Eavesdropping In: Team To Unearth Bones Of Mona Lisa, Meredith Vieira Leaving Today Show

by Mara Siegler · April 6, 2011

Has Angelina Jolie adopted again? Reporters have spotted a seventh tattoo on Jolie's upper left arm, the same place where she has already marked the latitude and longitude of the birthplace of each of her six children. [People]

Speaking of which, a Georgia father who tattooed "DB"—for "Daddy's Boy"—on the shoulder of his 3-year-old son has been fined $300 and sentenced to a year's probation. [RomeNewsTribune]

The possibility of a government shutdown looms larger today after yesterday's back-to-back meetings in Washington failed to bring a compromise. [WaPo]

Florence researchers are about to excavate the bones of the woman they believe served as the model for Mona Lisa. [Guardian]

NBC execs are reportedly preparing for a tomorrow without Today host Meredith Vieira. The host is said to be considering leaving the top-rated morning show. [HollywoodReporter]