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Oscars 2018: Cultural Powerhouse ‘Coco’ Wins Best Animation

LOS ANGELES — "Coco," the tear-jerking adventure tale of a Mexican boy who learns the importance of honoring his ancestors after getting stuck in an eye-popping netherworld of the dead, won the Oscar for best animated feature on Sunday.

Oscars 2018: Peele, ‘Get Out’ Make History With Screenplay Win

LOS ANGELES — Jordan Peele had to dig deep to get the horror-satire "Get Out" to the screen, and his reward was the first original screenplay Oscar for an African-American.
A thin slice of the meteorite sample from a meteorite that fell to Earth more than a decade ago. Photo: Hillary Sanctuary / Associated Press

Diamond Fragment May Come From ‘Lost Planet’

BERLIN — Fragments of a meteorite that fell to Earth about a decade ago provide compelling evidence of a lost planet that once roamed our solar system, according to a study published Tuesday.

Review: Family Fun and Insight in Sprightly ‘Incredibles 2’

“The Incredibles” writer/director Brad Bird has said that his characters’ powers are all born of stereotypes. Dad is strong, mom is stretched in a...

Bristol Boys ‘Blonde’ Bring Summer Deep House to RCA Saturday

BANGKOK — A British deep house duo is making its way to the city for a special Saturday summer night.

ONE Championship Gets Cash for Major Growth

ONE Championship has secured a major equity investment from venture capital firm Sequoia India and investment firm Mission Holdings, positioning the ascendant mixed martial arts promotion to increase its presence throughout Asia.

Black Panther Sets Record as Most Tweeted About Movie

NEW YORK — The pop culture sensation "Black Panther" has set another record: most tweeted about movie ever. Twitter said Tuesday that Ryan Coogler's box-office...
Actress Penny Marshall arrives for the 56th Annual Academy Awards in 1984 in Los Angeles. Photo: Reed Saxon / Associated Press

Penny Marshall, ‘Laverne & Shirley’ Star & ‘Big’ Director, Dies at 75

Penny Marshall, who indelibly starred in the top-rated sitcom "Laverne & Shirley" before becoming the trailblazing director of smash-hit big-screen comedies such as "Big" ...
This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Gal Gadot in a scene from "Wonder Woman." Image: Associated Press

Study Finds Female-Led Films Outperform Male Ones

NEW YORK — A new study that analyzed four years' worth of films found that female-led movies have consistently outperformed those in which men...
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Portugal’s Sobral Wins Eurovision Contest With Tender Ballad

KIEV, Ukraine — Portugal's Salvador Sobral won the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday with a gentle romantic ballad that challenged the event's decades-long reputation...

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