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Players from politics, Hollywood mix it up at ‘Nerd Prom’

Tea Leoni, left, and Madeleine Albright attend the 2015 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel on Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Washington. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The national “Nerd Prom” is drawing a wide mix of Hollywood and Washington power players for the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner.

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Queen’s granddaughter withdraws from equestrian event

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — An equestrian competition in Kentucky lost some star power when British rider Zara Phillips, a granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II, withdrew after her horse suffered a minor injury.

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Police: WNBA’s Griner, fiancee Glory Johnson arrested

This combo of booking photos released by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, show WNBA players Brittney Griner, left, and her fiancee Glory Johnson. The couple were arrested Wednesday, April 22, 2015, on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct following a fight at their home in a Phoenix suburb. The two 24-year-olds were booked into jail in Phoenix following their arrests and later released. The pair announced their engagement late last summer. (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office via AP)

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner and her fiancee, fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson, were arrested on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct after an argument in the home they recently purchased together became physical.

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Edie Falco embraces uncertainty after ‘Nurse Jackie’

In this April 21, 2015 photo, actress Edie Falco poses for a portrait on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 in Los Angeles. Falco stars in "Nurse Jackie," as Jackie Peyton, an ER nurse addicted to prescription drugs, on the Showtime series (Sunday, 9 p.m. EDT). The final season finds Jackie attempting to piece her career and family back together after a relapse and DUI arrest. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In 2007, Edie Falco said goodbye to her critically acclaimed series “The Sopranos” in one of the most divisive, talked-about finales on television. As she prepares to bid farewell to her addiction dramedy “Nurse Jackie,” Falco isn’t feeling any pressure to deliver another controversial ending.

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Glenn Close to present award to Tom Stoppard next month

In this April 22, 2015 file photo, Glenn Close attends the Tribeca Film Festival world premiere of "Anesthesia" at the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center in New York. Close, who starred in the 1984 Broadway production of playwright Tom Stoppard’s “The Real Thing” will present him the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award, given by the literary and human rights organization for artistic achievement and defense of creative expression. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Glenn Close will help honor playwright Tom Stoppard at next month’s PEN Literary Awards Gala, the PEN American Center announced Thursday.

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