• AMC has "formally exercised" its option to pick up a third season of Mad Men but the show's creator/executive producer, Matthew Weiner, is still in negotiations with Lionsgate. • The lead singer of the Four Tops, Levi Stubbs, died today at 72-years-old. • Will The Secret Lives of Bees suffer a Bradley Effect at the box office? • Eating yogurt twice a day may reduce the risk of bladder cancer in women by 45%. • Nafis Sadik, a U.N. special envoy for HIV/AIDS in the Asia-Pacific region said today that gender-based violence and discrimination are driving the HIV/AIDS epidemic among women. •• Arnaldo Silva and his daughter Vanessa were both diagnosed with breast cancer within the same year and both went through treatment together in 2007. • An Iraqi woman and her Iraq war-veteran husband learn how to deal with post-war life and economic struggles in America. • Amputee Chinese dancers Ma Li and Zhai Xiaowei both perform a ballet titled "She Without Arm, He Without Leg."• Virginia's General Assembly is considering a bill that would require insurance companies to cover the medical costs to treat autism, which can sometimes cost families $5 million over a lifetime to support a single autistic child. • A new study suggests that men are more likely to meet an online acquaintance "in real life" than women. • A London judge was criticized by a London appeals judge yesterday for calling a trio of middle-aged female muggers "over-the-hill slappers." • According to a federal indictment that was unsealed this week, a teenage Afghan girl was enslaved by five Afghan immigrants in the Seattle area where she was beaten and sexually assaulted by her 37-year-old husband for two years. •
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