Before we move on to the day's other stories, here's a quick look at some of the latest words about the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, who died Thursday:
— Los Angeles Times: "Michael Jackson's Life Was Infused With Fantasy And Tragedy."
— Rolling Stone: Jackson was "one of the most talented and eccentric performers in pop history."
— Time magazine: "Top 10 Michael Jackson Moments." (Remember the marriage to Lisa-Marie Presley?)
— The New York Times: "Tricky Steps From Boy To Superstar."
— KNBC: "An autopsy is scheduled for Friday morning. ... But it could take weeks to learn the exact cause of death while examiners wait for the results of a toxicology report."
— Morning Edition: Jackson fans converged on the hospital:
And, critic Margo Jefferson discussed Jackson's rise from child singer to King of Pop:
For much more about Jackson and his life, click here for NPR.org's complete coverage.