Kobe Bryant,

professional basketball player, pleaded not guilty in May to a charge of sexual assault. He was accused of raping a 19-year-old receptionist at a Vail, Colo., spa. He said he and the woman had consensual sex in June 2003. The woman dropped the charges against Bryant in August.

Sergey Brin and Larry Page, 2004 People in the News Ahmad Chalabi,