Maila Nurmi, TV's Vampira, dies at 85
AP - Maila Nurmi, whose "Vampira" TV persona pioneered the spooky-yet-sexy Goth aesthetic, has died, coroner's officials said. She was 85.
Court maintains ruling against Spears
AP - Britney Spears will get another chance next month to persuade a court commissioner to restore her visitation rights to see her two little boys.
Bono designs T-shirt for African charity
Reuters - U2 frontman Bono has partnered with Hard Rock International to release a customized T-shirt for Hard Rock's Signature Series.
Stipe dismissed as potential juror
AP - ATHENS, Ga. R.E.M. lead singer Michael Stipe was among more than a dozen potential jurors dismissed at the beginning of the trial for a man accused of sneaking into a middle school and trying to sexually assault a girl.
Dennis Quaid says hospital misled him
AP - Dennis Quaid said staff at the prestigious Cedars-Sinai Medical Center misled him while his newborn twins were being treated there, telling him the children were "fine" even as doctors scrambled to reverse a blood thinning medicine overdose.
Spears leaves before custody hearing
Britney Spears went to a courthouse Monday but abruptly left amid a swarm of paparazzi without attending a hearing in her child-custody battle with her ex-husband. (Jan. 14)