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April Fools' Day

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Top April Fools' Day Articles

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  • Bryce Courtenay dies at 79; best-selling Australian author

    Bryce Courtenay dies at 79; best-selling Australian author
    Best-selling Australian author Bryce Courtenay, whose debut novel, "The Power of One," was made into a popular 1992 movie starring Morgan Freeman, has died. He was 79. Courtenay died Thursday at his home in Canberra, Australia, according to his...
  • Justin Bieber pranks TMZ on April Fool's Day, tweets out their phone number

     
    Justin Bieber pulls the ultimate April Fool's Day joke on TMZ, clogging up their tip line with calls from his fans, after he tweeted the website's phone number as part of a chance to speak with Bieber himself....
  • The White House gets in on the April Fool's Day fun with Kid President

     
    The White House pranked viewers on its official YouTube page by subbing Kid President in for President Obama in an April Fool's Day video....
  • April Fools' Day 2013: Lady Gaga in 'X-Men,' YouTube live streams a reading of every video ever posted, and more pranks

     
    April Fools' day is coming to a close for the year, and we've rounded up the year's best pranks. Did any of these trick you, and which ones did we miss?...
  • “Don’t Divorce Me!” premieres tonight on HBO

     
    I am not a child of divorce. My birth child is. My three step-kids are, obviously, too. This has given me a broad, but common, perspective on marriage and parenting. My own mother and father have been wed 51 years and have lived in exactly two houses in...
  • Kimberly McBroom's Blog

    Kimberly McBroom's Blog
    Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend!  Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday...  We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
  • A Word, Please: Losing the apostrophe isn't always an option

    Not long ago I wrote a column about how sometimes in terms like "teachers' union" and "homeowners' policy" the apostrophe is optional. If you really mean that the first noun possesses the second, an apostrophe makes sense. But if the first noun is...
  • High School Football: Meyer guides CdM to title game again

    High School Football: Meyer guides CdM to title game again
    Win or lose, Coach Scott Meyer always meets with his Corona del Mar High football team near one of the end zones on the field. He goes over the game, stresses the positives, and never singles out a player for making a mistake. Earlier in the year,...
  • Estancia sprinter continues to shine

    Estancia sprinter continues to shine
    In third grade, right before lunch, a teacher let Persis William-Mensah and the rest of the class out early. The kids found out they were going for a little exercise. William-Mensah remembers how she and the rest of her classmates lined up against a...
  • Crystal Bridges Museum the victim of apparent Wal-Mart email hoax

    Crystal Bridges Museum the victim of apparent Wal-Mart email hoax
    April Fool's Day is four months away, but someone has clearly gotten an early start. The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Ark., is the victim of an apparent email hoax linking founder and Wal-Mart heiress Alice Walton with workers...
  • No joke: Airfare by weight might just fly

    No joke: Airfare by weight might just fly
    News of Samoa Air charging passengers by the pound, rather than by the seat, came so suddenly that some people thought it was an April Fools' Day joke. Not only was the announcement no joke — the airline hadn't retracted it by press time —...
  • Deputies: Dinner show worker hid camera in dressing room

    Deputies: Dinner show worker hid camera in dressing room
    Guess this dinner show worker must have wanted his own private peep show. Kenneth Harrington, 49, an employee of Capone's Dinner and Show in Kissimmee, was busted on Friday  after deputies say he hid a pen camera in the show's dressing room, reports...