Jodie Foster's mother and former manager Brandy dies at 90

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Evelyn "Brandy" Foster, who managed her daughter Jodie's career from her child-prodigy years through two Academy Awards, has died. Brandy Foster's four children sa...

Zahav, Ashley Christensen win big at James Beard Awards

CHICAGO (AP) — The top honors at this year's James Beard Awards went to North Carolina Chef Ashley Christensen and Philadelphia's Zahav restaurant. The awards were presented Monday e...

Taiwan Film Festival Berlin gets underway

The second Taiwan Film Festival Berlin kicked off May 5 in the German capital, spotlighting the vibrancy of the nation’s movie production sector through screenings of six innovative works. R...

Oscars amend a few rules but not for Netflix

NEW YORK (AP) — The Oscars have tweaked a few rules, but not any that would limit the eligibility of Netflix films at the Academy Awards. The Academy of Motion Pictures' board of gov...

The Latest: Academy stands by decision to expel Polanski

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on Roman Polanski asking a court to reinstate his film academy membership (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The film academy is standing be...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, April 14, the 104th day of 2019. There are 261 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 14,...

Taiwan’s MUME named among top 10 of Asia’s restaurants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s MUME was named as the seventh best restaurant in Asia by the organization behind the World’s 50 Best Restaurants, at an awards ceremony in Macau on Tuesday...

3 Taiwan restaurants named Asia's 50 Best in foodie Oscars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Three restaurants based in Taipei have been recognized as among the top 50 in Asia, while a Taichung restaurant was dubbed "One to Watch," by awards organizer William...

'Both sides of the binary:' Exhibit explores gender, fashion

BOSTON (AP) — When actor Billy Porter unveiled his combination tuxedo-ball gown at the Oscars last month, it got people talking. Porter, the black and gay breakout star of the FX ser...

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Today in History Today is Friday, March 29, the 88th day of 2019. There are 277 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 29, ...

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Today in History Today is Monday, March 25, the 84th day of 2019. There are 281 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 25, ...

Golden Globe Awards set for Jan. 5 next year

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Hollywood Foreign Press Association says it has chosen a date for next year's Golden Globe Awards. The association said Friday the 77th annual awards will be h...

Nearly $2 billion in New Jersey sport bets in 9 months

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Nearly $2 billion has been wagered on sporting events in New Jersey since such betting became legal last year. New Jersey gamblers plunked down more than $...

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Today in History Today is Saturday, March 23, the 82nd day of 2019. There are 283 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 23...

Siriano, fresh off Oscar glory, talks 'Project Runway'

NEW YORK (AP) — Christian Siriano didn't want the tuxedo gown he designed for Billy Porter at the Oscars to shock anyone. He simply wanted to make a bold statement about celebrating identity. ...