Eavesdropping In: MySpace Sold To Justin Timberlake-Backed Ad Agency, Rhode Island Legalizes Gay Marriage

by Mara Siegler · June 30, 2011

Orchard Beach, Brighton Beach and several stretches of Coney Island's waterfront have been ranked some of the most contaminated public beaches in the city. Happy 4th of July! [NYP]

Forget the Social Network. Justin Timberlake has teamed up with digital advertising agency Specific Media to buy MySpace. [Telegraph]

Hackers have taken down a key al-Qaeda online forum and propaganda site. [AP]

Lindsay Lohan has completed her house arrest and had her ankle bracelet removed. [P6]

Rhode Island has passed its own law approving civil unions among same-sex couples. [ProvidenceJournal]