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July 7, 2020

The fastest man in recorded history has given his newborn daughter a name befitting of a future legend. On Tuesday, eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt, 33, introduced the world to his daughter, Olympia Lightning Bolt.

Bolt and his longtime partner, Kasi Bennett, first announced that they were expecting a child back in January, with Bolt writing: "I just want to say a KING or QUEEN is about to be HERE." But Olympia will leave a mark on the world of her own choosing; her parents won't pressure her to follow in dad's footsteps. "I think it's the hardest thing when you have a dad that is a superstar in a supersport, I don't think you should do that sport," Bolt has mused in the past. "I think you should do something else because there is so much pressure on you to live up to expectations." Jeva Lange

December 20, 2017

President Trump held his final Cabinet meeting of the year Wednesday, convening his top deputies for a routine summit on the state of affairs. As happens with these sorts of events, things got a little ... adulatory.

First, Trump invited Ben Carson, the secretary of housing and urban development, to "say grace" for the table — but not before a jab at the press. In inviting the media to stay for Carson's words, Trump said reporters may "need the prayer more than I do. Maybe a good solid prayer and they'll be honest. Ben, is that possible?" Carson did not specifically pray for reporters' souls, but he did thank God for the "courageous" members of Trump's Cabinet before asking for "unity" that could "spread even beyond party lines."

Next, Vice President Mike Pence spoke, offering his signature praise for Trump's "broad shoulders" "miracle"-making and thanking the president for "seeing through the course of this year an agenda that truly is restoring this country."

Watch a clip of the meeting at Mediaite. Kimberly Alters

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