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  • Presenter Warren Beatty holds up an envelope revealing "Moonlight" as the winner of best picture at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
    Oscar gaffe makes for a whodunit: Is tweet the smoking gun?
    Feb. 27, 2017
    Moments before he handed out the wrong envelope in one of the worst gaffes in Academy Award history, PwC accountant Brian Cullinan tweeted a behind-the-scenes photo of ...
  • List of winners for 89th Academy Awards
    Feb. 26, 2017
    Here's a list of winners for the 89th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ...
  • Host Jimmy Kimmel speaks at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
    Take two: 'Moonlight' wins best picture at Academy Awards
    Feb. 26, 2017
    "Moonlight" won the best picture trophy at the Academy Awards in a historic Oscar upset that followed Warren Beatty at first reading the wrong winner. Shock and chaos spread through the Dolby Theatre when producers of "La La Land" were stopped in the middle of their acceptance speeches to be informed that Beatty had incorrectly read "La La Land" as the winner ...
  • Jordan Peele's 'Get Out' scares up big $30.5 million debut
    Feb. 26, 2017
    Great reviews and buzz propelled comedian Jordan Peele's directorial debut, the micro-budget thriller "Get Out," to a chart-topping opening weekend with $30.5 million according to studio estimates Sunday ...
  • The "Dream Machine" by Las Vegas artist Wayne Littlejohn at Siegfried & Roy Park, Tuesday Dec. 13, 2016.
    Three takeaways from the Las Vegas Arts Town Meeting
    Feb. 26, 2017
    Concerns within the arts community rise in the wake of potential cuts in public funding.
  • Ryan Gosling, right, and Emma Stone act in a scene from, "La La Land." The film is nominated for an Oscar for best picture. The 89th Academy Awards will take place on Feb. 26.
    Will 'La La' have another day of sun at the Oscars?
    Feb. 26, 2017
    Will the 89th Academy Awards be a parade of political speeches or landslide for "La La Land"? Probably both. Sunday night's Oscars are shaping up to be one of the most turbulent and politically charged ceremonies in recent memory. The three-hour-plus telecast, which begins at 8:30 p.m. on ABC, is expected to resemble ...
  • Bill Paxton arrives May 31, 2015, at the Critics' Choice Television Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. A family representative said in a statement Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, that the prolific and charismatic actor, who played an astronaut in "Apollo 13" and a treasure hunter in "Titanic," died from complications due to surgery.
    'Apollo 13' and 'Titanic' actor Bill Paxton dies at 61
    Feb. 26, 2017
    Bill Paxton, a prolific and charismatic actor who had memorable roles in such blockbusters as "Apollo 13" and "Titanic" while also cherishing his work in "One False Move" and other low-budget movies and in the HBO series "Big Love," has died from complications due to surgery. He was 61 ...
  • Actress Meryl Streep accepts the Distinguished Collaborator Award during the 19th Annual Costume Designers Guild Awards on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
    Meryl Streep added as Academy Awards presenter
    Feb. 24, 2017
    Meryl Streep, whose Golden Globes speech prompted President Donald Trump to call her "overrated," has been added as a presenter to Sunday's Academy Awards ...
  • Video game review: The brutally difficult ‘Nioh’ pays off for serious players
    Video game review: The brutally difficult ‘Nioh’ pays off for serious players
    Feb. 24, 2017
    Eighty hours in, it feels like I’ve barely scratched the surface of the combat system.
  • Kadeem Johnson competes at the AArrow Sign Spinning company's championship Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 at the Fremont Street Experience.
    'Like a family': Sign spinners give Las Vegas competition a whirl
    Feb. 24, 2017
    Over 120 competitors from six countries are expected to attend the free, open-to-the-public weekend event, which starts today and concludes Saturday in front of Four Queens on the downtown Fremont Street Experience’s middle stage ...
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