Supporters of Proposition 8, the California measure that restricts legal marriage to heterosexual couples, stand between opponents of the measure in San Francisco in August. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals begins deliberations Monday on the legality of same-sex marriage in the state. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Blake Mycoskie, 34, who calls himself the Chief Shoe Giver, created a business model that lets him give back. For one pair of Toms shoes purchased, the company gives one pair away -- from the Gulf Coast to Argentina to Ethiopia. Courtesy of Toms hide caption

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In For Colored Girls, Anika Noni Rose, Kerry Washington, Janet Jackson, Kimberly Elise, Phylicia Rashad, Loretta Devine, Tessa Thompson and Thandie Newton (left to right) play a group of black women struggling to find their place in a harsh world. Lionsgate hide caption

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Several elementary schools, high schools and K-12 schools make up the RFK campus. Tim Street-Porter hide caption

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Los Angeles is the setting for Naomi Hirahara's Mas Arai series, in which a gruff, mystery-solving, 72-year-old gardener guides readers into the hidden corners of L.A.'s Japanese-American communities. Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Farrah Abraham, one of the stars of Teen Mom, with her daughter Sophia. Farrah's storyline revolves around her relationship with her own mother, who was charged with domestic assault in January 2010. MTV hide caption

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Microsoft employees demonstrate the Kinect peripheral for the new Xbox 360 console at a Microsoft press briefing ahead of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) on June 14, 2010. Michal Czerwonka/Getty Images North America hide caption

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Michael Patrick Thornton is artistic director and co-founder of Chicago's Gift Theatre Company, and has appeared on ABC's Private Practice. Michael Desmond/ABC hide caption

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Oprah Winfrey is one of the richest women in the world, running a media empire that includes a wildly popular TV talk show, two magazines and a diversified media-production company. Her new 24-hour network, OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network, will include an hourlong show called Oprah's Next Chapter. AP hide caption

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Frank McCourt (with wife Jamie) announces in 2004 that his $430 million purchase of the Los Angeles Dodgers has been approved. Reed Saxon/AP hide caption

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