Milestones

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KICKING OFF

Former broadcaster Larry King, 77, announced plans to tour the U.S. in a one-man comedy show that will give fans "a hilarious and insightful" look at his life.

RELINQUISHED

German Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg gave up his doctoral title after admitting mistakes in his dissertation; he's accused of plagiarism.

TRADED

NBA star Carmelo Anthony became a New York Knick.

RE-ELECTED

Yoweri Museveni won yet another five-year term as President of Uganda; the 66-year-old has led the African nation since 1986.

DROPPED

The Obama Administration announced it would cease defending the Defense of Marriage Act, which bars federal recognition of same-sex marriages.

CONVICTED

An Iraqi living in Arizona was convicted of second-degree murder in the "honor killing" of his daughter, who he believed had become too Westernized.

RESIGNING

Olive Stephens, the 94-year-old mayor of Shady Shores, Texas, announced she would not seek a 20th term; she has led the North Texas town for 38 years.