Milestones Aug. 29, 2005

CHECKED IN. Rapper EMINEM, 32; to an undisclosed rehabilitation center; for a dependency on sleep medication. The news came two days after cancellation of his European tour.

AILING. CORETTA SCOTT KING, 78, widow of slain civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr.; from a heart attack and stroke; in Atlanta. The stroke affected the right side of her body, impairing her speech and requiring physical therapy.

RECOVERING. HARRY REID, 65, Senate minority leader; from a brief ministroke that did not require hospitalization; in Searchlight, in his home state of Nevada.

DIED. JOE RANFT, 45, respected Pixar story artist who served as...

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