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Michelle Obama’s social media game now includes Snapchat

Should Kylie Jenner be worried? There’s a new celebrity vying for the title of Snapchat queen: Michelle Obama on Tuesday launched her own account on the social media platform. The first lady’s inaugural foray into the social media platform was rife with dog whistles for a young-skewing demographic. First, she appears with Kevin Vincent and Jerry Hall, the original […]

Trump offered Daniel Radcliffe some very Trump-like advice when the actor was a kid

Imagine you are a young Harry Potter (or more specifically the real live 11-year-old actor playing the world famous wizard on the big screen). It’s your very first live television interview — in a foreign country no less — and you are nervous, really really nervous. Enter Donald Trump. That was British actor Daniel Radcliffe circa 2000. […]

Big names (with bigger checkbooks) turn out for Clinton fundraiser

Just as news was breaking that presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton had far outraised her Republican rival, Donald Trump, the former secretary of state was adding more bullion to her war chest — courtesy of some very recognizable supporters. Show More Summary

‘Kane Show’ radio host arrested for allegedly assaulting wife

Radio personality Peter Deibler, better known as Kane, the host of the syndicated morning talk show “The Kane Show,” was arrested in Maryland on Friday after his soon-to-be ex-wife accused him of second-degree assault, according to court records. Show More Summary

Michael Phelps completes 18-month probation for DUI

Eighteen months after his DUI arrest in Baltimore, Olympian (and new dad) Michael Phelps completed his probation on Sunday,  TMZ Sports reports. The 30-year-old swimmer entered a guilty plea and was given a one-year suspended prisonShow More Summary

Mariah Carey’s soon-to-be ex, Nick Cannon, spotted in D.C. after releasing ‘divorce papers’ single

In the White House Stuntin in my Patriotic #NCREDIBLE Headphones #limitededition Going to hook @BarackObama up with a pair! #POTUS A photo posted by Nick Cannon (@nickcannon) on Jun 17, 2016 at 12:17pm PDT Hey, isn’t that… Nick Cannon, the multi-hyphenated entertainer and soon-to-be-ex-husband of elusive chanteuse Mariah Carey, having dinner with friends at the […]

Surreal Estate: Local chef has a magic surprise for whomever buys his McLean mansion

1336 Potomac School Road is a cooking-enthusiast’s dream. The showpiece of restaurateur Savino Recine’s Italian villa, now on the market for $3.4 million, is the kitchen. The McLean mansion’s food-prep area features a Molteni stove, a high-end French kitchen staple. Not only did Recine cook all his meals with it, but the late legendary chef Jean-Louis Palladin and Italian […]

That time Kim Kardashian West said she loved George W. Bush

Rapper Kanye West and his wife, Kim Kardashian West, are a match made on Instagram. They love each other, monochromatic clothes, coordinating outfits (perhaps in that order) and, according to a recent GQ profile, there is practically nothing Mrs. West can do to drive her genius husband crazy. But perhaps there is one thing that the […]

Press reclaims victory at the 8th Annual Congressional Women’s Softball Game

In today’s political climate, getting bi-partisan support for anything can be tough. The surprising unifying factor between the two parties? Softball. Last night, female members of Congress from both parties took to the field to challenge female members of the press at the 8th Annual Congressional Women’s Softball Game. “It’s actually been a great thing […]

Oprah Winfrey on Hillary Clinton: ‘I’m with her’

Celeb: Oprah — media mogul/eponymous magazine owner/”Live your best life” guru/and the megawatt celebrity other celebrities get fidgety around — who is as popular with Midwestern soccer moms as she is with the Obamas. Candidate: In October, Winfrey said she didn’t “see a role” for herself in the 2016 election cycle. Show More Summary

Attorneys for Donald Trump, José Andrés in court over anti-immigrant comments

Attorneys for the companies led by real estate mogul turned presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump and celebrity chef José Andrés argued before a D.C. Superior Court judge Wednesday over Trump’s controversial comments about Hispanic immigrants. Show More Summary

Why one local business owes Bryce Harper big-time

Super Nationals star Bryce Harper wearing DC 51st State tee-shirt. Mayor Bowser sign him up! pic.twitter.com/5AzPSPrlql — Tom Sherwood (@tomsherwood) June 13, 2016 J.C. Smith was driving to a work meeting when he got a call from his brother Jeffrey and had to pull over. It was happening — again. Bryce Harper, the Bryce Harper, was giving […]

Seth Meyers bans Trump from his NBC show, but the two had already exchanged barbs

After Seth Meyers made Donald Trump a target of scathing jokes in his monologue at the 2011 White House Correspondents’ dinner (sample: “Trump has been saying that he will run for president as a Republican — which is surprising because I just assumed he was running as a joke.”), the real estate mogul had no […]

The Watergate hotel’s reopening party has a scandalous theme, but an upstanding crowd

The newly reopened Watergate Hotel might have mined the scandalous legacy of the complex where it’s located for its theme, but the black-tie crowd gathered there on Tuesday night for its inaugural party looked unimpeachably upstanding. Former senator Bob Dole (R-Kan.), who lives in one of the complex’s condos, was wheeled around the ballroom, where he […]

National Archives Foundation scores ‘Hamilton’ coup for its gala

What’s harder to score than a ticket to “Hamilton” on Broadway? A slot on the daybook of Lin-Manuel Miranda, the white-hot show’s creator and star (who is no doubt still tired from multiple trips to the stage at Sunday’s Tony awards, where the musical earned 11 trophies). The folks at the National Archives Foundation did just that […]

Cause Celeb: Phillies Hall of Famer and melanoma survivor Mike Schmidt promotes sun safety

Celeb: Mike Schmidt, the Philadelphia Phillies Hall of Famer and all-around baseball legend. Cause: Skin cancer prevention. The melanoma survivor and three-time National League MVP described a lifetime spent in the sun, from Little League to the big leagues to summers spent working as a lifeguard, slathered in baby oil. Scene: The ornate “Gold Room” in […]

John Kerry and Teresa Heinz Kerry enjoy a quiet date night

Hey isn’t that … Secretary of State John Kerry and his wife of 21 years, Teresa Heinz Kerry, having a low key (for Washington) night out last week? The Kerrys were spotted at the Bombay Club, a Beltway-bigwig fave, about 6:45 p.m. on Friday. The pair had an uninterrupted dinner and then headed for the door, according […]

The Obamas join the Beyhive at Baltimore show

Friday was a big day for the first daughters: It was Sasha Obama’s 15th birthday and Malia Obama’s high school graduation. So how did they celebrate? Cue the “Formation.” The Obama daughters and first lady Michelle Obama did what comes naturally — they headed to a Beyonce concert, traveling to Baltimore (where cameras caught them first at farm-to-table […]

Besties Nancy Pelosi and Richard Gere take in Dalai Lama speech in Washington

Hey, isn’t that … actor Richard Gere, taking in a speech by the Dalai Lama at the Institute of Peace on Monday morning? The silver-haired “Pretty Woman” star, looking sharp in a suit and tie, was in good (and familiar) company, sitting in prime seats alongside House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). Gere, a Buddhist, […]

Chuck Schumer’s tax bill gets a Tony Awards shout-out

Call it the “Hamilton” of legislation. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical might have stolen the show at last night’s Tony Awards, but a relatively obscure tax bill also got a glittery shout-out. From the stage, Tony winners Nikki James and Christian Borle took a moment to thank Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) for sponsoring legislation, which Congress passed late last […]

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