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20/20 Anchor Back in Rehab

Elizabeth Vargas once again getting treatment for alcohol dependency

(Newser) - ABC anchor Elizabeth Vargas checked herself back into rehab for alcohol dependency while on vacation. In a statement, the 20/20 co-anchor wrote that overcoming the disease is an "incredibly difficult process. I feel I have let myself, my co-workers, and most importantly my family down and for that I... More »

20/20 Anchor: I'm in Rehab

Elizabeth Vargas of ABC News is speaking out about alcohol addiction

(Newser) - Elizabeth Vargas, who's been with ABC News since 1996 and has been co-anchoring 20/20 since 2004, confirmed yesterday that she is in rehab for alcohol abuse, E! reports. "Like so many people, I am dealing with addiction. I realized I was becoming increasingly dependent on alcohol," Vargas... More »

Chris Cuomo Leaves GMA for 20/20

News anchor was considered for Diane Sawyer's spot on GMA

(Newser) - It looks as though all the moving pieces of the Good Morning America shakeup have come to rest, with erstwhile news anchor Chris Cuomo landing as co-anchor of 20/20. Cuomo, who was in the running for Diane Sawyer's job—which went to George Stephanopoulos—will be replaced by Juju Chang,... More »

ABC's John Stossel Jumps Ship for Fox

20/20 anchor joins fellow transplants Chris Wallace, Brit Hume

(Newser) - 20/20 anchor John Stossel is leaving ABC for Fox News and the Fox Business Channel, Mediabistro reports. The move is yet another shakeup for ABC—Stossel’s co-anchor Elizabeth Vargas is a frontrunner to replace Diane Sawyer on Good Morning America. Stossel, a frequent guest on Fox, will have a... More »

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