ARRESTED. NOELLE BUSH, 24, daughter of Florida Governor Jeb Bush; for allegedly impersonating a doctor and calling in a fake prescription for the antianxiety drug Xanax; in Tallahassee, Fla.
RECOVERING. JANET RENO, 63, sanguine former Attorney General now running for Florida Governor; after fainting during a speech in Rochester, N.Y. On her release from a local hospital, where she got a clean bill of health, Reno joked in reference to the recent Bush mishap, "I don't have a bump on my cheek."
DENIED. MIKE TYSON, 35, trouble-prone boxer; a license that would have allowed him to fight heavyweight champ Lennox Lewis in Las Vegas in April, following a prefight melee; by the Nevada State Athletic Commission; in Las Vegas.
DIED. DAVID BARRY, 58, scientist who co-developed AZT, the first effective treatment for AIDS; of a heart attack; in San Francisco. Since its introduction in 1987 AZT has helped cut the risk of mother-to-child HIV transmission to nearly zero.
DIED. MICHAEL HAMMOND, 69, composer-conductor who took over as chair of the National Endowment for the Arts two weeks ago; of undisclosed causes; in Washington. A proponent of the importance of art in cognitive development, Hammond had previously been dean of Rice University's music school for 15 years.
DIED. DICK (NIGHT TRAIN) LANE, 73, ferocious NFL defensive back of the '50s and '60s; of a heart attack; in Austin, Texas. The Hall of Famer, abandoned in a Dumpster as a three-month-old and adopted by the woman who found him, had a career 68 interceptions; his record of 14 in a 12-game season as a rookie for the Los Angeles Rams still stands.
DIED. HILDEGARD KNEF, 76, sultry German singer and film star billed in the U.S. as the "thinking man's Marlene Dietrich"; of a lung infection; in Berlin. The diva who scandalized church officials with a fleeting nude scene in the 1951 German film The Sinner was best known in the U.S. for her role as Countess Liz in 1952's The Snows of Kilimanjaro with Gregory Peck.
DIED. JOSHUA MINER, 81, educator who launched the U.S. version of the wilderness self-reliance program Outward Bound; in Andover, Mass. Miner--who had met founder Kurt Hahn in Scotland in 1950--began in Colorado in 1961 with 80 teenagers; 600,000 students, including former President Jimmy Carter, have since taken the course.
DIED. HAROLD RUSSELL, 88, actor-by-fluke and World War II vet who lost both hands during the war and later won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar in 1946 for The Best Years of Our Lives; in Needham, Mass. Russell, who had never acted before director William Wyler noticed him in an educational film for disabled soldiers, spent most of the rest of his life working for veterans' organizations.
DIED. ASTRID LINDGREN, 94, self-effacing, globally revered children's author; in Stockholm. The wildly imaginative and sometimes controversial Swede wrote more than 70 books, but was best known for Pippi Longstocking, a willful, sometimes ill-mannered gamine with bright red pigtails whose self-confidence shocked traditionalists. Lindgren said that Pippi, whose name was coined by her daughter, struck a chord in part because she "has power...but never misuses it."