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Current Sale to Al Jazeera May Earn Al Gore $100 Million

Al Gore already has won a Nobel Peace Prize, an Oscar and a presidential popular vote. Now, he's won the mergers-and-acquisitions lottery, too. When Al Jazeera cuts its check to buy failed progressive media outlet Current TV, Gore's 20 percent stake looks like it'll be worth $100 million.

Pop Quiz: What Were the Most Expensive Affairs in History?

The recent revelation of Gen. David Petraeus' affair cost him a promising political career. But in the grand history of marital infidelity, it barely warrants a footnote. If you want to see where Petraeus ranks when it comes to expensive affairs, take our quiz.

Why Countrywide's Fraudster-in-Chief Isn't Going to Prison

Angelo Mozilo, the former head of Countrywide Financial, isn't going to jail. In fact, he won't even face a trial. Wondering how the most convictable CEO among the titans who brought down the financial system is getting off so easy? The answer lies in the revolving door between Wall Street and its "regulators."

'Parker Spitzer' Is a Bust, and CNN May Already Know It

CNN says it's confident in its newest show, starring Kathleen Parker and Eliot Spitzer, but there's reason to think the network is already quietly lining up the fire trucks next to the runway in expectation of a flameout.

Parker Spitzer: Low Ratings, Scathing Reviews

CNN's great 8PM hope, Parker Spitzer, garnered lackluster ratings in its debut Monday night, trailing Fox News Channel, MSNBC, and CNN's own sister network HLN. Television critics, meanwhile, savaged the program.

CNN Replaces Jon Klein as Makeover Looms

CNN president Jonathan Klein has been hard at work this year remaking the network's primetime lineup, its most important programming block. But whether or not his effort proves successful, he won't be around to find out. CNN just announced that Klein is leaving his post, and the network, after six years, to be replaced by Ken Jautz, head of sister channel HLN.

Piers Morgan Finally Lands Larry King's CNN Job

The British newspaper journalist and TV personality will take over in 2011 from King, who was originally set to retire this fall. Morgan is already known to U.S. viewers of America's Got Talent, the British show's spin-off.

The Five-Minute Guide to News Corp.'s Scandals

It's truly touching to see how concerned the New York Post is about CNN's innocence following its hire of Eliot Spitzer. But while the Post looks out for CNN's soul, who's looking out for the Post's?

Spitzer Needs a No-Nonsense Co-Host

CNN's in talks to hire Eliot Spitzer, even though the former New York governor comes with plenty of baggage. One solution to his image problem: Pair him with a strong female cohost.