The Eiffel Tower. The Colosseum. The Taj Majal. The Pyramids.
"I'm having an oil crisis -- on my face."
"Excuse me, sir. Are you Martin Luther King?"
While speaking to crowds at the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial, President Obama talked about dedication to change.
â¢ After sunning and sailing around Miami on a yacht, Alex Rodriguez and girlfriend Cameron Diaz had a waterfront lunch to celebrate the New York Yankee slugger's 36th birthday. "They sat near the water at Smith & Wollensky in Miami Beach and had a great time," a source tells PEOPLE of the al fresco outing.
â¢ Ready to sweat in black leggings and a white tank, Cameron Diaz met baseball star boyfriend Alex Rodriguez for a workout at Equinox South Beach on Tuesday. The lovebirds both hit the Stairmaster, burning calories for nearly an hour. Days before, they'd teamed up for a romantic dinner at Casa Tua in Miami Beach. "They were real low key and just wanted to be alone and talk," a source tells PEOPLE of their meal.
â¢ What a sweet dad! Usher and his sons Usher V and Naviyd took a sunny vacation at Acqualina Resort & Spa in Miami Beach. The singer was spotted working out at the hotel's gym and also clocked time with his boys in an oceanfront pool. "They were so cute - all playing in the pool," an onlooker tells us. "It was adorable."
â¢ Katie Holmes surprised Tom Cruise, who is in Florida filming Rock of Ages, with a surprise 49th birthday bash at Miami Beach's SoHo Beach House. "Katie planned everything herself," a source tells us. Cruise's three kids - Suri, Connor and Isabella - were all there to celebrate, along with 40 close friends. The bash took place on the roof and inside the private venue, and guests enjoyed pasta, shrimp and other Italian dishes, in addition to chocolate birthday cake. "Katie has been very excited and actually did the RSVPs herself," the source says. "She wanted to be sure everything was just right."
An eyewitness to a fatal police shooting in Miami Beach last week claims police officers attempted to confiscate the video he filmed of the incident, and even crushed his phone underfoot in an attempt to destroy the recording.
CNN's Brian Todd reports on video of a police shooting in Miami Beach.
The musician was also cited for driving with a suspended license
Miami Beach authorities are disputing an allegation by a witness to a fatal police shooting in Florida that his cell phone was "smashed" by officers because he filmed their actions.
The last remaining personal property belonging to Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff and his wife, Ruth, netted nearly $500,000 in an auction in Miami Beach, Florida, the U.S. Marshals Service said Tuesday.
The singer collided with a bridge in Miami Beach and is in ICU
â¢ Who would Lindsay Lohan be if she didn't mix work and play? The actress, who arrived in Miami for a Plum magazine shoot, hit the town with little sis Ali and a mini-entourage for dinner at The Forge. Lohan - who recently failed an alcohol test - passed up the wine at her table, opting to enjoy pomegranate lamb spare ribs and Alaskan crab legs. "Lindsay looked fabulous and was polite, sweet and friendly to everyone at the restaurant," a source tells PEOPLE. After dinner, Lohan split from her sister to party off the dinner calories at LIV nightclub in the Fontainebleau Miami Beach hotel.
The waterfront home has seven bedrooms, a sauna and a guest house - but no tennis court
People selling second homes in sunny locations couldn't have asked for a better marketing pitch than the winter of 2011. With snow turning Northern roads into ice rinks and closing airports and schools, the Sunbelt would seem to be more desirable than ever. The only glitch is the real estate hangover from the Great Recession.
The mother of Miami Heat basketball star, LeBron James has been arrested on a misdemeanor assault charge, stemming from an incident that took place Thursday morning at Miami Beach's Fontainebleau Hotel.
Police say Gloria James could face an assault charge after an incident at the Fontainebleau Hotel
Waves gently lap at the shore. Palm trees rustle in the breeze. A boat drifts by. For those who like to work out, there's no better place. This is one of Miami's new outdoor gyms.
Miami's solution to its obesity problem? Install free outdoor gyms. CNN's Colleen McEdwards reports.
â¢ Will 2011 mean smooth sailing for Eva Longoria? The Desperate Housewives star celebrated the New Year with friends on a pal's yacht off the coast of Miami Beach. The group sailed around the city's Biscayne Bay during their fun-filled night, and "Eva looked beautiful and seemed in good spirits," a source tells PEOPLE.
â¢ He's back from a U.K. trip where he was performing, but Nick Jonas wasn't just taking it easy in Miami. The teen star hit up Equinox South Beach for a private training session at the gym. According to onlookers, the singer did an all-over body workout but focused on his arms and his core - sweating it out for a full hour.
Lea Michele, the Jonas Brothers and more weigh in on the beach town they prefer
The newly signed star member of the Miami Heat will party on South Beach for next two days
A southwestern Ohio mother who went missing over the weekend while on a shopping trip has been found in Florida, police said Thursday.
Police in Xenia, Ohio, say that a woman who went missing last weekend has been found in Miami, Florida.
The SEC and the U.S. Attorney's office in New Jersey on Wednesday charged a Miami Beach-based businessman with allegedly running a Ponzi scheme that sucked in close to $1 billion.
In the past year, Miami has added 500 hotel rooms, giving visitors plenty of deals to pick from, especially in South Beach.
When in Miami -- say, for the Super Bowl this weekend -- do as the celebrities do. You know they know how to have a good time.
Will you organize a write-for-Haiti in the same spirit as the fine practice session organized by the tennis pros? Can't see a good reason you wouldn't want to. --Thomas Richter, San Francisco, Calif.
Hayden Panettiere and Kevin Connolly are seen "chatting all night" at the show
Mindy Perlmutter was having a birthday party, but this was not just your garden variety, chocolate cake, two kinds of ice cream, balloons, and a piñata type soiree. No, this would be an affair to remember.
On the grainy, silent black and white video, it's hard to tell exactly what happened the night of June 14 in Miami Beach. But one thing is certain: A tourist, Husien Shehada, can be seen falling to the ground, shot by a police officer. Shehada, 29, later died.
After an officer involved in two deadly shootings in four days, John Zarrella looks at decompression time for police.
In recent weeks, mortgage brokers, bankers, and even Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke have been talking about a housing rebound later this year. And the figures seem to back up their optimism: New home sales rose 11% in June for the third consecutive month.
After nearly hitting a patrol car, the Burn Notice star fails a field sobriety test, police say
Cleveland Browns wide receiver Donte Stallworth will spend 30 days in jail for a DUI manslaughter that killed a construction worker in March under terms of a plea agreement, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Larry Zeiger left Brooklyn, New York, for Miami Beach, Florida, at the age of 23 to try to find a job in radio. This is how he got his new name:
The Cleveland Browns wide receiver charged with killing a pedestrian last month while driving under the influence was expected to turn himself into authorities on Thursday morning.
Cleveland Browns wide receiver Donte Stallworth was charged in Florida on Wednesday with killing a pedestrian while driving under the influence, a spokesman for the Miami-Dade County state attorney's office said.
The actor-turned-rapper was going after a heckler – and Casey Affleck filmed it all!
By Roger Rubin and Matt Gagne New York Daily News
The Miami area seems to be enjoyed most by people who live somewhere else.
• Wearing a navy Obama T-shirt and skull cap, Matt Damon picked up crab meat ravioli and chicken Parmigiana at Miami Beach's Cafe Prima Pasta for a quiet dinner at home with wife Luciana. "Even though Matt said he was feeling under the weather, he stopped for a photo with fans," says a source. "What a great guy."
As you might expect, Miami's calendar of seasonal events makes the most of the Florida sunshine, but it also includes some top-notch cultural happenings.
• She rushed to his side after a recent injury – and Jessica Simpsoncontinued to sit by beau Tony Romo during a dinner date in Miami Beach. The two dined at Prime 112, where the high-profile couple got a lot of attention. "People were interested to see how Tony was doing," a source at the restaurant tells us. "[They] were wishing him well."
Multicultural, multilingual and multifaceted, there's more to Miami than meets the eye. Make the most of your stay with these tips.
The expectant Hollywood couples turn out for a VIP fundraiser for the Democratic hopeful in Miami
• Melanie Brown, lounging poolside – with a bottle of champagne chilling at arm's length – at her Miami Beach hotel. When she wasn't relaxing, sipping bubbly or taking a dip in the pool, the Spice Girl turned her attention to husband Stephen Belafonte for some sun-kissed PDA.
This week, it's maxi-dresses in Miami, and elsewhere, as we look at where trends are leading.
I spent the weekend in Miami Beach, not just for the sun and surf -- or the mojitos -- but for InStyle's fourth annual Inside InStyle event.
The Army has suspended a Miami Beach company from government contract work for reportedly providing Chinese-made ammunition to the Afghanistan army
She faces off against Rafael Nadal over a 43,000-gallon pool in Miami
"You might as well show off what you have," future alleged call girl Dupré said in 2003
How long have you and I known each other? Well, by my calculations, we go back quite some time. This can mean only one thing: It's time for the monkey story.
Actor Mickey Rourke was arrested on DUI charges in Miami Beach early Thursday morning on his Vespa, reports the Palm Beach Post.
Forget a quiet night in: Mom-to-be Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony spent their night off from their joint concert tour with 120 close friends, throwing an all-night private party at Glass, a sexy spot in South Beach's the Forge restaurant.
The FBI is searching for the four-person crew of a Miami Beach charter boat as part of an investigation into what a bureau spokeswoman called "a possible crime on the seas."
Authorities continue their search for four boaters reported missing in the Atlantic on Sunday. Affiliate WFOR reports.
The man suspected in the recent rash of telephoned bomb threats to businesses across the United States has been tied to other crimes, including a Miami Beach, Florida, bank robbery and a wire fraud case in New York, law enforcement sources said Wednesday.
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A Miami Beach bank robbery Tuesday turned "bizarre," police said, after an alleged robber was arrested -- apparently unarmed -- and a man claiming to be his brother-in-law phoned threats to the bank.
MIAMI BEACH -- Brian Urlacher-Dallas Clark. The game within a game. This morning, Lovie Smith, the architect of the Bears' vaunted Cover Two defense -- two deep safeties splitting the field, rangy middle linebacker -- implied that Urlacher's athleticism and speed could make a big difference against an offense concentrating more on hitting tight end Clark up the seam.
MIAMI BEACH -- Jim Brown is sitting in the corner of a secluded VIP room in an exclusive area separated by a velvet rope on Wednesday night. As he sips drinks next to a fireplace, a couple of diminutive security guards, who are dwarfed by football players twice their size, are hopelessly trying to keep guests from coming inside.
MIAMI BEACH -- So far, so good on the Rex Grossman Super Bowl watch. On Monday afternoon, in his first press briefing of the week, he flawlessly navigated the little riser his interview table sat on in a side room of the Miami Beach Convention Center, slipping easily in and out of his chair without even a hint of a mis-step.
On a strip of South Beach behind the Delano Hotel, investment bank UBS plans to erect an air-conditioned tent to welcome 1,500 people to Art Basel Miami Beach on Dec. 5.
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A body found floating off the southeast coast of Florida has been identified as the 20th victim of Monday's seaplane crash off Miami Beach, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
The right wing detached from a vintage seaplane before it plunged into the sea off Miami Beach and killed 20 people, but it was unclear what caused the wing to break off, investigators said Tuesday.
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