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Oscars Viewership Plunges to Record Low

NEW YORK — ABC's telecast of the Academy Awards hit an all-time low in the ratings, with 23.6 million people tuning in to see “Parasite” named best picture. The Nielsen company says that's down from the 29.6 million people who watched the show last year...
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Final List of Academy Award Winners

LOS ANGELES — The winners at the 92nd Academy Awards, which were held Sunday at the Dolby Theatre: Best picture: “Parasite" Best actor: Joaquin Phoenix, “Joker” Best actress: Renée Zellweger, “Judy” ...
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Stephen King Criticized for Comments on Diversity

NEW YORK — Stephen King says he cares only about “quality," not “diversity” when deciding on awards. Some are asking why he thinks the two must be different. “I would never consider diversity in matters of art. Only quality,” King tweeted this week. “It see...
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Oscar-Nominated Actress Sondra Locke Dies at 74

LOS ANGELES — Actress and director Sondra Locke, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her first film role in 1968's "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter" and went on to co-star in six films with Clint Eastwood, ...
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Best-Picture Oscars Up for Sale in Rare Auction

LOS ANGELES — Two Academy Awards for best picture are going up for sale in a rare auction of Oscars. Auction house Profiles in History announced Monday that an Oscar awarded to "Mutiny on the Bounty" in 1936 and another given to "Gentleman's Agreement" in 1...