A view of Michael Jackson's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, early Friday morning, June 26, 2009. Jackson, the sensationally gifted child star who rose to become the "King of Pop" and the biggest celebrity in the world, only to fall from his throne in a series of scandals, died Thursday. He was 50.
Christian girls who are fans of Michael Jackson take part in a candle light memorial to commemorate him in Karachi, Pakistan, Friday, June 26, 2009. Michael Jackson was due to make his triumphant return to the stage in London next month but instead his sudden death has left millions of fans feeling they've lost a lifelong friend.
Meet The Press
President Barack Obama, left, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, participate in a joint news conference, Friday, June 26, 2009, in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
Praying For Rain
Children lie in sludge as a ritual to induce rain, in Nari Bari, India, Friday, June 26, 2009. At least 24 people have died in a scorching heat wave that has swept through at least half a dozen Indian states, the weather department and officials said Friday.
Cleric And Worshippers
An Iranian cleric sits among worshipper as they perform their Friday prayers, at the Tehran University campus in Tehran, Iran, Friday, June 26, 2009. Ayatollah Ahmed Khatami, a senior cleric, said during nationally broadcast Muslim sermon on Friday that the government should punish "leaders of the riots, who were supported by Israel and the U.S., strongly and with cruelty."
Palestinian activists are reflected in the sunglasses of an Israeli soldier during a demonstration against the construction of Israel's separation barrier in the village of Maasarah, near the West Bank town of Bethlehem, Friday, June 26, 2009. Israel says the barrier is necessary for security while Palestinians call it a land grab.
Making A Splash
A child looks into a jellyfish display tank at the Singapore Underwater World, Friday, June 26, 2009, in Singapore.
Out In The Rain
An empty beermug stands on a table in a beergarden in Munich, southern Germany, on Friday, June 26, 2009.