Ends CA water bottling

Starbucks moves water bottling for Ethos Water outside of California. We are committed to our mission to be a globally responsible company and to support the people of the state of California as they face this unprecedented drought.

Checks into rehab

Baldwin checks herself into a Malibu rehab center to cope with emotional trauma. Source: She’s not using, this is not drug-related, she voluntarily checked herself in. She’s just been in some tough situations lately, and it’s gotten a bit stressful and overwhelming, so she’s just being proactive.

Hit by car

Reynolds is the victim of a hit-and-run accident in Vancouver, Canada. He is uninjured. The driver is allegedly a paparazzo.

Sues mother

The actress sues her mother and one-time manager for stealing money earned when she starred on The O.C. Barton also alleges that her mother kicked her out of the home purchased with her money. Lawsuit: While Barton was busy perfecting her craft and turning her acting dreams into reality, her mother, defendant Nuala Barton, was […]

Assaulted at Denny’s

Manson is assaulted at a Denny’s restaurant in Lethbridge, Alberta. A 21-year-old man punches him in the face after a concert. Manson is not filing charges. Witness: He was being friendly with everyone. Anyone who wanted a picture, he would give them a picture. Anyone who wanted an autograph he would give them an autograph. […]

James Best dies age 88

James Best passes away in Hickory, N.C. at the age of 88 due to pneumonia. He is survived by his wife, three children and three grandchildren.

Knox, Sollecito acquitted

Italy’s top appeals court acquits Knox and Sollecito of charges stemming from Kercher’s murder. Neither defendant appears in court. Knox: You saved my life, and I am so grateful. I’m so grateful that I have my life back. Thank you. That’s all I can say. Right now I’m still absorbing what all of this means. […]

Blues Anthony Kastner born

Paré gives birth to a son, Blues Anthony Paré Kastner. This is Paré’s first child and Kastner’s second. Please meet Blues Anthony Paré Kastner… A photo posted by johnkastner (@johnkastner) on Mar 20, 2015 at 8:47pm PDT

$25 million bail set

Judge Ronald S. Coen sets the rapper’s bail at $25 million. Prosecutors had argued that the bail should be set at $25 million because of Knight’s past criminal record, citing police reports showing past links to robberies, assaults and battery. After hearing this, Knight collapses and is taken to the hospital.

Remains found

The remains of the Wall Street Journal reporter missing for 14 months are found in the Passaic River. Two canoers saw a red jacket caught up in some branches and called the police. Authorities were able to identify Bird by his dental records.

Claude Sitton dies at 89

Sitton passes away at the age of 89 after experiencing congenital heart failure. The Pulitzer Prize winner had been in Atlanta hospice.

Runway model

 Christie walks the runway for a Vivienne Westwood show at Paris Fashion Week. She displays two outfits with her 6’3″ form.


Griffith is arrested for criminal domestic violence after a dispute with his Teen Mom 2 co-star, Evans. The police report states that Griffith pinned Evans down and left a cut on her finger. He is released the next day.

Portwood, Baier engaged

Portwood and Baier announce their engagement. Baier proposed as MTV cameras filmed their show, Teen Mom OG. Portwood:  I never thought I could find another man that could make me feel love again, honestly. I feel more love for him than I ever have for anybody.

Theodore Hesburgh dead at 97

The reverend passes away. Rev. John Jenkins: With his leadership, charisma and vision, he turned a relatively small Catholic college known for football into one of the nation’s great institutions for higher learning.

Bruce Sinofsky dead at 58

Sinofsky dies due to complications of diabetes. Damien Echols: Bruce Sinofsky, one of the directors of the Paradise Lost documentaries, has passed away. I will never forget his part in saving my life.

Attends college

Okade begins working toward her college degree, becoming one of the youngest university students in the UK. She is already at the top of her class, scoring 100% on a test. Her mother, Efe: Esther talks about running her own bank one day. She has a lot of plans, and talks a lot about finances. She […]

Postage stamp

The U.S. Postal Service recognizes Angelou with her own Forever Stamp. A first-day-of-issuance ceremony is announced for a later date. Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan: Maya Angelou inspired our nation through a life of advocacy and through her many contributions to the written and spoken word. Her wide-ranging achievements as a playwright, poet, memoirist, educator, […]

Increases ticket prices

American Disney theme parks increase prices. One-day tickets to the two California parks increase $3 to $99. One-day tickets for the Magic Kingdom in Florida increase $6 to $105. Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom are up $3 to $97.

Branch, Landau divorce

Branch files for divorce from Landau citing irreconcilable differences. Branch also requests joint custody of their daughter. The couple has been separated for nearly one year. This ends a decade-long marriage.

Wins Oscar

Paquin wins the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Piano at 11 years old. She is the second-youngest person to win an Oscar. I’d like to thank the Academy for the honor of letting me be here today. I’d like to thank Jane, Jan and Holly for making this all possible. […]

Sworn in

Brown is sworn in as governor. She replaces four-term governor John Kitzhaber who resigned earlier in the week. There is a great deal of work ahead of us, and I’m ready to roll up my sleeves and get to it.

HBO renews show

HBO announces that Oliver’s show, Last Week Tonight, is renewed for two seasons of 35 episodes each.

Sworn in

Carter is sworn in as the fourth secretary of defense under President Obama and the 25th overall. He will be contending with spending cuts for the Pentagon. Joe Biden calls Carter: a thinker and a doer.

Lorena Rojas dies at 44

The Mexican actress and singer passes away in her home as a result of liver cancer. She is survived by one daughter.

Murder indictment

Hicks is indicted on three counts of murder in the shooting of three Muslim students, Deah Shaddy Barakat, Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha, and Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, during a dispute about a parking spot. Chapel Hill police and FBI continue to investigate the incident.

Announces pregnancy

Headey announces that she is pregnant with her second child. The actress already has a 4-year-old son, Wylie. I’m happy to confirm that I’m having my second child this summer. I only hope that this announcement can help me to regain some of the privacy I have recently lost to prying photographers and ask that […]

10th Anniversary

YouTube turns ten years old. The site was created by three Paypal employees, Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and  Jawed Karim, who registered the domain name on February 14, 2005. The first video ever uploaded on YouTube on April 23, 2005 was made by Karim’s friend Yakov Lapitsky and titled  “Me at the Zoo”. It has since been viewed more than […]


Kitzhaber announces his resignation from long-time position as governor of Oregon amidst allegations that his fiancee was not acting ethically financially. Questions concerning whether her activities and contracts or my activities as governor have violated ethics laws are currently before the ethics commission. And we are cooperating fully with the commission to allow them to arrive […]

Runway model

Brewer becomes the first model with Down Syndrome to walk the runway at the Role Models Not Runway Models Carrie Hammer runway show, Embrace the fear and go for it. That’s what I do. I don’t run from it, I embrace the fear.


Swift releases Style, from her album 1989. We should have just called it ‘I’m Not Even Sorry’.

Wins appeal

Knox is free following an appeal in the Italian murder case of Kercher, her roommate. This nullifies a previous sentence of 26 years in prison. I did not kill. I did not rape, I did not steal. I was not there. I want to go back home. I want to go back to my life. […]

What Kind Of Man

The band releases What Kind of Man, from their album, How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful. Welch: With Markus, I wanted to make something that was big but that had a gentleness to it, that had a warmth, that was rooted. I think that’s why we went back more to the live instruments. Something that […]