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Octavia Spencer explains what drew her to ‘Fruitvale Station’ 17

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell repays more than $120,000 given to his family by a prominent donor 10


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She’ll Also Be Forced to Play Santa at the Local Mall, Too A Columbus, Ohio, judge on Monday ordered a woman to spend the next five Christmases in jail as part of her sentence for issuing state ID cards and driver’s licenses to immigrants who entered the country illegally. Prosecutors say 44-year-old Betina Young accepted payments from applicants to falsify records. (AP) TRENDS



Man Realizes He Should Have Picked ‘Truth’ Instead of ‘Dare’ Authorities say a shirtless man who allegedly stole an empty transit bus from a San Francisco terminal drove it 100 miles before being arrested. California Highway Patrol officers put down road spikes to flatten the tires and get the bus to stop last week. The unidentified man faces charges including grand theft, reckless driving and failure to yield. No one was injured in the incident. (AP)

STICKING TOGETHER: Two of the three baby meerkats that recently arrived at Bristol Zoo Gardens in Bristol, England, play together Tuesday in their enclosure. The triplets, who were born on June 21, bring the zoo’s meerkat population to 18.

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Economy Drives College Choices Scholarships, grants key to being able to pay bill, report finds

How America Pays for College Financial aid covers a bigger portion of college costs than it has in the past.

Washington College costs are driving decisions about which schools to attend, what to study and even where to live, according to a report from loan giant Sallie Mae. Parents no longer foot the largest portion of the bill, according to the lender’s annual survey. That role goes to grants and scholarships, with student loans coming in third. While the recession has largely passed, economic worries have not, and many families are making college choices driven by fears of tuition hikes and job losses, according to the Sallie Mae-Ipsos Public Affairs report. The annual survey of student

The average family is spending less on college. Parents’ out-of-pocket spending has decreased by 35 percent since 2010.

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financial aid found students earned about $6,300 in grants and scholarships to pay for college costs, taking the top spots from parents. Student loans were the third most common source to pick up the bill for courses, housing and books. The average student borrowed $8,815 in federal loans.

$8,752 2010

The rate for those loans was the subject of debate in the Senate last week, as lawmakers considered a compromise that would offer some students lower rates for the next few years but would prescribe higher rates for future classes. The Senate is expected to vote on that White House-backed

Weiner Sexted After Resignation

Fighting Words At a House Judiciary immigration subcommittee hearing Tuesday, House Republicans took a tentative step toward offering citizenship to some immigrants brought illegally to the U.S. as children, but they hit immediate resistance from the White House on down as Democrats said it wasn’t enough — leaving prospects cloudy for one of President Barack Obama’s top second-term priorities. (AP)

“Nobody has spent more time trying to fix a broken immigration system than I have.”

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compromise this week. “Rates on every single new college loan will come down this school year, offering relief to nearly 11 million borrowers,” Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Tuesday. The White House estimates the average undergraduate student would save $1,500 in interest charges if Congress acts before leaving town for the August recess. A vote has not been scheduled. Parents’ enthusiasm for college has not shriveled, though. The survey found 85 percent of parents saw college bills as an investment in their children’s future. “We’re in a new normal where big ticket items like college, families will pay for them but won’t stress about them too much,” said Cliff Young, managing director at Ipsos. The survey has a margin of error of plus or minus 2.5 percentage points. PHILIP ELLIOT T (AP)

“The idea that you can … declare yourself to have been more committed than anyone to improve our immigration system and then have nothing to show for it is a little laughable.”


New York Anthony Weiner found himself caught in another sexting scandal Tuesday like the one that destroyed his congressional career, but he stood side by side with his wife to say that he will remain in the race for mayor of New York City. “This is entirely behind me,” Weiner said at a news conference, just hours after he confirmed exchanging a newly disclosed round of sexually explicit photos and text messages with a woman online. At the news conference, he acknowledged that some of the activity took place after he resigned from the House two years ago for the same sort of behavior. Weiner turned the microphone

New Revelation The new lewd correspondence between Anthony Weiner and an unidentified woman was posted Monday by the gossip website The Dirty. The woman said their online relationship lasted for six months and continued into last summer. (AP)

over to his wife, Huma Abedin, who reaffirmed her support for her husband and said the matter is “between us.” “I love him. I have forgiven him. And as we have said from the beginning, we are moving forward,” said Abedin, a longtime adviser to former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. (AP)

For Whom the Bell Tolls: Taco Bell released a statement Tuesday saying it will stop serving kids’ meals and toys, which weren’t boosting sales. The chain said it will start removing the options this month at select restaurants and that it anticipates that no U.S. restaurants will have them by January. As Taco Bell tries to extend the success of its Doritos-flavored tacos introduced last year, it’s also trying to build its credentials with people in their 20s and 30s. (AP)

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Sgt. Who Leaked Boston Suspect Photos Punished A state police photographer who released photos of the bloodied Boston Marathon bombing suspect during his capture was placed on restricted desk duty Tuesday. Sgt. Sean Murphy said he leaked the photos of what he called “the face of terror” to Boston magazine last week to counter a glamorized image of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. (AP) EAST CLEVELAND, OHIO

Ohio Authorities Identify Second Slaying Victim Authorities have identified the second of three female victims whose bodies were found last week near Cleveland wrapped Sheeley in trash bags. The body of 28-year-old Shetisha Sheeley was found in a field Saturday in East Cleveland. The Cleveland woman went missing in September, WKYC reported. (AP) NEW YORK

NYC Airport Reopens After Jet’s Hard Landing New York City’s LaGuardia Airport fully reopened Tuesday, a day after the collapse of Southwest Airlines Flight 345’s front landing gear sent it skidding along the tarmac and temporarily closed the airport. Ten passengers were treated at the scene, and six were taken to a hospital with minor injuries. (AP) RICHMOND, VA.

FDA: Menthol Cigarettes Likely Pose Greater Risk A Food and Drug Administration review released Tuesday found that menthol cigarettes likely pose a greater publichealth risk than regular cigarettes, but it stopped short in making a recommendation on whether to limit or ban the minty smokes — one of the few growth sectors of the shrinking cigarette business. The FDA has commissioned further research. (AP)

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Street Mobs Raise Security Fears

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Pope Francis insists on open car despite Rio’s chaotic crowds


Two-Day Clashes Kill 11 The death toll from two days of clashes between supporters and opponents of Egypt’s ousted president rose to 11 on Tuesday, most killed in pre-dawn battles near a pro-Mohammed Morsi protest camp as the country remained mired in turmoil three weeks after the military overthrew the Islamist leader. (AP) SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA

Work Stops at N. Korea’s Long-Range-Rocket Site North Korea has stopped construction at a site meant to launch bigger long-range rockets, a hint that Pyongyang is slowing or halting development of larger rockets, according to an analysis of recent satellite imagery. The report could be welcome news for Washington, which sees Pyongyang’s work as a threat. (AP) BAGHDAD

Al-Qaeda Takes Credit For Iraq Prison Breaks Al-Qaeda’s branch in Iraq claimed responsibility Tuesday for raids on two highsecurity prisons near Baghdad this week that killed dozens and freed hundreds of inmates, including some followers. (AP) TORONTO

Canada Toughens Train Rules After Derailment Canadian transportation authorities banned one-man crews for trains with dangerous goods Tuesday, responding to calls for tougher regulations after an oil-train derailment in Quebec killed 47 people near the Maine border. (AP)

Few barriers were set up along the pope’s route Monday, and thousands easily entered streets meant to be closed to the public.

“It seemed odd that the people were allowed that close. … But that’s the pope’s personality, he was just being himself.” — THE REV. JOSEPH TAN, A PRIEST FROM THE PHILIPPINES, ON THE CROWDS AROUND POPE FRANCIS IN BRAZIL

faze Francis, who smiled as his car was surrounded. He kept his window down and even kissed a baby passed into the vehicle by its mother. Papal spokesman Rev. Federico Lombardi made clear that despite the mobs, Francis wouldn’t change his decision to use an open-air vehicle and specifically planned to use the open car for the very

events expected to draw the largest crowds, including a meeting with Catholic youth for World Youth Day on Copacabana beach that is expected to draw a crowd of 1 million on Thursday. Lombardi said the pontiff deliberately chose to use the same car he uses in St. Peter’s Square and not the bulletproof popemobile. BRADLEY BROOKS AND NICOLE WINFIELD (AP)

In Britain, the Heir Is Apparent, Name Is Not London A beaming Prince William and his wife, Kate, emerged from a London hospital Tuesday with their newborn, presenting the world with a first glimpse of the prince who still needs a name fit for a king. The royal couple appeared happy and relaxed as they waved at the horde of photo-snapping journalists outside St. Mary’s Hospital. After taking questions, the couple re-entered the hospital to place the baby in a car seat before heading to a Kensington Palace apartment. Earlier, grandparents Prince Charles, his wife, Camilla, along with Kate’s parents were the first relatives to visit the young family at the hospital. (AP)

A Monarch Moniker British bookies hope the royal couple’s name search is a slow one as bookmakers rake in dough “by the pramload.” Diana and Charles took a week to pick William’s four names. Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh took a month before choosing “Charles.” (AP)


Opponents of ex-President Mohammed Morsi carry a friend who was hurt Monday in clashes in Cairo.

Brazilian security forces blamed each other Tuesday for the mob scenes that erupted around Pope Francis after his arrival in the country. And the chaotic crowds of faithful Catholics that swarmed Francis on Monday raised questions about what plans are in place to protect the pontiff, and who is responsible for them. No one took responsibility for the traffic fiasco, which began when the driver of the car the pope was riding in made a wrong turn and ended up stalled on a traffic-choked street and swarmed by thousands. Officials with the Federal Police, who have control of the pope’s security in urban Rio, said the blame belonged to Federal Highway Police. But highway police officials said they were just following specifications laid out by the Federal Police. The mob scene didn’t seem to



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“Any parent will know what this feeling feels like,” Kate said, showing off the baby. William noted the baby’s good looks and hair: “Way more than me, thank God.”

$15,000 The cost of the royal birth, based on estimates for care in the Lindo Wing of St. Mary’s Hospital, the New York Times reports. That would be a deal in the U.S., where the average cost that commercial insurers pay for a vaginal birth is $18,329. (E XPRESS)

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Setting the Bar for Metro Service

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New set of standards for off-peak service goes before board

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Washington After taking a bit of a beating from riders on the setting of rush-hour service standards last year, Metro staff will ask the board of directors Thursday to approve standards for off-peak service. This will be the standard for frequency of trains under normal conditions: At midday, trains are expected to run no more than six minutes apart in the rail system’s core and no more than 12 minutes

Streetcar Testing The District Department of Transportation is testing its first three streetcars along a track that runs parallel to South Capitol Street, just east of Bolling Air Force Base in Anacostia. After going through basic checks, which on Monday morning included the braking characteristics of one car, they will be transferred to their route along H Street/Benning Road NE for a lengthy period of practice runs. If all goes very well, they could begin carrying passengers around the end of this year. (T WP)

apart in other segments. At night, Metro expects trains in the core to run no more than 15 minutes apart and no more than 20 minutes apart in other areas. At off-peak times, Metro will desire a minimum of 80 riders per car and a maximum of 120. The optimum would be 100 peo-

ple per car in the parts of the system where ridership is heaviest. The latest round of standardsetting was presented to a board committee two weeks ago and has not generated as much controversy as last year’s round. In neither case did the proposed standards actually change

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D.C. Case Ends for Man Who Shot Pit Bull

Judge drops charge of unregistered-gun possession after deal Washington

It happened so quickly that Ben Srigley didn’t have time to ponder his lawbreaking. With three pit bulls attacking a young boy on the street outside his Northwest home in January, he grabbed a 9mm Ruger P-90 handgun, ran outside and shot one of the dogs to death. A D.C. police officer shot and killed the other two. Srigley legally bought the handgun in Virginia but failed to register it in D.C. His act of saving a child’s

life exposed him as a criminal — and as unwitting fodder for gunrights advocates who saw his case as a perfect example of why they term the city’s gun laws draconian. Srigley’s action left the D.C. Attorney General’s Office, which typically prosecutes gun offenses involving unregistered firearms, with a conundrum: charge and possibly jail a man dubbed a hero or endure criticism that some of the strictest gun laws in the nation are not evenly enforced? Deput y At tor ney Genera l Andrew Fois called it a “one in 10 million case” in which authorities “tried to balance what he did, the law that he broke, the circumstances under which he broke it



The amount donated to Ben Srigley’s defense for possessing an unregistered firearm. In his only public comment, he posted a statement on his company’s Facebook page saying he would give all money to the injured child to defray medical bills. (T WP)

The pit bull shooting came just nine days after D.C.’s attorney general refused to charge NBC journalist David Gregory for waving an empty ammunition clip on national television, which is a crime, enraging critics who said it favored celebrity and demonstrated the hypocrisy of the stiff gun laws. Ben Srigley’s case got caught up in similar rhetoric. “The day we allow the state to criminalize acts of compassion and heroism is the day we become a nation of cowards,” said Peter Upton, founder of Second Amendment Check, which helped raise money for Srigley’s defense. ( T WP)

and what he did to help the boy.” Fois’ team offered Srigley a deal in May to spare him jail. First, he would pay a $1,000 fine. Then, after a planned moved to Maryland, he would register his handgun and two long guns he had in storage. Lastly, he would stay out of trouble for two months. In return, a charge of possessing an unregistered fire-



Woman Attacked, Raped At Howard, Police Say


D.C. Detective Wins $2 in Lawsuit Over Discipline A federal jury has awarded $2 to D.C. police detective William Hawkins, who was disciplined after being quoted in a 2009 Washington Post article making comments critical of the police department’s “All Hands on Deck” program. His lawyer, Anthony Conti, said that his client was pleased with the jury’s decision, despite the minuscule monetary award. “This case wasn’t about money. It was always about principle,” he said. (AP)


Little-Known University In Va. Is Ordered to Close

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A young woman who was sexually assaulted Monday on the Howard University campus was raped inside a classroom by a person who followed her off a city bus, authorities said as new information was divulged Tuesday. D.C. police said they were searching for the attacker but had made no arrests. In a statement, the university said the 18-year-old victim was participating in a program that was not sponsored by the university. (TWP)

arm would be deferred until July. On Tuesday, the conditions met, D.C. Superior Court Michael McCarthy accepted the prosecutor’s motion to dismiss the charge. Srigley can now petition to get his arrest expunged. The 39-year-old has not spoken publicly about his ordeal, and he chose to stay quiet even after the case was dismissed. His attorney said his client’s only position is that he’s “grateful he was able to save the life of a child. He is not commenting on society’s gun laws.” He said Srigley “regrets that he violated the law, but he’s happy he had a gun that day. He does not want to be a poster child for gun advocacy.”

The cause of a crash at a Maryland Sam’s Club on Tuesday wasn’t immediately clear.

Three Injured After Car Crashes into Md. Store Gaithersburg, Md. Police say a car has slammed into a Sam’s Club wholesale store in Maryland, injuring three people including a man who suffered a leg amputation. Authorities say a 77-year-old man struck a woman about 1 p.m. Tuesday in the parking lot of the Gaithersburg store with his car before crashing into the building, where the two men were hit. The man with the leg amputa-

tion was flown to Baltimore’s Shock Trauma center with serious injuries, police said, while another man was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. The woman, who was accompanied by two young children, was taken for evaluation at a hospital for minor injuries. Police say the driver wasn’t injured and is being interviewed by detectives. The cause of the crash wasn’t immediately clear. (AP)

Annandale, Va. The University of Northern Virginia, operating out of an office building on Little River Turnpike in Annandale, Va., has been ordered to cease and desist after 15 years of operation, due mostly to the fact that it has been unaccredited by any recognized group for five years now, and also because it failed four audits by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. The school, not widely known to many who thought they knew Northern Virginia, has had problems with its ownership, its recordkeeping and with allegations that it was simply a way for foreign nationals to obtain a U.S. visa. It was one of the subjects of an inves-

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tigation by the Chronicle of Higher Education in 2011 about small for-profit colleges exploiting visa loopholes to recruit foreign students for big dollars. The State Council for Higher Education in Virginia sent a ceaseand-desist letter on Friday ordering the school to turn over a list of all students (many from India), their visa status, their financial records and the location of their transcripts. The state council said it would notify students that the school is no longer legally authorized to operate in Virginia, would confer with the Department of Homeland Security to determine viable options for foreign students and would estimate claims for unearned tuition. TOM JACKMAN (THE WASHINGTON POST )

When it comes to city pools, “tankinis” are in, while tube socks are very much out. D.C.’s parks and recreation department on Monday issued detailed guidance on the proper attire for a visit to the city’s public swimming pools. That means no “Brazil/French-cut, thong style and/or revealing swim wear, cut-off jeans, jeans, skirts, shorts, sport bras, leotards, leggings, dri-fit wear, compression shorts.” (THE WASHINGTON POST )

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Cover Story Aug. 1, 2011

The McDonnells And Star Scientific

Williams, above, meets with a top official from Virginia’s Health and Human Resources department to propose a study of whether Anatabloc use results in a reduction in health costs among state employees. Before the meeting, a source says the first lady admired Williams’ Rolex and told him how great it would be if he would buy her a similar one she could give her husband.

Jan. 16, 2010 At the time of Bob McDonnell’s swearing-in as Virginia’s governor, Star Scientific had contributed more than $28,500 of in-kind air travel to his campaign. The company would give more than $80,000 in air travel to his political action committee in 2010 and 2011.

April or May 2011 Star Scientific chief executive Jonnie Williams Sr. takes Maureen McDonnell on a $15,000 clothing shopping trip in New York City.

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A $15,000 check drawn from a trust controlled by Williams is made out to a catering company for food at the wedding of Cailin McDonnell. The governor later says the money was a wedding present to his daughter and therefore didn’t need to be disclosed

June 1, 2011 Maureen McDonnell speaks to a group of doctors and investors about Star Scientific’s new dietary supplement, Anatabloc. She offers the Executive Mansion for the product’s launch party.

Governor’s Apology A Shift in Strategy McDonnell pays $124K to executive, faces controversy over donor head-on Richmond

June 4, 2011 Cailin McDonnell marries Chris Young, above, with a reception at the Executive Mansion. Guests feast on poached jumbo shrimp and free-range chicken without knowing they came courtesy of Williams.

July 28, 2011 The McDonnell family spends a long weekend at Williams’ vacation home near Roanoke, Va. The McDonnells borrow Williams’ Ferrari, which retails for $190,000, to drive back to Richmond.

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell announced Tuesday that he and his wife have repaid more than $120,000 to Star Scientific chief executive Jonnie Williams Sr. and apologized for the first time for the controversy involving the donor. “I am deeply sorry for the embarrassment certain members of my family and I brought upon my beloved Virginia and her citizens,” McDonnell said in a statement announced via Twitter. “I want you to know that I broke no laws and that I am committed to regaining your sacred trust and confidence. I hope today’s action is another step toward that end.” The McDonnells paid back $52,278 for a $50,000 loan made to first lady Maureen McDonnell

in 2011 and $71,837 for loans made last year to a real-estate company the governor owns with his sister. The loans were repaid by the governor, the real-estate company or McDonnell’s family, the statement said. The announcement represents a shift in strategy for McDonnell since he brought on a new lawyer. It’s the first time McDonnell has apologized or acknowledged that he and his family embarrassed the state. Federal and state investigators have been looking into the relationship between the McDonnells and Williams. The Washington Post report-

ed that the governor and Maureen McDonnell had promoted Star’s dietary supplement around the time that Williams picked up the $15,000 catering tab at the wedding of one of their daughters. Since then, more gifts have come to light. McDonnell and his wife have taken steps to promote Star’s Anatabloc anti-inf lammatory drug, billed as holding promise for treating Alzheimer’s and other ailments. McDonnell has said he and the first lady did nothing to boost Anatabloc that they would not have done to promote any Virginia-based enterprise. L AUR A VOZZELL A AND ROSALIND S. HELDERMAN (THE WASHINGTON POST)

A Call for More Inquiries A government watchdog group called Tuesday on the Internal Revenue Service to investigate whether Gov. Bob McDonnell, first lady Maureen McDonnell and Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli failed to report and pay taxes on gifts received from Star Scientific and its chief executive. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington filed formal complaints, alleging that the gifts are income, subject to income tax. “Al Capone, after all, was convicted not of extortion or murder, but tax evasion,” said Melanie Sloan, executive director of the group, which a McDonnell spokesman dismissed as pro-Democrat. (T WP)


Williams buys a $6,500 Rolex.

Aug. 29, 2011 McDonnell aides learn the governor is slated to attend an Anatabloc launch event at the mansion and discuss their concerns over email.

Aug. 30, 2011 Despite aides’ concerns, the event goes on. The first lady hosts, and the governor attends, he has said, to recognize the company for research grants to state universities.

Oct. 18, 2011 Online investors advertise that Maureen McDonnell will be a special guest at a dinner event intended to tout the science behind Anatabloc at a Richmond hotel.

Oct. 22, 2011 A similar event is held in Flint, Mich. Virginia State Police logs indicate that members of the executive protection detail were in the city that day.

Jan. 3, 2012 The governor wears a Rolex during a newspaper interview, saying it was a Christmas gift from his wife.

March 2012

Williams writes a $50,000 check from his trust to MoBo Real Estate Partners, a corporation owned by McDonnell and his sister. He later gives MoBo an additional $20,000. Sources say McDonnell viewed the money as loans to the corporation.

December 2012 Williams gives McDonnell’s eldest daughter, Jeanine McDonnell, a check for $10,000 as a wedding present. (THE WASHINGTON POST )

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Through Monday, Dustin Pedroia was hitting .308 with 57 RBIs this season.

Nationals right-handed pitcher Ross Ohlendorf is 2-0 with a 2.03 ERA in eight appearances this season. He is scheduled to start Friday against the New York Mets.

Ohlendorf Answers All Calls Nationals have used right-handed pitcher lots of different ways Nationals Pitcher Ross Ohlendorf’s role has been muddled since he arrived in Washington’s clubhouse. He’s started, been called upon for one inning and has been used as a long reliever. In Sunday’s 9-2 loss to the Dodgers, Ohlendorf came into the third inning after starter Jordan Zimmermann gave up seven earned runs in the first two. Ohlendorf pitched six innings with six strikeouts and gave up just two

earned runs. Needing a pitcher for Friday’s doubleheader against the Mets, the Nationals tabbed Ohlendorf to start. In his lone start of the season, Ohlendorf pitched six innings and gave up only one earned run in a 5-1 win over the Colorado Rockies on June 12. With Dan Haren (4-11, 5.79 ERA) performing poorly all season and Ross Detwiler battling injuries and struggles of his own, this could wind up being an opportunity for Ohlendorf to earn a spot as a starter in the rotation. The 30-year-old right-hander was once in Pittsburgh’s starting rotation. In 2009, he was the only Pirates starter to finish the season

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with a winning record, albeit at 11-10. He’s also in the MLB record books as one of 50 pitchers to strike out three batters with nine pitches in one inning — achieving this feat with the Pirates in a 2009 game against the Cardinals. Ohlendorf has had shoulder problems in the past, but he said he’s felt fine this season. His improved health has led to better productivity when he’s asked to pitch. Against the Dodgers, one of Ohlendorf’s pitches was clocked

at 97 mph. Ohlendorf said it was the first time in four years he was able to reach that kind of velocity. “When you’re throwing harder you do have a little more margin for error,” Ohlendorf said. “It makes your changeup better if your fastball is hard. It’s nice to have. But command is really important. When I was throwing harder the first couple of innings, I left a couple of balls that were a little too hittable.” Manager Davey Johnson made the decision to go with Ohlendorf on Friday immediately after his relief outing on Sunday. “That was an outstanding effort,” Johnson said. “It was a good tuneup.” JASON BUT T (FOR E XPRESS)

Dirty Racing: NASCAR is set for an off-road detour through the dirt. The Truck Series is headed for the Eldora Speedway half-mile dirt track — owned by Tony Stewart, left — in Ohio, for tonight’s race designed to reconnect NASCAR with its early roots. The last time one of NASCAR’s top touring series competed on dirt was Sept. 30, 1970, when Richard Petty won a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. (AP)

Pedroia, Red Sox Near Deal Baseball All-Star second baseman Dustin Pedroia is close to a contract that could keep him with the Boston Red Sox for his entire big league career. A person with knowledge of the talks said Tuesday that Pedroia is in the process of agreeing to a deal adding $100 million over seven seasons through 2021. Pedroia is making $10 million this year and is guaranteed the same amount in 2014 as part of a $40.5 million, six-year contract that started in 2009. That deal includes an $11 million club option for 2015 with a $500,000 buyout. The 5-foot-8, 165-pound sparkplug was the AL Rookie of the Year in 2007 and AL MVP in 2008. The deal would expire after he turns 38. HOWARD ULMAN (AP)

TV Lineup WNBA (11:30 A.M., MONUMENTAL) The Mystics, coming off back-to-back losses to the Fever, host the Chicago Sky at Verizon Center. ORIOLES (8:10 P.M., MASN2) Baltimore has opened the second half of the season hot. The Orioles send WeiYin Chen (5-3, 2.67 ERA) to the mound to face the Kansas City Royals.

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A couple of Redskins from the glory days have been vocal in supporting the Redskins’ name, including Joe Theismann (“I was very proud to play for the Washington Redskins, and I did it to honor Native people in that regard”) and Jeff Bostic (“Show me how the representation of the name Redskins in the WASHINGTON Redskins has ANY negative connotation.”) Now a couple more players from



Art Monk, left, and Darrell Green

the ’80s have weighed in — players at least as beloved as Theismann and Bostic — and they have a slightly different view. “[If] Native Americans feel like Redskins or the Chiefs or [anoth-

er] name is offensive to them, then who are we to say to them ‘No, it’s not’?” Art Monk said on WTOP early Tuesday, adding that he thinks a name change should be “seriously considered.” “It deserves and warrants conversation because somebody is saying, ‘Hey, this offends me,’ ” said Darrell Green, who joined Monk during the interview, which was scheduled to promote a trainingcamp venture. DA N S T EINBER G ( T HE WASHINGTON POST )


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U.S. Squad Awaits Najar, Honduras Former United player faces the Americans in Gold Cup semis Soccer Andy Najar left the D.C. area with visions of Europe’s grand stage and the goal of gaining a stronger foothold with the Honduras national team. He returned triumphantly last weekend, and now he has his sights set on taking down the U.S. national team. 7 P.M. Today Fox Soccer

The former D.C. United academy and Edison High School (Alexandria) product scored his first international goal for Honduras in a 1-0 Gold Cup quarterfinal victory over Costa Rica at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore on Sunday. “It’s a wonderful feeling to come back and score at home,” Najar said through a translator. “I haven’t had any opportunities before. Luckily I was able to have this opportunity.” The 20-year-old said his entire family, including his pregnant wife and their daughter, was present

for his landmark achievement, in which he sliced into the center of the box to meet Alexander Lopez’s cross for a game-deciding header in the 49th minute. The speedy Najar, who now plays for Belgian champion Anderlecht following a winter transfer from D.C. United, will face his toughest challenge of the Gold Cup against the United States tonight at Cowboys Stadium in Dallas. The Americans have won a team-record nine straight games across all competitions, scoring at least four goals in three of their four Gold Cup games. Landon Donovan’s three goals and six assists have paved the way for a team looking for its first competition triumph since the 2007 Gold Cup. Honduras, meanwhile, has gone 3-1-0 and posted three shutouts as it looks to reach its first final since 1991. The winner of today’s match will face Mexico or Panama in Chicago on Sunday. “It’s going to be a difficult game,” Najar said. “The U.S. won [Sunday] with a pretty big advantage. We know it’s going to be a hard game, but we hope to keep working hard, and hopefully things will keep working our way.” AVI CREDITOR (FOR E XPRESS)

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What Braun’s Ban Means Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun this week accepted a 65-game suspension from baseball and admitted, “I am not perfect. I realize now that I have made some mistakes. I am willing to accept the consequences of those actions.” The 2011 National League MVP was suspended without pay for the rest of the season and the postseason, the start of sanctions involving players reportedly tied to Biogenesis, a now-shuttered Florida clinic accused of distributing performance-enhancing drugs. Here’s a closer look at the issues and implications of MLB’s suspension of Braun. (AP) Why 65 games? A person familiar with the deal, speaking on condition of anonymity because no statements were authorized, said 50 games of the penalty were connected to Biogenesis. The additional 15 games stemmed from Braun’s actions during the grievance that overturned his positive test for testosterone from October 2011.

What would have happened if Braun had not agreed to the ban? MLB probably would have suspended him for a longer period, and Braun would have asked the union to file a grievance that would have been decided by an arbitrator, likely after the season.

How much does this cost him?

Does he keep his NL MVP?

It would appear a little more than $3 million. Braun is making $8.5 million, and baseball’s drug agreement says the number of days of lost pay “shall equal the number of games (excluding postseason games) for which he is suspended.” He is signed to Milwaukee through 2020, and his salary increases to $10 million next year — meaning a 65-game suspension in 2014 would have cost him $3,551,913.

Yes. The Baseball Writers’ Association of America voted Braun the winner ahead of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Matt Kemp in 2011. “The decision was already made. He won it,” Jack O’Connell, the BBWAA’s secretarytreasurer, said in an email Monday.

Are there more players at risk of getting suspended? More than a dozen players have been linked in media reports to Biogenesis, among them Braun, the Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez, Texas’ Nelson Cruz, Detroit’s Jhonny Peralta, Oakland’s Bartolo Colon, Toronto’s Melky Cabrera and Seattle’s Jesus Montero.

What’s A-Rod’s status? He remains on the New York Yankees’ disabled list following hip surgery in January. It isn’t clear whether MLB will attempt to suspend him before he can come off the DL. AP/EXPRESS ILLUSTRATION


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The Price of Fame Having a very public relationship took a toll on Selena Gomez 27


Girl bands Fifth Harmony, far left, and Little Mix, left, both formed on “The X Factor” — the U.S. and U.K. versions, respectively.


Move over, boy bands. These groups of the female persuasion are gaining big buzz Music I’ll tell you what you want, what you really, really want: girl groups. Even if you don’t want them — they’re back on the scene. A new batch of pop tarts are ready to dominate the charts and fill a void since such best-selling groups as Destiny’s Child, TLC and the Spice Girls aren’t dropping songs as fast as music fans want them. Here are four girl groups who are rivaling One Direction and The Wanted for your attention:

Little Mix Call them the female One Direction. Seriously. Like 1D, Little Mix was formed on the U.K.’s “The X Factor,” where the girls won the competition in 2011 (1D placed third in 2010). The group is signed to the same U.S. label as the popular boy band, and

Don’t call them The Pussycat Dolls: The girl group has a new identity as G.R.L.

the girls are following the boys’ chart-topping path: Their debut, “DNA,” splashed at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 chart last month. Little Mix is working on a second album it will release this year — 1D’s formula last year. “We always look at One Direction as opening the gates for us,” said member Perrie Edwards, who is dating 1D’s Zayn Malik. “They work really hard, and we just want to follow in their footsteps.” Little Mix’s debut album features a track with a girl group vet: T-Boz of TLC co-wrote and sings

on “Red Planet.” “We were massive fans of TLC growing up, and we love all of those girl groups from back in the day,” member Jesy Nelson said.

G.R.L. The Pussycat Dolls got a makeover. G.R.L. was originally the new lineup of The Pussycat Dolls, but the group decided to establish a new identity after signing to Grammy-nominated producer Dr. Luke’s Kemosabe Records. “We decided that once all five of us came together and brought our different personalities and we got involved with Dr. Luke, it became something completely different from The Pussycat Dolls,” member Paula Van Oppen said. The fivesome auditioned for Dr. Luke and Max Martin, who have crafted international hits for such female singers as Katy Perry, Ke$ha, Britney Spears, Kelly Clark-

son and Pink. The group is working on its debut album and released its first single, “Vacation,” last month.

Fifth Harmony The five-piece Fifth Harmony is prepping for its international takeover by watching one of girl groups’ ultimate alums: Beyonce. “We’re really, like, big fans of Destiny’s Child,” said Ally Brooke, as her bandmates screamed in the background. “In fact, we went to see Beyonce last night.” Like Little Mix, Fifth Harmony formed on “The X Factor” — but the U.S. version — where it placed third last year. “We didn’t know what we to expect because none of us had

known each other before,” Brooke said. “It’s just amazing how we all instantly bonded and connected.” The group recently released its debut single, the punchy pop jam “Miss Movin’ On.” The girls said their album will feature pop tracks similar to it but will also include “a throwback vibe.”

The Lylas Moms know best. For The Lylas, the sisters of Bruno Mars, it was their mother who introduced the girls to female singers they most look up to. “Our mom was an amazing vocalist, and she introduced us to all the female R&B powerhouses, so we grew up listening to the Supremes, Aretha Franklin, En Vogue, the girl groups back in the day,” Tiara Hernandez said. Their mother, Bernadette Hernandez, died last month at age 55. The girls are fi lming a reality series for WEtv to debut in the fall, when they also plan to release music. Presley Hernandez calls being in a group with siblings “a nightmare!” She’s kidding. Sort of. “It’s really fun, but at the same time you can definitely see how hard it is for girl groups,” she said. “The beauty of being sisters is there is no escaping each other. We have to work it out no matter what happens.” MESFIN FEK ADU (AP) At left, four sisters of singer Bruno Mars make up the girl band The Lylas.


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It took a powerful script to persuade Octavia Spencer to join the ‘Fruitvale’ cast

“I now want to take roles that challenge me and stretch me as an actor. So this was a beautiful story.” — OC TAV IA SPENCER, BELOW

Film Octavia Spencer almost passed on one of the most acclaimed movies of the year so far — “Fruitvale Station.” The film, now in theaters, tells the true story of Oscar Grant, an unarmed black man fatally shot by a white police officer in an Oakland, Calif., train station early on New Year’s Day, 2009. Video of the shooting circulated widely on social networks, and a snippet of it is shown in “Fruitvale’s” opening minutes. It’s that footage that made Spencer initially decline the pivotal role of Grant’s mother. “In seeing the video, I said the only thing that I could offer this role is anger. And I think this situation requires much more than that because it already has a potential to be explosive,” Spencer said. But she read the script — which chronicles Grant’s last day — and was moved. “It restored Oscar’s humanity in a way that the trial, and all of the recriminations around it, had basically taken from him,” Spencer said. “So I wanted to be a part of it for


my nephews … all the young men of color whose lives sometimes feel more expendable in a way.” “Fruitvale Station,” which stars Michael B. Jordan as Grant and was helmed by first-time director Ryan Coogler, has drawn critical praise and prompted comparisons to the

racially charged death of another young black male, Trayvon Martin. “Fruitvale” is also generating early Oscar buzz. It is Spencer’s first high-profile role since her Academy Award-winning turn as a feisty maid in the racial dramedy “The Help.” The

actress, who was virtually unknown before starring in that blockbuster, admits that the success of that performance changed the way she considers future roles. “Before, you just take what you need to do to survive,” Spencer said. “I now want to take roles that challenge me and stretch me as an actor. So this was a beautiful story.” But Spencer was more than just a hired actor on “Fruitvale”; she was also one of its producers, along with Oscar-winning actor Forest Whitaker. Coogler said in some ways, she was like the film’s fairy godmother. “While we were shooting, some money fell out, and we were in a lot of trouble,” he said. “She really rolled up her sleeves, and went around to all her friends as a producer to help make sure the movie continued to get made.” Spencer said she’s gratified by the positive response to “Fruitvale” and by having another strong role in which to shine — a longstanding problem for African-American actors. “If you wait around for other people to bring you interesting things, you won’t discover the riches of the world. So I like it,” she said. “I like being able to go out there and find things. And having jewels like ‘Fruitvale Station’ find me.” NEKESA MUMBI MOODY (AP)

Today’s Top Stops

The release follows the digitization of 4,500 hours of Johnny Carson’s “Tonight.”

Heeeere’s Johnny — On iTunes Online For the first time, content from “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” is available for digital download. Two volumes of material can be purchased from the iTunes store. A compilation edition (priced at $14.99) includes highlights from the 1960s through Carson’s emotional farewell show. A second volume ($19.99) features 16 “Tonight” episodes with some of Carson’s favorite guests. Roughly half the material has never been available before in any form of home video. Also, a selection of 50 “Tonight”derived alert tones (think “Here’s Johnny!,” “Hi-yo!” and “We’ll be right back”) will be available for 99 cents each. FR A ZIER MOORE (AP)


Miller Time



Getting On Board ‘Station’

Wherever one speaks of “the pompatus of love,” the Steve Miller Band exerts its mellow influence. Just as 1973’s “The Joker” puzzled with its hippie neologisms, 1982’s “Abracadabra” confounded with its vague magician-related threats. 2011’s “Let Your Hair Down” keeps the laid-back spirit of Miller Time, so drink it in. Pier Six Pavilion, 731 Eastern Ave., Baltimore; today, 8 p.m., $45-$95; 410-783-4189,

Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Beer We’re not sure what pirates have to do with beer, but if your brewery is named Heavy Seas, we suppose it makes sense to stick a pirate hat on it. The National Geographic beer tasting (part of its pirate exhibit) will include several Heavy Seas beers and cask ales and a lecture from a beer historian. National Geographic Museum, 1145 17th St. NW; 202-857-7700, today, 5 p.m., $40; events.national (Farragut North)

So Get There Early Brandi Carlile is an expressive singer who also happens to have great taste in opening bands. For her show at Wolf Trap, she’ll be joined by folk singer Justin Townes Earle (son of country icon Steve Earle) and rising folkrock trio The Lone Bellow, which traffics in gorgeous, gospel-like harmonies. Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna; today, 8 p.m., $30-$40; 703255-1868,

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‘Chef Roble & Co.’ In the season finale, Chef Roble and his team are in for a memorable night when they throw a seafood extravaganza for Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Chrissy Teigen’s 27th birthday. As the chef and his team party, Artie begins to feel like the odd man out.



‘Spell-Mageddon’ Alfonso Ribeiro (“The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”) hosts as contestants attempt to spell common words while being challenged with such distractions as getting dunked in a tank, zapped by a dog-training collar or splattered by slime.

One Big, Scrappy Family

Hot upon the heels of “The Fosters” 10:00 on ABC Family, “Bulloch Family Ranch” celebrates foster care and blended families as Julie and Rusty Bulloch run a ranch, work multiple jobs and raise 25 children, most of them foster. While there are ‘ B U L L O C H FA M I LY some forced moments, “Ranch” is that rare RANCH’ reality show that doesn’t dwell on wasted time. The Bullochs are clearly devout, but the show is never preachy. (UNIVERSAL UCLICK)

‘Top Chef Masters’ The show where world-renowned chefs compete against one another in weekly challenges returns for a fifth season. Curtis Stone is back as host, with Gail Simmons as head critic. ‘Camp’ The annual mixer with nearby Camp Ridgefield has Buzz (Charles Grounds, at left) pumped as he hopes to use his first gig as event DJ to get in with the female campers. (TRIBUNE MEDIA)


He’s Got Answers The six-part comedy/reality/ debunking series “Joe Rogan Questions Everything” (10 p.m., Syfy) launches tonight, based on Rogan’s popular podcast “The Joe Rogan Experience.” An amusing mix of blunt and goofy, “Rogan” pursues absurd conspiracy theories and urban legends with all the mock-seriousness they deserve. First up: the search for the Pacific Northwest’s Bigfoot-human hybrid. (UU)


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Thinking of heading to Rehoboth Beach, Del., with your dogs? Check these listings first:

Dog-friendly accommodations: Visit to find out where Fido is welcome. Bed, Breakfast and Benji: Bewitched & Bedazzled B&B features a gated deck out back so you can relax with your dogs. Summer rates range from $175 to $375 a night depending on season. bewitchedbnb .com or 302-226-3900. What’s allowed: Go to for information on beach and boardwalk rules, such as where/when dogs are allowed. (AP)

A pair of pugs get a taste of Kohr Bros. Frozen Custard in Rehoboth Beach, Del.

Dog Days Of Summer Rehoboth Beach, Del., is a fun destination for you and your pups Excursions When you’re looking to get a dog, experts tell you to find one that fits your lifestyle. And when you take your dogs on vacation, you need to find a vacation that fits the dogs. That’s why, for about a dozen years now, my husband and I have spent a weekend or two each summer in Rehoboth Beach, Del. We go back again and again, in large part because our dogs like it. And what’s funny is, we like Rehoboth even though dogs are not allowed on the beach — or even

the boardwalk — between May 1 and Sept. 30. But we don’t go there for swimming or sunbathing. Fortunately, our dogs have the same taste in leisure as we do. They’re pugs, so they don’t like the water. The ocean is just a pleasant backdrop for activities all four of us enjoy: shopping and eating out. Rehoboth is the perfect place for this, a city of restaurants and shops extending out from the boardwalk that has lots of dog-friendly amenities. Many shops put out water for dogs and there are a number of restaurants that allow your dogs to sit with you at outdoor tables. In between meals and snacks, we stroll up and down Rehoboth Avenue and the side streets. Some of the shops will let you bring your

Dogs and Don’ts If your dogs do want to go to the beach in Rehoboth, there’s a patchwork of complicated rules regarding times, dates and specific locations in the towns and the state parks, but a close and easy option in Cape Henlopen State Park is Gordons Pond, just a short drive from Rehoboth, where leashed dogs are permitted in certain areas. (AP)

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“If the royal baby cries, it means 6 more weeks of heat waves.” — @JOSHPETRI has a little fun likening the frenzy surrounding Prince William and Kate’s new bundle of joy, born Monday, to America’s fascination with Punxsutawney Phil. If the groundhog in Pennsylvania sees his shadow, it means six more weeks of winter.

“Not in the mood for wine tonight, but still want to feel real classy? Then boy, do we have a trend for you!” — SAMANTHA GROSSMAN AT TIME.COM reports on an

uptick in the popularity of a water sommelier, because “ordering plain old tap water is so passe.” Los Angeles restaurant Ray’s and Stark boasts a menu that features 20 different types of water from 10 countries, including Badoit from France and Voss from Norway.

“Uh, sorry KTVU, you can’t ‘cancel the internet.’ ” — COMMENTER BLOO AT WIRED.COM

reacts after reading that the San Francisco TV news station is trying to delete all of the online videos that show its reporter reading fake — and racially insensitive — names for the pilots involved in the recent Asiana airline crash. The station has been issuing takedown notices to YouTube. Some of the video links lead to the message: “This video is no longer available due to a copyright claim by KTVU.”

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that Sacha Baron Cohen is no longer interested in playing Freddie Mercury in an upcoming biopic of the Queen frontman. Cohen reportedly wanted a gritty R-rated tell-all about the gay singer, while surviving members of Queen are seeking more of a PG-rated film.

“But what about the first rule of Fight Club?!” — COMMENTER TYLER GOLD AT THEVERGE.COM reacts after read-

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LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) You may receive assistance from someone who isn’t used to offering it, but in your case, he or she is willing to make an exception. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) You can appreciate what another tells you even though you may not understand it completely. You’ll be up to speed very soon. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) You may be eager for something of a getaway at this time, but you may be prevented — for now — by a family responsibility. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) If at first you can’t do what you want because it doesn’t suit someone else, try again after thoroughly explaining your motives. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) Financial matters may be more complex than expected. Focus on indicators that you can readily understand — and trust an expert.

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CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Your emotions may be quite near the surface all day long. Indeed, you may be vacillating between two extremes at this time. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) Physical difficulties can be overcome, but you’re going to have to make a certain sacrifice in the process. It’s worth it! PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) You’ve been listening to someone else’s predictions long enough, and today, you’ll want to go about your business regardless.

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Today: A shower or thunderstorm in spots this morning. Partly cloudy tonight.

ARIES (March 21-April 19) Your ducks are in a row, and today, you can really get things moving — but do you really know where you’re going to end up? TAURUS (April 20-May 20) You and a friend will want to perform a thorough debriefing after events that are not really a part of the plan. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) You can improve the way you do things without taking on any more responsibility. You’re multitasking enough for several people! CANCER (June 21-July 22) You can expect the technical assistance you have requested to give you more than you had bargained for — and to pay off in a surprising way.



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84 71 86 73 85 68 Sun and Moon Sunrise today: 6:02 a.m. Sunset today: 8:27 p.m. Moonrise today: 9:33 p.m. Moonset today: 8:18 a.m.

Almanac Normal high: 88 Record high: 102 Normal low: 71 Record low: 56


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Yale University history professor Hiram Bingham III finds the “Lost City of the Incas,” Machu Picchu, in Peru.


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TODAY IN HISTORY Tennessee becomes the first state to be re-admitted to the Union after the Civil War.

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During a visit to Moscow, Vice President Richard Nixon engages in his famous “Kitchen Debate” with Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev.

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Not Much to Report: In Light of Other Baby News, This Kind of Pales Actress Penelope Cruz gave birth to her second child, a girl, on Monday in Madrid, E! News reported. This is the second child for Cruz and husband, actor Javier Bardem. Their first child is a boy, 2-yearold Leonardo. She confirmed her pregnancy in February. (EXPRESS) PSYCHIATRIC HOLD

Officials: Bynes Hospitalized After Starting Fire in Calif.


Rose McGowan is engaged to artist Davey Detail, Us Weekly reported. Her rep confirmed the betrothal after McGowan was spotted wearing a diamond ring last week. This will be her first marriage, although she was previously engaged to Marilyn Manson and Robert Rodriguez. McGowan starred in “Charmed” and “Nip/Tuck.” (EXPRESS)


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Compared to the last two, he seems a bit, well, normal. There, we said it.



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Professional Engagement Artist Debuts Latest Work


A former best friend of Lady Gaga’s has written a book called “Rivington Was Ours: Lady Gaga, The Lower East Side and the Prime of Our Lives,” in which he claims Gaga did tons of cocaine. According to Radar Online, Brendan Jay Sullivan quotes Gaga as saying, “I used to do bags and bags of it. … I’d get a delivery and then put on some Bowie and treat myself in the mirror. “ (E XPRESS)




DISCOVERIES Selena Gomez told Ryan Seacrest

Fame Revokes Free Will


on an E! special Sunday that she “should definitely be way more private next time” she’s in a serious relationship. “It’s hard to date in this industry. You can’t really help who you date.” Of her romance with Justin Bieber, she said, “I was 18 when we started to date. I don’t know. You just have to be an 18-year-old and go through everything.” (E XPRESS)




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Amanda Bynes has been hospitalized for a mental-health evaluation after deputies said the actress started a small gasoline fire in the driveway of a California home Monday night. Passerby Andrew Liverpool told KABC he found Bynes: “It’s dark, it’s 8:45 and I just see her laying down, stomach up and her pant legs on fire, a trail of, you know, fire and gas, and I pull over.” (AP)

“How would you make a Mystique costume? Are there gonna be naked people? Should I be prepared?” — JENNIFER L AW RENCE TOLD E! NEWS WHAT SHE DIDN’T WANT TO SEE AT SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON. E! DID NOT SAY WHETHER SHE ULTIMATELY RAN INTO ANY MYSTIQUES.



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