Tennis superstar Serena Williams recently announced she and fiance, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, are expecting their first child. Williams holds a record of 39 major titles: 23 in singles, 14 in women's doubles, and 2 in mixed doubles.
Rosario Dawson and Katherine Heigl attended the premiere of their new film "Unforgettable" at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles on April 18, 2017. Heigl stars as Tessa, a recently divorced mother struggling to move on after her marriage ends. Dawson stars as Julia, the new fiance of Tessa's ex and future stepmother to her daughter. Tessa's jealously spirals out of control in this new thriller, which hits theaters April 21.
Jessica Lange plays Joan Crawford and Susan Sarandon stars as Bette Davis in Ryan Murphy's new series, "Feud: Bette and Joan," which follows the drama between the silver screen legends on the set of the 1962 film "Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?" Lange and Sarandon were among those on the red carpet at the "Feud" event at Alice Tully Hall in New York on April 18, 2017. Catherine Zeta-Jones also stars as Olivia de Havilland. The series runs on FX.
Gary Sinise was honored with the 2,606th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on April 17, 2017. He is best known for his roles as George Milton in "Of Mice and Men," Lieutenant Dan Taylor in "Forest Gump," Ken Mattingly in "Apollo 13," and as Detective Mac Taylor in the series "CSI: NY." Sinise is also a founder of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago.
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump host the Easter Egg Roll at the White House on April 17, 2017. Their son, Barron, was also in attendance. The event is a White House tradition that dates to 1878.
Pope Francis delivers the "Urbi et Orbi" - his speech "to the city and the world" - during Easter Mass on April 16, 2017 in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican. Tens of thousands filled the square for the yearly message.
Thousands of people participate in the nationwide Tax March on April 15, 2017 to demand President Donald Trump release his tax returns. The march coincides with Tax Day, the day most Americans are required to file their tax returns. Demonstrations took place in Los Angeles, New York, Washington, D.C., and other cities across the country,
Christians gathered in Jerusalem on April 14, 2017 to commemorate Good Friday, the day of Jesus Christ's crucifixion. They walked the Via Dolorosa, or the "Way of Sorrow," which is the path Jesus is believed to have walked while carrying his cross to Calvary.
Argentinian artist Adrian Villar Rojas' installation for The Roof Garden Commission at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, titled "The Theater of Disappearance," is unveiled on April 13, 2017 in New York City. The exhibition runs through October 29.
Brie Larson and Armie Hammer, cast members in the film "Free Fire," attend the premiere at the ArcLight Cinema Dome in Los Angeles on April 13, 2017. The film, which also stars Cillian Murphy, tells the story of two rival gangs involved in a shootout in 1978 Boston. It premieres in theaters on April 21.
The Channel Gardens at Rockefeller Center are transformed in celebration of Easter with a 12-foot tall Easter bunny topiary, a giant Easter egg made of daisies and thousands of white Easter lilies on April 13, 2017 in New York City. Photos by John Angelillo/UPI
Major League Baseball swings into action with the opening of the 2017 season, with teams across the country playing their first games. The regular season runs until October 1. Here's a look at some moments from some of the first games of the season.
Orlando Bloom, Christian Bale and Kourtney and Kim Kardashian were among the stars to attend the premiere of the historical drama "The Promise" at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles on April 12, 2017. Set during the end of the Ottoman Empire, the film tells the story of a love triangle between Mikael, an Armenian medical student played by Oscar Isaac, fellow Armenian Ana played by Charlotte Le Bon, and Chris, an American journalist played by Christian Bale, all living in Paris during the Armenian Genocide. The film opens in theaters on April 21.
The New York Auto Show, held every year since 1900, runs in New York City from April 14 through April 23, with press preview days on April 12 and 13. Automakers often use the preview days to debut both new and concept vehicles for the media. About 1 millions visitors are expected to attend the show.
The United States' new "first family" plays big roles in President Donald Trump's administration and his business. Daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, are advisers. They have three children. Sons Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump are trustees of the Trump Organization. Donald Jr. and his wife, Vanessa, have five children. Eric Trump and his wife, Lara, are expecting their first child. Tiffany Trump, only child of Donald Trump and Marla Maples, is an aspiring model and singer. The president's youngest son, Barron, lives with his mom, first lady Melania Trump, in New York.
The 2017 Masters Tournament teed off April 6, 2017, at the storied Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. The tournament is in its 81st year, but its first since 1954 without legendary golfer Arnold Palmer, who died in September. The tournament runs through April 9, when the winner will don the coveted green jacket.
Christians commemorated Jesus' arrival into Jerusalem during the annual Palm Sunday Procession on the Mt. of Olives overlooking the Old City of Jerusalem on April 9, 2017. Followers of Jesus carry palm fronds during the processional to represent the branches the crowd laid in front of Jesus as he rode into the city days before he was crucified.
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