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Week of 29 March 2010
29 March 2010
Pope Benedict XVI says he "will not be intimidated" by evidence of his involvement in cover-up of pedophile priests ...
Former First Lady Barbara Bush is hospitalized, 'not feeling well' ...
Miami Herald investigation says cops ignored evidence that Jeffrey Dahmer killed John Walsh's son ...
Frank Frazetta says his son is an alien ...
Lawsuit by disgruntled ex-employee alleges drug use at TMZ ...
Miley Cyrus says she's done with music ...
Second trial for nutball Hal Turner ends in hung jury ...
No plastic surgery for Kirstie Alley ...
30 March 2010
Matt Smith wrote short stories of Doctor Who to get into the character's skin ...
JP Morgan Chase, Lehman Brothers, and UBS named in massive bid-rigging conspiracy ...
Dr Conrad Murray says Why apologize? I did nothing wrong ...
Governor Gary R. Herbert (R-Utah) signs bill authorizing seizure of federal lands ...
Ricky Martin surprises no-one by coming out ...
Ford Motors announces sale of Volvo to Chinese automaker ...
Erykah Badu liberates herself with naked music video ...
Private oil firm Koch Industries gave millions to promote climate change skepticism ...
Screenwriter who wrote for The Wire David Mills dies of a brain aneurysm in New Orleans, aged 48 ...
High school teacher Jaime Escalante, subject of the 1988 film Stand and Deliver, dies from bladder cancer at his son's home in Roseville, California ...
31 March 2010
Lindsay Lohan steps out with white powder on her feet ...
Blockbuster Video gets 45-day de-listing notice from New York Stock Exchange ...
Rip Torn pleads not guilty to burglary and weapons charges ...
Jesse James checks into sex rehab facility ...
Humans are too stupid to grok global climate change, James Lovelock laments ...
Mindy McCready talks about Roger Clemens in new sex tape ...
Kelsey Grammer pays ten bucks to settle lawsuit over Swing Vote ...
American Civil Liberties Union wins, US Patent and Trademark Office loses as court strikes down human gene patent ...
New electric car from Nissan Motors will cost thousands less than Chevrolet's much-touted Volt ...
First Amendment attorney Burton Joseph dies of brain cancer in San Francisco ...
President Gerald Ford's short-term press secretary Jerald F. ter Horst dies of congestive heart failure at a retirement community in Asheville, North Carolina ...
1 April 2010
"Conan got screwed", says Jay Leno, who then adds "and I got screwed" ...
John Cho says he and Kal Penn will be making a third Harold & Kumar ...
Court says wiretaps without warrants are illegal even when ordered by US President George W. Bush ...
Frank Sinatra's favorite casino closes ...
Bad news for global warming skeptics as British inquiry finds "climategate" scandal much ado about nothing ...
Faith Evans is $360K in arrears on taxes ...
Google changes its name to Topeka ...
Richard Dawkins doesn't want Pope Benedict XVI to quit over pedophile priest cover-up ...
Craig Ferguson's robot skeleton sidekick arrives on Monday ...
Zinc in GlaxoSmithKline's Super Poligrip denture cream causes nerve damage, and the company knew ...
Actor John Forsythe dies from complications of pneumonia, while battling colon cancer in Santa Ynez, California ...
Prime Minster of Greece for three months in 1989, Tzannis Tzannetakis dies in Athens, aged 82 ...
Inventor of the Altair personal computer, Ed Roberts dies of pneumonia at the Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon, Georgia, aged 68 ...
2 April 2010
Suge Knight loses teeth in car wreck, skips court date in Kanye West lawsuit ...
Anti-gay Christian kook Fred Phelps wins $16,000 in court costs from the father of a US Marine killed in Iraq ...
Carnie Wilson feeling "great" after dizzy spell ...
Vatican's priest-rape hotline seems designed to, again, keep cops in the dark ...
Carrie Prejean is sued for nearly $65,000 by her PR firm ...
Parker Posey knows who to call when she has a mouse in the house ...
Tony Perkins of the arch-right Family Research Council urges conservatives to stop giving money to Republican National Committee ...
Simon Singh wins libel appeal against chiropractors ...
1969 Cy Young Award winner Mike Cuellar dies from stomach cancer in Orlando, Florida ...
Ohio Chief Justice Thomas J. Moyer dies at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio ...
3 April 2010
John Malkovich wants a refund from Bernard L. Madoff ...
On Good Friday, Vatican priest compares current scrutiny over priests raping kids to persecution of Jews ...
Pope Benedict XVI, meanwhile, let another pedophile priest off the hook ...
Just how heavily edited was James O'Keefe's ACORN sting video? ...
Hey, we didn't sink the world's economy, says Goldman Sachs ...
Tiger Woods' kindergarten teacher says golfer made up childhood racial attack story ...
Pfizer abused drug marketing laws, nimbly avoided prosecution ...
4 April 2010
Dallas police will cite strip-singer Erykah Badu for disorderly conduct ...
Then-US President Gerald Ford ordered illegal warrantless wiretaps too, in 1974 ...
Noted Italian exorcist says Pope Benedict XVI's involvement in kiddie-rape cover-up is brought to you by Satan ...
California investigation finds no lawbreaking by ACORN in infamous sting video ...
Steve Wozniak doesn’t mind waiting in line for three of Apple's new iPads, but Cory Doctorow offers an enthusiastic un-endorsement ...
Actress Lori Martin dies in Oakhurst, California ...
CEO of Bank One for twenty-five years, John G. McCoy dies in his sleep at his home in New Albany, Ohio, aged 97 ...
US Agriculture Secretary under Nixon, Clifford M. Hardin dies of kidney failure and congestive heart failure in Lincoln, Nebraska, aged 94 ...