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Awards and Prizes

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  • Golden Globes 2014: Woody Allen receives lifetime achievement award

    Golden Globes 2014: Woody Allen receives lifetime achievement award
    The Golden Globes offered a tribute to Woody Allen on Sunday night, presenting the filmmaker with the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award, though he was not there to pick it up himself. Allen's longtime collaborator Diane Keaton, accepting the...
  • Dale T. Mortensen, 1939-2014

     Dale T. Mortensen, 1939-2014
    Dale T. Mortensen, a professor of economics at Northwestern University, pioneered an approach to studying labor markets that led to a better understanding of unemployment. His research was aimed at answering questions like why people can be unemployed...
  • Hundreds show up to counter Westboro demonstration

    Hundreds show up to counter Westboro demonstration
    Hundreds of people from Burbank and Glendale came out Sunday morning at four Jewel City churches to counter a demonstration by eight members of the Westboro Baptist Church, a group renowned for protesting at gay marriages, military funerals and warning of...
  • Linda Ronstadt, Peter Gabriel, KISS will enter Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    Linda Ronstadt, Peter Gabriel, KISS will enter Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
    In the same year that Linda Ronstadt told the world she could no longer sing a note because of Parkinson's disease, she has been elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, a possibility that she recently told the Los Angeles Times she’d never "given...
  • American Music Awards show claims Twitter TV trophy

    American Music Awards show claims Twitter TV trophy
    This post has been corrected: With One Direction, Taylor Swift and and Justin Timberlake claiming trophies during Sunday's broadcast of the "American Music Awards," it's no surprise that the show claimed the week's top award on Twitter. The show was...
  • Golden Globes 2014: Awards show takes top Twitter TV honors

    Golden Globes 2014: Awards show takes top Twitter TV honors
    The Golden Globes were the buzz of social media, with the comedic barbs from hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler helping to propel the awards show to the top of the Twitter TV charts. The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards on NBC inspired nearly 2.4 million...
  • 'Game of Thrones,' 'Mad Men' among Art Directors Guild nominees

    'Game of Thrones,' 'Mad Men' among Art Directors Guild nominees
    The Art Directors Guild announced the nominations for its 18th annual awards on Thursday morning. While the film side divides the nominations into period film, fantasy film and contemporary film, the TV side sticks to the tried-and-true divisions of...
  • The Gold Standard: Bet on Michael Douglas to win a SAG Award

    The Gold Standard: Bet on Michael Douglas to win a SAG Award
    The Screen Actors Guild Award nominations were announced five minutes ago and the awards won't be announced for another month. But let's take a wild stab at predicting the winners anyway. Not that this group is that hard to read. SAG voters have...
  • Golden Globes 2014: Tina and Amy, well done

    Golden Globes co-host Tina Fey -- in one of many barbs directed at the entertainment industry during the awards show Sunday -- explained why she and Amy Poehler had been brought back to anchor the gala a second time: "Because this is Hollywood," she...
  • State didn't give out $17 million in need-based scholarships, auditors say

    State didn't give out $17 million in need-based scholarships, auditors say
    Millions of dollars in scholarship money that the state could have provided to about 8,000 needy college students has sat untouched, according to an audit released Wednesday. Auditors from the Office of Legislative Audits found that the Maryland Higher...
  • Golden Globes 2014: Watch a rerun of the red carpet video here!

    Golden Globes 2014: Watch a rerun of the red carpet video here!
    The 71st annual Golden Globe Awards red carpet, to be walked by film and television players alike, is certain to deliver a huge amount of glamour and any number of surprises — and you can watch it right here as it happens. The show's presenters...