Milestones Dec. 31, 2001

SEPARATED. DREW BARRYMORE, 26, free-spirited actress (Riding in Cars with Boys), from her husband of six months, comedian TOM GREEN, 30, who filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences; in Los Angeles. The prank-loving pair insisted the split was not a hoax.

OVERTURNED. Death sentence of MUMIA ABU-JAMAL, 47, charismatic former Black Panther and journalist whose book Live from Death Row spawned worldwide support among opponents of the death penalty; in Philadelphia. A federal judge upheld Abu-Jamal's conviction in the 1981 murder of white police officer Daniel Faulkner but found that the instructions to the jury were unconstitutional.

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