A match by the Iranian women's soccer team, after FIFA said headscarves violated its dress code; the forfeit means the team won't play in the 2012 Olympics.
Lilian Jackson Braun, 97, author of the Cat Who mysteries; Braun wrote the 29 books in the series in longhand over a span of 41 years.
GBTV, Glenn Beck's subscription-based Internet network, on June 7; Beck leaves Fox News this month and will start his new daily two-hour GBTV show in September.
Alois Mabhunu, a Zimbabwean police officer, with using President Robert Mugabe's private toilet; Mabhunu was convicted and sentenced to 10 days in jail.
John Edwards, for violating federal campaign-finance laws; he is charged with using campaign funds to hide his mistress during his 2008 White House run.
Lawrence Eagleburger, 80, diplomat and former Secretary of State to George H.W. Bush; he served in sensitive missions in Israel, China and the Balkans.