First lady fills in as 'Today' host
NEW YORK - As guest host of 'Today,' first lady Laura Bush proved she can be as chatty and genial as the broadcast pros.
Even better, she demonstrated how to keep it under control Tuesday. In the company of the NBC morning show's fawning, overeager veterans, Bush brought a welcome air of restraint - while much of the time, her on-air companions might have seemed to the former teacher like schoolchildren on a sugar rush.
Beyonce, Jay-Z filed license for marriage April 4
SCARSDALE, N.Y. - A village clerk says a marriage license for Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z, dated April 4 and signed by the person who officiated at the wedding, is being filed with the state.
The license was received by mail last Friday, says Scarsdale Clerk Donna Conkling. She would not say who officiated.
The celebrities and their representatives had refused to confirm widespread rumors about the marriage.
Bon Jovi guitarist charged with DUI
SANTA ANA, Calif. - Prosecutors in Orange County, Calif., have charged Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora with two misdemeanor counts of driving under the influence of alcohol and driving with a blood-alcohol level above the legal limit.
The 48-year-old Sambora was pulled over by police in Laguna Beach on March 25 after his vehicle was allegedly swerving and straddling two lanes. The district attorney's office says his blood-alcohol level was nearly twice the legal limit in California.
Schwarzenegger buys 25 acres on Calif. coast
LOS ANGELES - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and wife Maria Shriver have purchased a 25-acre tract in an exclusive coastal enclave in Santa Barbara County for $4.7 million.
The Santa Barbara area has long been a magnet for celebrities, from Oprah Winfrey to Michael Jackson. Schwarzenegger snapped up a parcel in the Rancho Monte Alegre project, a former ranch in Carpinteria dotted with waterfalls and lush canyons that is being transformed into privately owned estates ranging from 20 to 720 acres, the Los Angeles Times reported this month.