RECOVERED. The Scream (pictured) and Madonna, two paintings by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch stolen from Oslo's Munch Museum in August 2004; in Oslo. Three men were given jail sentences in May for their roles in the daring daytime theft, but two others involved are still at large. Police have not released details of the paintings' return; museum experts who authenticated the works said they were scarcely damaged.

HONORED. Billie Jean King, 62, trailblazing athlete and social activist; by the United States Tennis Association (USTA), which named the National Tennis Center, home to the U.S. Open, for the champion;...

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