1. Highlights from the 2011 MTV VMAs

    - Lady Gaga (dressed as a man) kicked off the show with former Queen guitarist Brian May by performing “You and I.” (36 photos)

     
  2. The Big Picture: The Queen in Ireland

    - Though peace has come to Northern Ireland in the present, much work remains to be done between Ireland and Britain in the future. Into that hopeful but uncertain present stepped Queen Elizabeth II, making the first Royal visit to Ireland in her near 60-year reign. The historic four-day visit turned a new page in the relationship. (37 photos total)