LOS ANGELES Security has been stepped up for the two accountants responsible for botching the Oscar best picture announcement, their company said on Thursday, as the ceremony's stage manager said the pair had to be pushed onstage to set things right after the gaffe.
ABC's Sunday night broadcast of the Academy Awards hosted by comic Jimmy Kimmel drew the smallest audience since 2008 despite a memorable ending that will go down in history. | Video
GAZIANTEP, Turkey/BEIRUT For Raed Saleh, the leader of the White Helmets civil defense group, Sunday night's Oscar win symbolized a victory for Syrian people ravaged by six years of war - and kindled some hope that the world had not forgotten them.
LOS ANGELES Silicon Valley crashed Hollywood's biggest awards show on Sunday as Amazon.com Inc and Netflix Inc collected the first Academy Awards for streaming services while independent studio A24 won the coveted best picture Oscar. | Video
LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) - Mistakes happen. It’s what happens next that counts. Sunday's Academy Awards gaffe that saw the wrong film named as best picture may leave the ceremony’s accounting partner with a sense of déjà vu. PricewaterhouseCoopers flubbed its job of handing closely guarded voting results to presenters, resulting in "La La Land" being mistakenly awarded the Oscar until the error and the real winner, "Moonlight", were finally announced in the middle of the third "La La Land" acceptance speech.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Oscar awarded to a documentary about the daily lives of volunteers of a Syrian search and rescue group called the "White Helmets" shows people care about its mission to help civilians caught in Syria's civil war, the group said on Monday.
LOS ANGELES Iran's "The Salesman," a drama about honor and revenge in a modern marriage, won the Oscar on Sunday for best foreign language film.
DUBAI The Iranian government praised the makers of Oscar-winning movie "The Salesman" on Monday for boycotting the Hollywood awards ceremony in protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban on Iranians and people from six other countries.
LOS ANGELES Hollywood's A-list stars flaunted gold and silver gowns on the Oscar red carpet on Sunday, doused with a generous helping of diamonds, feathers, sequins and symbolic blue ribbons on the world's most cinematic runway. | Video
LOS ANGELES Donald Trump's name was rarely mentioned during Sunday's Academy Awards, but the U.S. president's policies were a running subtext throughout the evening.
LOS ANGELES First-time Oscar host Jimmy Kimmel turned President Donald Trump into a comic foil in absentia at the Academy Awards on Sunday, poking fun at the political tumult roiling the United States and the world since the former reality TV star took office.