Billy Graham: Influential US evangelist dies at 99

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‘The Shape of Water,’ ‘Wonder Woman,’ ‘I, Tonya’ Top Costume Designers Guild Awards

Fox Searchlight “The Shape of Water,” “Wonder Woman” and “I, Tonya” have won the top film awards at the 20th annual Costume Designers Guild Awards, which took place on Tuesday night in Beverly Hills. “Shape of Water” designer Luis Sequeira won the CDG Award in the Excellence in Period Film category, “Wonder Woman” designer Lindy … Read more

Women Received Just 23 Percent of Non-Acting Oscar Nominations in 2018, Study Says

A new study by the Women’s Media Center has found that women have made only slight progress at the Academy Awards, landing just 23 percent of all non-acting nominations in 2018 compared to 77 percent for men. That’s an increase of just three percent from 2017 in the 19 major non-acting categories, including those recognizing … Read more

Newsweek Editors Accuse Owners of Firing Staffers Over Story About Investigation Into Company

In a blistering note to readers, Newsweek editors accused the magazine’s parent company of firing two editors and a political reporter in retaliation for a story about a legal investigation into the company. Editor Bob Roe, Executive Editor Ken Li and senior politics reporter Celeste Katz were all fired, according to a note Tuesday affixed to the … Read more

Weinstein Co Buyers to Meet With New York Attorney General Over Stalled Sale

It’s game back on for The Weinstein Company sale, or at least a sign of life that bidders led by entrepreneur Maria Contreras-Sweet will have a sit-down with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman who upended her purchase of the studio earlier this month. The Contreras-Sweet Group and advisers including Ron Burkle will meet with … Read more

‘Kings’ Theater Review: Mrs. Smith Goes to Washington and Confronts Big, Bad Lobbyists

Mrs. Smith goes to Washington in Sarah Burgess’ new play, “Kings,” which opened Tuesday at the Public Theater. Rep. Sydney Millsap (Elsa Davis, “House of Cards”) is as high-minded as James Stewart’s senator but much tougher. The joke of Frank Capra’s 1939 classic movie is that, while Stewart’s character meant well, he’s essentially incompetent, and … Read more

Shepard Smith Flames Trump For Not Condemning Russia — Ever

President Donald Trump blasted the FBI, his own Justice Department and national security adviser H.R. McMaster, the previous Congress, Democrats, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Oprah Winfrey in a Twitter tirade in the wake of indictments against 13 Russians in the investigation of interference in the 2016 presidential election. But Americans are still waiting for him to … Read more

White House Briefing Resumes Tuesday

Rachel Maddow alerts viewers that while the White House briefing in the Trump administration is usually not worth watching, Tuesday’s will be the first one after a dense week of news the White House has yet to address.Watch Launched in 2008, “The Rachel Maddow Show” follows the machinations of policy making in America, from local … Read more

Man Accused Of Breaking Off Terra-Cotta Warrior’s Thumb For Souvenir

Some people’s idea of justice is an eye for an eye, but China wants “severe punishment” for a man who stole a clay thumb.Michael Rohana, 24, was charged last week for allegedly breaking a thumb off the left hand of a 2,000-year-old terra-cotta warrior on display at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. The incident is said … Read more

Parkland students call out Trump, Rubio and the NRA

Students who survived the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., are demanding action on gun control — and they continue to call out politicians who accept donations from the National Rifle Association in the wake of last week’s massacre.“If they accept this blood money, they are against the children,” senior … Read more