Eavesdropping In: Huge Asteroid Passing Earth; Chelsea Handler, Andre Balazs Split; Boxing Great Joe Frazier Dies At 67; Herman Cain To Speak Out On Sexual Harassment Claims; Conrad Murray Found Guilty In Michael Jackson Death

by Emily Green · November 8, 2011

A 1,300-foot-wide asteroid, the biggest to pass near Earth in decades, will come its closest today and hopefully reveal mysteries of the origins of the universe as professional and amateur astronomers around the world track its path. [LATimes]

After dating for nearly a year, Chelsea Handler and hotelier André Balazs call it quits. [Post]

"Thrilla in Manilla" Muhammad Ali rival boxing legend "Smokin" Joe Frazier dies of liver cancer at age 67. [TMZ]

GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain is expected to hold a press conference today to address sexual harassment accusations brought against him by a fourth woman who came forward with details of the encounter yesterday in a news conference with Gloria Allred. [KABC]

Conrad Murray is remanded into jail until his sentencing after being found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson yesterday, but not on suicide watch. [KTLA]