LOS ANGELES | ‘Black Panther’ makes Oscar history twice for diversity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Black Panther” went back-to-back into the Oscar history books on Sunday evening.…

LOS ANGELES | Cuaron’s ‘Roma’ gives Mexico 1st foreign language film Oscar

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The touching black-and-white drama “Roma” that follows a domestic worker for a…

MIAMI | Oscar becomes eighth hurricane of the Atlantic hurricane season far out at sea

MIAMI  — Oscar becomes eighth hurricane of the Atlantic hurricane season far out at sea. By…

LOS ANGELES | Oscars backtrack on plan for a popular film award this year

LOS ANGELES— The organization that bestows the Academy Awards says it is suspending plans to award…

PHILADELPHIA | Queen Latifah to be honored with Marian Anderson Award

PHILADELPHIA — Queen Latifah will be honored with an award named for a pioneering opera singer.…

LOS ANGELES | Q&A: Casey Affleck on new film, his Oscars absence and MeToo

LOS ANGELES— With a new movie coming out this fall, “The Old Man & The Gun,”…

NEW YORK  | Bruce Springsteen surprises audience at Billy Joel concert

NEW YORK  — Bruce Springsteen propped himself on top of Billy Joel’s piano to sing a…

NEW YORK | John Legend, Bruno Mars, Ricky Martin get Emmy nods

NEW YORK — Music stars in competition for Emmys this year include John Legend, Bruno Mars,…

SANTA MONICA, Calif.  | Oscar Robertson wonders: ‘Where are the white athletes?’

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Oscar Robertson commends the off-court activism of today’s NBA players, although the…

Man arrested, accused of stealing McDormand’s Oscar trophy

LOS ANGELES/March 05, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —A man was arrested and is accused of stealing Frances McDormand’s…

Qatari soccer team plays in UAE amid Gulf diplomatic rift

/February 12, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The eight-month long boycott of Qatar by regional neighbors has been broken…

jokes, and selfies with Kobe Bryant, at Oscar nominees lunch

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif/February 06, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Oscar nominees’ luncheon is like an exclusive clubhouse where every…

Oscars make history, quietly, with transgender nominees

NEW YORK/January 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Oscar nods for women and minorities drew many of the headlines…

Kobe Bryant may win yet another trophy _ an Oscar

LOS ANGELES/January 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Does Kobe Bryant need another trophy? He might get one — at…

Films from Chile, Lebanon up for foreign language Oscar

LONDON/January 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A drama about a dispute in divided Lebanon, a Chilean film with a…

Offred is on the run as ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ returns in April

PASADENA, Calif./January 14, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The wrenching loss of an infant to a totalitarian society is explored…

Oscar-winning filmmaker Haggis accused of rape, sex assault

LOS ANGELES/January 05, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— A civil lawsuit charging Oscar-winning filmmaker Paul Haggis with raping a publicist…

Playwright alleges misconduct by Hoffman when she was 16

ROME Calif. / December 16, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — A playwright who says Dustin Hoffman exposed himself…

SAG Awards could give Oscar race some clarity

NEW YORK /December 13, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — An unpredictable awards season will get a jolt Wednesday…

‘Shape of Water,’ ‘Big Little Lies’ lead Golden Globes

NEW YORK / December 11, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Guillermo del Toro’s Cold War-era fairytale “The Shape…

Oscars org adopts code of conduct after Weinstein expulsion

NEW YORK /December 7, 2017 (AP) (STL.News) — The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science…

Song and dance, protest and politics to mingle at Oscars

LOS ANGELES/February 25, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The 89th Academy Awards show promises to be equal parts…