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Extra, Extra: Letters to Santa, 'Dragon Tattoo' Scandal, and a Tampon Makes a Comeback

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  • Charlie Sheen is going to take custody of his kids for a while as Brooke Mueller deals with charges of cocaine possession.
  • Letters from kids addressed to Santa Claus have begun showing up at post offices.
  • Johnson & Johnson has reintroduced o.b. tampons to the market, and is apologizing for the shortage with a song.
  • Rosie O'Donnell and her girlfriend are engaged.
  • Two San Diego schools were closed today after a mountain lion was spotted nearby.
  • Armed robbers burglarized a Ruth's Chris steakhouse.
  • A movie critic for The New Yorker is breaking an agreed-upon embargo on reviews of "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," and is incurring the wrath of studio execs.