John Krasinski and Jenna Fischer–a.k.a. Jim and Pam from The Office–reunited for a selfie after a performance of Krasinski’s off-Broadway play, Dry Powder.
Mattel debuted a Barbie modeled on Misty Copeland, the first black female principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre.
LeBron James signed on to star in a Space Jam sequel, 20 years after Michael Jordan’s original.
During recent floods, a midwife in Katy, Texas, rode to meet a patient on an inflatable swan.
Vinnie’s, a pizzeria in Brooklyn, has started selling a pizza that comes in a box made of pizza; it costs $40.
Claire Danes wore a light-up Zac Posen dress to the 2016 Met Gala.
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Nestlé debuted a line of melon-and-mascarpone-cheese-flavored Kit Kats in Japan.
Amy Schumer said she will no longer take photos with fans after one harassed her in Greenville, S.C.
A roller coaster at Disney’s California Adventure theme park was shut down for over an hour after officials spotted a rider carrying a (banned) selfie stick.
The University of Washington spirit program caught flak for posting a flyer showing this ideal “tryout look” for cheerleaders:
Beyoncé postponed a Formation tour date in Nashville; no reason was given.
An unidentified man stole more than $1,000 worth of Blue Man Group costumes during a show in Wichita, Kans.
This appears in the May 16, 2016 issue of TIME.
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