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June 28th, 2009
11:28 PM ET

Michael Jackson: An Original

In the spirit of African-American firsts, stars on the red carpet at the BET Awards say Michael Jackson was in a class by himself.


Filed under: Don Lemon • Up From a Past
June 28th, 2009
11:04 PM ET

BET Red Carpet: Before the Show

CNN's Don Lemon prepares to anchor his own prime-time show live from the red carpet at the BET Awards.


Filed under: Don Lemon
June 28th, 2009
10:57 PM ET

"Now" Media

Mega breaking news stories such as Iran and Michael Jackson have allowed Facebook, Twitter and other social networks to encroach on the realm of mainstream news media. CNN's Don Lemon talks with expert James Andrews of BeEverywhere.com about the phenomenon, which he calls Now Media.


Filed under: Don Lemon
June 28th, 2009
04:45 AM ET

Coming up in the CNN Newsroom...

Troop drawdown: U.S. combat troops are scheduled to begin pulling out of Iraq's main cities and towns this week. We'll have a report from CNN's Michael Ware.

"The Basijis are waiting for them:" Amnesty International says Iranians wounded in the violent aftermath of the June 12 presidential election are being seized at hospitals. We'll have an update from CNN's Reza Sayah.

Jackson's doctor talks to police: We're monitoring developments in the Michael Jackson case. Will there be a second autopsy?

Find out in the CNN Newsroom with Betty Nguyen and TJ Holmes beginning 6am ET/3am PT.

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June 28th, 2009
04:03 AM ET

Mourning a Music Icon

Michael Jackson fans... airing their grief... sharing their memories.

CNN's Susan Roesgen has one mourner's story.


CNN is monitoring developments in the Michael Jackson case.
Join TJ Holmes and Betty Nguyen in the CNN Newsroom, beginning 6am ET/3am PT.

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June 28th, 2009
03:50 AM ET

Iran Crackdown Continues

Iranians injured or wounded during election protests are being nabbed at hospitals by members of an Islamic militia, an Amnesty International official told CNN Saturday.

Reza Sayah has details from CNN's Iran desk.

We'll have the latest on this developing story in Iran with Betty Nguyen and TJ Holmes in the CNN Newsroom, beginning 6am ET/3am PT

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June 27th, 2009
11:30 PM ET

The Man Behind Michael Jackson's "Dangerous"

Music producer Teddy Riley worked with Michael Jackson on the "Dangerous" album and co-wrote some of the hits. But when he talked with CNN's Don Lemon about that experience, seeing one of the videos was all it took to get him choked up.


Filed under: Don Lemon
June 27th, 2009
08:21 PM ET

Michael Jackson at Disney in '84

CNN Meteorologist Christopher Smith took these photos of Michael Jackson and Emmanuel Lewis at Disney World in 1984 . Jackson was about 26 at the time, and Lewis was about 13. Click each picture to advance through the slideshow.


Filed under: Don Lemon
June 27th, 2009
06:57 PM ET

On the Roof

CNN's Don Lemon anchoring Saturday night from the roof of the L.A. bureau on the investigation into Michael Jackson's death. He turned on his camcorder to share the view.


Filed under: Behind the Camera... • Don Lemon
June 27th, 2009
04:56 PM ET

Troy Davis is Running Out of Time

From writer/producer Elberta McKnight:

Troy Davis remains on death row.

Waiting... wondering... If the highest court in the land will step in and hear his case after decades of hearings, recanted testimony and questions surrounding the murder of Georgia Police Officer Mark MacPhail.

Seven of nine of the prosecution's key witnesses have changed their testimony over the years.

Mark McPhail's mother Annaliese MacPhail says she is convinced Troy Davis is guilty.

This morning, Davis' sister and nephew spoke with our TJ Holmes.

Join TJ Holmes and Betty Nguyen weekend mornings in the CNN Newsroom, beginning 6am ET/3am PT.

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