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Monday, May 30, 2011

403. RIP Mike Starr & Jeff Conaway

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jeff Conaway, who starred in the sitcom "Taxi," played swaggering Kenickie in the movie musical "Grease" and publicly battled drug and alcohol addiction on "Celebrity Rehab," died May 27, 2011. He was 60.  Conaway is the second person who appeared in the VH1 reality series "Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew" who later died. In March, former Alice in Chains bassist Mike Starr, who was on the show in 2009, was found dead in Salt Lake City.

Sunday, May 29, 2011

402/303. Memorial Day, 2011

(tags: Holiday, Political Series, Memorial Day, War, Military, Iraq, Afghanistan, Flag, US Flag, KIA, Skeleton, Breast Cancer)

Saturday, May 28, 2011

401. Lindsay Lohan's Ankle Device

LOS ANGELES - Actress Lindsay Lohan began a sentence for jewelry theft under house arrest on Thursday, but is likely to serve only about 35 days of her four month term, officials said. Lohan, 24, was deemed eligible for home confinement, fitted with an electronic monitoring ankle bracelet and released to her home.

(tags: Entertainment Series, Lindsay Lohan, Lohan, Ankle Device, Alcohol, Drugs, Actress,  Hollywood)

Friday, May 20, 2011

400. Arnold's Other Kid

(tags: Sports Series, Entertainment Series, Political Series, Infidelity, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Shriver, Governor, California, Bam Bam, The Flintstones, Conan the Barbarian)

Saturday, May 14, 2011

399. The State of Pakistan

(tags: Pakistan, Terrorism, Political Series, Osama bin Laden, Military, USA, US Army, Middle East, War, Afghanistan, Taliban)

Sunday, May 8, 2011

398. Bin Laden Postmortem

Hours after he was killed in a United States-led operation in Pakistan, Osama bin Laden’s lifeless body -- bathed, wrapped in a sheet and placed in a weighted bag -- was “eased” off the decks of the U.S.S. Carl Vinson into the waters of the north Arabian Sea.

(tags: Osama bin Laden, Terrorism, gwot,  Pakistan, Military, United States, USA, Army, Navy, U.S.S. Orca, sea)

Monday, May 2, 2011