Eavesdropping In: Anderson Cooper Attacked In Egypt, Punxsutawney Phil Emerges

by Mara Siegler · February 2, 2011

Happy Groundhog Day! Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow, meaning his annual weather forecast is for an early spring. Thank god. [AP]

The custody battle between Halle Berry and Gabriel Aubry is getting ugly and racially fueled. [People]

Anderson Cooper and his crew have been attacked by supporters of Hosni Mubarak in Egypt.  CNN's Steve Brusk tweeted that "Anderson said he was punched 10 times in the head as pro-Mubarak mob surrounded him and his crew trying to cover demonstration." We hope he's OK. [HuffPo]

Just days out of rehab, Lindsay Lohan is back in trouble. She was accused of removing a necklace from a store, and after police sought a warrant to search her home, one of her associates returned the necklace. Police could still file charges. [TMZ]

Total pay at publicly traded banks and securities hit a new high of $135 billion last year. That's up 5.7% from 2009 figures. "Things are shifting back to where they were before," says a law professor. [WSJ]