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Roger Ailes delights a conservative crowd with the joke about the liberal in the hot-air balloon and some critiques of President Obama at the Bradley Foundation awards gala. Unanswered: Is it appropriate for the head of “fair and balanced” Fox news to accept a big check from a partisan group? (Style Blog)

How dare they! Someone sprayed paint on the queen’s portrait at Westminster Abbey. Sorry, ma’am. (AP)

Halle Berry’s unborn baby is a boy, says fiancé Olivier Martinez, so plan accordingly. (People)

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