Lance Armstrong was stripped of his, and Harvey Weinstein will lose his, but Vladimir V. Putin still has one. On Thursday, Bashar al-Assad sent his back, though he was on his way to having it taken away from him.
New York actress Allison Mack was arrested on Friday on charges that she recruited women into a secret society led by self-help guru Keith Raniere in which they were forced to have sex with Raniere and were branded with his initials.
Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman said she chose not to attend a ceremony in Israel to accept a million-dollar prize because she did not want to be seen as supporting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who was scheduled to speak at the event.
A Mexican judge has blocked a company associated with US toymaker Mattel Inc from commercialising the image of artist Frida Kahlo, her family says, as it seeks to halt sales of a Barbie doll styled after the influential artist.
North Korea announced on Saturday it will suspend nuclear tests and launches of intercontinental ballistic missile ahead of its summits with Seoul and Washington, but stopped well short of suggesting it has any intention of giving up its nuclear weapons or scale back its production of missiles and their related component parts.
President Trump spoke in intimate and candid terms to the former FBI director James Comey about some of the most sensitive matters before the agency, including the salacious dossier detailing Trump's ties to Russia and the investigation into Michael T. Flynn, the President's first national security adviser, according to Comey's closely guarded memos.