On This Day: February 20

February 20, 2018
Serena Williams Calls for Action After Scary Birth Experience
Serena Williams nearly died after her daughter was born via emergency C-section last year; a pulmonary embolism "sparked a slew of health complications that...  Keep reading >>
February 20, 2017
Ex-Uber Engineer Describes 'Horrifying' Workplace Sexism
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick promised an "urgent investigation" Sunday night after a former employee's blog post described the company as an uber-sexist place...  Keep reading >>
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February 20, 2016
China Removing Thousands From Homes to Hunt for Aliens
In what would make for a decent episode of The X-Files , the Chinese government is forcing more than 9,000 residents from their homes in...  Keep reading >>
February 20, 2015
Spoiled Monkey Named Couple's Sole Heir
Indian couple Brajesh and Shabista Srivastava consider their pet monkey to be the son they never had. Purchased as a baby for $8 roughly a...  Keep reading >>
February 20, 2014
NFL's Ray Rice Knocked Fiancee Out Cold: Cops
More controversy for the NFL: Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice got into a fight with fiancee Janay Palmer at an Atlantic City casino early...  Keep reading >>
February 20, 2013
Prank Guy Fieri Menu Is Hilarious, Maybe Ripped Off
Guy Fieri decided to go with the simple " guysamerican.com " for his restaurant, Guy's American Kitchen and Bar. But he really should...  Keep reading >>
February 20, 2012
One of World's Most Interesting Men Is Dead
He may not be the Dos Equis man, but John Fairfax arguably has the most interesting obituary in the world. The New York Times' piece...  Keep reading >>
February 20, 2011
Doctor's Notes Handed Out in Wisconsin
As the Wisconsin protests saw their biggest day yet yesterday, doctors handed out sick notes to workers who needed them to explain absences. Men and...  Keep reading >>
February 20, 2010
Coma Man's 'Communication' Proved False
The story of a Belgian man who began communicating after more than 20 years in a coma made headlines around the world, but the skeptics...  Keep reading >>
February 20, 2009
Big-Mouth Amtrak Rider Announces Firm's Layoffs
A venerable New York law firm is scrambling to do damage control after passengers on an Acela train heard about planned layoffs before the associates...  Keep reading >>
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