As the world mourns the loss of the King of Pop, the Los Angeles Coroner's Office is reporting that it could take six to eight weeks for toxicology reports to come in with possible answers to Michael Jackson's sudden death. The police have confiscated a car belonging to one of Jackson's doctors to search for medications or other clues.
Amidst swirls of controversy, the LGBT DNC fund-raising dinner with Vice President Joe Biden last night still pulled in $1 million. For his part, Biden promised that the administration will do better for the gays.
President Barack Obama said today that the violence perpetrated by the Iranian government upon its citizens will certainly obstruct any diplomatic gestures on the part of the U.S. Meanwhile, hundreds of Iranians defied the regime's orders and gathered to mourn the death of Neda Agha-Soltan.
South Carolina's Governor Mark Sanford is rejecting calls for his resignation.
The U.S. House of Representatives is debating a major climate change bill today on the Hill. Yesterday's battle on mountaintop coal mining drew environmental activists and mining advocates to the Capitol.
While visiting the West Bank, author Naomi Klein is calling for a boycott of Israel in response to violent clashes between Israeli forces and protesters.
On behalf of the Matthew Shepard Foundation, Judy Shepard issued a statement rejecting Perez Hilton's offer to donate any money received from a lawsuit stemming from his kerfuffle earlier this week. Hilton still refuses to apologize for using 'faggot' as a derogatory term in reference to will.i.am.
A 15-year-old British boy has been convicted of brutally murdering a two-year-old girl who was left in his care for 90 minutes.
News came this week that Apple head Steve Jobs had undergone a liver transplant and investors argued that they should've been informed.