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Washington Nationals superstar Bryce Harper's ribs may be aching a bit, but he's apparently healthy enough for the AFL-CIO to tout a clip of him speaking about his father, a union ironworker — part of an hour-long film, "Being Bryce," that debuted on ESPN earlier this week.
Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper, 20, understands the responsibility that comes with his status as a rising MLB star, but he wants to be seen as more than a ballplayer. "I like people seeing the other side," Harper said.
Harry Potter star Rupert Grint says he enjoyed a change of scene from the young wizard's adventures when he starred alongside Shia LaBeouf in "The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman," one of the competitors at this year's Berlin film festival.
As he addressed the media at his first press conference as coach, Syracuse's Scott Shafer briefly fumbled for words as he looked over at his wife and two children and thought about his father.
After months of hype and anticipation, J.K. Rowling's first novel for adults has appeared, swept into the arms of hopeful booksellers and an army of grown-up Harry Potter fans eager to find out what his creator has done next.
This Rand Paul guy moves, I tell you: a book on the Tea Party last year; a satchel full of so-far vainly introduced legislation, with fetching titles such as the Freedom From Over-Criminalization and Unjust Seizures (FOCUS) Act; and this new book, bubbling with righteous indignation.
Steve Lombardozzi reached into the back of his locker to find the glasses. Protected in a carrying case with a hard shell and foam inside, he handled them delicately. The Nike Strobe glasses go for around $500 per pair, so Lombardozzi is sure to be gentle with them.
President Obama's work week has been framed as "hilarious" in press accounts because his schedule includes a stop Tuesday night on NBC's "Jimmy Fallon" and a starring role at the behemoth White House Correspondents Dinner on Saturday opposite ABC late night host Jimmy Kimmel, toastmaster and political roast master for the night.
A former White House economics adviser backed on Tuesday the administration's denial of an assertion that Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner ignored President Obama's order to consider dissolving Citibank.