July 7, 2009 in Nation/World
Mark Terrill photo

Musician Smokey Robinson speaks during the memorial service for Michael Jackson at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Tuesday, July 7, 2009.

Matt Sayles photo

Fans wait for the doors to open to Michael Jackson’s public memorial service at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Tuesday July 7, 2009.

Carlos Osorio photo

A memorial to Michael Jackson is seen at Hitsville U.S.A., Tuesday, July 7, 2009. where the pop megastar’s recording career began 40 years ago, in Detroit.

M. Green photo

Shirley Campbell of Bolingbrook, Ill. leaves after paying her respects outside the boyhood home of Michael Jackson, Tuesday, July 7, 2009 in Gary, Ind. as the late pop star is memorialized by thousands in Los Angeles.

Rick Bowmer photo

The Jackson family motorcade arrives at the Forest Lawn Memorial Parks and Mortuaries, Tuesday July 7, 2009, in Los Angeles, prior to the memorial for Michael Jackson.

Kevin Mazur photo

Programs rest in seats for the public memorial for Michael Jackson at the Staples Center on Tuesday, July 7, 2009 in Los Angeles.

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The Jackson Brothers accompany the casket into the memorial service for Michael Jackson at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Tuesday, July 7, 2009.

Mario Anzuoni photo

Michael Jackson’s parents Joe Jackson, rear center, and Katherine Jackson, left, arrive with his son Michael Jackson Jr., rear right, during memorial services for the late pop star in Los Angeles July 7, 2009.

Mark Terrill photo

Musician Smokey Robinson speaks during the memorial service for Michael Jackson at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Tuesday, July 7, 2009.

Mark Terrill photo

Singers Mariah Carey and Trey Lorenz perform during the memorial service for Michael Jackson at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Tuesday, July 7, 2009.

Matt Rourke photo

Fans gather outside the public memorial service for Michael Jackson on Tuesday, July 7, 2009, in Los Angeles.

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Producer Berry Gordy speaks during the memorial service for Michael Jackson at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Tuesday, July 7, 2009.

Wally Skalij photo

A rose covered coffin holding the remains of Michael Jackson rests in the front of stage during memorial service at the Staples Center, Tuesday, July 7, 2009 in Los Angeles.