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The 87th annual Academy Award nominations are announced Thursday morning in Beverly Hills. Actors like Patricia Arquette, Michael Keaton and Benedict Cumberbatch are expected to be among them.
The latest person to seriously consider throwing his hat in the ring is Mitt Romney, who had said he would not run again. What does his apparent change of heart mean for the GOP nominating battle?
For decades, the union has had federal oversight because of charges of corruption and racketeering and ties to organized crime. In a court agreement, the stage was set to lift that oversight.
Nowhere to Call Home which follows the struggles of a Tibetan migrant in Beijing, has been quietly making the rounds in China. It has not been banned by the Communist Party.
A section of Paris, which is known for its picturesque parks and artistic community, was also home to the gunmen in last week's terror attack. Renee Montagne talks to Miriam Benraad, a French scholar.
A new concert hall known as the Philharmonie de Paris opened in the 19th arrondissement on Wednesday. French President Francois Hollande attended the opening night concert.