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Reliable Source: July 5, 2009 - July 11, 2009

For the Pope, a Spiritual Gift

When they meet Friday, President Obama will give Pope Benedict this stole, once draped over the body of Saint John Neumann in his shrine. (Courtesy of the Redemptorists of the Baltimore Province) What do you get the man who...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 10, 2009; 1:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Raymone Bain Attends Jackson Funeral

Michael Jackson, right, and Washington-based publicist Raymone Bain leave the courthouse after a day of testimony in Jackson's March 2005 child molestation trial. (AP Photo/Robyn Beck, Pool) Two months ago Raymone Bain sued Michael Jackson for $44.million, fully expecting...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 10, 2009; 1:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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What Happens in Italy . . .

Pop quiz! Question: What do Nicolas Sarkozy, Silvio Berlusconi and Barack Obama have in common? Answer: They're men. From left: Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, President Obama, French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi look at a...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 9, 2009; 5:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (17)
 
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Holding Court on a Summer Night

Kastles owner Mark Ein poses with Venus Williams at a pre-match reception. (Kevin Koski) Washington's VIP scene takes on a languid tone in July: Those with summer houses decamped weeks ago, but it's not yet the ghost town of...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 9, 2009; 1:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Celeb-Vocate

Malik "Phife Dawg" Taylor, center, speaks on Wednesday. (Kris Price/SEIU) An occasional look at the army of showbiz activists coming through D.C. Yesterday's emissary: Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest. Event: Panel discussion on health-care reform. What he...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 9, 2009; 1:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Update

Michael Steele's RNC SUV, now with D.C.'s own Taxation Without Representation tags. (Courtesy of the RNC) Michael Steele made good on his promise: The Republican National Committee sent us pictures of his Ford Explorer with D.C. "Taxation Without Representation"...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 9, 2009; 1:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Hey, Isn't That . . . ?

Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor making the rounds on Capitol Hill last month. (Kevin Clark/The Washington Post) Sonia Sotomayor dining at Siroc restaurant in downtown D.C. The Supreme Court nominee, still on crutches and accompanied by security, was spotted...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 9, 2009; 1:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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'Bobby and Jackie': Oh, Brother!

In his new book, "Bobby and Jackie," author C. David Heymann details what he says was a four-year affair between the widowed Jackie Kennedy and her brother-in-law Robert F. Kennedy. (AP Photo/Mark Shaw; Wally McNamee/The Washington Post) The problem...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 8, 2009; 1:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
 
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MTV Cast's D.C. Jobs Could Be 'Real' Deal

This mansion at 2000 S St. NW in Dupont Circle is temporarily home to the cast of MTV's reality show "The Real World." (Marissa Newhall/The Washington Post) The " 'Real' World"? Hey, maybe! In past seasons, producers of MTV's...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 8, 2009; 1:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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This Just In . . .

Lindsay Lohan is being sued for allegedly stealing the formula for a tanning spray she and her business partner are marketing. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Wet Republic) Lindsay Lohan's budding career as a chemist-entrepreneur has been struck a blow...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 8, 2009; 1:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Quoted

Tributes to Michael Jackson at his star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame. The King of Pop died June 25 of cardiac arrest in Los Angeles. He was 50 years old. (Reuters/Joshua Lott) "I see fans laying flowers in front...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 8, 2009; 1:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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A New Lease on Life Just Isn't Enough

Dan Rather answers a question from Carol Joynt, proprietor of Nathans in Georgetown, during a Q&A Cafe in September 2007. (Ellen Schreiber) Just a month ago, Carol Joynt declared victory: Nathans, her landmark pub at Wisconsin and M, had...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 7, 2009; 1:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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This Just In

Patrick Kennedy (AP Photo/Stew Milne) Rep. Patrick Kennedy is returning to Capitol Hill after a 28-day stint in rehab. "I totally surrendered to my powerlessness over the illness," the Rhode Island Democrat told our colleague Mary Ann Akers. "The...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 7, 2009; 1:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Hey, Isn't That . . . ?

Barry Manilow getting ushered to up-close-center-orchestra seats at "The Color Purple" on Sunday night. Vividly highlighted hair! The singer, who entertained at the Capitol on the Fourth, looked around to see what everyone else was doing before joining the...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 7, 2009; 1:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Transition of Star Power: Modi Is in Like Penn

You can call him Kal: Kalpen Modi, the White House staffer a.k.a. Kal Penn. (Reuters/Jason Reed) When does a White House staffer's first day on the job turn into a full-blown media event? When the staffer is Kalpen Modi,...

By The Reliable Source  |  July 6, 2009; 11:47 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
 
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