Complete Coverage of the 83rd Annual Academy Awards

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013

Tina Fey Rules Out Hosting 2014 Oscars

Tina Fey Rules Out Hosting 2014 Oscars

Comedienne says she has no plans to follow in Seth MacFarlane's footsteps and chaperone Hollywood's Biggest Night.

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013

Winter Olympics Expected to Affect Next Oscars Date

Winter Olympics Expected to Affect Next Oscars Date

Planners are already struggling with the timing for next year's show in what could be a very early and very late awards season because of the 2014 Winter Olympics, which fall right in the middle of things...

Tuesday, 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.

Tuesday, 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.

Monday, 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

Monday, 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.

Monday, 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.

Thursday, 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... View gallery

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Monday, 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.

Monday, 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...

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Lake Shore Drive Reopens After Protesters Stop Traffic

Lake Shore Drive Reopens After Protesters Stop Traffic

Protesters blocked Lake Shore Drive in both directions Saturday, calling for a financial commitment to Chicago State University, and the firing of Chicago Police officer who fatally shot an unarmed woman...

Cubs Game Postponed Due to Weather Concerns

Cubs Game Postponed Due to Weather Concerns

Saturday's Cubs game against the Atlanta Braves at Wrigley Field was postponed due to inclement weather, according to a release from the team.

Owner of Tanning Salon Faces Charges in Third Rape Case

Owner of Tanning Salon Faces Charges in Third Rape Case

Marc Winner, the owner of a tanning salon in Chicago’s West Loop, has been charged in a third rape case, according to the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office.

Bears Make Picks on Day Three of NFL Draft

Bears Make Picks on Day Three of NFL Draft

The Chicago Bears have made their first selection of Day Three of the NFL Draft, taking outside linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski from West Virginia.

Iraqi Protesters Storm Baghdad's Green Zone

Iraqi Protesters Storm Baghdad's Green Zone

Iraqi officials declared a state of emergency in Baghdad after hundreds of protesters climbed over the blast walls surrounding the city's highly-fortified Green Zone for the first time on Saturday and stormed...

College Student Attacked on Train While Witnesses Watched

College Student Attacked on Train While Witnesses Watched

A 19-year-old college student in Chicago was returning home from a morning class Thursday when she says she was attacked by two people on a Chicago Blue Line train, all while witnesses sat and watched.