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Week of 4 May 2009
4 May 2009
David Hasselhoff is again hospitalized for nearly drinking himself to death ...
It's the Virgin Mary on a griddle ...
Merck created a phony medical journal to publish phony but glowing reports about Merck's drugs ...
In Ireland, they're unplugging election machines and returning to paper ballots ...
Minnesota official orders ISPs to block gambling sites ...
Here's the sexy Quentin Tarantino photo shoot we've all been waiting for ...
Whoopi Goldberg thought she had swine flu ...
London wants to host National Football League's Super Bowl ...
Sen Joseph Lieberman (I/D-Connecticut) will pay $50,000 to settle $387,000 misappropriation of funds ...
Ford outsold Toyota in April ...
Sumner Redstone says CSI "will beat the hell out of" prime-time Jay Leno show ...
Actor Dom DeLuise dies in his sleep at a Los Angeles hospital ...
Actress Jane Randolph dies from complications of a broken hip, in Gstaad, Switzerland ...
5 May 2009
Barry Gibb blocks use of Bee Gees song in AIDS awareness ad ...
Shia LaBeouf says his mother is "the sexiest woman I know" ...
Feds are investigating former Senator John Edwards (D-North Carolina) ...
Billy Ray Cyrus has no interest in son who doesn't sing ...
Lawyers and judges just can't get past Janet Jackson's areola ...
Did Madonna out-wacky-chapeau Sarah Jessica Parker? ...
Noted smart guy Stephen Wolfram has a new search engine that works things out "on the fly" ...
Joel McHale and John Oliver join Chevy Chase's Community ...
Sting's daughter suffers skull fracture ...
American Express tries to squeeze out its customers ...
Disney's legal ploy could give it control of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty ...
Ed McMahon settles malpractice lawsuit against Cedars-Sinai Medical Center ...
8 May 2009
Kiefer Sutherland surrenders to cops, faces misdemeanor assault charges ...
Congressman Jim Moran (D-Virginia) wants to limit ads for erectile dysfunction meds ...
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Chair Stephen Friedman abruptly resigns after Wall Street Journal exposes conflict of interest ...
Sixteen years after Lorena Bobbitt sliced off his penis, John Wayne Bobbitt still has a thing for his ex-wife ...
Human Rights Watch says 100 prisoners have died during US 'interrogations' ...
News Corp newspapers will start charging for on-line access ...
. Bank stress tests show all is well, says happy-go-lucky US Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner ...
Former NBA star Dave Bing is elected as Detroit's next Mayor ...
Judge denies Roman Polanski's request to dismiss sex charges ...
SunTrust Banks sues Rev Pat Robertson for $3.6 million over scuttled refinery project ...
Eddie Griffin is sued over bounced check to charity ...
Manny Ramirez of Los Angeles Dodgers gets 50-game suspension for using performance-enhancing drugs ...
Farrah Fawcett's father flies in to say goodbye ...
9 May 2009
Christian Bale forced big changes in script for upcoming Terminator sequel ...
South Carolina gives Craigslist ten days to take down adult content ...
Snoop Dogg is cleared in concert smackdown ...
Jimmy Fallon gets his college degree ...
Porn star Stormy Daniels says she's serious about running against Senator David Vitter (R-Louisiana) ...
Donald Faison finally plays a black guy ...
If his shoulder is sound, Brett Favre will play for the Minnesota Vikings ...
Mia Farrow's hunger strike was a YouTube flop ...
Citigroup stands to lose $12.2 billion on residential mortgages ...
Lance Armstrong hated Sheryl Crow's noisy baby clock ...
Toby Young gets knocked off his bike ...
Basketball coach Chuck Daly dies from pancreatic cancer at his home in Jupiter, Florida ...
10 May 2009
Alex Rodriguez is accused of tipping pitches to opponents ...
Zoe Saldana thanks Mom for Star Trek movie role ...
Nia Vardalos drops cheese and 40 pounds ...
Fannie Mae asks US Treasury for another 19-billion bucks ...
Roger Ebert ponders death and religion ...
US Postal Service loses package insured for $3,000 pays customer just $74 ...
Facebook resists pressure to boot holocaust deniers ...
What happens when William Shatners collide? ...
Former US Congressman and Roman Catholic priest Robert J. Cornell dies at St. Norbert College in DePere, Wisconsin ...