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Fox waits for Conan O’Brien to decide his own fate
January 11, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Fox waits for Conan O’Brien to decide his own fate

Fox television executives said on Monday they were waiting for late night talk show host Conan O’Brien to determine his own fate with rival NBC before talking to him directly about a possible move to Fox.

Denzel Washington wields Bible in “Eli”
January 11, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Denzel Washington wields Bible in “Eli”

Denzel Washington’s latest role in “The Book of Eli” has him playing a wanderer in a nuclear war-ravaged America who leans on his Bible for guidance, and the actor says if he was in that situation, he’d do exactly the same.

Sarah Palin joins Fox as a contributor
January 11, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Sarah Palin joins Fox as a contributor

Republican Sarah Palin is coming to your television — as long as it’s tuned to the Fox News Channel.

Simon Cowell says to leave “American Idol” in 2010
January 11, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Simon Cowell says to leave “American Idol” in 2010

“American Idol” judge Simon Cowell said on Monday he was leaving the top-rated Fox TV show at the end of his contract in May 2010 to launch his own show.

Back at work, Italy’s Berlusconi seeks new immunity
January 11, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Back at work, Italy’s Berlusconi seeks new immunity

On his first day back at work almost a month after he was attacked, Italy’s Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was busy on Monday working out a three-pronged strategy to regain his immunity from prosecution.

Ukraine PM calls rival a coward over TV debate
January 11, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Ukraine PM calls rival a coward over TV debate

Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko labeled her main political rival a coward on Monday for not taking her on in a televised debate before a January 17 election presidential.

Northern Ireland leader to step down temporarily
January 11, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Northern Ireland leader to step down temporarily

Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson temporarily stood down on Monday to face a politically destabilizing inquiry over money his wife raised for a 19-year-old man with whom she was having an affair.

North Korea calls for peace treaty to replace armistice
January 11, 2010 – 11:00 pm
North Korea calls for peace treaty to replace armistice

North Korea said on Monday it wants to reach a peace treaty quickly to replace the ceasefire that ended the 1950-53 Korean War in order to build trust with the United States and revive dormant nuclear disarmament talks.

Bomber urged more attacks before striking CIA
January 11, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Bomber urged more attacks before striking CIA

A double agent who killed seven CIA officers in Afghanistan sent a plea to Islamist writers a few weeks earlier urging them to launch suicide attacks, the SITE Intelligence monitoring group said, citing a militant forum.

U.S. scales back H1N1 vaccine, cuts CSL order in half
January 11, 2010 – 11:00 pm
U.S. scales back H1N1 vaccine, cuts CSL order in half

The United States has scaled back its supply of H1N1 flu vaccine, cutting its order with Australian firm CSL Ltd in half, the company said on Monday.