinosaurs Combine for NY Charity Gala

A treasure hunt devised by composer Stephen Sondheim prompted hundreds of people, including Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick, to scamper through the dinosaur section of the American Museum of Natural History on Monday night.

"That was a blast," said Tony Award-winning actor John Benjamin Hickey, even though his team came up short at the charity gala. "It's the most fun I've ever had losing."

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"The Three Musketeers in 3D" Holds London Premiere

One for all and all for one: Athos, Porthos and Aramis will be swashbuckling their way down the red carpet in London for the world premiere of "The Three Musketeers in 3D."

The trio of actors taking on the legendary characters — Matthew Macfadyen, Ray Stevenson and Luke Evans — will be joined at Tuesday's launch by Logan Lerman, who plays their hotheaded colleague, D'Artagnan.

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Chaz Bono Struggles, Ricki Lake Soars on "Dancing With the Stars"

"Dancing With the Stars" contestants were asked to perform routines that reflected the most meaningful year of their lives, and when the dancing was done Monday night, Ricki Lake was in first place and Chaz Bono was in last — just like last week.

Lake's rumba, about finding love again after a painful divorce, was three points from perfect with a score of 27.

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Court to Let Lebanese-American Woman Sue over Headscarf Removal

The U.S. Supreme Court will let a Lebanese Muslim woman sue Southern California jailers for making her take off her headscarf in a courthouse holding cell.

The court refused to hear an appeal on Monday from Orange County, California, officials, who were sued in 2007 by Souhair Khatib.

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Michael Jackson Manslaughter Trial Enters 2nd Week

The manslaughter trial against Michael Jackson's doctor begins its second week Monday with prosecutors furthering their examination of an emergency room physician who gave paramedics permission to pronounce the pop superstar dead in the bedroom of his home.

Prosecutors have been laying out their case against Dr. Conrad Murray largely in chronological fashion, with witnesses during the first week of trial recounting the singer's final performances, his interactions with fans on his last day and frantic efforts to revive the King of Pop.

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Libya's Post-Gadhafi Rulers Name New Cabinet

Libya's post-Gadhafi leaders have named a new Cabinet and vow to step down after the country is fully secured.

Monday's announcement comes after weeks of political infighting stalled efforts to form a new government.

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Activist: Syrians Detain 3,000 in al-Rastan in 3 Days

Syrian troops going house to house have detained more than 3,000 people in the past three days in a rebellious town that government forces recently retook in some of the worst fighting since the country's uprising began six months ago, an activist said Monday.

Also, a member of Syria's outgoing parliament dismissed a broad-based national council set up by the opposition, saying it will not be able to overthrow President Bashar Assad's regime. Khaled Abboud told The Associated Press that those who announced the formation of the council in Istanbul a day earlier are "deluding themselves."

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Al-Saadi Gadhafi Denies Interpol Allegations

Moammar Gadhafi's son, al-Saadi, denied allegations of corruption and intimidation and called Interpol's decision to put him on the equivalent of its most-wanted list political, according to an email sent Sunday.

Al-Saadi Gadhafi is under house arrest in Libyan neighbor Niger, where he fled after Tripoli fell to revolutionary forces. His father and two of his brothers are in hiding, presumably inside Libya, as fighting between revolutionary forces and Gadhafi's loyalists continues on three fronts.

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