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  • FOX Beat: Kevin McCarthy geeks out with 'Guardian of the Galaxy' and 'Hercules' cast

    FOX Beat: Kevin McCarthy geeks out with 'Guardian of the Galaxy' and 'Hercules' cast

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:19 AM EDT2014-07-22 10:19:03 GMT
    Hey everyone! Kevin McCarthy here! I was out in Portland and Los Angeles this weekend for a set visit and a couple of press junkets!! I had the incredible opportunity to geek out with Vin Diesel, Chris Pratt, The Rock, Zoe Saldana, Benicio Del Toro and more!
    Hey everyone! Kevin McCarthy here! I was out in Portland and Los Angeles this weekend for a set visit and a couple of press junkets!! I had the incredible opportunity to geek out with Vin Diesel, Chris Pratt, The Rock, Zoe Saldana, Benicio Del Toro and more!
  • American Idol XIV audition bus tour will stop in Richmond

    American Idol XIV audition bus tour will stop in Richmond

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-07-08 21:41:09 GMT
    Start warming up those pipes, Virginia: American Idol's audition bus is Richmond bound! The tour's closest stop to the D.C. metro area happens July 15 at the Virginia State Capitol.
    Start warming up those pipes, Virginia: American Idol's audition bus is Richmond bound! The tour's closest stop to the D.C. metro area happens July 15 at the Virginia State Capitol.
  • 'Medical issues' hospitalize Boston concertgoers at Avicii show

    'Medical issues' hospitalize Boston concertgoers at Avicii show

    Thursday, June 26 2014 8:38 PM EDT2014-06-27 00:38:49 GMT
    Three dozen people were transported to the hospital and as many as 50 others were treated or evaluated at the scene during a an electronic dance music show in Boston featuring Swedish disc jockey Avicii.
    Three dozen people were transported to the hospital and as many as 50 others were treated or evaluated at the scene during a an electronic dance music show in Boston featuring Swedish disc jockey Avicii.
  • Singer Chris Brown rejects plea deal, assault trial scheduled for September

    Singer Chris Brown rejects plea deal, assault trial scheduled for September

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-06-25 21:34:35 GMT
    Singer Chris Brown has rejected a plea deal and a trial for his assault charge has been set for early September.
    Singer Chris Brown has rejected a plea deal and a trial for his assault charge has been set for early September.
  • Getting Chris Brown to DC trial cost more than $4K

    Getting Chris Brown to DC trial cost more than $4K

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 9:42 PM EDT2014-06-25 01:42:50 GMT
    He didn't fly first class and his hotels weren't five-star. Still, when singer Chris Brown was moved from a Los Angeles jail to Washington for what was to have been the start of his trial on an assault charge, the cost to taxpayers was more than $4,000.
    He didn't fly first class and his hotels weren't five-star. Still, when singer Chris Brown was moved from a Los Angeles jail to Washington for what was to have been the start of his trial on an assault charge, the cost to taxpayers was more than $4,000.
  • Kevin McCarthy: Top 5 essential World War II films

    Kevin McCarthy: Top 5 essential World War II films

    Friday, June 6 2014 10:40 AM EDT2014-06-06 14:40:16 GMT
    Those who fought World War II have been called "The Greatest Generation," and after the war was over, their heroics inspired some of the greatest movies about that era. There are many to choose from, but FOX 5's Kevin McCarthy picked his top five-- and then asked a World War II veteran he knows quite well to name his favorite.
    Those who fought World War II have been called "The Greatest Generation," and after the war was over, their heroics inspired some of the greatest movies about that era. There are many to choose from, but FOX 5's Kevin McCarthy picked his top five-- and then asked a World War II veteran he knows quite well to name his favorite.
  • Screen on the Green announces movie lineup

    Screen on the Green announces movie lineup

    Monday, June 2 2014 4:20 PM EDT2014-06-02 20:20:44 GMT
    The Screen on the Green summer movie series has announced the four movies it will show this summer on the National Mall.
    The Screen on the Green summer movie series has announced the four movies it will show this summer on the National Mall.
  • LA deputy: Singer Chris Brown released from jail

    LA deputy: Singer Chris Brown released from jail

    Monday, June 2 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-06-02 19:33:51 GMT
    Singer Chris Brown was released early Monday from a Los Angeles County jail, authorities said.
    Singer Chris Brown was released early Monday from a Los Angeles County jail, authorities said.
  • Outpouring of support for local actor beaten in Silver Spring

    Outpouring of support for local actor beaten in Silver Spring

    Friday, May 30 2014 12:05 AM EDT2014-05-30 04:05:05 GMT
    A community has gathered to support a local actor who was beaten on the street after a recent performance. Frank Britton is out of the hospital, but he is still unable to perform.
    A community has gathered to support a local actor who was beaten on the street after a recent performance. Frank Britton is out of the hospital, but he is still unable to perform.
  • Caleb Johnson wins Season 13 of 'American Idol'

    Caleb Johnson wins Season 13 of 'American Idol'

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-05-22 03:33:15 GMT
    Big-voiced rocker Caleb Johnson is the season 13 "American Idol," winning the title over teenage pop singer Jena Irene.
    Big-voiced rocker Caleb Johnson is the season 13 "American Idol," winning the title over teenage pop singer Jena Irene.
  • 1-on-1 with 'American Idol' Season 12 winner Candice Glover

    1-on-1 with 'American Idol' Season 12 winner Candice Glover

    Tuesday, May 20 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-05-21 03:43:29 GMT
    We are getting some insight into what it's like to win “American Idol” and what life is like in the aftermath. FOX 5’s Will Thomas caught up one-on-one with Candice Glover during her recent visit to Washington D.C.
    We are getting some insight into what it's like to win “American Idol” and what life is like in the aftermath. FOX 5’s Will Thomas caught up one-on-one with Candice Glover during her recent visit to Washington D.C.
  • Beyonce, Jay Z, Solange moving past attack video

    Beyonce, Jay Z, Solange moving past attack video

    Thursday, May 15 2014 8:59 PM EDT2014-05-16 00:59:04 GMT
    Jay Z, Beyonce and Solange say "families have problems and we're no different" after a video leaked of Beyonce's sister attacking the rap mogul in a hotel elevator.
    Jay Z, Beyonce and Solange say "families have problems and we're no different" after a video leaked of Beyonce's sister attacking the rap mogul in a hotel elevator.
  • Hotel decries video leak of Jay Z, Beyonce's sister

    Hotel decries video leak of Jay Z, Beyonce's sister

    Monday, May 12 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-05-12 21:38:24 GMT
    The Standard Hotel in New York City says it is investigating the leak of a security video that appears to show Beyonce's sister, Solange, attacking Jay Z.
    The Standard Hotel in New York City says it is investigating the leak of a security video that appears to show Beyonce's sister, Solange, attacking Jay Z.
  • More jail for Chris Brown on probation violation

    More jail for Chris Brown on probation violation

    Friday, May 9 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-05-10 00:53:44 GMT
    Chris Brown was ordered to remain in a Los Angeles jail Friday after the R&B singer admitted he violated his probation by getting into an altercation outside a hotel in Washington, D.C., last year.
    Chris Brown was ordered to remain in a Los Angeles jail Friday after the R&B singer admitted he violated his probation by getting into an altercation outside a hotel in Washington, D.C., last year.
  • SORRY MONSTERS: Lady Gaga concert rescheduled for May 12

    SORRY MONSTERS: Lady Gaga concert rescheduled for May 12

    Tuesday, May 6 2014 4:39 PM EDT2014-05-06 20:39:20 GMT
    The Verizon Center has announced the Lady Gaga concert scheduled for Thursday, May 15 has been rescheduled for Monday, May 12.
    The Verizon Center has announced the Lady Gaga concert scheduled for Thursday, May 15 has been rescheduled for Monday, May 12.
  • Councilman: 'Scandal' wants to shoot in DC

    Councilman: 'Scandal' wants to shoot in DC

    Tuesday, May 6 2014 3:41 PM EDT2014-05-06 19:41:00 GMT
    D.C. Councilmember Vincent Orange (left)D.C. Councilmember Vincent Orange (left)
    A D.C. councilmember says he's in touch with a producer for the ABC TV drama "Scandal" who'd like to bring the show to the city to shoot scenes in August.
    A D.C. councilmember says he's in touch with a producer for the ABC TV drama "Scandal" who'd like to bring the show to the city to shoot scenes in August.
  • Photos released from assault trial of Chris Brown's bodyguard

    Photos released from assault trial of Chris Brown's bodyguard

    Monday, May 5 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-05-06 02:30:42 GMT
    Authorities have released photos submitted by the government in the recent trial of Chris Brown’s bodyguard.
    Authorities have released photos submitted by the government in the recent trial of Chris Brown’s bodyguard.
  • Fox Beat: "Geeking out" at True Romance Fest

    Fox Beat: "Geeking out" at True Romance Fest

    Saturday, May 3 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-05-03 21:32:46 GMT
    Our own Kevin McCarthy is REALLY geeking out this weekend.  He and his girlfriend Lauren are in California for True Romance Fest-- an event dedicated to his favorite movie of all time.  He's blogging about it and sharing pics here!
    Our own Kevin McCarthy is REALLY geeking out this weekend.  He and his girlfriend Lauren are in California for True Romance Fest-- an event dedicated to his favorite movie of all time.  He's blogging about it and sharing pics here!
  • Marion Barry criticizes planned HBO movie about his life

    Marion Barry criticizes planned HBO movie about his life

    Friday, May 2 2014 4:32 PM EDT2014-05-02 20:32:35 GMT
    Former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry is criticizing HBO and two journalists over their involvement in a movie about his life.
    Former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry is criticizing HBO and two journalists over their involvement in a movie about his life.
  • Attorneys discussing deal on Chris Brown probation

    Attorneys discussing deal on Chris Brown probation

    Thursday, May 1 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-05-02 01:23:39 GMT
    Prosecutors and an attorney for Chris Brown were discussing a possible deal on Thursday to resolve probation issues faced by the R&B singer over his 2009 attack on Rihanna.
    Prosecutors and an attorney for Chris Brown were discussing a possible deal on Thursday to resolve probation issues faced by the R&B singer over his 2009 attack on Rihanna.
  • 'American Idol' winner to help reopen Washington Monument

    'American Idol' winner to help reopen Washington Monument

    Tuesday, April 29 2014 5:39 PM EDT2014-04-29 21:39:41 GMT
    "American Idol" winner Candice Glover will help reopen the Washington Monument, which has been closed since a 2011 earthquake.
    "American Idol" winner Candice Glover will help reopen the Washington Monument, which has been closed since a 2011 earthquake.
  • Chris Brown's DC assault trial delayed for months

    Chris Brown's DC assault trial delayed for months

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:47:05 GMT
    Singer Chris Brown's trial on an assault charge was put on hold for months Wednesday after prosecutors declined to grant immunity to his bodyguard, who would be a key witness in the case.
    Singer Chris Brown's trial on an assault charge was put on hold for months Wednesday after prosecutors declined to grant immunity to his bodyguard, who would be a key witness in the case.
  • Trial for Chris Brown delayed until Wednesday

    Trial for Chris Brown delayed until Wednesday

    Monday, April 21 2014 7:29 PM EDT2014-04-21 23:29:06 GMT
    The assault trial of R&B singer Chris Brown is on hold after the entertainer’s bodyguard was found guilty in D.C. Superior Court of punching a man outside the W Hotel.
    The assault trial of R&B singer Chris Brown is on hold after the entertainer’s bodyguard was found guilty in D.C. Superior Court of punching a man outside the W Hotel.
  • Singer Chris Brown's bodyguard goes on trial in DC

    Singer Chris Brown's bodyguard goes on trial in DC

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:08 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:08:21 GMT
    A man accusing singer Chris Brown and his bodyguard of punching him in the face is trying to "get rich" as a result of a bloody nose, a lawyer for the bodyguard said Thursday.
    A man accusing singer Chris Brown and his bodyguard of punching him in the face is trying to "get rich" as a result of a bloody nose, a lawyer for the bodyguard said Thursday.
  • Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman on late show

    Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman on late show

    Thursday, April 10 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-04-10 20:10:54 GMT
    CBS moved swiftly Thursday to replace the retiring David Letterman with Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert, who will take over the "Late Show" next year and do battle with Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel for late-night television supremacy.
    CBS moved swiftly Thursday to replace the retiring David Letterman with Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert, who will take over the "Late Show" next year and do battle with Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel for late-night television supremacy.
  • FOX 5 expands 'Good Day DC,' adds Saturday morning news

    FOX 5 expands 'Good Day DC,' adds Saturday morning news

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-04-09 20:51:02 GMT
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    FOX 5 will add eight hours of news per week to its local lineup, including an extra hour of Good Day D.C. every weekday and FOX 5 News Morning Sunday, and a two-hour Saturday morning newscast. 
    FOX 5 will add eight hours of news per week to its local lineup, including an extra hour of Good Day D.C. every weekday and FOX 5 News Morning Sunday, and a two-hour Saturday morning newscast. 
  • LPGA Tour boss 'disappointed' with Golf Digest over Paulina Gretzky cover

    LPGA Tour boss 'disappointed' with Golf Digest over Paulina Gretzky cover

    Friday, April 4 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-04-05 02:31:14 GMT
    LPGA Tour Commissioner Mike Whan weighed in Friday on Golf Digest's provocative cover featuring Paulina Gretzky.
    LPGA Tour Commissioner Mike Whan weighed in Friday on Golf Digest's provocative cover featuring Paulina Gretzky.
  • Top 10 replacements for David Letterman ... featuring DC Mayor Vincent Gray!

    Top 10 replacements for David Letterman ... featuring DC Mayor Vincent Gray!

    Friday, April 4 2014 4:58 PM EDT2014-04-04 20:58:16 GMT
    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!
    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!
  • David Letterman to retire from 'Late Show' in 2015

    David Letterman to retire from 'Late Show' in 2015

    Thursday, April 3 2014 9:31 PM EDT2014-04-04 01:31:10 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • U.S. marshals take custody of Chris Brown for DC assault case

    U.S. marshals take custody of Chris Brown for DC assault case

    Thursday, April 3 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-04-03 22:19:35 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Chris Brown's lawyer asks judge to block jail transfer to DC

    Chris Brown's lawyer asks judge to block jail transfer to DC

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 7:07 PM EDT2014-04-01 23:07:09 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Filmmakers from Va. discuss new movie 'Druid Peak'

    Filmmakers from Va. discuss new movie 'Druid Peak'

    Thursday, March 27 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-03-28 03:10:11 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Chris Brown's lawyers want judge to dismiss DC assault case

    Chris Brown's lawyers want judge to dismiss DC assault case

    Thursday, March 27 2014 7:08 PM EDT2014-03-27 23:08:38 GMT
    Singer Chris Brown's lawyers are asking a judge to dismiss the misdemeanor assault charge he's facing in Washington, D.C.
    Singer Chris Brown's lawyers are asking a judge to dismiss the misdemeanor assault charge he's facing in Washington, D.C.
  • Judge orders Chris Brown to remain in jail

    Judge orders Chris Brown to remain in jail

    Monday, March 17 2014 8:52 PM EDT2014-03-18 00:52:29 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Authorities: Chris Brown arrested on warrant

    Authorities: Chris Brown arrested on warrant

    Friday, March 14 2014 9:02 PM EDT2014-03-15 01:02:08 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • PHOTOS FROM THE RED CARPET: '12 Years a Slave' rises up at Academy Awards

    PHOTOS FROM THE RED CARPET: '12 Years a Slave' rises up at Academy Awards

    Monday, March 3 2014 3:22 PM EST2014-03-03 20:22:11 GMT
    Perhaps atoning for past sins, Hollywood named the brutal, unshrinking historical drama "12 Years a Slave" best picture at the 86th annual Academy Awards.
    Perhaps atoning for past sins, Hollywood named the brutal, unshrinking historical drama "12 Years a Slave" best picture at the 86th annual Academy Awards.
  • Chris Brown told to return to rehab for 2 months

    Chris Brown told to return to rehab for 2 months

    Friday, February 28 2014 10:41 PM EST2014-03-01 03:41:24 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • NYC official: Philip Seymour Hoffman died of toxic mix of drugs

    NYC official: Philip Seymour Hoffman died of toxic mix of drugs

    Friday, February 28 2014 8:16 PM EST2014-03-01 01:16:21 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Oscars: How we ended up with 9 best picture noms

    Oscars: How we ended up with 9 best picture noms

    Friday, February 28 2014 11:53 AM EST2014-02-28 16:53:18 GMT
    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...
    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...
  • 'Ghostbusters' actor Harold Ramis dies at 69

    'Ghostbusters' actor Harold Ramis dies at 69

    Monday, February 24 2014 6:47 PM EST2014-02-24 23:47:48 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Man sues Chris Brown, bodyguard for $3 million for DC altercation

    Man sues Chris Brown, bodyguard for $3 million for DC altercation

    Thursday, February 20 2014 4:36 PM EST2014-02-20 21:36:48 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Fox Beat: True Romance

    Fox Beat: True Romance

    Wednesday, February 19 2014 3:19 PM EST2014-02-19 20:19:23 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Fight for DC statehood getting help from Hollywood

    Fight for DC statehood getting help from Hollywood

    Monday, February 17 2014 10:43 PM EST2014-02-18 03:43:23 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Another wave of Beatlemania in DC celebrates 50th anniversary of The Beatles' first U.S. concert

    Another wave of Beatlemania in DC celebrates 50th anniversary of The Beatles' first U.S. concert

    Wednesday, February 12 2014 12:08 AM EST2014-02-12 05:08:24 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Shirley Temple dies at 85

    Shirley Temple dies at 85

    Tuesday, February 11 2014 3:06 PM EST2014-02-11 20:06:56 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Tommy Roe, musician who opened for The Beatles, discusses his DC concert experience

    Tommy Roe, musician who opened for The Beatles, discusses his DC concert experience

    Friday, February 7 2014 9:04 PM EST2014-02-08 02:04:37 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Taking a look through Tony Perkins' Beatles memorabilia collection

    Taking a look through Tony Perkins' Beatles memorabilia collection

    Thursday, February 6 2014 11:59 PM EST2014-02-07 04:59:48 GMT
    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!
    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!
  • Cerphe remembers The Beatles' visit to DC 50 years ago

    Cerphe remembers The Beatles' visit to DC 50 years ago

    Thursday, February 6 2014 9:57 PM EST2014-02-07 02:57:43 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Photographer remembers The Beatles 50 years ago at the Washington Coliseum

    Photographer remembers The Beatles 50 years ago at the Washington Coliseum

    Wednesday, February 5 2014 11:13 PM EST2014-02-06 04:13:43 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Super Bowl draws record 111.5 million viewers

    Super Bowl draws record 111.5 million viewers

    Monday, February 3 2014 6:26 PM EST2014-02-03 23:26:50 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Nothing controversial in Super Bowl ads

    Nothing controversial in Super Bowl ads

    Monday, February 3 2014 4:25 PM EST2014-02-03 21:25:06 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • 10 Super Bowl Ads to watch out for

    10 Super Bowl Ads to watch out for

    Sunday, February 2 2014 12:24 PM EST2014-02-02 17:24:53 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • UNCENSORED: Motley Crue’s Tommy Lee and Alice Cooper talk to FOX 5!

    UNCENSORED: Motley Crue’s Tommy Lee and Alice Cooper talk to FOX 5!

    Friday, January 31 2014 7:09 AM EST2014-01-31 12:09:25 GMT
    Alice Cooper and Tommy Lee talked to our Kevin McCarthy about Motley Crue's FINAL TOUR! You can watch the uncensored version here!
    Alice Cooper and Tommy Lee talked to our Kevin McCarthy about Motley Crue's FINAL TOUR! You can watch the uncensored version here!
  • UNCENSORED: Motley Crue talks to FOX 5!

    UNCENSORED: Motley Crue talks to FOX 5!

    Thursday, January 30 2014 8:00 AM EST2014-01-30 13:00:18 GMT
    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!
    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 charged with assault in Canada

    Justin Bieber charged with assault in Canada

    Wednesday, January 29 2014 10:25 PM EST2014-01-30 03:25:46 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Singing or sinking? Justin Bieber hits new low

    Singing or sinking? Justin Bieber hits new low

    Friday, January 24 2014 3:40 PM EST2014-01-24 20:40:26 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Singer Justin Bieber arrested on DUI charges

    Singer Justin Bieber arrested on DUI charges

    Thursday, January 23 2014 8:27 PM EST2014-01-24 01:27:33 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Fox Beat Backstage: Kevin McCarthy in LA

    Fox Beat Backstage: Kevin McCarthy in LA

    Friday, January 17 2014 11:07 PM EST2014-01-18 04:07:38 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Fox Beat: Kevin McCarthy at the Critics' Choice Awards

    Fox Beat: Kevin McCarthy at the Critics' Choice Awards

    Friday, January 17 2014 11:02 PM EST2014-01-18 04:02:11 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • DC police opens internal affairs probe stemming from Chris Brown case

    DC police opens internal affairs probe stemming from Chris Brown case

    Thursday, January 16 2014 5:23 PM EST2014-01-16 22:23:10 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • 'Idol' premiere features former Chantilly HS singer

    'Idol' premiere features former Chantilly HS singer

    Wednesday, January 15 2014 10:06 PM EST2014-01-16 03:06:44 GMT
    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! 
    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! 
  • 'American Idol' hopes for a lucky 13th season

    'American Idol' hopes for a lucky 13th season

    Tuesday, January 14 2014 10:43 PM EST2014-01-15 03:43:17 GMT
    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."
    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

    The stars of the new FOX comedy "Enlisted" visited FOX 5

    Friday, January 10 2014 11:20 AM EST2014-01-10 16:20:26 GMT
    The stars of the new FOX comedy "Enlisted" visited FOX 5 Don’t miss the series premiere Friday 9:30/8:30c!
    The stars of the new FOX comedy "Enlisted" visited FOX 5 Don’t miss the series premiere Friday 9:30/8:30c!
  • Chris Brown appears in D.C. court, rejects plea deal in assault case

    Chris Brown appears in D.C. court, rejects plea deal in assault case

    Wednesday, January 8 2014 5:59 PM EST2014-01-08 22:59:45 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • 12-year-old Maryland boy raps for Jay-Z on stage

    12-year-old Maryland boy raps for Jay-Z on stage

    Tuesday, January 7 2014 3:08 PM EST2014-01-07 20:08:06 GMT
    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.
    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 of 'Fresh Prince' fame dead at 68

    James Avery of 'Fresh Prince' fame dead at 68

    Wednesday, January 1 2014 8:04 PM EST2014-01-02 01:04:33 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • 'Fast & Furious 7' delayed until April 2015

    'Fast & Furious 7' delayed until April 2015

    Monday, December 23 2013 4:17 PM EST2013-12-23 21:17:42 GMT
    Universal Pictures has delayed the release of "Fast & Furious 7" for almost a year following the death of star Paul Walker.
    Universal Pictures has delayed the release of "Fast & Furious 7" for almost a year following the death of star Paul Walker.
  • Sue and Tucker perform with the Washington Ballet in 'The Nutcracker'

    Sue and Tucker perform with the Washington Ballet in 'The Nutcracker'

    Friday, December 20 2013 11:13 PM EST2013-12-21 04:13:39 GMT
    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!
    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!
  • Chris Brown's probation revoked over DC arrest

    Chris Brown's probation revoked over DC arrest

    Monday, December 16 2013 6:50 PM EST2013-12-16 23:50:00 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Doctors: James Bond's heavy drinking puts him at high risk for diseases, early death

    Doctors: James Bond's heavy drinking puts him at high risk for diseases, early death

    Friday, December 13 2013 7:52 PM EST2013-12-14 00:52:42 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • List of nominees for 71st Golden Globe Awards

    List of nominees for 71st Golden Globe Awards

    Thursday, December 12 2013 11:14 AM EST2013-12-12 16:14:08 GMT
    Nominees for the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Thursday in Beverly Hills, Calif., by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
    Nominees for the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Thursday in Beverly Hills, Calif., by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
  • Newseum hosts special evening with 'Anchorman 2' star Will Ferrell

    Newseum hosts special evening with 'Anchorman 2' star Will Ferrell

    Tuesday, December 3 2013 11:56 PM EST2013-12-04 04:56:37 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Actor Gary Sinise performs concert for Washington Navy Yard employees

    Actor Gary Sinise performs concert for Washington Navy Yard employees

    Tuesday, December 3 2013 11:19 PM EST2013-12-04 04:19:00 GMT

    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.

  • Singer Sevyn Streeter to perform in Maryland

    Singer Sevyn Streeter to perform in Maryland

    Wednesday, November 27 2013 11:48 AM EST2013-11-27 16:48:49 GMT
    Singer and Song-writer Sevyn Streeter has written many songs we know and love today, such as “Gone,” by Kelly Rowland.
    Singer and Song-writer Sevyn Streeter has written many songs we know and love today, such as “Gone,” by Kelly Rowland.
  • Rehab: Chris Brown threw rock through mom's car window

    Rehab: Chris Brown threw rock through mom's car window

    Wednesday, November 20 2013 7:17 PM EST2013-11-21 00:17:46 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • 'Killing Kennedy' movie premieres at the Newseum

    'Killing Kennedy' movie premieres at the Newseum

    Tuesday, November 19 2013 8:16 PM EST2013-11-20 01:16:54 GMT
    The Newseum rolled out the red carpet for the world premiere of National Geographic Channel's highly anticipated “Killing Kennedy” Monday night.
    The Newseum rolled out the red carpet for the world premiere of National Geographic Channel's highly anticipated “Killing Kennedy” Monday night.
  • Chris Brown heading to rehab after DC assault charge

    Chris Brown heading to rehab after DC assault charge

    Tuesday, October 29 2013 10:50 PM EDT2013-10-30 02:50:31 GMT

    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.

  • 'Glee' says goodbye to Cory Monteith in tribute show

    'Glee' says goodbye to Cory Monteith in tribute show

    Thursday, October 10 2013 10:34 PM EDT2013-10-11 02:34:42 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Story of Matthew Shepard on display in DC

    Story of Matthew Shepard on display in DC

    Wednesday, October 2 2013 7:47 PM EDT2013-10-02 23:47:22 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Miss Piggy joins Kermit in Smithsonian collection

    Miss Piggy joins Kermit in Smithsonian collection

    Tuesday, September 24 2013 7:46 PM EDT2013-09-24 23:46:50 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • VIDEO: Bono does spot-on impersonation of President Bill Clinton

    VIDEO: Bono does spot-on impersonation of President Bill Clinton

    Tuesday, September 24 2013 5:46 PM EDT2013-09-24 21:46:13 GMT

    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?

  • Mentoring To Manhood

    Mentoring To Manhood

    Wednesday, September 18 2013 10:55 PM EDT2013-09-19 02:55:32 GMT

    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.

  • Eugene Allen's son, Charles, talks about his father whose story inspired The Butler

    Eugene Allen's son, Charles, talks about his father whose story inspired The Butler

    Tuesday, September 3 2013 2:52 PM EDT2013-09-03 18:52:09 GMT
    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.
    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 to play Batman in 'Man of Steel' sequel

    Ben Affleck to play Batman in 'Man of Steel' sequel

    Thursday, August 22 2013 10:39 PM EDT2013-08-23 02:39:15 GMT

    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.

  • Stranded Dave Matthews gets ride from fans on the way to his concert

    Stranded Dave Matthews gets ride from fans on the way to his concert

    Monday, July 15 2013 11:49 PM EDT2013-07-16 03:49:39 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • DJ Lonnie C joined FOX 5 for DJ Friday

    DJ Lonnie C joined FOX 5 for DJ Friday

    Friday, July 5 2013 8:22 AM EDT2013-07-05 12:22:44 GMT
    FOX 5 celebrated the end of the work week with DJ Lonnie C!
    FOX 5 celebrated the end of the work week with DJ Lonnie C!
  • Music students from Brown Family Children Foundation perform on FOX 5 Morning News

    Music students from Brown Family Children Foundation perform on FOX 5 Morning News

    Thursday, June 27 2013 7:34 PM EDT2013-06-27 23:34:13 GMT

    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.

  • Paula Deen dropped by Wal-Mart after 'Today' tears

    Paula Deen dropped by Wal-Mart after 'Today' tears

    Wednesday, June 26 2013 9:04 PM EDT2013-06-27 01:04:58 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • 'The Blair Witch Project' director looking to film at vacated Frederick mall

    'The Blair Witch Project' director looking to film at vacated Frederick mall

    Wednesday, June 26 2013 6:16 PM EDT2013-06-26 22:16:11 GMT
    When filmmaker Ed Sanchez looks at run-down shopping center, he sees something fabulously creepy.
    When filmmaker Ed Sanchez looks at run-down shopping center, he sees something fabulously creepy.
  • Gandolfini mourned in NJ's 'Sopranos' towns

    Gandolfini mourned in NJ's 'Sopranos' towns

    Thursday, June 20 2013 3:08 PM EDT2013-06-20 19:08:11 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Actor James Gandolfini dies in Italy at age 51

    Actor James Gandolfini dies in Italy at age 51

    Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:13 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:13:37 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Newseum to feature 'Anchorman: The Exhibit'

    Newseum to feature 'Anchorman: The Exhibit'

    Tuesday, June 4 2013 4:14 PM EDT2013-06-04 20:14:16 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Top 2 face off on 'American Idol' finale

    Top 2 face off on 'American Idol' finale

    Wednesday, May 15 2013 10:06 PM EDT2013-05-16 02:06:40 GMT

    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.

  • Local reaction to Angelina Jolie's decision to have double mastectomy

    Local reaction to Angelina Jolie's decision to have double mastectomy

    Tuesday, May 14 2013 11:56 PM EDT2013-05-15 03:56:30 GMT

    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.

  • DC seeks to attract more major film, TV productions

    DC seeks to attract more major film, TV productions

    Tuesday, May 14 2013 5:47 PM EDT2013-05-14 21:47:56 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Lorde to headline Preakness concert in Baltimore

    Lorde to headline Preakness concert in Baltimore

    Thursday, February 6 2014 4:18 PM EST2014-02-06 21:18:05 GMT
    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.
    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.
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