Brief news from elsewhere:

Ja Rule (Julio Cortez / AP)

Platinum-selling rapper Ja Rule is released from prison after two years on firearms and tax evasion charges, thus answering your question, “Whatever happened to Ja Rule?” (AP)

Tim Lambesis, lead singer of metal band As I Lay Dying, was arrested for allegedly trying to hire a guy to kill his wife. (AP)

Mark Boal agreed to make changes to the “Zero Dark Thirty” script after the CIA complained the scenes were inaccurate and/or put the agency in a bad light, a newly released document shows. (Gawker)

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