At Sunday’s Academy Awards, Best Actress-winner Frances McDormand ended her acceptance speech with two words: inclusion rider. Jeffrey Brown talks with the the woman credited with inventing the idea, Stacy Smith, founder of USC's Annenberg Inclusion Initiative, to discuss what…
By Elizabeth Flock
Mohsin Hamid’s novel “Exit West,” which follows two lovers on the move from a country on the brink of civil war, is our March pick for the new PBS NewsHour-New York Times book club, “Now Read This.”…
By Associated Press
Los Angeles police say a man has been arrested for stealing Frances McDormand's Oscars trophy after the Academy Awards.
'The Shape of Water' won best picture, and Frances McDormand won best actress in a supporting role. See the full list here.
By Christopher Booker and Melanie Saltzman
His iconic image of a government commander jumping with joy on a bridge during the Liberian civil war in 2003 established Chris Hondros as one of the foremost conflict photographers in the world. Seven years after he was killed on…
In “The Insult,” a heated exchange between two men unfurls into a courtroom drama that catapults into the Lebanese national spotlight.
At the 90th Academy Awards on Sunday, the top-nominated films address issues of LGBTQ identity, racism, xenophobia and classism. Join our Twitter chat to weigh in on them and more.
By Ivette Feliciano and Zachary Green
At this year’s Winter Jazzfest in New York, one of the world’s biggest jazz festivals, women took center stage in more ways than one. In a year when more than a third of the festival’s acts had female bandleaders --…
In "Red Sparrow," Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence plays a Russian ballerina-turned-agent forced into a brutal and sexually violent world. But aside from a timely Russian-focused storyline, the film touches on issues of gender and power imbalances that Lawrence has not…
These five Best Picture winners may not get all the love they deserve, compared to other go-to greats.
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