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Chris Paul of the Oklahoma City Thunder dunks during the first half of the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Huh)

Last shot wins: Team LeBron wins All-Star Game 157-155

Feb. 17, 2020 12:14 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Players were taking charges, bodies were hitting the floor, calls and non-calls were being screamed about on both ends. The fourth quarter of the NBA All-Star Game was as intense as the final moments of a playoff game, the biggest stars in the league holding absolutely nothing back. And in...

Brad Pitt, winner of the award for best performance by an actor in a supporting role for

Oscar parties: Pitt goes right in, Phoenix engraves-and-runs

Feb. 10, 2020 5:12 PM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Brad Pitt, tux still on but tie gone and best supporting actor Academy Award stowed away somewhere, stepped out of a car with a few friends at the quiet back entrance to Vanity Fair's annual post-Oscars party. “Do you want to go to the red carpet?” an attendant...

Bong Joon Ho, right, reacts as he is presented with the award for best picture for

Making Oscar history, 'Parasite' wins best picture

Feb. 10, 2020 6:26 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a milestone win that instantly expanded the Oscars' horizons, Bong Joon Ho's masterfully devious class satire “Parasite” became the first non-English language film to win best picture in the 92-year history of the Academy Awards. “Parasite” took...

The Latest: ‘Parasite’ wins best picture Academy Award

Feb. 9, 2020 11:33 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 92nd Academy Awards, which are being bestowed Sunday at the Dolby Theatre (all times local): __ 8:30 p.m. “Parasite” has won the best picture Academy Award, making history as the first foreign language film to win the ceremony's top honor. Bong Joon...

Scarlett Johansson arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Scarlett Johansson among the bombshells on Oscars red carpet

Feb. 9, 2020 9:51 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Scarlett Johansson showed up Sunday for her two-nomination night at the Oscars every bit the bombshell in a Champagne-colored Oscar de la Renta strapless gown embellished to the rafters, while fellow nominee Laura Dern brought her mom as she walked the red carpet in pale pink and black. ...

Janelle Monae arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/John Locher)

AP PHOTOS: A look at Oscars red carpet standouts

Feb. 9, 2020 9:32 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — On an Oscars red carpet filled with dramatic dresses and designer tuxedos, Spike Lee and Natalie Portman wore clothing that made a personal and political statement. Lee paid tribute to the Kobe Bryant in a Lakers-purple jacket with the late basketball star's 24 on its lapels and on the...

FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2015 file photo, an Oscar statue appears outside the Dolby Theatre for the 87th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. The winners of last year’s acting Academy Awards will return to the Oscar stage next month to present the coveted statuettes. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 that Olivia Colman, Rami Malek, Regina King and Mahershala Ali will present during the Feb. 9 ceremony. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

Tom Hanks, Chris Rock added to Oscars presenters

Feb. 5, 2020 7:02 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tom Hanks, Chris Rock and Taika Waititi are some of the presenters who will take the Oscars stage at the Dolby Theatre during Sunday’s ceremony. Producers Lynette Howell Taylor and Stephanie Allain announced Wednesday the final slate of actors who signed up to present awards on...

Actress Annabella Sciorra returns after a lunch break in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

'Sopranos' actress says Weinstein raped her in the mid-1990s

Jan. 23, 2020 8:41 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — “Sopranos” actress Annabella Sciorra confronted Harvey Weinstein from the witness stand Thursday, testifying that the former Hollywood studio boss overpowered and raped her and made other crude overtures that included sending her X-rated chocolates and showing up uninvited in...

Jamie Foxx arrives at the 26th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Jamie Foxx, Jordan Peele among honorees at AAFCA awards

Jan. 23, 2020 5:44 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jamie Foxx has won a plethora of major awards including an Oscar and Grammy. But after the African American Film Critics Association recognized him Wednesday night, the actor-singer called its honor just as special. Foxx along with Eddie Murphy and Jordan Peele were among some of the...

FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2019 file photo, Spike Lee arrives at the world premiere of

Cannes does 'right thing' in appointing Spike Lee to lead

Jan. 14, 2020 10:06 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — American director Spike Lee will lead the jury of this year's Cannes Film Festival, the first black person to hold the post in the event's 73-year history. Festival organizers hope Lee will “shake things up” among the world's cinema elite at the festival which runs May 12-23. ...