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Watergate Hotel gets no bids at auction Jul 21, 2009 - 5:02 am PST
The Watergate Hotel, which became a household name in the 1970s scandal that brought down U.S. President Richard Nixon and was to be sold at auction in Washington D.C. Tuesday, failed to attract any bids. CBC

Video game sales in Canada drop in June Jul 21, 2009 - 3:40 am PST
Video game sales in Canada plummeted in June, mirroring a similar decline in the United States, according to market researcher NPD Canada. CBC

Cronkite memorial to follow private funeral Jul 20, 2009 - 2:22 am PST
The funeral for esteemed U.S. news anchor Walter Cronkite will be held Thursday, with a memorial to follow in New York within the next month, the broadcaster's longtime chief of staff has announced. CBC

BBC announces plan to share archives Jul 19, 2009 - 3:03 am PST
The BBC has launched a massive program to share its film, audio and document archives with other arts institutions in Britain, marking a new direction for the public broadcaster. CBC

Canadian anchors praise Cronkite's high standards Jul 18, 2009 - 8:38 am PST
Two of Canada's top television anchors added their words of admiration and respect in the wake of the death of lengendary newsman Walter Cronkite. "He set the bar very, very high," said Peter Mansbridge, anchor for the CBC's The National. CBC

Former CBS anchor Walter Cronkite dies Jul 17, 2009 - 1:26 pm PST
Walter Cronkite, the former CBS anchor known as the Most Trusted Man in America, has died, the American broadcaster said Friday. He was 92. CBC

Oscar Wilde newly embraced by Catholic Church Jul 17, 2009 - 8:23 am PST
The Vatican is attempting a reconciliation with Oscar Wilde after a long period during which he was considered a degenerate. CBC

NASA restores moon landing video Jul 16, 2009 - 6:54 am PST
With the help of Hollywood, those historic, grainy images of the first men on the moon never looked better. CBC

Whitehorse AM transmitter's future undecided: CBC Jul 15, 2009 - 2:59 am PST
The CBC's top official in the North says the Yukon government's move to extend the CBC's lease for its AM transmitter in Whitehorse does not necessarily mean the broadcaster will scrap plans to switch from AM to FM. CBC