NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Pneumonia has once again put singer Johnny Cash in the hospital.
Cash, 68, was in serious but stable condition Monday morning at Baptist Hospital. Spokeswoman Donna Mason said he was admitted Sunday morning.
Cash was treated for pneumonia during a two-week hospital stay in October 1999. In 1998, he was hospitalized twice for it and said later he nearly died that fall. He was diagnosed in 1997 as suffering from a nervous system disease called Shy-Drager's syndrome, but later was told by doctors that was a misdiagnosis.
He said as recently as two months ago that his health was much improved.
Cash, known as "The Man in Black," has had a string of hits such as "A Boy Named Sue," "Folsom Prison Blues," "I Walk the Line" and "Sunday Morning Coming Down."
An eight-time Grammy winner and a six-time winner of Country Music Association awards, Cash was elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1980 and inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992. He was nominated this year for two more Grammys.
LaDuke doesn't regret Gore
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Winona LaDuke, who was Ralph Nader's running mate on the Green Party presidential ticket, says the environment is at risk during the Bush administration, but that an Al Gore presidency wouldn't have been much better.
"Do I think that Gore was the lesser of two evils? Yes. I think Gore was the lesser of two evils, and I think Bush was the greater of the two evils," LaDuke said. "But I think that the system is flawed, and I still stand by the idea that you should be able to vote on your principles and you should be able to vote for people you believe in."
During an interview Saturday, LaDuke dismissed criticism that the Green Party cost the Democrats the election and reiterated accusations she made during the campaign that both Republicans and Democrats are tainted by their big-business connections.
LaDuke, an Ojibwe Indian activist from the White Earth Indian Reservation in northwest Minnesota, was in State College to give the keynote address at the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture conference.
Eagles guitarist sues
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Longtime Eagles guitarist Don Felder has sued two founding members of the rock band, claiming he was wrongly fired.
The suit, filed Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court, claims that Don Henley and Glenn Frey abused their authority and acted unfairly when they terminated Felder on Feb. 6.
Lawyers representing Felder did not immediately return calls over the weekend seeking comment.
Felder, 53, joined the band in 1974 and his work is featured in the group's hit "Hotel California."
The suit seeks an accounting of all business transactions made by Eagles Ltd. since Felder joined the band, including record royalties and revenue from touring and merchandise. The suit also seeks to liquidate the company, which is the band's business arm.
"Despite each being a one-third owner of Eagles Ltd., Henley and Frey have consistently treated Felder as a subordinate, with complete disregard for his rights," the lawsuit states.
Lawyer Daniel Petrocelli, who represents Henley and Frey, said his clients had a right to terminate Felder. However, the attorney declined to say why Felder was fired.
"The band is going forward,' Petrocelli said Saturday.
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