Milestones

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WANTED

A Pakistani court issued an arrest warrant for former President Pervez Musharraf in connection with the 2007 assassination of political rival Benazir Bhutto.

RETIRING

Senator Jon Kyl, Republican of Arizona, announced he would not run for re-election in 2012. Kyl, currently in his third term, is the No. 2 Republican in the Senate.

UNVEILED

Boeing debuted its new 747-8 Intercontinental jumbo jet, a quieter and more fuel-efficient aircraft; it can hold 467 passengers and is 250 ft. (76 m) long.

MERGING

The New York Stock Exchange and Germany's Deutsche Börse announced plans to merge, which, if approved, would create the world's largest trading group.

HOSPITALIZED

Actress Elizabeth Taylor was taken to a Los Angeles hospital to receive treatment for a heart problem. The 78-year-old's health was said to be steadily improving.

RETIRED

Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong again announced his retirement.

DIED

Kenneth Mars, known for his roles as a Nazi playwright in Mel Brooks' The Producers and a police inspector in Young Frankenstein, died at 75.