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Ebert: Cancer returns, taking 'leave of presence'

Roger Ebert

Film critic Roger Ebert says he has cancer again and is scaling back his movie reviews while undergoing radiation. In a blog post, the 70-year-old said he'll take a "leave of presence."


Comedian Anderson still hurting from diving mishap

Comedian Louie Anderson says he's been in pain all week from a recent diving mishap during a taping of the ABC celebrity diving show "Splash." Anderson, who weighs more than 400 pounds, was trying to do a flip from the 5-meter board when he slammed into the water, landing on his face and chest.


Bieber concert is a go for Friday after he fainted

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber says he is "getting better," after fainting backstage at a concert in London, and the venue says Friday's show is scheduled to go ahead as planned....


Report: TV star Valerie Harper has brain cancer

Valerie Harper, who played Rhoda Morgenstern on television's "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and its spinoff, "Rhoda," has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer....


Queen Elizabeth leaves hospital after stomach bug

Queen Elizabeth II left the London hospital where she'd been treated for the symptoms of a stomach infection today, following a brief and rare hospitalization for the 86-year-old head of state.


Lakers owner Jerry Buss in intensive care with undisclosed cancer

Buss, 79, is in the intensive care unit at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, according to people familiar with the situation. Jim Buss says his father is 'doing fine.' Several players have visited Buss.


ABC News' Barbara Walters hospitalized after fall

Veteran ABC newswoman Barbara Walters has fallen at an inauguration party in Washington and has been hospitalized....


Hillary Clinton released from hospital after blood clot treatment

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton was released from a New York hospital Wednesday evening after doctors treated her for a blood clot that had formed behind her ear.


South Africa's Mandela discharged from hospital: government

Former South African President Nelson Mandela has been discharged from hospital, ending a nearly three-week stay during which he was treated for a lung infection and had surgery to remove gallstones, the government said on Wednesday.


Spokesman: George H.W. Bush in intensive care

George H. W. Bush

Former President George H.W. Bush has been admitted to the intensive care unit at a Houston hospital "following a series of setbacks including a persistent fever," but he is alert and talking to medical staff, his spokesman said Wednesday.


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