July 1, 2009
Posted: 1757 GMT
In another bizarre twist to the Michael Jackson story, it turns out that the singer stated in a will – drafted seven years ago – that if his mother Katherine were ever unable to care for his children, guardianship of the kids would go to to Diana Ross.
The content of his will – or whether a will even existed – has been a lingering question since Jackson's sudden death last week, so U.S. journalists went into immediate breaking news mode when the document was filed in a California court, making it a public record.
We'll have more on that angle, as well as what kind of funeral or public event the family is planning in honor of Jackson.
We're also live at the top of the show in Honduras, where our Karl Penhaul will be joining us live. the military coup that led to the forcible eviction of President Manuel Zelaya has led the Organization of American States to threaten the small nation with suspension if it doesn't reinstate its ousted president.
The drama will hit fever pitch if President Zelaya makes good on a promise to return to Honduras, and if the military then makes good on a promise to arrest him.
Also today, I couldn't help but be moved by the story of a teenage girl who clung to the wreckage of a Yemeni airliner for 13 hours, floating amongst dead bodies in the Indian Ocean, courageously hoping help would get to her before she was too weak to hold on. With a broken collarbone, Bahia Bakari was taken to hospital. Her father told a radio station that the 14-year old was asking for her mother, who probably did not survive the crash off the Island of Comoros.
"Bravery never goes out of fashion," as William Thackeray once said.
We'll bring you the latest on the investigation into what caused the Yemenia Airbus to crash.
Plus the latest out of Iran, Wall Street and Wimbledon. More surprising developments on all those stories today.
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