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LPGA Tour Commissioner Mike Whan weighed in Friday on Golf Digest's provocative cover featuring Paulina Gretzky. More>>
When David Letterman calls it quits in 2015, who will take over? You can't beat this list of Top 10 Letterman replacements featuring D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray! More>>
David Letterman is retiring next year as host of "Late Show." During a taping of Thursday's show, Letterman said he has informed CBS that he will step down in 2015, when his current contract expires.
Chris Brown has been taken into custody by U.S. marshals and will be transported to Washington, D.C., for an upcoming misdemeanor assault trial, an official said Thursday. More>>
Chris Brown's attorney has asked a Los Angeles judge to block an order that would transfer the jailed R&B singer to Washington, D.C., for his upcoming misdemeanor assault trial. More>>
Two women from Great Falls, Va., are among the creative forces behind a new feature film winning rave reviews and awards and film festivals across the country. More>>
Singer Chris Brown's lawyers are asking a judge to dismiss the misdemeanor assault charge he's facing in Washington, D.C. More>>
Chris Brown will spend another month in jail after a judge said Monday he was told the singer made troubling comments in rehab about being good at using guns and knives. More>>
Chris Brown was arrested Friday and will be held without bail on a warrant issued by probation officials in the latest legal entanglement for the R&B singer who has struggled to put his 2009 attack on Rihanna behind him. More>>
Perhaps atoning for past sins, Hollywood named the brutal, unshrinking historical drama "12 Years a Slave" best picture at the 86th annual Academy Awards. More>>
A California judge ordered Chris Brown to remain in an anger-management rehab program and told the pop singer to return to court in two months. More>>
Philip Seymour Hoffman died from taking a combination of heroin, cocaine and other drugs, the New York City medical examiner ruled Friday, a toxic mix that addiction specialists say is not uncommon in the tens of thousands of overdose deaths in the U.S. each year. More>>
Was it Lee Daniels' The Butler, the folk rock bio pic Inside Llewyn Davis, or Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine? We'll never know which film might have been the 10th best picture nominee at this year's Oscars. Ahead of Hollywood's biggest night on Sunday, moviegoers may wonder why there have been only nine nominees for best picture the last three years - even though the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' rules allow for up to 10. It's all part of a magic, complicated f... More>>
Harold Ramis, the bespectacled "Ghostbusters" sidekick to Bill Murray whose early grounding in live comedy led to blockbuster movies such as "National Lampoon's Animal House," ''Caddyshack" and "Groundhog Day," died Monday. He was 69. More>>
A man who says he was punched in the face by singer Chris Brown and his bodyguard during an altercation outside a Washington hotel is suing for $3 million. More>>
FOX 5's Kevin McCarthy and his girlfriend (and fellow movie critic) Lauren Veneziani gave us their rundown of the top romantic comedies and shared the story of how they met on Fox Beat: True Romance! Catch clips here. More>>
Most Americans have no idea that District residents have no true representation in Congress. D.C. residents pay federal taxes, but don't have a voting House member or two senators. But there is a movement underway to get Hollywood stars and producers to help build support for D.C. to one day become the 51st state. More>>
50 years ago, the Beatles descended on the nation’s capital with their first full concert in America at what is now the Washington Coliseum. On Tuesday, thousands of aging Beatlemaniacs and many younger fans showed up for a reenacted celebration of sorts.
Any kid who ever tap-danced at a talent show or put on a curly wig and auditioned for "Annie" can only dream of being as beloved — or as important — as Shirley Temple. Temple, who died Monday night at 85, sang, danced, sobbed and grinned her way into the hearts of Depression-era moviegoers and remains the ultimate child star decades later. More>>
In just a few days, we will mark the 50th anniversary of The Beatles first U.S. concert. The Fab Four played right here in D.C. at the Washington Coliseum. Tommy Roe was as close to the action as anyone. He shared the stage with the legendary group that night as the opening act.
For the fourth time in five years, the Super Bowl has set a record for the most-watched television event in U.S. history, drawing 111.5 million viewers even though the Seattle Seahawks' 43-8 victory over the Denver Broncos wasn't really competitive. More>>
What Super Bowl ads will people discuss over the water cooler a day after the big game? There were no crude jokes. Sexual innuendo was kept to a minimum. And uncomfortable scenes were missing. In short, there wasn't much shock value.
Actress Scarlett Johansson gives SodaStream some sex appeal in a controversial spot, Kia revives actor Laurence Fishburne's "Matrix" character Morpheus in its commercial. And cute puppies and kids abound in ads for Cheerios to Anheuser-Busch. More>>
This is it, Motley Crue fans. Vince Neil and Nikki Sixx talked to our Kevin McCarthy about their VERY LAST tour EVER-- and you can watch it all here. Don't say we didn't warn you: This is the uncensored version!
Justin Bieber has been charged with assault for allegedly hitting a Toronto limousine driver several times in the back of the head last month, the second arrest in a week for the baby-faced 19-year-old pop star. More>>
For more than a year, Justin Bieber has had more tabloid hits than Billboard hits: The singer's music career has taken a backseat to his wild boy antics, and a new arrest for a DUI charge marks a new low for the Grammy-nominated pop star. More>>
When he debuted five years ago, Justin Bieber was a mop-haired heartthrob, clean cut and charming. But a series of troubling incidents have put his innocent image at risk, and none more so than his arrest on DUI charges Thursday. More>>
What's it like behind-the-scenes of some of your FAVORITE Fox shows? Kevin McCarthy can tell you! We sent him out to LA to meet and greet some very familiar faces.
We sent Kevin McCarthy to Hollywood this week to talk to the stars of all the Fox shows: Brooklyn Nine Nine, The Following, American Idol, New Girl, Rake and more! While he was there, he caught up with the stars of some of this year's hottest movies at the Critics' Choice Awards. Check out his blog here to get the behind-the-scenes dish.
District of Columbia police have opened an internal affairs investigation into statements made by an officer who responded to reports that singer Chris Brown had punched a man outside a Washington hotel. More>>
If you’re from the Chantilly, Va. area, one of the faces on American Idol’s Season 13 premiere might look familiar. Munfarid Zaidi—the last contestant to audition in Wednesday night’s episode—went to Chantilly High School! More>>
Keith Urban was wrapping up a recent interview about "American Idol" when Harry Connick Jr. breezed into a backstage room, ready for his turn. "He talks and talks and talks," Connick said, gleefully needling his fellow "Idol" judge. "Get out."
The stars of the new FOX comedy "Enlisted" visited FOX 5 Don’t miss the series premiere Friday 9:30/8:30c!
Lawyers for singer Chris Brown told a judge Wednesday that he has rejected a plea deal on a charge that he hit a man outside a Washington hotel. More>>
One young Jay-Z fan got the chance of a lifetime at a show in Greensboro, N.C. on Sunday night. Video of Jay-Z on stage with the little boy named Justin surfaced Monday, and his story is quickly spreading online.
James Avery, the bulky character actor who laid down the law at home and on the job as the Honorable Philip Banks in "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," has died. More>>
Universal Pictures has delayed the release of "Fast & Furious 7" for almost a year following the death of star Paul Walker. More>>
The Nutcracker ballet is now running at the Warner Theatre. FOX 5's own Sue Palka and Tucker Barnes had the honor of joining the cast for Friday night’s show! More>>
A judge on Monday revoked Chris Brown's probation after his recent arrest on suspicion of misdemeanor assault in Washington, D.C., but the ruling will not alter the singer's requirements to complete rehab and community labor for his 2009 attack on Rihanna. More>>
He may have a license to kill, but is he sober enough to shoot? British doctors who carefully read Ian Fleming's series of James Bond novels say the celebrated spy regularly drank more than four times the recommended limit of alcohol per week.
Nominees for the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Thursday in Beverly Hills, Calif., by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. More>>
The big screen's most famous anchorman was in the nation's capital Tuesday evening as the Newseum hosted a special event with "Anchorman" star Will Ferrell. More>>
A special concert was held honoring the victims of the Navy Yard shootings Tuesday night. Their lives were turned upside down back in September when a gunman walked into a Washington Navy Yard building and killed a dozen people.
A special concert was held honoring the victims of the Navy Yard shootings Tuesday night. Their lives were turned upside down back in September when a gunman walked into a Washington Navy Yard building and killed a dozen people.More>>
Singer and Song-writer Sevyn Streeter has written many songs we know and love today, such as “Gone,” by Kelly Rowland.
A judge ordered Chris Brown on Wednesday to spend three months in rehab after reading a report that said a facility discharged the R&B singer because he threw a rock through his mother's car window. More>>
The Newseum rolled out the red carpet for the world premiere of National Geographic Channel's highly anticipated “Killing Kennedy” Monday night. More>>
Troubled singer Chris Brown is heading to rehab. A representative for the R&B star announced Tuesday that Brown has decided to go to rehab a day after he was released from jail following his arrest for allegedly punching another man in Washington, D.C.
Troubled singer Chris Brown is heading to rehab. A representative for the R&B star announced Tuesday that Brown has decided to go to rehab a day after he was released from jail following his arrest for allegedly punching another man in Washington, D.C.More>>
The high school musical drama "Glee" said goodbye to Finn, its beloved singer-quarterback, while paying tribute to Cory Monteith, the late actor who had portrayed him, in a much-anticipated episode that aired Thursday. More>>
One D.C. landmark is not letting the government shutdown ruin what they have planned, so Ford's Theatre is taking its show on the road. That show is about the beating death of a young gay man, and they believe it is a subject so important, it has to be told. More>>
Miss Piggy is finally joining her love, Kermit the Frog, in the Smithsonian Institution's collection of Jim Henson's Muppets, and Bert and Ernie will have a place in history, too. More>>
President Bill Clinton is hosting his global initiative annual meeting in New York this week. U2 frontman Bono was in attendance, but did you know in addition to being a Grammy Award-winning musician and well-known for humanitarian efforts, he does impersonations?
President Bill Clinton is hosting his global initiative annual meeting in New York this week. U2 frontman Bono was in attendance, but did you know in addition to being a Grammy Award-winning musician and well-known for humanitarian efforts, he does impersonations?More>>
The saying goes, “It takes a village to raise a child.” Meaning when the parents can't fulfill the child rearing responsibility, others step in to help out. FOX 5's Wisdom Martin, along with our partners at AARP, found some pretty high powered celebrities stepping in and stepping up.
The saying goes, “It takes a village to raise a child.” Meaning when the parents can't fulfill the child rearing responsibility, others step in to help out. FOX 5's Wisdom Martin, along with our partners at AARP, found some pretty high powered celebrities stepping in and stepping up.More>>
Many hit the theaters Thursday to watch the highly-anticipated film The Butler. It is the story of Eugene Allen who was the White House butler for 34 years.
Ben Affleck will don Batman's cape and cowl. Warner Bros. announced Thursday that the 41-year-old actor-director will star as a new incarnation of the Dark Knight in a film bringing Batman and Superman together.
Ben Affleck will don Batman's cape and cowl. Warner Bros. announced Thursday that the 41-year-old actor-director will star as a new incarnation of the Dark Knight in a film bringing Batman and Superman together.More>>
A fan on her way to a Dave Matthews concert pulled over to help a stranded bicyclist, who turned out to be none other than the singer himself. More>>
FOX 5 celebrated the end of the work week with DJ Lonnie C!
Music students from the “James Brown Family Children Foundation” paid tribute to the "Godfather of Soul” Thursday on the FOX 5 Morning show.
Music students from the “James Brown Family Children Foundation” paid tribute to the "Godfather of Soul” Thursday on the FOX 5 Morning show.More>>
Paula Deen was dropped by Wal-Mart and her name was stripped from four buffet restaurants on Wednesday, hours after she went on television and tearfully defended herself amid the mounting fallout over her admission of using a racial slur. More>>
When filmmaker Ed Sanchez looks at run-down shopping center, he sees something fabulously creepy. More>>
A bag of uncooked ziti in the driveway, a "reserved" sign at the ice cream parlor booth where the series abruptly ended, and a framed photo at a strip club were among the tributes paid to James Gandolfini in the northern New Jersey communities where his TV character Tony Soprano lived, loved and whacked people. More>>
James Gandolfini, whose portrayal of a brutal, emotionally delicate crime boss in HBO's "The Sopranos" was the brilliant center of one of TV's greatest drama series and turned the mobster stereotype on its head, died Wednesday in Italy. He was 51. More>>
Metro held open auditions Tuesday for MetroPerforms! and Music on the Mall. More>>
The Newseum in Washington is poking some fun at TV anchors with a new exhibit about the 2004 comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy" starring Will Ferrell. More>>
Randy Jackson isn't sure which budding diva will take the crown on "American Idol." The veteran judge of the Fox talent competition declared Wednesday's final performance round at the Nokia Theatre a dead heat after finalists Kree Harrison and Candice Glover each performed three songs.
Randy Jackson isn't sure which budding diva will take the crown on "American Idol." The veteran judge of the Fox talent competition declared Wednesday's final performance round at the Nokia Theatre a dead heat after finalists Kree Harrison and Candice Glover each performed three songs.More>>
Her mother lost a battle with cancer at age 56, and actress Angelina Jolie is determined to avoid a similar fate. She wrote an article in the New York Times revealing that she carries a "faulty" gene, BRCA1, and has had a double mastectomy to reduce her chances of getting breast cancer. She hopes her story will inspire other women fighting the disease.
Her mother lost a battle with cancer at age 56, and actress Angelina Jolie is determined to avoid a similar fate. She wrote an article in the New York Times revealing that she carries a "faulty" gene, BRCA1, and has had a double mastectomy to reduce her chances of getting breast cancer. She hopes her story will inspire other women fighting the disease.More>>
Did you know many movies and television series, which appear to be filmed in D.C., are actually shot in neighboring Maryland and Virginia? Tax incentives and federal government red tape are often factors. More>>
Joyce Brothers, the pop psychologist who pioneered the television advice show in the 1950s and enjoyed a long and prolific career as a syndicated columnist, author, and television and film personality, has died. She was 85. More>>
Randy Jackson out. The 56-year-old "American Idol" judge says he won't be returning to the Fox talent competition after serving 12 seasons on the show's judging panel.
Randy Jackson out. The 56-year-old "American Idol" judge says he won't be returning to the Fox talent competition after serving 12 seasons on the show's judging panel.More>>
A buttoned-down Prince Harry joined Michelle Obama in honoring military families Thursday and toured an exhibition in Congress about land-mines, opening a weeklong U.S. visit devoted to the wounded victims of war. Shrieking onlookers gave him the pop-star treatment, but he was all royal business. More>>
The District of Columbia's film office says Washington's Theodore Roosevelt Bridge will be closing temporarily for a major motion picture. More>>
CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer has joined a growing list of people in the public eye who are being targeted in swatting pranks. More>>
What music venue is the coolest in America? According to Rolling Stone, the 9:30 Club in Washington D.C. is the best big room that rocks the most. More>>
Some heavy hitters of journalism and Hollywood met in Washington Thursday night to attend the premier of a new film by Robert Redford. It's a documentary looking back on "All The President's Men," which Redford produced and starred in nearly 40 years ago.
Some heavy hitters of journalism and Hollywood met in Washington Thursday night to attend the premier of a new film by Robert Redford. It's a documentary looking back on "All The President's Men," which Redford produced and starred in nearly 40 years ago.More>>
It was something different, something fresh and innovative. It was a band called The Beatles and they were poised to make history at the Washington Coliseum right here in our town. And one 18-year-old boy fresh out of high school was there to capture it all.
Lorde will bring her Grammy-winning song of the year to Maryland as she headlines the Preakness infield concert at Pimlico Race Course in May. More>>
We are just days away from the 50th anniversary of The Beatles arrival in the United States, and their first U.S. concert, which happened to be in D.C. at the Washington Coliseum. More>>
Friday is the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' arrival in America. Next week is the 50th anniversary of their first U.S. concert, which took place right here in the nation’s capital. But tonight, we take a look at the personal collection of memorabilia of a huge Beatles fan – our own Tony Perkins! More>>