*Happy Chinese New Year. Based upon the Chinese Zodiac, it's the Year of the Tiger.
*Former United States President Bill Clinton is recovering after surgery to clear a blocked heart artery.
*Doctor Conrad Murray has been charged with Involuntary Manslaughter in the death of entertainer Michael Jackson and is awaiting trial.
*NASA has launched the Solar Dynamics Observatory satellite to study our sun.
*An old Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) has been sold on E-Bay for $13,105! But don't go digging into your junk areas and getting your hopes up just yet folks. This one was in its original box and also had five games, one of which "Stadium Events", is a rare game due to its low production quantity.
IN SPORTS NEWS
*The New Orleans Saints not only played, but won their first Super Bowl ever this past Sunday, beating the Indianapolis Colts by the final score of 31-17.
*The NASCAR season has begun in earnest with Tony Stewart winning the Nationwide Series at the Daytona International Speedway.
IN WINTER OLYMPIC NEWS
*Georgian Nodar Kumaritashvili lost his life in a tragic accident during luge practice before the opening ceremonies of the 21st Winter Olympiad Friday afternoon.
*American skater Johnny Weir will be staying within the secure confines of the Athletes' Village after receiving threats about the use of real fur in his skating costumes.
*The 25th anniversary edition of "We Are The World", this time to benefit Haitian Earthquake Victims, debuted before the actual television coverage of the Opening Ceremonies.
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