- President Barack Obama, Prince Charles, Pope Francis, and the Dali Lama are just a few of the many famous leaders who attended Nelson Mandela's memorial service in South Africa.
- Garth Brooks is coming out of retirement and launching a new tour. But will Chris Gaines join him?
- Director Adam Shankman has checked into rehab.
- The Wanted's Siva Kaneswaran is engaged to longtime love Nareesha McCaffrey!
- Someone needs a time out: One Direction fans (and Tyler the Creator) react horribly to Lorde's new boyfriend.
- Eleanor Parker, the actress who played the Baroness in The Sound of Music, has passed away at the age of 91.
- Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie reunite in Miami! See the photo proof below.
- George Zimmerman's girlfriend, Samantha Scheibe, wants his domestic violence charges and no-contact order to be dropped. In November, George was arrested to allegedly threatening Samantha with a gun.
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- Jordan Graham goes on trial for allegedly pushing her husband, Cody Johnson, off a cliff during a vacation at Glacier National Park.
- A sheriff in South Carolina refused to lower the flag outside his office to half-staff for Nelson Mandela.
- There will be no tailgating allowed at the Super Bowl this year.
- Get ready to get paranoid: a woman got glued to a toilet in a Home Depot after a prankster spread superglue on the seat.
- Scientists have found the oldest human DNA, dating back 400,000 years.
- Kim Kardashian compares herself to her "idol," Elizabeth Taylor.
- Your daily dose of cute: a cute guy and two wrinkly bulldog puppies!