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'Black Panther' makes Oscar history with best picture nod

Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 4:27pm

"Black Panther" broke through an Oscar category wall for superheroes.

The Latest: Fox News host thanks audience for prayers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 4:17pm

The Latest on a Fox News host's vehicle accident (all times local):

Unseen J.D. Salinger photos shot for 'Catcher' on display

Holly Ramer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 3:23pm

The University of New Hampshire is celebrating J.D. Salinger's centennial year with an exhibit he likely would have loathed: a display of previously unseen photos of the famously reclusive author.

Spike Lee on his first Oscar nomination for best director

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 3:13pm

Spike Lee watched the Oscar nominations Tuesday morning on television from his bed, with his wife, Tonya, his two grown children, Satchel and Jackson, and their dog, Ginger.

Fox News host, family survive car crash in Montana

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 3:11pm

Fox News host Bret Baier and his family survived a motor vehicle crash in Montana after the television anchor's SUV slid on an icy road, collided with a pickup truck and turned over in a ditch, authorities said Tuesday.

Trump says he told Sanders 'not to bother' with briefing

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 3:01pm

President Donald Trump says he directed White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders not to bother with the traditional daily briefing of reporters.

The Latest: Chris Brown released from custody in Paris

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 2:39pm

The Latest on rape allegations against U.S. singer Chris Brown (all times local):

French prosecutor's office: US singer Chris Brown released after rape allegation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 2:31pm

French prosecutor's office: US singer Chris Brown released after rape allegation.

Chelsea Clinton announces pregnancy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 1:59pm

Chelsea Clinton has announced her family is expanding.

Judge limits access to R. Kelly's Chicago recording studio

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 1:03pm

A judge says a Chicago warehouse that R. Kelly is renting can be used only between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. and only as a recording studio.

Kaye Ballard, boisterous singer and actress, dies at 93

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 12:20pm

Kaye Ballard, the boisterous comedian and singer who appeared in Broadway musicals and nightclubs from New York to Las Vegas and starred with Eve Arden in the 1960s TV sitcom "The Mothers-In-Law," has died. She was 93.

Cuaron, Dafoe, Spike Lee react to their Oscar nominations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 11:59am

Reaction from selected nominees for the 91st annual Academy Awards, announced Tuesday in Beverly Hills, California:

Fun facts and figures from this year's Oscar nominations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 10:29am

Some fun and interesting facts about Tuesday's nominations for the 91st Academy Awards:

Oscar nominations skip Cooper for director, Mr. Rogers doc

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 9:53am

The rollercoaster of the 2019 awards season continued Tuesday with a batch of Oscar nominations that few could have predicted. Sure, there were some shoo-ins that made it, like "Black Panther" breaking the superhero best picture barrier, and "A Star Is Born," ''The Favourite" and "Roma" being among the leading nominees. And yet, there were more than a handful of downright stupefying exclusions, including Bradley Cooper and Ryan Coogler for director (or any woman, for that matter), Emily Blunt for actress, "Eighth Grade" and the Fred Rogers documentary "Won't You Be My Neighbor?"

Maxine Brown Russell of country trio The Browns dead at 87

Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 9:21am

Maxine Brown Russell, who together with her brother Jim Ed Brown and sister Bonnie Brown formed the country trio The Browns, has died. She was 87.

'Roma,' 'Cold War' among foreign-language Oscar nominees

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 7:13am

Five movies about individuals and families confronting social and historical tumult are competing in the Academy Awards' race for best foreign-language film.

Oscar music nods: Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, SZA, Diane Warren

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 7:01am

Lady Gaga is a double nominee at the Academy Awards, where rapper Kendrick Lamar is nominated for the first time while songwriter Diane Warren is also vying for her first win with her 10th nomination.

'Roma' and 'The Favourite' lead Academy Award nominations with 10 bids each

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 6:46am

'Roma' and 'The Favourite' lead Academy Award nominations with 10 bids each.

The Latest: Cooper, Coogler among surprising Oscar nom snubs

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 6:04am

The Latest on the announcement of nominees for the 91st annual Academy Awards, which are being announced Tuesday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills, California (all times local):

Jon Bon Jovi's restaurant feeds furloughed workers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 5:38am

A restaurant owned by musician and New Jersey native Jon Bon Jovi served 71 free meals to furloughed federal employees and their families.