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Archive for February, 2014

  • Nyong’o admits complexion was ‘obstacle’ in youth

    February 28, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Lupita Nyong’o arrives at Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon at The Beverly Hills Hotel, on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Annie I. Bang /Invision/AP) BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — There wasn’t a dry eye in the...

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    February 28, 2014 • CartoonsComments Off

    Some candidates get their signs stolen (certainly this year!), but one candidate’s signs have been getting a Jack Nicholson “Chinatown” nose trimming. A mystery! Like Gittes says, follow the money–nine times out of ten it will get you...

  • Angelina Jolie wows Oscar rehearsal actors

    February 27, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Actress Angelina Jolie is seen during rehearsals for the 86th Academy Awards in Los Angeles, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. The 38-year-old Oscar winner, who was honored with the film academy’s Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award last year, came to the Dolby...

  • Inmate arts program inspires pride

    February 27, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this photo taken on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, Corrections Officer Diane Speas teaches a painting technique during a meeting of the Leelanau County Inmate Art Project in Suttons Bay, Mich. The project gives inmates a chance to learn to paint, sew, knit and...

  • Mormon church pushes back on planet misconceptions

    February 27, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 6, 2013, file photo, the angel Moroni statue, silhouetted against a cloud-covered sky, sits atop the Salt Lake Temple in Temple Square in Salt Lake City. A newly-posted article, part of a series of recent online articles posted on...

  • Oscars expect sun, but ready for rain on show day

    February 27, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Members of the media walk on the red carpet as preparations are made for the 86th Academy Awards in Los Angeles, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. The Academy Awards will be held at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, March 2. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP) LOS ANGELES...

  • Spike Lee criticizes NYC gentrification

    February 27, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    File-This July 31, 2013, file photo shows filmmaker Spike Lee being interviewed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Lee has engaged in a brief and lively profanity-laced debate about gentrification of largely black New York City neighborhoods. He...

  • Broadway pianist Seth Rudetsky takes center stage

    February 27, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 photo, pianist Seth Rudetsky poses for photos in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Rudetsky played for Audra McDonald’s senior recital at Julliard long before she became a star and he’s Patti LuPone’s go-to accompanist. But Rudetsky...

  • Republican factions split over Arizona bill

    February 27, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Arizona Republican Gov. Jan Brewer, right, speaks at a news conference announcing she has vetoed SB1062, a bill designed to give added protection from lawsuits to people who assert their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays, at the Arizona Capitol on...

  • After several near misses, stocks reach a record

    February 27, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, file photo, Trader Christopher Forbes, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The stock market is little changed as investors pick over more earnings reports from retailers and other U.S....