kSOME CELEBRITIES provide endless material for comedians. Now, online animations are poking fun at high-profile names, and Michael Jackson, above, is at the top of the list.
Pope reappointsofficials at Vatican
kPOPE BENEDICT XVI reappointed the entire Vatican hierarchy from John Paul II's papacy. The pontiff also continued the openness of the previous papacy by scheduling talks with journalists Saturday.
Pumped up prices
kAN AP-AOL POLL says more than half of Americans are cutting back on driving because of high gas prices. Also, many Americans say they believe the soaring prices soon will cause them financial hardships.
kMAHONING COUNTY Auditor George J. Tablack asks commissioners to focus on the county's fiscal forecast.
Behind the music
kFANS SOMETIMES wonder what artists were thinking when they penned song lyrics. Bruce Springsteen reveals his thoughts behind some songs on VH1's "Storytellers."
Cavaliers' GM fired
kJIM PAXSON was fired as general manager of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday, one day after the Cavs' season ended short of the NBA playoffs.
State of America'senvironment
kTHERE IS GOOD and bad news about the environment. Two columnists present opposing viewpoints about the state of the ecosystem and its future as the world observes Earth Day.