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Week of 21 January 2008
21 January 2008
Retired General Tommy Franks took $100K from scandal-plagued charity for wounded veterans ...
Kiefer Sutherland is released from jail ...
Wife of Britney's boyfriend says divorce would be "over my dead body" ...
Kidnapper Kenneth Parnell dies in a Vacaville, California prison ...
Former US Ambassador Evan Griffith Galbraith dies in Manhattan ...
22 January 2008
Coroner says Ving Rhames' caretaker died of heart attack, not dog mauling ...
Bette Midler says she'll probably retire after long Vegas gig ...
Tom Ridge, ex-head of Homeland Security, acknowledges that waterboarding is torture and America shouldn't be doing it ...
Mia Farrow is barred from Cambodia genocide museum for Darfur protest ...
Britney Spears parties with paparazzi and Dr. Phil says he has nothing to apologize for ...
H. Ross Perot emerges from hibernation to attack John McCain ...
Widow of Sammy Davis, Jr. sues over alleged bilking ...
Oliver Stone wants Josh Brolin to play George W. Bush ...
Actor Heath Ledger is found dead in an apartment in New York City ...
25 January 2008
Federal agents raid Los Angeles County Museum of Art ...
Danny Glover is convicted of trespassing ...
Heath Ledger's death could kill another Terry Gilliam film ...
Song to the contrary, Amy Winehouse checks into rehab ...
Denise Richards wins court OK to put kids on TV ...
Kathleen Turner shares unflattering memories about Nicolas Cage and Burt Reynolds ...
Gwyneth Paltrow says she'll avoid the US after paparazzi scare ...
Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi says arrivederci ...
Bush 41 budget director Richard Darman dies of myelogenous leukemia ...
26 January 2008
Sponsor sues Don Imus over wisecracks ...
Roger Ebert undergoes another cancer surgery ...
Google pulls links to Scientology critics' site ...
Scarlett Johansson jokes that she's engaged to Barack Obama ...
Sylvester Stallone endorses human growth hormone ...
Federal Communications Commission wants to fine ABC for "multiple, close-up views" of woman's "nude buttocks" ...
Will Ferrell digs his Irish roots ...
Judith Regan v. News Corp lawsuit is quietly settled ...
Tom Jones' wife suffers agoraphobia ...
Troubled Christian Brando dies from pneumonia at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Los Angeles ...
PFLP founder George Habash dies from a heart attack in Amman, Jordan ...
27 January 2008
Heath Ledger's body is flown to Australia ...
Hugo Chavez urges Latin American allies to withdraw funds from US banks ...
Strike continues, but Writers Guild of America reaches agreement with more small production companies ...
Cambridge, MA has America's first black lesbian Mayor ...
Mormon Church President Gordon Hinckley dies of natural causes in Salt Lake City, Utah ...
Former Indonesian dictator-president Suharto dies in Jakarta ...
Former NFL head coach and general manager Mike Holovak dies from pneumonia in Ruskin, Florida ...
Former Mayor of Houston, Louie Welch dies from lung cancer ...