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Week of 2 May 2011
2 May 2011
Governor Jerry Brown (D-California) undergoes surgery to remove cancerous growth on his nose ...
How Goldman Sachs created the growing international food crisis ...
Facebook lets whining trolls censor everyone ...
To Kill A Mockingbird author Harper Lee makes rare public statement, explaining that claim of her cooperation with a biographer is bull ...
Sony says it's sorry about data breach that leaked personal information from 78 million PlayStation gamers ...
Feds bill New Jersey $271M for commuter tunnel cancelled by Governor Chris Christie ...
Cher says she admires transgender son Chaz Bono's courage ...
Russian math genius Grigori Perelman explains his refusal of $1M prize for solving Henri Poincaré's mathematical mystery ...
The Rolling Stones' Ron Wood still wears his wedding ring even after getting divorced ...
Chemists with a sense of humor ...
3 May 2011
Steven Tyler says he spent $20M on cocaine, heroin, and other assorted illegal drugs ...
Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange says US government has automated access to Facebook data ...
Ryan Seacrest preps music show for NBC, promises it won't compete with American Idol ...
It's in Revelation, people: Miley Cyrus covers Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" ...
Survey shows most people think President Obama got laid on Sunday night ...
Flavor Flav just the latest hip-hop star to be arrested by "rookie ass cop" ...
It's always too soon for Gilbert Gottfried ...
The Pixies want to make a new album ...
Appeals court upholds Phil Spector's murder conviction ...
Following a brief illness, Little Rascal Jackie Cooper dies at a convalescent hospital in Santa Monica, California ...
4 May 2011
Gisele Bundchen explains that Tom Brady's hair is long because he likes it that way ...
Wikileaks: Osama bin Laden was "protected" by Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate ...
The next James Bond film will have a record amount of product placement ...
Kristen Wiig says she's retiring her two most annoying Saturday Night Live characters ...
Trey Parker and Matt Stone's Book of Mormon gets 14 Tony nominations ...
Could US Rep Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) run for Congress in the state of Washington? He's not exactly denying it ...
Acquitted and again alleged Nazi John Demjanjuk's lawyer calls for acquittal ...
Robert Mugabe was in town for Pope John Paul II's beatification ...
Sony suffers second data breach with theft of 25M more user details ...
Feds gave $220M in bailout bucks to wives of two Morgan Stanley executives ...
Feds sue Deutsche Bank, alleging mortgage fraud ...
Former Governor Rod Blagojevich (D-Illinois) is back in court on corruption charges ...
Osama deathers challenge Obama birthers for stupidity crown ...
Airline stewardess tells Justin Bieber to stop "acting like a child" ...
Actress Sada Thompson dies from respiratory failure in Danbury, Connecticut ...
Movie star Mary Murphy dies at her home in Beverly Hills, California ...
5 May 2011
Marie Osmond remarries first husband 25 years after divorcing him ...
President Obama decides not to release "graphic" photos of Osama bin Laden's corpse ...
Economist Jeffrey Sachs explains that the world is drowning in corporate fraud ...
20th Century Fox will milk Glee with 3D concert movie ...
Tea Party founder Judson W. Phillips objects to interrupting The Apprentice to announce bin Laden's death, and wanted him wrapped in pig fat ...
US Supreme Court Justice says high school cheerleader who refused to applaud her rapist must pay school $45K ...
Oksana Grigorieva has apparently dropped her domestic violence suit against ex-boyfriend Mel Gibson ...
Priyanka Chopra is against going completely naked ...
Look out, hoaxers, The Rock wants to put a dead foot up your ass ...
Security expert says Sony knew its software was obsolete and insecure months before PlayStation Network breach ...
John Ashcroft will oversee Blackwater's ethics ...
Playwright Arthur Laurents, author of West Side Story, dies from pneumonia at his home in Manhattan ...
Actress Dana Wynter dies at Ojai Valley Community Hospital's Continuing Care Center in Ojai, California, from congestive heart failure ...
6 May 2011
NASA announces results of epic space-time experiment ...
Neil Gaiman laughs off Minnesota politician's "weasel" slam ...
Hines Ward is held at gunpoint by cops in not-a-stolen-car mix-up ...
Mozilla resists US Homeland Security Department request to nuke domain forwarding Firefox add-on ...
Google Maps will soon let you see inside buildings ...
Thirty years after televised spat over fossilized "Lucy", rival anthropologists Donald Johanson and Richard Leakey agree to bury the handaxe ...
Osama bin Laden's goal was to bankrupt the US, and he came close to succeeding ...
Workers enter crippled Japanese nuclear reactor for first time since tsunami ...
Anoushka Shankar doesn't like zoos ...
Home Alone house for sale for $2.4M ...
94 year old Zsa Zsa Gabor is hospitalized again ...
7 May 2011
The Wall Street Journal launches its own Wikileaks-like website, but privacy expert says it can't be trusted ...
Some dumb kid climbs over the railing at Sedgwick County Zoo in Kansas and gets mauled by a leopard ...
Philip Morris and British American Tobacco secretly added appetite suppressants to cigarettes ...
Shahrukh Khan never smooches in movies, and says he doesn't even know how to do it ...
Olympic Gold Medalist Carl Lewis is back on the ballot in New Jersey ...
With Osama bin Laden dead, some wacky peaceniks wonder why US military is still deployed in Afghanistan ...
Canadian Nobel laureate Willard S. Boyle dies from natural causes ...
Spanish golfer Seve Ballesteros, winner of 5 Majors, dies from brain cancer at his home in Pedreña, Cantabria, Spain ...
8 May 2011
Paul McCartney's first non-Beatles recording will be released on CD ...
While stripping workers of union rights, Governor Scott Walker (R-Wisconsin) introduces tone-deaf "employee recognition program" on YouTube, to widespread guffaws ...
Rosie Perez hates hipsters and traffic ...
Fresh after bin Laden success, Republicans set to cut intelligence funding ...
The way to movie critic Roger Ebert's stomach is totally tubular ...