1. In a recent interview for W Magazine’s Screen Tests with Lynn Hirschberg series, actress Emma Watson describes what it was like to be catapulted to fame at the age of 9 when she was cast as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter movies.
4. This video of the magical trio’s first screen test reveals that she was telling the truth (about mouthing the lines, at least).
- Italy is today observing a national day of mourning for the victims of Wednesday's earthquake. The death toll has climbed to 284.
- Donald Trump's campaign chief Stephen Bannon said "he doesn't like Jews," according to his ex-wife.
- Federal health officials have called for nationwide testing of all blood donations for the Zika virus.