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Jackson's Death -- Demerol OD?TMZ | It’s hard to point readers toward a gossip Web site. But on this unusual day, TMZ has been leading the pack on the Michael Jackson story, and got the news that Jackson had been rushed to the hospital out there yesterday.
Bribes Alleged at Stanford's Hearing Wall Street Journal | R. Allen Stanford appeared in court in Houston yesterday to face charges he swindled investors out of $7 billion – the most after Bernard Madoff. Prosecutors alleged he had a secret Swiss bank account and bribed the top-banking regulator in Antigua, where his bank was based.
For Press, Rumors of Straying but No Hard Evidence New York Times | South Carolina’s The State newspaper seemed to be dominating coverage of Mark Sanford’s scandal, until they disclosed they knew about it
since December. Here, the editor explains what took so long.
With the MarchersNew Yorker | A fascinating entry from the New York profiles demonstrators on the streets Tehran amid protests against the government in light of the