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The Reliable Source: May, 2013

Posted at 05:37 PM ET, 05/31/2013

Ann Romney is publishing a cookbook

Have you been unable to stop thinking about Welsh cakes since the 2012 campaign? Well, you're in luck.

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Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 05/31/2013

The Scene: D.C. Black Pride Post Happy Hour

Our photographer colleague Rebecca D'Angelo goes to a party every week -- this time, the DC Black Pride Post Happy Hour reception.

By The Reliable Source  |  04:22 PM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Parties, The Scene

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 05/31/2013

Arvind Mahankali's little brother on his National Spelling Bee victory

By Amy Argetsinger  |  01:36 PM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 05/31/2013

Briefly: Philip Seymour Hoffman, John Dingell, Richard Linklater

Philip Seymour Hoffman! Not exactly the first star you'd suspect of a drug problem.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:02 AM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 05/31/2013

RGIII's new house: Lots of marble, room for a pool, friends nearby

By The Reliable Source  |  08:02 AM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Surreal estate

Posted at 07:12 PM ET, 05/30/2013

There's hope for former child stars, say Fred Savage, Mara Wilson, Dylan Sprouse

After years of seeing their brand maligned, the lobby of Former Child Stars Who Turned Out Okay is finally fighting back.

By The Reliable Source  |  07:12 PM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 05/30/2013

Quoted: Michelle Obama tries one of those cool new slang words again

Ohmigod, Mom! No one talks like that anymore!

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Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 05/30/2013

Quoted: Patrick Stewart forced to explain pizza history

The Shakespearean actor's off-hand tweet prompted dozens of blog posts because, yes, that's what the world has come to. Glad he finally clarified things.

By The Reliable Source  |  04:07 PM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 05/30/2013

Hey, isn't that . . . ?: Jamie-Lyn Sigler and Cutter Dykstra

Seen around town: The Nats minor leaguer and his very pregnant actress fiancee.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  03:07 PM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 05/30/2013

Celebvocates in fedoras weigh in on immigration debate

The challenges of political messaging! How to convey a complex legislative argument in a way that resonates with the average voter? What about photos of celebrities wearing fedoras?

By The Reliable Source  |  01:44 PM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  celebvocate, Politics

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 05/30/2013

Briefly: Obama's half-brother, Chelsea's mother-in-law, 'Alpha House'

Someone's selling some family letters. A former congresswoman gives it another try. And other brief news from here and there.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:23 AM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 05/30/2013

Robert Griffin III buys Loudoun home for nearly $2.5 million

The Redskins star finally has a place to stow all those wedding presents -- a sprawling mansion in Aldie, Va.

By The Reliable Source  |  08:01 AM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Surreal estate

Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 05/30/2013

Quoted: Sheryl Crow has nothing to say about Lance Armstrong

"His story is completely his own. . ." says the singer of her ex-fiance, "and so I don't speak about it."

By The Reliable Source  |  06:02 AM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:20 PM ET, 05/29/2013

Blake Shelton's benefit concert for Oklahoma: Good intentions, but who gets the donations?

Celebrity benefit concerts are now big business after every disaster. But are they a success for the charities?

By The Reliable Source  |  08:20 PM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:32 PM ET, 05/29/2013

Canada beauty pageant scandal as wrong woman is crowned

Ah, the humanity! Our neighbors to the north are definitely outpacing the U.S. for pageant scandal these days.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:32 PM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 05/29/2013

Update: Toots Hibbert cancels tour after Richmond bottle-throwing

That punk kid who thought it would be cute to throw a bottle has really screwed things up.

By The Reliable Source  |  03:22 PM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 05/29/2013

Chuck Hagel's son, Ziller Hagel, has marijuana charges dismissed

By The Reliable Source  |  02:11 PM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 05/29/2013

Quoted: Rudy Giuliani hates to say he told you so about Anthony Weiner

By Amy Argetsinger  |  11:12 AM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 05/29/2013

Reliable Source live discussion: Obama's prom, Connie Mack and Mary Bono, Cody Grimm, Katie O'Malley, Rob Lowe, Kelly Rowland

Please join us today at noon: Where did the president get his amazing prom jacket? What happened to the cutest congerssional couple? And other hot topics to discuss.

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Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 05/29/2013

Briefly: Rob Lowe, Ryan O'Neal, Jimmy Buffett

By Amy Argetsinger  |  08:02 AM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 05/29/2013

Mary Bono and Connie Mack divorce: 'Life really changed' after election losses

Both lost their jobs in November, which could have been a new chapter in their marriage.

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Posted at 08:01 PM ET, 05/28/2013

Cody Grimm, NFL player, arrested in Leesburg for public intoxication

A local football hero had a rough homecoming this weekend, arrested early Sunday in Leesburg.

By The Reliable Source  |  08:01 PM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:02 PM ET, 05/28/2013

Hey, isn't that . . . ?: Robert Patrick

Seen around town: The "X-Files" star rolling through with Rolling Thunder

By The Reliable Source  |  07:02 PM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 05/28/2013

'Rodham' casting: Let's not get ahead of ourselves

Take everything you read about the movie "Rodham" with a grain of salt. Especially the news of possible casting.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:56 PM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 05/28/2013

Hey, isn't that . . . ?: Kelly Rowland

Seen around town: The pop diva dines out in Dupont Circle.

By The Reliable Source  |  03:02 PM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 05/28/2013

Quoted: James Brown on Ronald Reagan

The Godfather of Soul gave props to the Great Communicator in a 1984 interview: "Most intelligent. . . president we've ever had."

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Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 05/28/2013

Read this: Dan Savage; British media overlords

Also in the Post: Dan Savage's sometimes-monogamy; and U.S. media companies swoon for British accents.

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Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 05/28/2013

Hey, isn't that . . . ?: Gio Gonzalez

Seen around town: The Nats pitcher unwinding after a disappointing game.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:06 AM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:29 AM ET, 05/27/2013

The Reliable Source will return. . .

By Amy Argetsinger  |  09:29 AM ET, 05/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:13 PM ET, 05/24/2013

Connie Mack and Mary Bono Mack are divorcing

The former congressional power couple announced their divorce on Friday.

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Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 05/24/2013

First Lady and Kerry Washington's scandal-free school visit

The real first lady and Kerry Washington, who plays a woman having an affair with the president on ABC's hit show "Scandal," shared a stage today as part of the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities.

By Krissah Thompson  |  03:31 PM ET, 05/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 05/24/2013

The Scene: CulturalDC's first annual member reception

Our photographer colleague Rebecca D'Angelo goes to a party every week -- this time, the CulturalDC First Annual Member Reception

By The Reliable Source  |  03:02 PM ET, 05/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 05/24/2013

Briefly: Amanda Bynes, David Vitter, Jay Carney, Darius Rucker

Okay, she's been arrested -- happy now, you creepy foul-weather fans? And other brief news from here and elsewhere.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:55 AM ET, 05/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 05/24/2013

Katie O'Malley stars in 'artistic' fashion shoot

Maryland's first lady probably wasn't prepared for the massive army of stylists and photographers who descended on Government House.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:02 AM ET, 05/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:32 PM ET, 05/23/2013

Olympia Snowe book party: Congress 'doesn't have to be this way'

There's a powerful demand out there for the juicy personal-life stories of powerful women. So you have to admire the former senator for resisting that trend -- and delivering a legislative history instead.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:32 PM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 05/23/2013

Quoted: Jerry Lewis still doesn't like female comedians

Hey, laaaayyydeee! Do you care what Jerry Lewis thinks?

By The Reliable Source  |  03:10 PM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 05/23/2013

President Obama's prom night photo: Wow, Hawaii in the 1970s!

How are we only just now seeing this amazing document, so many months into Obama's second term? In Time magazine, from 1979, the president of the United States's prom photo.

By The Reliable Source  |  02:34 PM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 05/23/2013

Quoted: Debbie Reynolds on hanging out with Liberace

It was a more closeted time, but friends knew if friends were gay, she says, and it made no difference.

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Posted at 08:14 AM ET, 05/23/2013

Briefly: Helen Mirren; Fake Psy; Ricky Schroder

Aw, just give her the real crown already. But watch out for Psych! And other brief news.

By The Reliable Source  |  08:14 AM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 05/23/2013

James Cameron dives onto National Geographic's cover

Thanks to his record ocean dive last year, the Oscar-winning director is the only Hollywood celebrity to ever appear on the magazine's cover

By The Reliable Source  |  06:02 AM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 05/22/2013

German embassy launches new bus campaign: Find Durer and Wagner

Three Metro buses designed to promote German culture are roaming the streets of Washington

By The Reliable Source  |  05:41 PM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 05/22/2013

Aretha Franklin cancels more shows

The Queen of Soul, grappling with an unknown ailment, has now cleared her performance calendar through June.

By The Reliable Source  |  03:18 PM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 05/22/2013

Hey, isn't that . . . ?: James Taylor and Billy Joel

Seen around town: A pair of '70s singer-songwriters walk into a restaurant. . .

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Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 05/22/2013

Read this: Who picks the Kennedy Center comedy prize

Also in the Post: Want to hear something funny? Guess who picks the winners of the Mark Twain Prize for humor.

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Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 05/22/2013

Reliable Source live discussion: Kerry Washington, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michelle Obama, Molly Ringwald, Chelsea Clinton

Please join our weekly discussion at noon. A star's triumphant return to her alma mater. A boring visit by the most fascinating royal. And other things to talk about.

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Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 05/22/2013

Hey, isn't that. . . ?: Rob Lowe

Seen around town: The veteran heartthrob dining out in Penn Quarter.

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Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 05/22/2013

Briefly: Brad Pitt, George Michael, Jesse James, Jann Wenner

The star doesn't remember you. The singer takes a bad tumble. The cad loses a digit. And other brief news from elsewhere.

By The Reliable Source  |  08:01 AM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:03 AM ET, 05/22/2013

Chelsea Clinton's new gig: A multicultural center at NYU

The former first daughter -- management consultant, hedge-funder, broadcast journalist, doctoral student — now chairs the board of an interfaith institute.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:03 AM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:01 PM ET, 05/21/2013

Hey, isn't that . . . ?: Gloria Estefan

Seen around town: The Latin pop diva and family, chowing down on turkey burgers.

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Posted at 05:49 PM ET, 05/21/2013

Happy Birthday, Al Franken -- with love from the Senate Judiciary Committee

Hang on there, Sen. Chris Coons -- did you bring enough for everyone? The Delaware Democrat lightened the mood at Day 5 of the Senate Judiciary Committee markup session on the immigration bill Tuesday by presenting his panel neighbor, Sen. Al Franken, with a beautiful sprinkles-laden cupcake.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:49 PM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 05/21/2013

Hey, isn't that . . . ?: Billy Baldwin

Seen around town: Alec's younger brother doing the Field Trip Dad thing.

By The Reliable Source  |  04:34 PM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 05/21/2013

Quoted: O.J. Simpson's ex-girlfriend on unhealthy communication patterns

Sounds like a complicated relationship. But that's not the shocking part.

By The Reliable Source  |  02:30 PM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 05/21/2013

Justin Bieber's monkey officially claimed by Germany

Our great international nightmare appears to have ended.

By The Reliable Source  |  11:32 AM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 05/21/2013

R.I.P. Ray Manzarek, the Doors keyboardist who got the big picture

The organ player's take on the past -- whether it was on the idealism of the '60s or playing second fiddle to Jim Morrison -- was shrewd and vivid.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:13 AM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 05/21/2013

Hey, isn't that . . . ?: Roy Blunt, Claire McCaskill

Seen around town: Missouri's Senate delegation dining out together.

By The Reliable Source  |  08:01 AM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 05/21/2013

Celebvocate: Sean Penn testifies about American detained in Bolivia

The actor lobbied for the release of Jacob Ostreicher, a New York businessman imprisoned but never been formally charged by the Bolivian government.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:02 AM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:01 PM ET, 05/20/2013

Love, etc.: Twins for Chely Wright

The country singer-turned gay-rights activist and her wife of two years welcomed two boys.

By The Reliable Source  |  08:01 PM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:02 PM ET, 05/20/2013

Hey, isn't that . . . ?: Madeleine Albright

Seen around town: The former secretary of state, doing her jury duty as usual

By The Reliable Source  |  07:02 PM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 05/20/2013

Jim Kolbe, former congressman, weds Hector Alfonso

The congressman and the former special-ed teacher had been together for eight years before their wedding at the Cosmos Club this weekend.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:00 PM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 05/20/2013

Hey, isn't that . . . ?: Joe and Jill Biden

Seen around town: The vice president and his wife dining out in Foggy Bottom.

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Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 05/20/2013

Georgetown's Jim Coury wins $100,000 Jeopardy College Championship

The Georgetown sophomore kept it under wraps for six weeks, but on Friday he finally revealed that he won the $100,000 grand prize.

By The Reliable Source  |  02:32 PM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 05/20/2013

Read this: Ladies love Luke Bryan

Also in the Post: Why is he suddenly The Guy? Our colleague Emily Yahr breaks it down.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:25 AM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 05/20/2013

Briefly: Robert Griffin III, Miguel, Khloe Kardashian, Keanu Reeves, Kristen Stewart

The Redskins QB is bombarded with wedding presents. Someone got older. An off-on couple is off again. And other brief news from here and there.

By The Reliable Source  |  08:29 AM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 05/20/2013

Toots Hibbert injured by flying bottle at Toots and the Maytals concert

The singer had to cut his performance short to go to the hospital.

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Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 05/19/2013

Kerry Washington at GWU commencement: Grads must be 'heroes of own lives'

Now this is how you want to return to your alma mater: On stage, as commencement speaker, at the moment your red-hot career has just catapulted you to superstar status, thousands of young fans cheering and calling your name.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:14 PM ET, 05/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 05/18/2013

Hey, isn't that . . . ?: Arnold Schwarzenegger

Seen around town: The movie star-politician and his family at daughter Christina's Georgetown graduation.

By The Reliable Source  |  03:08 PM ET, 05/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 05/18/2013

Michelle Obama's bangs: Still hanging in there, for now, anyway

But it really depends what angle you were looking at. Left side? Bangs-less. Right side? Bangs still hanging in there.

By The Reliable Source  |  09:14 AM ET, 05/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 05/17/2013

The Scene: 'Tickled Pink' Mother/Daughter fashion show and tea

Our photographer colleague Rebecca D'Angelo goes to a party every week and does her thing for a regular feature in the Sunday Style section called The Scene. This week it was "Tickled Pink," the 10th Annual Mother/Daughter Afternoon Tea and Fashion Show.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:05 PM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 05/17/2013

Quoted: Bill Hader knows better than to do a 'Stefon' movie

He's clearly learned the lessons of "It's Pat" and "A Night at the Roxbury."

By The Reliable Source  |  03:21 PM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 05/17/2013

Justin Bieber letting clock tick down on monkey ownership

The German customs officials who confiscated the pop star's capuchin when he arrived in March without the proper monkey-having papers said Friday they were preparing to send "Mally" to a zoo or animal park.

By The Reliable Source  |  12:02 PM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 05/17/2013

Quoted: Bob Dylan lyrics baffle Michael Chabon same as everyone

Turns out it's *not* "midnight's broken toe," the author revealed at the legend's induction into the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:37 AM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 05/17/2013

Molly Ringwald at O'Keeffe party: How better to celebrate 16 years?

To celebrate the 16th birthday of his public relations firm O'Keeffe

By The Reliable Source  |  06:02 AM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:42 PM ET, 05/16/2013

Prince Harry's 2013 U.S. tour: Painfully well-behaved this time

Prince Harry wrapped up his six-day tour of the U.S. on Wednesday, and you can't blame him for the mild air of disappointment. When did he become so terribly polite?

By The Reliable Source  |  07:42 PM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 05/16/2013

Read this: How much money did Chuck Brown make?

How much anyone makes in the music business is a subject of endless mystery and fascination -- and today's story about Chuck Brown's estate offers a interesting window into some of these issues.

By The Reliable Source  |  02:54 PM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 05/16/2013

Hey, isn't that . . . ?: Maria Shriver

By The Reliable Source  |  12:25 PM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 05/16/2013

Briefly: Angelina Jolie, Mitt Romney, Harry Reid, David Beckham

A star outwits the tabs. The former candidate moves west. A superstar athlete retires. And other brief news.

By The Reliable Source  |  11:19 AM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 05/16/2013

Quoted: Wilt Chamberlain on his social life and his height

He had an awkward childhood, miserably self-conscious about his height. But later, when it came to women. . .

By The Reliable Source  |  09:41 AM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 05/16/2013

Songwriters tell congressmen where the music comes from at ASCAP concert

Sometimes it seems like it's actually fun to be a congressman. Take this annual concert where songwriters serenade lawmakers with their favorite oldies.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:01 AM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:22 PM ET, 05/15/2013

Hey, isn't that. . .?: Garry Shandling in 'Captain America' sequel

Spoiler alert: He's not yet announced as a cast member.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:22 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:35 PM ET, 05/15/2013

Hey, isn't that. . . ?: Maria Belen Chapur makes Washington debut

Seen around town: Mark Sanford's fiancee attending his swearing-in at the Capitol.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:35 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that, Politics

Posted at 05:24 PM ET, 05/15/2013

Ed Markey disinvites pal Ben Jones from fundraiser over Confederate flag flap

The fact that his presence was a political liability means it's a close race, says Jones.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:24 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 05/15/2013

Rep. Tom Cotton finishes ACLI race as new Fastest Man in Congress

The freshman rep from Arkansas made a dazzling debut, placing 32nd overall in the annual race and besting all his fellow lawmakers.

By The Reliable Source  |  04:54 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 05/15/2013

Angelina Jolie: Her last few months, what's next, and more reaction

Brad Pitt speaks, advocates weigh in, and a look back at her busy public schedule during the months she was undergoing surgery.

By The Reliable Source  |  03:07 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 05/15/2013

Quoted: Kal Penn on his White House background check

The vagaries of a Hollywood career don't fit neatly with the questions in a federal background check.

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Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 05/15/2013

Love, etc.: Morena Baccarin and Austin Chick expecting first child

In hindsight, that was kind of a drapey dress she was wearing at the White House Correspondents' dinner.

By The Reliable Source  |  12:03 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 05/15/2013

Reliable Source live discussion: Angelina Jolie, Savannah Guthrie, Alex Trebek, Prince Harry, Newt Gingrich, Jeanine McDonnell, Chris Evans

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Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 05/15/2013

Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson film 'Captain America' on the Mall

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Posted at 07:17 PM ET, 05/14/2013

What Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy means to breast cancer advocates

From Betty Ford to Robin Roberts to Christina Applegate, the breast-cancer community has had no shortage of high-profile voices. But Angelina Jolie's announcement hit like a tidal wave.

By The Reliable Source  |  07:17 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 05/14/2013

Sen. Patrick Leahy calls out the ugliest buildings in Washington

"I know ugly when I see it," said the Vermont Democrat.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:00 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 05/14/2013

Joe Biden backs chocolate-bullet policy proposal

It is hard to argue with the logic of this 7-year-old boy's gun-control suggestion, and the vice president did not.

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Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 05/14/2013

R.I.P., Dr. Joyce Brothers, the TV shrink who inspired an industry

A petite young psychology PhD who famously nailed "The $64,000 Question" on boxing at the height of 1950s quiz-show mania, Brothers went on to a career as a go-to multimedia mental-health expert.

By The Reliable Source  |  12:39 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 05/14/2013

Briefly: Beyonce, Cam Kerry, Jim Lehrer

The star cancels. The other brother rises. And other brief stories from elsewhere.

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Posted at 06:32 AM ET, 05/14/2013

Angelina Jolie reveals she had double mastectomy

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Posted at 07:05 PM ET, 05/13/2013

Aretha Franklin cancels concerts amid health problems

The singer will undergo treatment for an unspecified ailment.

By The Reliable Source  |  07:05 PM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 05/13/2013

Briefly: Barbara Walters, Monica, Racing Presidents, Seth Meyers

The legendary broadcaster choreographs her own retirement announcement. The R

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Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 05/13/2013

Read this: Bonnie Tyler viewed as weak U.K. strategy in Eurovision Song Contest

Also in The Washington Post: Hey, now -- if it turns out everyone simply hates Britain these days, let's not lay the blame at Tyler's feet.

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Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 05/13/2013

Jeanine McDonnell, Virginia governor's daughter, weds in Virginia Beach

Can't blame Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell if he's a little gun shy about weddings these days. That's probably why we're just hearing about his eldest daughter's nuptials last weekend.

By The Reliable Source  |  01:14 PM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 05/13/2013

Newt Gingrich on the troubling 'cellphone' paradox

The former House speaker wants to know why we still call them "cellphones" when they are obviously so much more than that. He demands we find a new name.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:34 AM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 05/13/2013

Savannah Guthrie and Mike Feldman are engaged

The "Today" co-host and the Beltway communications strategist have been dating for four years and got engaged during a weekend getaway.

By The Reliable Source  |  08:41 AM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 05/13/2013

Michael Kaiser throws first pitch at Nationals Park: Game, but he's no Strasburg

The Kennedy Center president and lifelong baseball fan was thrilled to be asked -- until he realized he'd have to throw the ball 55 feet. .

By The Reliable Source  |  06:01 AM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 05/13/2013

Surreal estate: Russ and Norma Ramsey list Great Falls mansion

The Virginia investment banker and his philanthropist wife are moving inside the Beltway.

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Posted at 06:06 PM ET, 05/12/2013

Hey, isn't that ?: Wynonna Judd

The flame-haired singer was in town for Saturday night's GI Film Festival screening of "The Hornet's Nest".

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Posted at 05:48 PM ET, 05/12/2013

Chris Brown battling with neighbors over 'monster' murals

City officials cited the singer for "excessive signage" and ordered him to get rid of the art within 30 days. But Brown's attorney, Mark Geragos, said that's not going to happen.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:48 PM ET, 05/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:07 PM ET, 05/10/2013

The Scene: The 5th anniversary Ball on the Mall

Our photographer colleague Rebecca D'Angelo goes to a party every week and does her thing for a regular feature in the Sunday Style section called The Scene. This week it was the 5th Anniversary "Ball on the Mall."

By Rebecca D'Angelo  |  06:07 PM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 05/10/2013

Robert Griffin III's wedding plans, gift registry

What do you get the couple that has everything -- i.e., fame, adulation, a Heisman, a $21 million contract? Well, how about some modestly priced table settings and stainless-steel flatware?

By The Reliable Source  |  02:32 PM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 05/10/2013

Prince Harry stops by Arlington Cemetery, Walter Reed

He paid tribute to President Kennedy, recent U.S. war dead, and a British World War II hero.

By The Reliable Source  |  12:48 PM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 05/10/2013

Hey, isn't that. . . ?: Val Kilmer, Kirsten Gillibrand

Seen around town: The actor dining with a senator.

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Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 05/10/2013

R.I.P. Ottavio Missoni, the father of Italian fashion

The 92-year-old lived a soap-opera life of success, grandeur and tragedy and left behind some profound thoughts about color and some good advice about cocktail parties.

By The Reliable Source  |  11:09 AM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:38 AM ET, 05/10/2013

Prince Harry's dinner and reception at British ambassador's home

That party you didn't get invited to last night with Prince Harry? Well, obviously, it was nice. Here's what you missed.

By The Reliable Source  |  09:38 AM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:38 PM ET, 05/09/2013

Smithsonian accepts Susan Lucci gown, 'Jeopardy' and 'Barney' artifacts in celebration of daytime TV

Susan Lucci, longtime star of "All My Children," and "Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek joined Kathy and Phil Parker, the creators of "Barney," for the ceremony honoring daytime television.

By The Reliable Source  |  07:38 PM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:09 PM ET, 05/09/2013

King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden are visiting Washington, too

So much fuss about the arrival of that handsome red-haired kid who, barring catastrophe, will never sit on the throne! How about some props for an actual monarch come to town?

By The Reliable Source  |  05:09 PM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 05/09/2013

He's here! Prince Harry arrives in Washington

The spare heir arrives in Capitol Hill to visit an exhibition on landmines and unexploded ordinance.

By Emily Wax  |  04:07 PM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 05/09/2013

Amanda Knox attends 'Gatsby' screening in Washington

She may have had a grueling interview schedule this past week, but she gamely sallied forth to mingle with Washington media types Wednesday night.

By The Reliable Source  |  03:40 PM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 05/09/2013

Briefly: Kobe Bryant, Charlie Sheen, Michael Jackson

A court battle between mother and son. An ex-wife steps in to help. And other brief news from elsewhere.

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Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 05/09/2013

R.I.P. Jeanne Cooper, the soap star who was a facelift pioneer

Far from trying to conceal her 1984 facelift, she had it written into the storyline, so that her grand dame character got one at the same time.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:06 AM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:01 AM ET, 05/09/2013

Quoted: Dennis Rodman asks Kim Jong Un for a favor

Well, this will be a test of the attention-craving NBA legend's little basketball diplomacy efforts

By The Reliable Source  |  05:01 AM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:31 PM ET, 05/08/2013

Hey, isn't that . . . ?: Val Kilmer

Seen around town: The actor dining at Estadio in Logan Circle on Tuesday night.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:31 PM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 05/08/2013

Prince Harry arrives in Washington tomorrow

What will this mean for all you aspiring princesses? Basically, nothing: Expect the spare-to-the-heir to maintain a very controlled schedule at a series of elite ceremonial events you can't get into.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:11 PM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 05/08/2013

Miss America loses 'there she is. . .' theme song

The kitsch-classic Miss America theme song is no longer a part of the pageant, having been snarled in copyright dispute.

By The Reliable Source  |  04:38 PM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 05/08/2013

Kevin Spacey talks politics, ambition and 'House of Cards'

The actor's appearance Tuesday at the Motion Picture Association of America was filled with of obsessed fans hanging on his every word.

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Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 05/08/2013

Trailer for 'The Butler,' based on life of the White House's Eugene Allen

Five years after Washington Post readers were gripped by the story of Eugene Allen -- the White House butler who served eight presidents, beginning in an era of segregation, and lived long enough to cast a vote for the first black president -- the movie version, "The Butler" is on its way to theaters this fall. And now, finally, the preview.

By The Reliable Source  |  01:05 PM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 05/08/2013

Reliable Source live discussion: Chris Christie; Carla Bruni; Justin Bieber; Marion Barry; Led Zeppelin; Demi Lovato; Reese Witherspoon

When did we get tired of fat presidents? Did Henry Kissinger just endorse Hillary Clinton? Paige Johnson weds, Paula Broadwell speaks out, and other stories to discuss during our live online discussion today.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:31 AM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 05/08/2013

Maria Belen Chapur was at Mark Sanford's victory party (photo)

Yes, the Argentinian woman who was Mark Sanford's mistress and his now his fiancee made a brief cameo appearance at his victory party Tuesday night.

By The Reliable Source  |  09:40 AM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 05/08/2013

Briefly: Ja Rule; As I Lay Dying; Mark Boal

Brief news from elsewhere: The rapper is released from prison. A heavy metal star is arrested. A screenwriter made a few changes at the CIA's request.

By The Reliable Source  |  08:59 AM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 05/08/2013

Chris Christie's weight: How the 2016 hopeful compares to portly presidents past

Will there ever be another fat president?

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Posted at 06:10 PM ET, 05/07/2013

Celebvocate: Demi Lovato for youth mental health

A continuing series about stars who bring their causes to D.C.: The former Disney Channel starlet wants to be a role model for young people grappling with mental health issues.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:10 PM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 05/07/2013

Quoted: Chris Brown, sensitive as ever, confirms breakup with Rihanna

Brown also emphasized that he is "always going to love that person," but you know, for now, he's about to turn 24, "I'm gonna be in Vegas. So [I wanna] see as many girls as possible."

By The Reliable Source  |  03:45 PM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 05/07/2013

Michelle Obama, back on the book tour a year later, at Politics & Prose

Yes, it's unusual to have a book signing a year after publication, but the First Lady was hoping to generate some new planting-season buzz.

By Krissah Thompson  |  01:31 PM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 05/07/2013

Chris Christie acknowledges having weight-loss surgery

The hefty pol said he wasn't motivated to slim down because of presidential aspirations, but for the sake of his family.

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Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 05/07/2013

Quoted: Rey Decerega recalls the time he elbowed the president

The Elbow breaks his silence: "I was trying to clear some space. You swing your arms to see what options you have." Next thing he knew, there was blood on his elbow and the leader of the free world on the ground needing 12 stitches.

By The Reliable Source  |  08:01 AM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 05/07/2013

Capricia Marshall to leave chief of protocol post at State Department

One of the last of the Hillary Clinton insiders is leaving at the end of the summer. "There's nothing I didn't love about this job," she said, fresh off a trip to Mexico and Costa Rica with President Obama. "I'm going to miss this a lot."

By The Reliable Source  |  06:02 AM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:54 PM ET, 05/06/2013

Celebvocate: Rainn Wilson on imprisoned Baha'i leaders in Iran

A continuing series on stars with a cause: The actor, best known for his work on "The Office," is a longtime advocate for Iran's persecuted Baha'i population.

By The Reliable Source  |  09:54 PM ET, 05/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 05/06/2013

Briefly: Lauryn Hill, Beyonce, Justin Bieber, Crystal Bowersox

Looks like Lauryn Hill won't go to jail — oh, no, wait, she will! Beyonce says some words. More stuff happens to Bieber. And other brief news.

By The Reliable Source  |  04:10 PM ET, 05/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 05/06/2013

Read this: Twisted Sister recalls the parental-advisory battles of the '80s

Thirty years later, the band that testified before Congress over the dirty-lyrics controversy can't believe that was ever an issue.

By The Reliable Source  |  01:54 PM ET, 05/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 05/06/2013

Quoted: Bill Clinton's failed mission to reunite Led Zeppelin

It may have been the toughest job the former president could have taken on, and even he couldn't make it work.

By The Reliable Source  |  11:34 AM ET, 05/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 05/06/2013

The Scene: Dutch embassy party for investiture of new king

Our photographer colleague Rebecca D'Angelo goes to a party every week and does her thing for a regular feature in the Sunday Style section called The Scene. Last week it was the Dutch ambassador's private party to celebrate the investiture of King Willem-Alexander.

By Rebecca D'Angelo  |  11:04 AM ET, 05/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 05/06/2013

Helen Mirren, dressed as the Queen, confronts drummers outside theater

Of course they stopped immediately when the Oscar winner -- clad in her costume as the reigning monarch -- told them to. Wouldn't you?

By The Reliable Source  |  09:39 AM ET, 05/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 05/06/2013

Paige Johnson, daughter of BET co-founders, weds Dudley Payne in the Bahamas

There's one less heiress on the market, now that the gorgeous equestrian daughter of BET founders Bob and Sheila Johnson has tied the knot with her longtime boyfriend.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:02 AM ET, 05/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:02 AM ET, 05/06/2013

Phillips Collection gala: This year with added Italian seasoning

There's just no escaping all things Italian in Washington! To celebrate the "Year of Italian Culture in America," the nation is occupying all the big parties in town.

By The Reliable Source  |  12:02 AM ET, 05/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:08 PM ET, 05/05/2013

Justin Bieber sued in Virginia over hit song

Two Hampton Roads men claim that the pop star and his mentor Usher lifted significant parts of their song for the hit "Somebody to Love."

By The Reliable Source  |  06:08 PM ET, 05/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 05/05/2013

Love, etc.: Keira Knightley weds James Righton

Only about 10 people were present for the ceremony in a small village in the south of France.

By The Reliable Source  |  03:18 PM ET, 05/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 05/03/2013

Quoted: Marion Barry recaps 'Scandal' on Twitter

Who could have guessed that the former mayor would be a huge fan of a soapy, sex-fueled fantasy of sordid D.C. political intrigue?

By The Reliable Source  |  01:42 PM ET, 05/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 05/03/2013

Charlie Daniels on George Jones: 'He sang for us all'

In one of the most touching tributes from the funeral, Daniels said Jones's voice was "a rowdy Saturday night uproar at a back-street beer joint, the heartbroken wail of the one who wakes up to find the other side of the bed empty, the far-off lonesome whistle of the midnight train. . . "

By The Reliable Source  |  01:04 PM ET, 05/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 05/03/2013

Read this: Joe Biden's Hall of Fame moment

Also in the Post: Why Joe Biden will keep us guessing for a while about whether he'll run for president in 2016.

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Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 05/03/2013

Briefly: Lindsay Lohan, La La Anthony, Reese Witherspoon

The troubled starlet is due at rehab. The basketball wife strikes back. The Reese arrest video will make you feel terrible.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:58 AM ET, 05/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 05/03/2013

Carla Bruni on why she wore that pantsuit

Even supermodels-turned-pop stars-turned-first ladies are allowed to have their mediocre fashion days, okay?

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Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 05/02/2013

'Captain America' shoot scheduled for Teddy Roosevelt Bridge Sunday

Hollywood will once again stop traffic in D.C. Sunday when city officials will shut down Teddy Roosevelt Bridge for two brief periods.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:40 PM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:04 PM ET, 05/02/2013

Briefly: 'Rodham: The Movie'; Anna Wintour; Warren Buffett

The young-Clintons-in-love biopic is moving quickly. The Vogue editor may yet get an ambassadorship. The billionaire joins Twitter.

By The Reliable Source  |  04:04 PM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 05/02/2013

Hey, isn't that . . . ?: Sean Penn

Seen around town: The Oscar winner/activist dining with World Bank folks.

By The Reliable Source  |  03:16 PM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 05/02/2013

Henry Kissinger to Hillary Clinton: 'At least four secretaries of state became president'

Her former secretary of state went beyond the typical professional courtesy and gave what sounded like a heartfelt endorsement for Clinton in 2016 at Wednesday's Atlantic Council's dinner.

By The Reliable Source  |  01:21 PM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 05/02/2013

Reese Witherspoon's advice on dealing with traffic stops

The star, issuing another apology for her disorderly conduct arrest last month, wonders if she's played a lawyer so often she overestimated her powers of legal persuasion.

By The Reliable Source  |  12:28 PM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 05/02/2013

R.I.P., Chris Kelly, the hip-hop prodigy who grew up fast with Kris Kross

Four years after he and Chris Smith became the most famous middle-schoolers in the nation, Chris Kelly reflected on how all that early success had changed them.

By The Reliable Source  |  09:51 AM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 05/02/2013

Quoted: Carla Bruni-Sarkozy on aging

"Wrinkles without wisdom are boring," says the former French first lady.

By The Reliable Source  |  08:02 AM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 05/02/2013

Paul Wharton, D.C.'s reality star-in-waiting, decamps for New York

Washington, it turns out, isn't much of a reality TV town. "I tried to make a lot of things happen, and it was a great experience there," he told us. "But to go to the next level [in TV], it's not where you need to be."

By The Reliable Source  |  06:01 AM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 05/01/2013

Beyonce's new nickname in FOIA'd inauguration docs: '(B)(6)'

You know her as Beyonce, BK or simply Queen Bey, but it seems the feds have their own special name for her, according to just-released documents from her inauguration lip-sync controversy.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:02 PM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 05/01/2013

Virginia Quarterly Review names new editor a year after masthead upheaval

Ralph Eubanks, a scholar known for his work on race relations, has most recently served as the director of publishing for the Library of Congress. He'll take over a small literary journal that has received national acclaim but which was rocked by workplace turmoil.

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Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 05/01/2013

Love, etc.: Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler is pregnant

Coming soon: A little Republican with an unpronounceable name.

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Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 05/01/2013

Paula Broadwell on life after the Petraeus scandal

The general's biographer said she's "made some mistakes" in the past but is trying to look forward.

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Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 05/01/2013

Read this: Rihanna needs you to win her over

If you read only one essay this month attempting to dissect the appeal of that pop-culture sphinx known as Rihanna, make this one by Sarah Godfrey.

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Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 05/01/2013

Reliable Source live discussion: RGIII; Jason Collins; WHCA dinner; Conan O'Brien; Dutch king; Neil Diamond; Gwyneth Paltrow

RGIII bails on the Correspondents' dinner; Jason Collins comes out; Gwyneth Paltrow shows some thigh and then some; and other stories to discuss. Please join us for the weekly live discussion today.

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Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 05/01/2013

Briefly: Keith Richards, Michael Jackson, Larry Flynt, Christina Hendricks

News from elsewhere: Guess who doesn’t own an iPod? Testimony begins in the popo star’s wrongful death trial. And other stories.

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Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 05/01/2013

How much did the McDonnell wedding cost, after all?

Cailin McDonnell and fianc Chris Young had notions of picking up the tab for their June 2011 nuptials at the governor's mansion. Until they were offered a $15,000 wedding present.

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