National Entertainment

Oscar gaffe makes for a whodunit: is tweet the smoking gun?

Published Feb. 27 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Moments before he handed out the wrong envelope in one of the worst gaffes in Oscar...

Box Office Top 20: 'Get Out' nets $33.4 million opening

Published Feb. 27 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Comedian Jordan Peele's directorial debut, "Get Out," did even better in its first weekend in theaters...

Advocacy groups: Forget Oscars snafu, focus on 'Moonlight'

Published Feb. 27 2017

Yes, the Great Mistake of Oscars 2017 made history in all the wrong kinds of ways. But a day later,...


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Trump says Oscars focused hard on politics before 'sad' end

Published Feb. 27 2017

President Donald Trump says the Academy Awards ceremony "focused so hard on politics that they didn't get the act together...

Sign spinners' moves nab attention on street and at contest

Published Feb. 27 2017

LAS VEGAS (AP) - You've seen them at intersections and outside strip malls spinning an arrow-shaped sign and trying to...

Car in which Tupac Shakur was shot is for sale for $1.5M

Published Feb. 27 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The car in which rapper Tupac Shakur was fatally shot is for sale, with an asking...

Is that a joke? Oscar mix-up leads to funny memes, tweets

Published Feb. 27 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The best picture Oscar blunder prompted snickering from Ryan Gosling and a cascade of politically tinged...

Nazi's son returns art that his family looted in Poland

Published Feb. 27 2017

WARSAW, Poland (AP) - In a gesture welcomed in Poland, the son of a Nazi official has returned three artworks...

A peek at off-camera happenings at the Academy Awards

Published Feb. 27 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) - While the whole of Oscar night was eclipsed by the unprecedented best-picture flub at the show's...

Ursula K. Le Guin, Ann Patchett voted into arts academy

Published Feb. 27 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - Not even an honorary National Book Award kept Ursula K. Le Guin from being surprised by...

'Biggest Loser' host Bob Harper suffers heart attack

Published Feb. 27 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - Fitness trainer and host of NBC's "Biggest Loser" Bob Harper says he is recovering from a...

Steve Harvey to Beatty: 'I can help you get through this!'

Published Feb. 27 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) - If Warren Beatty needs someone to talk to following Sunday night's epic award mix-up at Sunday...


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Gaffe again: Oscars' 'In Memoriam' includes living producer

Published Feb. 27 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The best picture mix-up apparently wasn't the only gaffe at Sunday night's Academy Awards.

7-foot-7 'Game of Thrones' actor Neil Fingleton dies at 36

Published Feb. 27 2017

LONDON (AP) - Neil Fingleton, a 7-foot 7-inch actor who played the giant Mag the Mighty in "Game of Thrones"...

Oscars flap eclipses 'Moonlight' win, but civility reigns

Published Feb. 27 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The 89th Academy Awards got off on the right foot, with a song and dance, but...

Oscars best picture gaffe dominates after-party chatter

Published Feb. 27 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Academy Awards after parties are always swanky and star-studded. But this year, even disparate celebrations had...

Oscar-winning Syrian rescue group says prize is inspiration

Published Feb. 27 2017

BEIRUT (AP) - The head of the Syrian search-and-rescue group featured in the Oscar-winning Netflix documentary "The White Helmets" says...

Emma Stone wins best-actress Oscar for 'La La Land'

Published Feb. 27 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Emma Stone sang and danced her way to a best-actress Oscar for "La La Land," elevating...

Partial list of winners for 89th Academy Awards

Published Feb. 26 2017

Partial list of winners for the 89th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Ruth Negga, Isabelle Huppert kick off the Oscars carpet

Published Feb. 26 2017

Ruth Negga, dripping in responsibly sourced rubies with a custom Valentino gown to match, accessorized with something extra Sunday on...

The Latest: Stars begin arriving on the Oscars' red carpet

Published Feb. 26 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Latest on the 89th Academy Awards (all times local):

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

Published Feb. 26 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Joseph Wapner, the retired Los Angeles judge who presided over "The People's Court" with steady force...

Will 'La La' have another day of sun at Sunday's Oscars?

Published Feb. 26 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Will the 89th Academy Awards be a parade of political speeches or landslide for "La La...