Archive for June, 2009
House Republicans will target freshman Rep. Tom Perriello in a new television commercial that criticizes the Virginia Democrat for his recent vote in favor of controversial energy reform legislation.
Michael Jackson suffered from severe bouts of insomnia and pleaded for a powerful sedative despite knowing its harmful effects, a nutritionist who worked with the singer said Tuesday.
A government advisory panel is expected to vote Tuesday on ways to reduce the risk of serious liver injury associated with acetaminophen, found in over-the-counter drugs such as Tylenol and NyQuil.
A panel of New York National Guard officers has recommended that an Iraq war veteran who admitted his homosexuality must leave the service, his supporters said Tuesday.
Minnesota's Supreme Court has dismissed former Sen. Norm Coleman's challenge to the state's November election results and declared Democratic challenger Al Franken the winner. Coleman subsequently said he was giving up his challenge, meaning the former comedian is set to become the 60th member of the Senate Democratic caucus.
The Israeli navy took control of a boat reported to be carrying humanitarian aid, a former U.S. congresswoman and a Nobel laureate Tuesday after the boat violated an Israeli blockade and crossed into Gazan waters, the Israel Defense Forces said.
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, the Orthodox Jewish rabbi who is known for his secular outreach and TLC show "Shalom in the Home," was friends with Michael Jackson for several years.
A woman saluted as a CNN Hero was among a group of creative philanthropists honored Tuesday by President Obama.
Michael Jackson's body will be returned to Neverland Ranch on Thursday for a public viewing on Friday, CNN has learned. A private memorial service is scheduled for Sunday. A will from Michael Jackson written in 2002 has been located, according to Jackson family lawyer Londell McMillan.
Thirty years ago, a Pennsylvania school teacher was found murdered in the back of her car. Susan Reinert was miles from home. Her two children simply vanished. The Main Line murder case, with its themes of stolen innocence, greed and betrayal, haunted a reporter and a teacher touched by evil for the first time.