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  • Mo'Nique talks Oscar backlash, being 'blackballed,' in new interview

    Mo'Nique talks Oscar backlash, being 'blackballed,' in new interview
    In anticipation of both the Oscars on Sunday and the 75th anniversary of Hattie McDaniel's historic win, The Hollywood Reporter spoke with Woodlawn native Mo'Nique about the impact winning an Oscar for "Precious" in 2010 has had on her career. The frank...
  • Lance Armstrong pleads guilty to reckless driving

    Lance Armstrong pleads guilty to reckless driving
    Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has pleaded guilty to reckless driving for hitting two parked cars in Aspen, Colo., in December. Armstrong, who reached a plea agreement with prosecutors, submitted his plea via mail on Friday, according to the...
  • Happy birthday, Toni Morrison!

    Happy birthday, Toni Morrison!
    Today is Toni Morrison's 84th birthday. The Nobel laureate is the author of the novels "Beloved," "Song of Solomon," "Sula" and more than a dozen others. Morrison is a literary and cultural force. When other writers are slowing down, Morrison...
  • Lance Armstrong's lies carry a steep, and rising, price

    Lance Armstrong's lies carry a steep, and rising, price
    Not long after Lance Armstrong's unprecedented seven Tour de France titles were stripped in 2012, the cyclist tweeted a defiant photo. Armstrong reclined on a couch in a dimly lighted room, appearing unworried about the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency's...
  • Academy Awards show producers hope their third time is a charmer

    Academy Awards show producers hope their third time is a charmer
    The day after the Oscars last year, the show's producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron received a call from John Travolta apologizing for fumbling the name of singer Idina Menzel. Travolta's mispronunciation — Adele Dazeem — had become a trending...
  • In Brian Williams' case, will Americans forgive and forget?

    In Brian Williams' case, will Americans forgive and forget?
    When it comes to the honesty demanded of public figures, Americans appear to be a fickle bunch. Former President Clinton is once again a widely admired leader, despite infamous prevarications regarding his relationship with Monica Lewinsky. In contrast,...
  • Nonprofit service groups watching Rauner for funding cuts

    Nonprofit service groups watching Rauner for funding cuts
    West suburban nonprofit service groups hadn't heard Monday of state funding cuts under the new administration of Gov. Bruce Rauner. But they're keeping a close eye on his budget analysis and potential changes. "We still don't know if we'll hear about...
  • Lance Armstrong loses $10 million arbitration ruling

    Lance Armstrong loses $10 million arbitration ruling
    AUSTIN, Texas -- An arbitration panel ordered Lance Armstrong and Tailwind Sports Corp. to pay $10 million in a fraud dispute with a promotions company for what it called an "unparalleled pageant of international perjury, fraud and conspiracy" that...
  • What's inside the $150,000 2015 Oscar gift basket?

    What's inside the $150,000 2015 Oscar gift basket?
    This year's Oscar losers might not take home a golden trophy, but at least they'll enjoy their new sonic toothbrushes and some eco-friendly underwear.  This year's $150,000 swag bags of preposterous, only-in-Hollywood nonsense have been packed tight,...
  • Lance Armstrong ordered to pay $10 million to promotions company

    Lance Armstrong ordered to pay $10 million to promotions company
    Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has been ordered to pay $10 million to a promotions company after an arbitration panel found he conducted an "unparalleled pageant of international perjury, fraud and conspiracy" during his career. A three-man...
  • Damien Chazelle's wild, crazy ride to the Oscars with 'Whiplash'

     Damien Chazelle's wild, crazy ride to the Oscars with 'Whiplash'
    Damien Chazelle braced himself for disaster. It was opening night at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, and Chazelle's movie "Whiplash" was about to have its premiere in front of a packed house in Park City, Utah. Just six years out of college, Chazelle...