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By Michael P. Orsi
Edward Snowden should declare his patriotism in court
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Michael Jackson
The doctor convicted of killing Michael Jackson was released from jail Monday after serving nearly two years of a four-year sentence.
Prison-bound former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. plans to sell his home in Washington, D.C., to help pay a $750,000 forfeiture judgment — part of his sentence for illegally dipping into his campaign coffers and spending the money on rock 'n' roll memorabilia, furs capes, vacations, TVs and scores of other personal items.
A jury has rejected a claim that the promoter of Michael Jackson's comeback concerts was negligent in hiring the doctor who killed the superstar with a drug overdose.
Mink capes, Bruce Lee autographs and assorted Michael Jackson memorabilia belonging to former Rep. Jesse L. Jackson Jr. will be sold to the highest bidder to help ensure the former congressman pays his debt to society in full.
A Memphis mother is outraged that her 10-year-old daughter wasn't allowed to pick God as an idol for a school assignment.
An entertainment accounting expert says Michael Jackson could have earned $1.1 billion or more if he had performed a worldwide concert tour and created a Las Vegas show before his death.
Standing on Fulham's field next to the River Thames, Shad Khan quickly discovered that the issues Premier League owners must tackle extend far beyond soccer.
Whether is was conjuring new dance moves, writing chart-topping hits, dangling toddlers over balconies or buying a laboratory chimp named Bubbles, Michael Jackson, the King of Pop, always found a way to shock the world.
A judge said Tuesday that he will make no changes to the guardianship of Michael Jackson's three children after receiving an investigator's report on their well-being and meeting with attorneys for their caretakers.
On Wednesday, Paris Jackson became a trending tabloid topic all too familiar for the Jackson family after she was rushed to a hospital for unspecified reasons.
An accounting executive for AEG Live LLC says the company spent $24 million producing Michael Jackson's ill-fated "This Is It" concerts.
An associate choreographer who worked on Michael Jackson's planned comeback concerts testified Monday that she didn't see any signs that the pop superstar was ill or might die in the final days of his life.
The "king of pop" told his tour director in the days leading up to his death that he had heard God's voice, court testimony revealed.
Michael Jackson's words and music rang through a courtroom once again on Monday — this time at the start of wrongful death trial — as a lawyer tried to show jurors the pop singer's loving relationship with his mother and children.
Four years later, Michael Jackson fans may receive a more complete accounting of what led to his death. That's because lawyers in Los Angeles representing Jackson's mother are poised to argue that the pop singer's death came by way of the company promoting his comeback tour — and that means plenty of juicy behind-the-scenes details are on their way to tabloid tables.
FILE - In this March 23, 1999 file photo, South African President Nelson Mandela, left, and American pop singer Michael Jackson arrive at a news conference in Cape Town, South Africa, where Jackson announced dates for two concerts with profits to go to various funds including the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund.
FILE - In this March 23, 1999 file photo, South African President Nelson Mandela, left, stands with American pop singer Michael Jackson at a news conference in Cape Town where Jackson announced dates for two concerts in June of which profits will go to various funds including the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund.