Rejected: Virginia's General Assembly has rejected for a judgeship an openly gay Richmond prosecutor who challenged the military's now-defunct "don't ask, don't tell" policy, has advocated for gay marriage and is raising twins with his partner, The Washington Post reports.
Facebook IPO: Facebook Inc. is boosting the number of shares for sale in its initial public offering to 421.2 million, allowing the world’s most popular social network to raise as much as $16 billion, Bloomberg reports.
Medical Report: A medical report by George Zimmerman's family doctor shows the neighborhood watch volunteer was diagnosed with a fractured nose, two black eyes and two lacerations on the back of the head after his fatal confrontation with Trayvon Martin, CNN reports.
Still Waiting: Google has waited and waited some more, unable to close its acquisition of Motorola Mobility until it obtains antitrust clearance from Chinese regulatory authorities. It's Google’s biggest and perhaps most strategic deal to date, The New York Times reports.
Weakened Giants?: On the face of it, Universal Music Group's bid to buy a big chunk of EMI stands to make the world's leading music company an even more formidable force, but industry insiders say regulators also are looking at a counterargument - that the major recording companies already are weakened giants worn down by the forces of big retailers and piracy that put downward pressure on the price of CDs and digital downloads, Reuters reports.