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Faye Dunaway’s mistake was the first time in the 89-year history of the awards that an incorrect winner had been declared. Here’s how it happened.
For all the weirdness of the show’s finale, the best picture win sends an encouraging message about Hollywood.
While leaving most of the detail work to Capitol Hill, top administration aides are debating how far and fast Republicans can afford to move when it comes to undoing the Affordable Care Act. But President Trump himself remains the biggest wild card, repeatedly suggesting that his new plan is nearly complete.
A 370-mile drive across the state led to interviews with more than 100 voters, who revealed fresh misgivings about the new president.
A few converging factors — including the Democratic Party not being ready to reject the Obama legacy —blunted his momentum.
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Authorities said the assault happened in a Tysons Corner Center parking lot in late November and left the victim with a “significant face wound.”
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The controversial drilling method could add thousands of jobs and tens of millions of dollars to communities along the Marcellus Shale. But the idea has pitted lawmakers and longtime landowners against a growing anti-fracking movement led by newer residents and downstate progressives.
The Civil Rights Project at UCLA found that 71 percent of black students in the D.C. public school system and the city’s charter sector attended schools in 2013 that had virtually no white peers.
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In the region’s immigrant-rich suburbs, President Trump's promised clampdown on illegal immigrants has meant fewer people are venturing out to businesses, and in some cases, adults are skipping English classes or keeping children out of school.
The president wanted Sunday evening's event to be a working dinner, but first lady Melania Trump indicated she was planning on a purely social affair.
During a 45-minute roundtable discussion, former NFL executive Joe Banner and former agent Joel Corry detailed why Cousins holds all the leverage in contract talks.
Monday starts chilly, but temperatures warm into the 70s by Wednesday. The week may end on a cooler note, however.
Scores of headstones were toppled in Philadelphia less than a week after a Jewish cemetery in St. Louis was desecrated. A Muslim activist stepped up to help with restoration efforts at both sites.
All too often in Washington, numbers of dubious provenance are cited with certitude. This is a good example.
ISIS-affiliated Abu Sayyaf had demanded about $600,000 in ransom for the release of 71-year-old Jurgen Kantner. Philippine officials condemned the video.
Kim Mulkey was criticized for telling fans, “If somebody’s around you and they ever say, ‘I will never send my daughter to Baylor,’ you knock them right in the face.”
“I was so frightened,” said the Australian author, Mem Fox, who traveled to the U.S. to speak at a conference about tolerance. She said she was held for just under two hours and aggressively questioned about her visa status.
A year after the high-profile killing of a Japanese woman attending Carnival, a growing protest movement — and a popular song — are at the forefront of a push for changes in the way women are treated during the country’s best-known cultural event and year-round.
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