Mitt Romney and his wife, Ann Romney, released their 2011 tax returns today. Spoiler alerts: They're still really rich, and Democrats will call for him to release more!

They paid $1.94 million in federal income taxes on income of $13.7 million, most of it from investments, for an effective tax rate of 14.1 percent, his campaign said.

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Katy Perry ate. She prayed. She climbed a volcano and Tweeted about it.

The 27-year-old California gurl took some time away from the stage (and John Mayer) to get her travel on. And her transcendental meditation apparently.

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She's no Jeffrey Gutt, but Julia Bullock, an 18-year-old from Charlotte, N.C., made a good enough impression on the judges to make it through to Boot Camp too.

Her version of Foster the People's "Pumped Up Kicks" was one of the highlights last night on The X Factor, which clearly used up most of its talent Wednesday.

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