Stevie Wonder was performing on an electronic keyboard and harmonica
before a crowd of about 700 as he and Bill Cosby and Cosby's wife,
Camille, were awarded honorary doctorates at Oberlin College in
For most of his 65 years, street singer Elliott Small was famous only
on a New Orleans corner — until an innovative 2008 Internet video went
viral, bringing the white-bearded, overall clad musician with the
turned up hat brim before a global audience in a worldwide
collaboration performance of Ben E. King's classic, "Stand By Me."
First lady Michelle Obama made a surprise visit Tuesday to the ruins of
the Haitian capital, a high-profile reminder that hundreds of thousands
remain in desperate straits three months after the earthquake.