After Mary Matalin announced her resignation as the vice president's chief strategist, CNN asked her to return to the network, people familiar with the matter say. Matalin was on "Crossfire" from 1999 to 2001.
A recent FTC crackdown on some weight-loss ads prompted columnist James Campion to question whether the government need be involved in policing truth in advertising. After all, he writes, part of the allure of advertising is that it promises easy cures and solutions to life's problems.
Trinity Broadcasting Network is debuting the full-length animated version of "Ben Hur," which features Charlton Heston reprising his Oscar-winning role. "You don't often get two shots at the same role," Heston said.