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Week of 23 February 2009
23 February 2009
David Beckham, Sean Connery, and Keanu Reeves are used to promote sex drug in China ...
Slave in Jefferson Davis' home gave Union key secrets ...
Roger Ebert gives Oscarcast a thumbs up ...
The Boston Herald and the office of Sen Ted Kennedy (D-Massachusetts) argue about whether he's on the verge of death ...
Shilpa Shetty to launch a chain of medi-spas ...
Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick screwed the city out of its zoo ...
Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich's wife has been subpoenaed ...
Kathleen Turner says she and Nicolas Cage are friends again ...
Kirk Douglas will star on stage at his theater ...
24 February 2009
American International Group will report record losses of $60-billion, and ask for another federal bailout ...
Nicky Hilton makes citizens arrest at IHOP ...
Sen Jim Bunning (R-Kentucky) says Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be dead by December ...
McDonald's denies workers comp coverage for employee shot rescuing woman being beaten in lobby ...
Britney Spears' father testifies that 'friends' drugged her ...
Bank of America CEO Kenneth D. Lewis is subpoenaed in Merrill Lynch investigation ...
Actor Edward Judd dies in Mitcham, Surrey, England ...
25 February 2009
Andy Richter will join Conan O'Brien on revamped Tonight Show ...
Duke Ellington appears on DC's 'state' quarter ...
Eminem sues over digital royalties ...
Minnesota Vikings great Carl Eller is sentenced to workhouse ...
Peter Chernin exits News Corp ...
Liz Smith leaves The New York Post ...
Spiderman set for Broadway, with music by U2's Bono and The Edge ...
Oscars' mentions of gays & lesbians censored in Asia ...
Science fiction author Philip Jose Farmer dies in his sleep, Peoria, Illinois ...
26 February 2009
Former Chicago Bulls basketball coach and commentator Johnny Kerr dies in Chicago from prostate cancer ...
British actress Wendy Richard dies from breast cancer in London ...
28 February 2009
Jack Straw's email hacked by Nigerian scammers ...
Ed McMahon loses a month to pneumonia ...
Rocky Mountain News ceases production ...
National Lampoon faces eviction ...
Radio broadcaster Paul Harvey dies at a hospital near his winter home in Phoenix, Arizona ...