Archive for March, 2009
Singer Natalie Cole says she is searching for a kidney after an illness caused both of her kidneys to fail.
Nearly 40 unemployed New Yorkers threw phones, smashed pinatas and played "pin the blame on the boss" Tuesday at the "Unemployment Olympics" in New York City.
Remember the dire predictions surrounding the 'millennium bug?' The doom-and-gloom scenarios bandied about by security analysts on how computers could act when their clocks turned to January 1, 2000?
An Ohio man says he is seeking a jury trial on a charge of driving under the influence that was slapped on him after he crashed the vehicle he was piloting -- a barstool.
The United States is seeking a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council this year, the Obama administration announced Tuesday. This is a departure from the Bush administration, which was often critical of the group.
John Calipari has accepted a lucrative offer to leave Memphis for Kentucky and become the highest-paid coach in college basketball, sources confirmed to SI.com on Tuesday. An announcement is expected on Wednesday in Lexington.
Desperation, sophisticated smuggling operations and the emergence of a small Italian island as a migrant destination are behind this week's tragedy on the Mediterranean Sea -- the capsizing of a boat carrying African migrants from Libya to Italy. Officials said hundreds of migrants are believed to have perished in the Mediterranean over the past year.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy wants a "real transformation" of international financial regulations out of this week's G-20 summit in London, a spokesman said Tuesday amid reports that Sarkozy will walk out of the gathering if he's not satisfied.
If one California lawmaker has his way, his cash-strapped state may have an arresting real estate listing on the market: San Quentin State Prison.
"It's horrible, it's horrible. We've been crying for two days," says Pam Johnson as she scans her flood-ravaged home.