Complete Coverage of the 83rd Annual Academy Awards

Feb 26, 2013

MacFarlane Says "No Way" He'll Host Oscars Again

MacFarlane Says "No Way" He'll Host Oscars Again

Host tweets out reaction from a feline friend about his hosting gig and insists he's not interested in returning as emcee.

Feb 26, 2013

Ben Affleck Shaves Beard

Ben Affleck Shaves Beard

Actor removed the facial hair that he felt was a good luck charm throughout awards season.

Feb 25, 2013

Oscars: Producer Booted for Throwing Paper Planes

Oscars: Producer Booted for Throwing Paper Planes

"Paperman's" Kristina Reed reprimanded by security after botched stunt, but was allowed back into theater after a brief protest

Feb 25, 2013

Oscars: Charlize Theron to the Rescue

Oscars: Charlize Theron to the Rescue

Star went to aid a man who went down at Dolby Theater just before the show.

Feb 25, 2013

Stars Hit Vanity Fair Oscar Party

Stars Hit Vanity Fair Oscar Party

Halle Berry, Russell Brand, Orlando Bloom, Miranda Kerr and many other "A" list celebs hit the Vanity Fair Oscar party.

Apr 24, 2014
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By Jerome McClendon

Hollywood's Glitzy Oscar Parties

Hollywood's elite headed into the night to celebrate or commiserate at a list of... See Full Gallery

Feb 25, 2013

The Onion Apologizes For Offensive Actress Tweet

The Onion Apologizes For Offensive Actress Tweet

The Chicago-based satirical newspaper called Quvenzhané Wallis an expletive that many called inappropriate.

Feb 25, 2013

Affleck Vindicated by Win for "Argo"

Affleck Vindicated by Win for "Argo"

Ben Affleck suffered one of the biggest snubs of the Oscar season six weeks ago when his name wasn't among the five nominees for Best Director, but as the witching hour approached on Sunday, Affleck was...

Feb 25, 2013

Seth Plays Oscar Guy

Seth Plays Oscar Guy

“Family Guy” and “Ted” creator MacFarlane injected bawdy wit and old-school song-and-dance into the Academy Awards on a night he tried to have it both ways.

Apr 24, 2014
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By Amanda Martinez

Best Moments from the 2013 Oscars

The best moments from the 85th annual Academy Awards. See Full Gallery

Top Stories
At Least 1 Dead in Bartlett Plane Crash

At Least 1 Dead in Bartlett Plane Crash

A small aircraft crashed in Bartlett Friday afternoon.

Serial Stowaway Arrested Again For "Disturbance" on Plane

Serial Stowaway Arrested Again For "Disturbance" on Plane

Marilyn Hartman, the so-called "serial stowaway," was arrested again Friday at Midway International Airport in Chicago for causing a disturbance on a plane.

Blue Jackets Sign Saad for 6 Years

Blue Jackets Sign Saad for 6 Years

The Columbus Blue Jackets made it clear when they traded for Brandon Saad that they intended to sign him to a long-term deal, and they did just that Friday as they signed him to a six-year contract.

Perfect Weather in Store for Holiday Weekend

Perfect Weather in Store for Holiday Weekend

The holiday weekend forecast for the Chicago area sounds almost too good to be true.

9 Hurt as Fireworks Hit Crowd in Colo.

9 Hurt as Fireworks Hit Crowd in Colo.

A set of fireworks malfunctioned at a Colorado fireworks show Friday night, sending fireworks into a crowd of people and injuring nine spectators, fire officials said.

10 Things Deadheads Should Know Before Chicago Shows

10 Things Deadheads Should Know Before Chicago Shows

Ten things Deadheads should know before the band's highly-anticipated festival at Soldier Field.