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  1. Photo gallery: Celebrity-gazing is main course at White House Correspondents dinner

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    WASHINGTON — The national "Nerd Prom" is drawing a wide mix of Hollywood and Washington power players for the White House Correspondents Association dinner.

    President Barack Obama smiles at the annual White House Correspondents Association Gala at the Washington Hilton Hotel on Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Washington, D.C. The dinner is an annual event attended by journalists, politicians and celebrities. [Getty Images]
  2. Country band Lady Antebellum's tour bus catches fire along Texas interstate (w/video)

    Celebrities

    GARLAND, Texas — A tour bus for superstar country group Lady Antebellum has caught fire along an interstate near Dallas, but no one was injured.

  3. Nik Wallenda to walk on 400-foot Orlando Eye wheel

    Celebrities

    NEW YORK — Daredevil Nik Wallenda says he'll walk untethered on top of a 400-foot observation wheel in Orlando this month.

    High-wire performer Nik Wallenda announces his latest stunt at the 400-foot Orlando Eye, during a news conference, in New York, Monday, April 13, 2015. Wallenda says he'll walk untethered on top of an Orlando, Florida observation wheel on April 29. The daredevil has previously crossed Niagara Falls, the Grand Canyon and the divide between two Chicago skyscrapers. [Associated Press]
  4. Quote on Angelou stamp apparently came from another author

    Celebrities

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service is issuing a new limited edition "Forever" stamp honoring the late poet, author and civil rights champion Maya Angelou.

    Tthe US Postal Service is issuing a limited edition "Forever'' stamp honoring the late poet, author and civil rights champion Maya Angelou. The stamp for showcases Atlanta artist Ross Rossin's 2013 portrait of Angelou, an oil painting in the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery collection. [Associated Press]
  5. Bill Nye finds a place in New York, still takes the subway

    Celebrities

    NEW YORK — William Sanford Nye — but surely you know him as Bill Nye the Science Guy — lives in a one-bedroom apartment on the 24th floor of a rental building in Chelsea. Outside his floor-to-ceiling windows: the Empire State Building and the Flatiron Building. Bliss squared. Practically at his …

    Bill Nye, scientist and television personality, will speak at the University of South Florida as part of a lecture series.
  6. Tom Cruise in Tampa: Actor attends Final Four game at Amalie Arena

    Celebrities

    TAMPA — Tom Cruise took in a women's Final Four game on Sunday night, watching UConn beat Maryland 81-58.

    Ch. 10 news photojournalist Angela Clooney ran into Tom Cruse after Sunday night's Women's Final Four game between UConn and Maryland. [WTSP-TV 10 News]
  7. Vanilla Ice accepts plea deal in South Florida burglary case (w/video)

    Celebrities

    WEST PALM BEACH — Vanilla Ice has accepted a plea deal to perform community service after being arrested over a break-in and theft at an abandoned home.

    Robert van Winkle, aka Vanilla Ice, was arrested on charges of burglary and grand theft in Lantana after items from an adjacent house, which was in foreclosure, were discovered at his property. [Getty Images]
  8. The Biebs wants us to believe he's all grown up

    Celebrities

    Comedy Central's roast of Justin Bieber on Monday night was everything you might expect: Vulgar and mean, all to the delight of the hundreds in the crowd excited to see the pop singer get skewered. However, it also had a distinct underlying theme: It's time for Bieber to grow up.

    Justin Bieber faced a fierce roast Monday night on Comedy Central.
  9. The deadliest profession: hip-hop artist

    Pop Culture

    There is much mystery surrounding the death of Tupac Shakur, killed in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas in 1996. Was Shakur's murder gang-related? Was it part of the East Coast/West Coast hip-hop rivalry — perhaps related to the unsolved murder of Christopher Wallace, aka Biggie Smalls?

    FILE- This is an undated photo of John Lennon.  Guitars, photos, clothing and other memorabilia fill a museum honoring Lennon that will open Monday, Oct. 9, 2000, in Tokyo, on what would have been the ex-Beatle's 60th birthday.  (AP Photo, file)
  10. The song that country radio is afrid to play

    Pop Culture

    Alana Lynn, a morning co-host on country music station 104.3 FM in Boise, Idaho, was excited to play Little Big Town's latest single for her listeners. Girl Crush, a powerful ballad about a woman envious of her ex-boyfriend's new girlfriend, seemed destined to be a hit.

    Little Big Town wants you to know their song is actually about jealousy.