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15 Budget-Friendly Spring Getaways for 2014

By the time spring finally arrives--after a winter that has broken records for cold temperatures and snowfall around the country--you'll definitely need to go on vacation. The good news is that there are plenty of budget-friendly destinations right here at home, as well as in nearby locales in …

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NFL considering rule changes for upcoming season

The NFL is considering a list of possible changes to the rulebook. We break them down from smart to idiotic.<p>In March, the NFL will hold an owner's meeting to talk about a bevy of wide-ranging topics. It will cover everything from stadium upgrades to on-field issues, most notably rule changes, as …

North Korea fires more missiles amid US-Seoul military drills

North Korea has fired two short-range missiles into the sea – the second such launch in less than a week – while annual military exercises between Seoul and Washington continue, South Korean officials said.<p>The launches appear to be a continuation of North Korea's protest against the drills it calls …

Jury selection to begin for biggest Al Qaeda figure to face trial in NYC since Sept. 11

Amid unusually tight security, Usama bin Laden's son-in-law goes to trial Monday on charges he conspired to kill Americans in his role as Al Qaeda's mouthpiece after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.<p>Spectators at the trial of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith — the highest-ranking Al Qaeda figure to face trial on …

Everyone Is Using Two Words To Describe Liam Neeson's New Movie 'Non-Stop'

Liam Neeson teams up with "Unknown" director Jaume Collet-Serra for another action thriller where he uses his "particular set of skills."<p>This time around, Neeson stars as air marshall Bill Marks who is trying to stop a killer aboard a plane from offing a passenger every 20 minutes.<p>Reviews for the …

Liam Neeson thriller 'Non-Stop' lifts off to lead box office | Reuters

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - “Non-Stop”, a thriller starring Liam Neeson as a U.S. air marshal trying to stop a string of murders on an international flight, collected $30 million in ticket sales to soar into the lead at the domestic box office.<p>Actor Liam Neeson poses at the premiere of his new …

Sony Developing Horror Film Based on the Mystery of Elisa Lam

Your Oscars 2014 Live Thread

The glamour, the pageantry, the culture, the Holocaust – that’s right, it’s the Oscars! And it’s finally happening tonight! The Super Bowl of movie season, so many Harvey Weinstein tirades have all been leading up to this. STRAP ON YOUR TIARAS, SAILORS, IT’S TIME FOR PAGEANTRY! Red carpet coverage …

Disney's 'Frozen' wins animated feature Oscar | Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The blockbuster movie “Frozen,” a Walt Disney Animation Studios musical fairy tale about the bond between two royal sisters in an icy Scandinavian kingdom, won the Academy Award on Sunday for best animated feature film.<p>Producers Chris Buck (L), Jennifer Lee (C) and Peter Del …

Oscars 2014: Best Actor Goes to Matthew McConaughey

The Oscars 2014 Best Actor race is probably the most heated of all the awards being given out at this year's Academy Awards ceremony. The five nominees were Chiwetel Ejiofor for "12 Years a Slave," Matthew McConaughey for "Dallas Buyers Club," Leonardo DiCaprio for "Wolf of Wall Street," Bruce Dern …

McConaughey wins best actor Oscar for 'Dallas Buyers Club' | Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Matthew McConaughey won the Oscar for best actor on Sunday for his role in “Dallas Buyers Club” as a homophobic, rodeo-loving Texan who contracts AIDS and becomes an unlikely savior for gay patients and drug addicts desperate for treatment.<p>Matthew McConaughey holds his Oscar …

Cate Blanchett wins best actress Oscar for 'Blue Jasmine' | Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Australian Cate Blanchett won her second Oscar on Sunday for her role as a socialite who suffers a breakdown in Woody Allen’s “Blue Jasmine.”<p>Blanchett, 44, was the favorite to win this year’s Oscar after sweeping awards season with prizes including the Golden Globe, Screen …

Ellen DeGeneres brings pizza and deadpan affability to Oscars | Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Comedienne and talk show star Ellen DeGeneres returned as Oscar host on Sunday, bringing her deadpan affability, and free pizza, to the 86th Academy Awards show while still poking fun at Hollywood royalty.<p>Host Ellen Degeneres stands on stage at the 86th Academy Awards in …

Oscar winners celebrate at Governor's Ball | Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A sea of Oscar statuettes filled the Governor’s Ball on Sunday night as winners chatted, ate and celebrated with the film industry’s elite at the official Academy Awards party.<p>Winners also got their statuettes engraved with their names on the first stop in a string of …

Oscars 2014: the after parties

The morning after the night before... After the Oscars, the serious business starts, as the stars show up to the legendary post-awards bashes, including the Governors Ball, the Vanity Fair Oscars party and the Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscar party

Oscars 2014: Ellen DeGeneres' selfie and the best of the rest

After Ellen DeGeneres sent Twitter into meltdown with her all-star selfie, here are the pick of the holding-up-mobile-phone pics of Oscar night

Academy Awards 2014: Alfonso Cuarón's long, transforming trip to the stage

Alfonso Cuaron, who labored for four years in creating"Gravity,"won the Oscar Sunday for best director at the86th Academy Awards.<p>The native Mexican filmmaker, who had already won the Golden Globe, the BAFTA and the Directors Guild Award, became the first Latin-American to win the Academy Award in …

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Oscars 2014 Recap: The 22 Best and Worst Moments

Kevin Winter/Getty Images<p>These days especially, what matters in a three-and-a-half hour awards show like Sunday's 86th annual Academy Awards is not who won or lost -- though the victories for Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" and Alfonso Cuaron's "Gravity" seemed to be part of history in the …

Oscars: Hollywood’s conflicted selfie

McConaughey’s wacky monologue, “Adele Nazeem,” the “12 Years a Slave” feud and other Oscar puzzles<p>In many years, or most of them, the awards given out on Oscar night are almost an afterthought, and the entire point of the arduous evening once known as the Academy Awards (too many syllables! Sounds …

John Travolta Also Flubbed 'Les Miserables' in 2013

<i>Editor's Note: Post-Oscar night chatter is one of our favorite pieces of Awards season, so we're kicking off with John Travolta's pronunciation</i> …

Jimmy Kimmel's 2014 Oscars Special Turns Viral Videos Into Awards Bait – /Film

For the last few years, one of the highlights of the Academy Awards night has been what comes <i>after</i> the Academy Awards. Namely, <b>Jimmy Kimmel</b>‘s …

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Adele Dazeem dazzled in her Oscars glory - yet doesn't actually exist

There’s mispronouncing the name ‘Idina Menzel’, and then there is butchering the name so badly that the internet creates a whole new person<p>Idina Menzel might have thought her name was Idina Menzel, but John Travolta knew better. In what was by far the best moment of the 86th Academy awards – even …

The best of the Oscars 2014 - in pictures

There was pizza, there was dancing, there was photobombing - and there was that selfie. All the best images from this year’s Academy Awards

Oscars 2014: It all came down to '12 Years a Slave' and 'Gravity'

As the evening wore on — and did it ever wear on — the many questions everyone had going into Sunday night's<p>Academy Awardsshow boiled down to but one: Would this evening be a single coronation or a double one?<p>With "Gravity" cleaning up on the technical and craft side, as expected, eventually …

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Oscars 2014: critics give Ellen DeGeneres mixed reviews

Critics have delivered a decidedly mixed verdict on Ellen DeGeneres' performance as Oscars host. While some praised the comic as a safe pair of hands in the wake of Seth MacFarlane's controversial stint last year, others panned the ceremony as a listless, over-long affair.<p>The Hollywood Reporter's …

Oscars 2014: 10 things we learned

It turns out Hollywood knows about selfies<p>Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow)If only Bradley's arm was longer. Best photo ever. #oscars pic.twitter.com/C9U5NOtGapMarch 3, 2014<p>Remember that president guy? Barack somethingorother? Cast your mind back a couple of years to the point at which Obama was …

Oscars 2014: Leonardo DiCaprio missed out again – who else should have won?

Of all the things to happen at the 86th Academy awards last night – Benedict Cumberbatch photobombing U2, Lupita Nyongo’s beautiful speech, John Travolta, er, losing the power of speech – one of the most predictable if disheartening was Leonardo DiCaprio’s failure yet again to take home the best …

Jennifer Lawrence's 19 Best Moments At The Oscars

Even though she didn't win, J.Law is still the best.

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'Movie 43' is named worst film of 2013 at the 34th Razzie Awards

"Movie 43," the commercially unsuccessful and critically lambasted anthology comedy featuring such stars as Hugh Jackman, Kate Winslet and Halle Berry, "won" worst picture of 2013 Saturday night at the 34th Razzie Awards ceremony at Ignited Spaces in Hollywood.<p>The tongue-in-cheek awards show, which …

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