NCAA Wooden Award
LOS ANGELES. Saint Joseph's guard Jameer Nelson
won the John R. Wooden Award on Saturday, completing a sweep of college
basketball's player of the year trophies.
Nelson edged Connecticut's Emeka Okafor in one of the closest votes since
the Wooden Award began in 1976. Nelson got 5,408 points to 5,215 for Okafor.
Voting closed March 29, a week before Okafor led the Huskies to the national
Nationwide Ephedra Ban
WASHINGTON. A government ban on sales of ephedra kicks in Monday unless
a federal judge issues the dwindling industry a late reprieve.
The herbal stimulant, once hugely popular for weight
loss and bodybuilding, has been linked to 155 deaths and dozens more heart
attacks and strokes.
After years of fighting manufacturers over ephedra's
risks, the Food and Drug Administration announced in December it would
ban sales of the amphetamine-like herb -- the first such ban of a dietary
supplement -- and urged consumers to quit using it immediately.
U.S. Backs off Bin Laden Capture Deadline
KABUL, Afghanistan. The U.S. military pulled back
Saturday from an earlier prediction that Osama bin Laden would be captured
this year. This comes while preparing its largest force for operations
along the Pakistani border where the al-Qaida chief is suspected to be
Catching bin Laden and other top fugitives remains a priority of the expanding
American operation in Afghanistan, a spokesman said, but the growing mission
is "not about just one or two people," a spokesman said.
Civilians Flee Fallujah
FALLUJAH, Iraq. Civilians streamed out of Fallujah on Sunday after
a truce halted a week of fighting between U.S. forces and rebels in which
hundreds of Iraqis died.
Grabbing their chance, desperate families fled combat
zones in the town of 300,000. Sunni Muslim fighters, who have been battling
U.S. Marines from street to street, remained inside.
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CASUALTIES IN IRAQ
Total deaths since
end of war on may 1....590
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Dateline Voice actor Credits
Derrius Moss: Voiced by George Richardson
Diana Spires: Voiced by Sarah Benham
Erica Skyles: Voiced by Kristey Riley
Due to a heavy influx of infavorable events, compiled with an increasing
amount of school work that decided to pop up. Week 5 will not be animated.
Come back next week for our special return episode.