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Recent articles by Maria:

Gloria Vanderbilt, early inventor of designer jeans and Anderson Cooper's mom, dead at 95

She was, by turns and sometimes at the same time, an artist, author, actress, fashion model, designer, creative force, philanthropist, lover and socialite. → Read More

Gloria Vanderbilt dead at age 95: 'What an extraordinary woman,' son Anderson Cooper says

Famous from birth in 1924, Gloria Vanderbilt became even more so thanks to a custody trial, designer jeans and as mom to CNN's Anderson Cooper. → Read More

Here's the Cuba Gooding Jr video: Does it show him groping accuser?

Does surveillance video show Cuba Gooding Jr groping a woman in a NY bar? Or does it show her stalking him and his girlfriend? → Read More

Cuba Gooding Jr. surrenders to NYPD on groping allegation, charged with 'forcible touching'

Cuba Gooding Jr. has denied groping a woman in a Manhattan bar. → Read More

Tearful Mira Sorvino says 'I was date-raped,' advocates for statute of limitations changes

Mira Sorvino, a Harvey Weinstein accuser, says she's been date-raped but she did not go into detail. → Read More

Cuba Gooding Jr says he didn't grope woman in bar, will turn himself in to NYPD

Cuba Gooding Jr. is to turn himself in to NYPD to face a possible groping charge, but he denies anything inappropriate happened at a midtown bar. → Read More

Sasha Obama graduates from high school with presidential parents looking on

Sasha Obama is 18 with a high school diploma, after graduating from Sidwell Friends School in Washington as her parents and sister watched. → Read More

Singer Steve Lawrence, of '60s duo Steve and Eydie, says he has Alzheimer's

The beloved 1960s-era singer says he's in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease. He and his late wife, Eydie Gorme, were a popular singing duo in nightclubs and on TV. → Read More

Body found at Oregon house identified as missing Disney Mouseketeer Dennis Day

What happened to missing Disney Mousketeer Dennis Day? Oregon police are now trying to find out after his body was identified. → Read More

Does President Trump need a better tailor? Twitter sneers at 'ill-fitting' tux

Was something wrong with President Trump's white-tie outfit for the state banquet with Queen Elizabeth II? On Twitter everyone's a fashion critic. → Read More

Queen Elizabeth greets Donald Trump with a handshake at start of State Visit

As she has done for hundreds of foreign visitors, Queen Elizabeth II will put on an impressive show for President Trump and Melania Trump's visit. → Read More

'Jeopardy!' champ James Holzhauer wins again for the 23rd time, pushing winnings to $1.7M

Is James Holzhauer still the "Jeopardy!" champ? Yup, after winning his 23rd consecutive game, putting his total winnings at nearly $1.8 million. → Read More

Self-help guru Tony Robbins accused of sexual misconduct, berating victims of rape

A BuzzFeed probe turned up allegations of sexual misconduct against self-help guru Tony Robbins, who is also accused of berating assault victims. → Read More

Royal baby Archie's birth certificate shows he was born in London hospital

The birth certificate for Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor says Duchess Meghan gave birth gave to Harry's son in an American-owned London hospital. → Read More

I.M. Pei, acclaimed architect of buildings known around the world, dies at 102

I.M. Pei, whose acclaimed architecture transformed the built environment around the world, has died at age 102. → Read More

Meet Harry and Meghan's baby boy: See the pictures of newest little royal

in another break with tradition, new dad Prince Harry was the one holding the newborn as the couple introduced Baby Sussex to the world Wednesday at Windsor Castle. → Read More

Harry and Meghan's royal baby boy: How his birth breaks with traditions, new and old

Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan's royal baby boy arrived May 6, 2019, in a way that broke most recent royal birth traditions. → Read More

Harry and Meghan's royal baby boy: How his birth breaks with traditions, new and old

Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan's royal baby boy arrived May 6, 2019, in a way that broke most recent royal birth traditions. → Read More

Duchess Meghan's royal baby is on the way, reports say

Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan of Sussex's first royal baby is on the way, according to CNN and the Associated Press, which cited Buckingham Palace → Read More

See new pictures of Princess Charlotte celebrating her 4th birthday

Will and Kate's only daughter, Princess Charlotte, turns 4 on May 2, and her parents released new pictures of the little charmer to mark the occasion. → Read More