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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo Russ Feingold meet with Ben Affleck, Founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative, at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on February 26, 2014. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]

Affleck Casts Spotlight On Situation In Congo During Meeting With Kerry

Academy award-winner Ben Affleck understands that celebrity is a double-edged sword, helping him draw attention to the strife and suffering in the Congo while attracting skeptics dismissive of Hollywood stars and causes.

02/26/2014

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon in a promotion photo for their video. (Photo courtesy: omaze.com)

Ben Affleck, Matt Damon Rip Each Other In New Video For Double Date Raffle

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are looking for someone to hang out with on a double date and they’ve posted a new video online ripping each other to promote it.

02/14/2014

Argo director Ben Affleck accepts the Oscar for Best Movie at the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California.(Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Daily Talker: What Do You Think About Ben Affleck’s New Role As Batman?

Ben Affleck will take on the role of the caped crusader in the new Batman-Superman movie due out in 2015.
What do you think about Affleck playing Batman?

08/23/2013

(Ben Affleck photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for ESPY, Batman photo courtesy: Chris Jackson/AFP/Getty Images)

Ben Affleck To Play Batman In ‘Man Of Steel’ Sequel

The 41-year-old actor-director will star as a new incarnation of the Dark Knight in a film bringing Batman and Superman together.

08/23/2013

Argo director Ben Affleck accepts the Oscar for Best Movie at the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California.(Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Affleck Given Honorary Degree At Brown University

Academy Award-winning actor and director Ben Affleck has received one of six honorary doctorate degrees awarded from Brown University.

05/26/2013

Argo director Ben Affleck accepts the Oscar for Best Movie at the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California.(Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Ben Affleck Wins Best Picture Oscar, ‘You Can’t Hold Grudges’

Ben Affleck’s “Argo,” a film about a fake movie, has earned a very real prize: best picture at the Academy Awards.

02/25/2013

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Academy Awards: Oscar Winners List

Here is the list of the 85th annual Academy Award winners announced Sunday night in Los Angeles.

02/25/2013

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 21:  Johnny Depp attends a book discussion. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Johnny Depp To Play Whitey Bulger In New Movie

Johnny Depp as Whitey Bulger?

02/03/2013

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‘Lincoln’ Leads Oscar Nominations, Ben Affleck Snubbed

More surprising were snubs in the directing category, where three favorites missed out: Ben Affleck for “Argo” and past Oscar winners Kathryn Bigelow for “Zero Dark Thirty” and Tom Hooper for “Les Miserables.”

01/10/2013

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Keller @ Large: Boston vs. Houston

The trash talking is starting to build over Sunday’s big game between the Patriots and Texans. Jon Keller did his part by comparing the two cities.

01/09/2013

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