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Jimmy Kimmel really enjoyed dissing Matt Damon at the Oscars

<b>(CNN) —</b> Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel showered the audience with sweet treats, made a group of tourists' Hollywood dreams come true, and even tried to save the night following a historic blunder. But it was his ongoing faux-feud with Matt Damon that was truly worthy of gold Sunday night.<p>Kimmel kicked …

Entertainment

A timeline of a historic Oscars blunder

<b>(CNN) —</b> Director Barry Jenkins said he was "speechless" after his movie "Moonlight" was announced as the winner of best picture on Sunday night, following an unprecedented moment in Oscars history. And he wasn't the only one.<p>"Is that the craziest Oscar moment of all time?" Emma Stone asked …

Entertainment

How Paul Ryan is getting Trump's team ready for battles in Congress

By Phil Mattingly, CNN<p>Updated 2:59 AM ET, Mon February 27, 2017<p>Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds.<p>Washington (CNN)It's hard to overstate how much is on House Speaker Paul Ryan's plate right now. He presides over a restive group of Republicans …

U.S. Congress

NBC take on 'Taken' isn't special or skillful

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Taken" was a remarkably efficient action thriller, starring Liam Neeson as a killing machine who unleashes his "very particular set of skills" in a tireless effort to rescue his abducted daughter. After two sequels, the title now lands on NBC as a series, albeit one that basically just …

TV

Oscars: The winners list

<b>(CNN) —</b> The 89th Academy Awards were held Sunday.<p>Here is a complete list of nominees. (Winners are indicated in bold.)<p>BEST PICTURE<p>"Arrival"<p>"Fences"<p>"Hacksaw Ridge"<p>"Hell or High Water"<p>"Hidden Figures"<p>"La La Land"<p>"Lion"<p>"Manchester by the Sea"<p><b>"Moonlight" (WINNER)</b><p>ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE<p><b>Casey Affleck in</b> …

Movies

Watch: Best Picture mix-up on stage

Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty presented "La La Land" as the winner of the best picture award, and the celebration began on stage but was quickly ended when one of the "La La Land" winners pointed out that in fact "Moonlight" had won the award.

Entertainment

'Moonlight' wins best picture Oscar after baffling on-stage flub

<b>Los Angeles (CNN) —</b> It's an Oscar moment that will go down in history.<p>Not only did "Moonlight" pull out a surprise win over "La La Land" for best picture, but their big moment came after presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway accidentally announced the wrong winner.<p>They initially announced "La …

Entertainment

Jackie Chan brings two stuffed pandas as his Oscar dates

<b>(CNN) —</b> Jackie Chan boldly brought two dates to the Oscars this year.<p>Chan arrived at the 89th Annual Academy Awards with two stuffed animal pandas, complete with glittery Ugg-esque boots and UNICEF pins. He said he did it as a gesture of support for the animals.<p>"I'm the ambassador of [the] panda," …

Entertainment

Oscars mix politics, silliness and shocking twist ending

<b>(CNN) —</b> For an Oscars expected to be awash in politics, an upset finish felt somewhat appropriate. Yet the bizarre mix-up that capped off the Academy Awards -- with "La La Land" being announced as best picture, before it was revealed that "Moonlight" actually won -- was one for the ages.<p>Historians …

Entertainment

In first for Netflix, 'The White Helmets' wins Oscar

<b>(CNN) —</b> "The White Helmets," a documentary about volunteer rescue workers in Syria, took home the Oscar for Best Documentary Short Sunday. It was the first Academy Award win for Netflix, which distributed the film.<p>Cinematographer and press officer for the Syrian White Helmets, Khaled Khatib, did …

Syria

Trump tells governors: Our health care plan will be 'very special'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump gave a toast to the nation's governors at the White House on Sunday evening, offering a preview of policy discussions slated for Monday.<p>"Perhaps health care will come up. Perhaps," Trump said at the annual Governors' Dinner.<p>The dinner was first lady Melania …

Barack Obama

Asghar Farhadi, 'Salesman' director who protested travel ban, wins Oscar

<b>(CNN) —</b> Director Asghar Farhadi won his second Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film Sunday at the 89th Academy Awards.<p>But Farhadi was not in attendance to claim the Oscar for his film, "The Salesman." He boycotted the awards show in protest of President Donald Trump's executive order that …

Asghar Farhadi

Fallen SEAL's dad slams Trump

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Bill Owens, the father of the Navy SEAL killed in a late-January raid in Yemen, leveled biting criticism at the White House and called for an investigation into his son's death in a news story published Sunday.<p>Owens told The Miami Herald that as his son William "Ryan" Owens' body …

U.S. Politics

Viola Davis ends award season hot streak with Oscar win

<b>(CNN) —</b> Viola Davis's award season hot streak just ended with a bang.<p>The "Fences" star picked up the award for best supporting actress at the 89th Academy Awards on Sunday. She was the favorite to win going into Hollywood's biggest night.<p>Davis, who beat out the likes of Octavia Spencer ("Hidden …

Hollywood

Trayvon Martin's death sparked a movement that lives on five years later

<b>(CNN) —</b> Five years ago, the world learned of Trayvon Martin and how he died.<p>The African-American teenager's death at the hands of a neighborhood watch volunteer spurred a movement and gave rise to a rallying cry that resonates with many today: "#BlackLivesMatter."<p>Martin, 17, was carrying iced tea …

Policing

Victims fight to shed light on Indonesia's dark past

By Pamela Boykoff, Ivan Watson and Masrur Jamaluddin, CNN<p>Updated 9:42 PM ET, Sun February 26, 2017<p>Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds.<p>(CNN)Their memories are those of old men -- sometimes wandering, sometimes imprecise -- but they clearly …

Indonesia

2017 Academy Awards

Photos: 2017 Academy Awards<p>The cast and crew of "Moonlight" accept the best picture Oscar during the Academy Awards on Sunday, February 26. The winner was initially announced as "La La Land" by presenter Faye Dunaway, but moments later it was revealed that there was a mistake and "Moonlight" had …

The Oscars

Trump to call for substantial increase in military spending, cuts to several federal agencies

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump will call for a substantial increase in military spending and look to safeguard Social Security and Medicare from any cuts in his first major step toward compiling a budget proposal for the coming fiscal year, a senior administration official told CNN on Sunday.<p>The …

Government

ACLU ribbons spotted on Oscars red carpet

<b>(CNN) —</b> A little blue ribbon has become the hottest accessory for many stars on the red carpet at the 89th Annual Academy Awards. Celebrities are donning the ribbon in support of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), an organization that challenged President Donald Trump's controversial travel …

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Oscars 2017: On the red carpet

Photos: Oscars 2017: On the red carpet<p>Emma Stone walks the red carpet before the Academy Awards on Sunday, February 26.<p>Hide Caption<p>1 of 49<p>Photos: Oscars 2017: On the red carpet<p>Brie Larson<p>Hide Caption<p>2 of 49<p>Photos: Oscars 2017: On the red carpet<p>Charlize Theron<p>Hide Caption<p>3 of 49<p>Photos: Oscars 2017: …

Red Carpet

Judge Joseph Wapner of 'The People's Court' dead at 97

<b>(CNN) —</b> Judge Joseph Wapner, of the popular reality television program "The People's Court," died at age 97 on Sunday at his home in Los Angeles, California, according to his son, Los Angeles County Judge Fred Wapner. He died of natural causes.<p>The famed judge taped more than 2,000 episodes of "The …

Obituaries

Navy secretary nominee Philip Bilden withdraws

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Trump's nominee for secretary of the Navy, Philip Bilden, has withdrawn his name from consideration, Bilden and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said Sunday in statements.<p>Both Bilden's and Mattis' statements said Bilden's business interests created complications. He recently …

Private Equity

Oscars 2017: 'Moonlight' wins Best Picture after some confusion

<b>(CNN) —</b> "La La Land" didn't sweep Sunday's 89th Academy Awards as expected, but it did take home the major awards -- at least for a minute.<p>Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty presented "La La Land" as the winner of the best picture award, and the celebration began on stage but was quickly ended when one …

Entertainment

Navy secretary nominee withdraws

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's nominee for Navy secretary, Philip Bilden, has withdrawn his name from consideration.<p>Bilden said in a statement he informed Defense Secretary James Mattis of his decision.<p>In the statement Bilden, a financier, cited his financial holdings as the reason, saying "after …

James Mattis

Oscars 2017: Live coverage

<b>(CNN) —</b> Watch the Academy Awards live with CNN Entertainment as we provide the latest updates on the big moments and the night's winners.

Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia vandalized; 2nd incident in a week

<b>(CNN) —</b> Between 75 and 100 tombstones were overturned and damaged Saturday night at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, police said Sunday.<p>The incident at the Mt. Carmel Cemetery in the Wissinoming neighborhood is being classified as institutional vandalism, but investigators have not established a …

Anti-Semitism

Ellen DeGeneres and Walmart give these students the ultimate prize

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> Nyasha Biggs, 17, wasn't sure what to expect when she and the rest of her high school class were flown to Los Angeles to appear on the "Ellen DeGeneres Show."<p>"I knew she was going to give us something, but I wasn't sure what it would be," Biggs told CNN.<p>The big surprise? A full …

College & University

Deadly Kansas shooting: Suspect opened up to bartender

<b>(CNN) —</b> A few hours after he allegedly shot three people in Kansas, killing one, Adam Purinton walked into an Applebee's in neighboring Missouri and opened up to the bartender, according to 911 calls.<p>Purinton told the bartender that he had shot two people in Olathe, Kansas, and was looking for a …

Crime

Spicer cracks down on White House leaks

<b>(CNN) —</b> White House press secretary Sean Spicer recently checked his aides' cell phones to ensure they weren't communicating with reporters as part of an aggressive effort to stem the recent tide of White House leaks.<p>Spicer called staff into his office last week to reiterate his frustration with …

U.S. Politics

Trump administration nixes informal talks with North Korea

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Informal talks scheduled for next week between a North Korean delegation and a team of former US officials were canceled Friday after the Trump administration withdrew its initial approval of the North Koreans' visas, two people who had planned to participate said.<p>The …

North Korea