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Week of 3 January 2011
3 January 2011
Wesley Snipes is teaching yoga to other inmates in prison ...
Julia Roberts is said to be ‘very upset’ over her brother’s allegations that he was abused as a child by their mother ...
Another crooked company — this time it's Alcatel-Lucent — pays a fat federal fine that looks like bribery to avoid prosecution for bribery ...
Oprah Winfrey's TV network is on the air ...
David Arquette checks into rehab ...
Wikileaked: Israel plans total war on Lebanon, Gaza ...
Borders stock tumbles as company delays payments to publishers to avert a liquidity crisis ...
Leg amputation for Zsa Zsa Gabor ...
Lindsay Lohan says she's inspired by Mahatma Gandhi ...
Actress Jill Haworth dies from natural causes at her home in Manhattan ...
4 January 2011
Shrieking TV harpy Gordon Ramsey is threatened at gunpoint during illegal fishing investigation ...
Publisher announces intention to edit Huckleberry Finn to remove n-word ...
God tells billionaire TV preacher Pat Robertson that 2011 will be bad for the world, but great for Robertson ...
Gen David Petraeus spent a million dollars two years ago building a Baghdad water park, which is now in ruins ...
The Wikileaks revelations continue: American diplomats do double duty, also act as Boeing sales staff, and plot retaliation against nations that don't embrace genetically modified crops ...
Bank of America agrees to pay $3B to settle claims over crap mortgages, and it's a better deal for the bank than many analysts had predicted ...
One American company is hiring, and it's Dollar General ...
5 January 2011
Doctor Who star David Tennant is engaged to daughter of earlier Doctor Who star Peter Davison ...
Even Kirk Cameron has no idea why CNN brought him on to talk about dead birds ...
TSA narcs confiscate pot pipe from Montel Williams and make him pay $484 to boot ...
US won't comply with treaty obligations concerning investigations into CIA rendition ...
Courtney Love's tweets lead to unique defamation showdown ...
Son of long-dead Shah of Iran joins poppa in deadness ...
Rapper Gucci Mane is committed to mental facility ...
Pennsylvania promises ACLU that troopers will stop writing citations for swearing and finger flipping ...
Sherriff wants battery charges filed against Lindsay Lohan ...
6 January 2011
Witness says Conrad Murray, physician to fallen King of Pop Michael Jackson, didn't seem to know how to administer CPR ...
Court ponders the copyright on Oskar Schindler's list (the list, not the movie) ...
2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals slaps down FCC fine for fleeting image of woman's buttocks in 2003 episode of NYPD Blue ...
US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia says the 14th Amendment ("No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States…") doesn't protect women or gays from discrimination ...
Mozilla's Firefox browser passes Microsoft's Internet Explorer, among European users ...
Actor Gary Collins is arrested on dine-and-dash charge ...
New York Jets play defense against masseuses suing over Brett Favre's alleged sexual harassment ...
Cartoonist Jim Woodring wields 7-foot pen, strikes arty blow ...
Billionaire chicken tycoon Don Tyson dies from cancer at his home in Fayetteville, Arkansas ...
7 January 2011
Leaked memo reveals Obama administration's strategy for dealing with leaked memos ...
T. I. is punished for "hands on" prison visit from wife Tameka Cottle ...
Makers of Super Scoop cat litter sue makers of Fresh Step over which litter kitties prefer ...
Pastor Ted Haggard bounces back from that whole male-hookers-and-meth thing with a reality show ...
Howard K. Stern, attorney and boyfriend of Anna Nicole Smith, walks away from conspiracy conviction ...
Andrew Wakefield's research purportedly linking vaccines and autism wasn't merely wrong, it was an "elaborate fraud" ...
Career diplomat and former US Ambassador to several countries, Richard B. Parker dies at a retirement facility in Washington, DC ...
8 January 2011
Moviemaker and former Scientologist Paul Haggis is working on a Scientology exposé ...
Heidi Klum's booger makes kids laugh ...
Goldman Sachs' leaked memo to rich investors exposes Facebook's actual earnings ...
NASA's yard sale is awesome ...
US District Court Judge John M. Roll dies when he is shot at a public event in Tucson, Arizona during the attempt to kill Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords ...
9 January 2011
US Rep Gabrielle Giffords (D-Arizona) had been targeted with violent threats ...
Lady Gaga: "I consider myself to be a visionary" ...
Photo catches US Rep Mary Bono Mack (R-California) getting boobs licked by campaign donor ...
Icelandic Member of Parliament fights US Justice Department's demand for private messages sent via Twitter ...
Egyptian official threatens to repossess ancient obelisk from New York City's Central Park ...
Family Research Council explains that conservatives and gays "cannot coexist" ...
Director of Bullitt Peter Yates dies of an illness in London, England ...