Jessica Simpson reportedly earned $800,000 for the first photos of her baby, Maxwell Drew Johnson. The cherub was born at nearly 10 pounds on May 1 following one of the longest, most stressful celebrity bump watches of our time. And how cute is the wee one? I want to pinch her puffy little baby cheeks just about as much as I want to ask her in 16 years how she feels about appearing sleepy (possibly fussy, judging by that right arm) adorned with a headband, mouth open, eyes wide shut on the cover of a tabloid that was discussed for practically 10 minutes on the Today show this morning.
- The death toll from Italy's earthquake rose to 159 people amid efforts to dig out residents still trapped in rubble.
- Donald Trump's campaign paid a Barnes & Noble $55,055 to buy more than 3,500 hardcover copies of his book.
- Scientists found a planet "on our doorstep" that may be habitable. We could send robots to explore it in a century or so 🌍🌠