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Serena Williams appears during rehearsals for the 91st Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019.
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February 24, 2019 - 10:12 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It is decidedly casual inside the Dolby Theatre the day before the Oscars. Most people, celebrities included, are wearing jeans and sneakers, and in Brie Larson's case, a backpack, to practice presenting awards Saturday. Walking out with Javier Bardem, Angela Bassett looked...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2017 file photo, Ashton Kutcher presents the award for outstanding performance by a female actor in a comedy series at the 23rd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles.
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January 27, 2019 - 10:47 am
NEW YORK (AP) — "Black Panther" and "BlacKkKlansman" are among the films vying for the top prize at the 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday. The SAG Awards are one of the most reliable bellwethers of the Academy Awards, but several of this year's top Oscar contenders failed to land a best...
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At the 37th annual opening of MLK Day, Laura Wooten did the honors of ringing in the holiday.
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Pat Loeb
January 21, 2019 - 3:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The 37th annual "opening" of MLK Day took place in Philadelphia Monday, but not in its usual location. The partial federal government shutdown has closed the Liberty Bell Pavilion, where the ceremony has been held since 1986. Organizers were determined to carry on the...
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A ceremony that is held every year at the Liberty Bell on MLK Day won't be taking place this year due to the partial government shutdown.
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Antionette Lee
January 20, 2019 - 11:38 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A ceremony that is held every year at the Liberty Bell on MLK Day won't be taking place this year due to the partial government shutdown. Efforts to raise money to reopen the park over the three-day weekend fell short. Jeff Guaracino, CEO of Visit Philly, says the...
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Pope Francis salutes the crowd as he recites the Angelus noon prayer from the window of his studio overlooking St.Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019.
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January 13, 2019 - 9:24 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis offered new parents a bit of advice Sunday, telling them it's perfectly normal to fight, but just not in front of the children. Francis warned of the "anguish" of children who see their parents fight during a ceremony to baptize 27 newborns, an annual tradition that...
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Andrew Kramer
November 26, 2018 - 10:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Center City is going to have an extra glow to it this holiday season thanks to a new attraction that was unveiled Monday night at Christmas Village. "We just lit up 'The Present' in LOVE Park which is a 27-foot sculpture of a present," said Philadelphia Parks &...
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