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Stars reflect on awards season at last show before Oscars

Mike Cidoni Lennox, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 10:44pm

Glenn Close says she's still a bit surprised the motion picture academy gave a nod to her performance in "The Wife." Actor Richard E. Grant says he's certain he's going to lose and will never get this close to Oscar again. And screenwriter Barry Jenkins just wants to savor making it to the end of the awards-circuit road and enjoy being in the presence of his peers.

R. Kelly met underage girl while on trial for child porn

Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 10:11pm

While on trial for child pornography in 2008, R. Kelly still found time to talk to fans, give autographs and to meet an underage girl he later invited to his home, according to prosecutors who depicted the R&B star as manipulative and sometimes violent.

A bumpy road to the Oscars could end in triumph for Netflix

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 9:56pm

The most tumultuous Oscar season in memory might pale in comparison to the aftermath.

Oscars: Stars and stand-ins rehearse for the big show

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 7:07pm

It is decidedly casual inside the Dolby Theatre the day before the Oscars.

Domestic workers gather to celebrate 'Roma' and the Oscars

Sigal Ratner-Arias, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 3:14pm

Doris Tapia never imagined that she would get to watch the Oscars at a party in Los Angeles, exchanging the sneakers she wears when she takes care of children in New York for a pair of high heel shoes.

Prince Harry, wife Meghan in Morocco on official visit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 2:44pm

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, have arrived in Morocco for an official trip scheduled to be their last international journey before she gives birth to their first child.

Judge sets R&B singer R. Kelly's bond at $1 million

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 12:10pm

Judge sets R&B singer R. Kelly's bond at $1 million.

The Latest: Avenatti: Notion victims are lying 'outrageous'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 11:53am

The Latest on the sexual abuse case against R&B singer R. Kelly (all times local):

R&B singer R. Kelly arrives at a Chicago bond hearing in the new sexual abuse case against him

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 11:51am

R&B singer R. Kelly arrives at a Chicago bond hearing in the new sexual abuse case against him.

Stanley Donen, director of 'Singin' in the Rain,' dies at 94

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 11:47am

Filmmaker Stanley Donen, a giant of the Hollywood musical who through such classics as "Singin' in the Rain" and "Funny Face" helped give us some of the most joyous sounds and images in movie history, has died. He was 94.

Prosecutors paint dark portrait of manipulative R. Kelly

Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 11:39am

Prosecutors on Saturday painted a dark portrait of a manipulative and sometimes violent R. Kelly, describing how he repeatedly sought out underage girls for sex, including one he encountered at her 16th birthday party and another who met the R&B star while he was on trial for child pornography.

'Beale Street' tops Spirit Awards, Close wins best actress

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 11:00am

Two years after his "Moonlight" triumphed on the eve of the Oscars, Barry Jenkins' adaptation of the James Baldwin novel "If Beale Street Could Talk" on Saturday topped the 34th Film Independent Spirit Awards, winning best film, best director and best supporting female for Regina King.

In Milan, Ferragamo, Cavalli focus on color, inclusiveness

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 10:13am

Color was the watch word on the fourth day Saturday of the mostly womenswear collections during Milan Fashion Week.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 8:19am

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Actor brothers take center stage in Serbia's street protests

Jovana Gec, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 6:52am

Taking center stage in the weekly protests against Serbia's autocratic president was a role that actor siblings Sergej and Branislav Trifunovic felt compelled to play.

US Latinas rally around 'Roma' actress Yalitza Aparicio

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 5:54am

Yalitza Aparicio, the Oscar-nominated, first-time actress in "Roma," is finding strong support among Mexican-American women who identify with her indigenous roots despite backlash she is receiving in Mexico.

Kim, Trump impersonators draw ire of Vietnam's authorities

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 9:24pm

Vietnamese authorities are not amused by the antics of two impersonators of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump.

Chicago police: R&B singer R. Kelly has been arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 7:37pm

Chicago police: R&B singer R. Kelly has been arrested.

R&B singer R. Kelly has arrived at a Chicago police precinct.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 7:16pm

R&B singer R. Kelly has arrived at a Chicago police precinct.

Case against R. Kelly may be stronger this time

Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 5:09pm

Tears streamed down R. Kelly's cheeks as a court official read a jury's not guilty verdict to all 14 counts of child pornography at his 2008 trial in Chicago. The R&B superstar had successfully dodged up to 15 years in prison and likely financial ruin.