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Past articles by Sandy:

Scamp the Tramp wins World’s Ugliest Dog Contest

Scamp the Tramp will never win a beauty contest. But he's won an ugly one. → Read More

Longtime romance novelist Judith Krantz dies at 91

She wrote for Cosmopolitan and Ladies Home Journal magazines before discovering, at age 50, the talent for fiction. → Read More

Fan taken to hospital after struck by foul ball at Dodgers game

A woman at Dodger Stadium has been taken to a hospital for precautionary tests after being struck in the head by a foul ball from Los Angeles star Cody Bellinger during the first inning of a game against the Colorado Rockies. → Read More

Steamy romance novelist Judith Krantz dies at 91

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Writer Judith Krantz, whose million-selling novels such as "Scruples" and "Princess Daisy" engrossed readers worldwide with their steamy tales of the rich and beautiful, died Saturday → Read More

Steamy romance novelist Judith Krantz dies at 91

While her work was decidedly less than highbrow, Krantz made no apologies for the steamy novels with titles like "Princess Daisy," and ''Mistral's Daughter." → Read More

Steamy romance novelist Judith Krantz dies at 91

While her work was decidedly less than highbrow, Krantz made no apologies for the steamy novels with titles like "Princess Daisy," and ''Mistral's Daughter." → Read More

Steamy romance novelist Judith Krantz dies at 91

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Writer Judith Krantz, whose million-selling novels such as "Scruples" and "Princess Daisy" engrossed readers worldwide with their steamy tales of the rich and beautiful, died Saturday at her Bel-Air home. She was 91. Krantz's son Tony Krantz, a TV executive, confirmed her death by natural causes on Sunday afternoon. He said he'd hoped to re-create the "Scruples" mini-series… → Read More

John Cena shares his love for kids and how they inspire him

John Cena has no children of his own, but the WWE superstar has practically dedicated his work to kids. Cena has fulfilled nearly 600 wishes for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, more than any other celebrity. He's hosting the Kids' Choice Awards Saturday on Nickelodeon — one of three projects in... → Read More

New film reveals Miss Piggy's backstory, more Muppet secrets

Only Miss Piggy's creator knows the depths of her tragic origin story. Frank Oz, who gave life to the character in the early 1970s, says Piggy left her hometown farm for life in the big city after her dad died in a tractor accident and she had a falling out with her mother. → Read More

The Oscars' most intimate celebrity moments occur off-camera

LOS ANGELES (AP) - There are cameras everywhere at the Academy Awards, but some of the most intimate celebrity moments at the show still manage to escape the lens. Here's a look at some of the backstage interactions that never made it to TV screens: ___ LADY-BIRD BONDING: Greta Gerwig and Laura Dern shared some poignant moments backstage before presenting the documentary award. The two women… → Read More

Stars let loose at Oscar parties marking awards season's end

Greta Gerwig screamed with delight and relief as she hugged a group of friends once she got into the Vanity Fair Oscar party. The "Lady Bird" director and Oscar nominee had just walked down the last red carpet of her long awards season. She quickly pulled up her long flowing gown, kicked... → Read More

The Oscars' most intimate celebrity moments occur off-camera

There are cameras everywhere at the Academy Awards, but some of the most intimate celebrity moments at the show still manage to escape the lens. Here's a look at some of the backstage interactions that never made it to TV screens: ——— LADY-BIRD BONDING: Greta... → Read More

A-listers dress down for casual day at the Academy Awards

A lot can go wrong on Oscar night. → Read More

Time's Up will be a part of Oscar show, but no dress code

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The organizers of Time's Up say the movement to eradicate discrimination in the workplace will have a presence at Sunday's Oscar show, but there are → Read More

5 things you probably didn't know about the Oscars

There are aspects of the Oscars that may be a surprise. Let's pull the curtain back a bit on a ceremony that strives for effortless glamour but, like any machine, is made up of nuts and bolts and simple human need. Besides stars, designer duds and lots of close-ups, here's what else the 7 p.m. Sunday, March 4, telecast on ABC will include. → Read More

Mostly male Oscar nominees reflect shortage of women in film

Academy Awards voters made history this year when they nominated Rachel Morrison for the cinematography Oscar — the first woman so recognized in the organization's 90 years. Greta Gerwig is also up for best director, only the fifth woman nominated in Oscar history. Yet in nearly every Oscar... → Read More

A-listers dress down for casual day at the Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A lot can go wrong on Oscar night. Even if all the right envelopes end up in the right hands, there are still lots of moving parts - literally. Stage elements move all around, screens lower from the ceiling, and microphones pop up from the floor. That pop-up mike immediately caused Sandra Bullock to panic during rehearsals Saturday afternoon, as she imagined it catching her… → Read More

A-listers dress down for casual day at the Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jane Fonda, Rita Moreno, Helen Mirren, Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emily Blunt, Emma Stone, Viola Davis and Mahershala Ali were among the stars participating in casual day at the Academy Awards. Casual day is really rehearsal day the day before the big show, when a parade of actors come through the Dolby Theatre in their street clothes and sneakers… → Read More

Mostly male Oscar nominees reflect dearth of women in film

LOS ANGELES — Academy Awards voters made history this year when they nominated Rachel Morrison for the cinematography Oscar — the first woman so recognized in the organization’s 90 years. → Read More

Mostly male Oscar nominees reflect dearth of women in film

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Academy Awards voters made history this year when they nominated Rachel Morrison for the cinematography Oscar - the first woman so recognized in the organization's 90 years. → Read More