Oscars mistake puts reputation in jeopardy

Oscars mistake puts reputation in jeopardy

LONDON — For 82 years, accounting and consulting firm PwC has enjoyed a reputational boon from handling the balloting process at the Academy Awa...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Oscars flap eclipses ‘Moonlight’ win, but civility reigns

Oscars flap eclipses ‘Moonlight’ win, but civility reigns

LOS ANGELES — The 89th Academy Awards got off on the right foot, with a song and dance, but ended with the most stunning mistake ever to befall ...

February 27th, 2017 updated: February 27th, 2017. |  


Trump jabs fly at Oscars, awards go to Ali, Davis, ‘O.J.’

Trump jabs fly at Oscars, awards go to Ali, Davis, ‘O.J.’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Jimmy Kimmel-hosted 89th Academy Awards seesawed between jabs at Donald Trump and passionate arguments for inclusivity, w...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


Joseph Wapner, star of ‘The People’s Court,’ dead at 97

Joseph Wapner, star of ‘The People’s Court,’ dead at 97

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joseph Wapner, the retired Los Angeles judge who presided over “The People’s Court” with steady force durin...

February 26th, 2017 |  


‘Apollo 13’ and ‘Titanic’ actor Bill Paxton dies at 61

‘Apollo 13’ and ‘Titanic’ actor Bill Paxton dies at 61

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Paxton, a prolific and charismatic actor who had memorable roles in such blockbusters as “Apollo 13” and ...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ scares up big $30.5 million debut

Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ scares up big $30.5 million debut

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Great reviews and buzz propelled comedian Jordan Peele’s directorial debut, the micro-budget thriller “Get Out,&#...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Rae gets laughs, King draws tears at Essence pre-Oscar gala

Rae gets laughs, King draws tears at Essence pre-Oscar gala

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Actresses Aja Naomi King and Yara Shahidi quoted James Baldwin. “Insecure” creator Issa Rae shared awkward m...

February 25th, 2017 updated: February 25th, 2017. |  


Get This: Rihanna is named Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year

Get This: Rihanna is named Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Rihanna has been named the 2017 Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year.The Grammy Award-winning singer will receive the ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Oscars look for ratings boost

Oscars look for ratings boost

LOS ANGELES — If the Oscars had doubled down on nominating films with actors named Ryan, the ceremony’s chances for a ratings bounce might...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Entertainment roundup: ‘Today’ show anchor Hoda Kotb adopts baby girl

Entertainment roundup: ‘Today’ show anchor Hoda Kotb adopts baby girl

NEW YORK — “Today” show host Hoda Kotb says she has adopted a baby girl.The co-anchor of the fourth hour of the NBC morning program ...

February 21st, 2017 |