Oprah Plots OWN Rescue, Mubarak Has Cancer and More

In today's link roundup: The (former) queen of talk says she needs to be "engaged and involved" with the struggling network. Plus: Hosni Mubarak's lawyer says he has cancer, and Tiki Barber hopes that a return to the NFL can cure his depression.

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Oprah plots OWN rescue: While she says she lets other people worry about ratings, Oprah also told the audience of the National Cable and Telecommunications Association convention that the vacation she thought she was going to have is over so she can be "engaged and involved" with the struggling network.

Mubarak has cancer, lawyer says: Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak is suffering from cancer, his defense lawyer said on Monday, citing a medical report to assess whether the former leader is fit enough to stand trial.

Famed DJ seeks a home for African-American artifacts: Nathaniel Montague, a former disc jockey known as "Magnificent Montague" who was the first to utter the expression "Burn, baby, burn," on the radio in the 1960s, has a collection of rare artifacts meticulously assembled and curated since the 1950s that has drawn the interest of the Smithsonian Institution.

Tiki Barber: return to NFL could help with depression: The former New York Giants running back told HBO that he battled depression for a year as a result of all the missteps since he left football. And he thinks the only way he can heal is to return to the game.

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