Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi (shown here in March 2009 at a gathering of his new political party, the People of Freedoms) has recently come under fire for a sexist remark about an opposition politician's looks and intellect. After a series of sex scandals involving Berlusconi, more than 100,000 women have signed a petition stating they are offended by him.
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Mike Reynolds pets his cat outside his home in 1992, the year his 18-year-old daughter, Kimber, was shot and killed by a repeat offender. Two years later, his ballot initiative for California's three strikes law passed overwhelmingly. He has fought tirelessly to uphold it ever since.
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The King Rules: Rehearsals for a London concert series found Michael Jackson and his dancers working on a huge set. Spliced together in a concert movie, scenes from those rehearsals are a reminder of just how good Jackson was performing live.
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