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Monday, March 3, 2014

Oscar winners list

List of winners at Sunday's 86th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. 

Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014

Surgery, wigs, tape: Stars' red carpet secrets

The flawless looks about to be unveiled on the Oscars red carpet have been months in the making and require an army of experts.
By Sandy Cohen

Oscar nod part of McConaughey's 'McConaissance'

Matthew McConaughey has abruptly shifted to more challenging roles and films in a creative burst that has clearly re-energized him.
By Jake Coyle

Beck's 'Morning Phase' is first of two planned 2014 album releases

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Beck Hansen really doesn’t believe a musician has the right to complain. It’s something of an occupational requirement. “Nobody wants to hear it,” he said.
By Chris Talbott

Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014

N. Augusta artist gets top SC award

Edward Rice, an architectural painter from North Augusta, is one of five recipients of the 2014 Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Governor's Award, the highest award given by the South Carolina Arts ...

Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014

Trove of 1980s Madonna pop culture awaits auction

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Long before Newsweek called her a "tarted-up floozy," and way before she married and had babies and adopted babies, Madonna was a young woman in New York trying to make it big.
By Tamara Lush

Monday, Jan. 27, 2014

Childhood in Africa affects 'Walking Dead' actor

ATLANTA - Growing up in Zimbabwe and visiting South Africa as a young woman helped forge Danai Gurira's passion for producing theater in Africa.
By Jeff Martin

Singing or sinking? Bieber hits a low

LOS ANGELES - 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 antics.
By Mesfin Fekadu

Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014

Sheryl Underwood eager to be at Paine masked ball

When Sheryl Underwood was asked to perform at Paine College's 14th annual Scholarship Masked Ball, she was eager to accept. 
By Nikasha Dicks

Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014

Sharon Jones to perform on TV twice this week

Sharon Jones and Dap-Kings will make two TV appearances this week to promote their fifth album, Give The People What They Want.

Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013

Hometown loyal to 'Duck Dynasty'

WEST MONROE, La. - "Faith. Family. Ducks." It's the unofficial motto for the family featured in the TV reality show Duck Dynasty, and that philosophy permeates  everything in this small north ...
By Tamara Lush

Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013

Best Christmas gifts often are not under tree

Four readers shared with The Augusta Chronicle the best Christmas present they've ever received, and some can't be bought in a store.
By Lisa Kaylor

Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013

Half of older workers put off leaving workforce, poll says

CHICAGO - There was a time when Tom Sadowski thought he'd stop working after turning 65 earlier this year. But he's put off retirement for at least five years - and now expects to do some work ...
By Matt Sedensky

Monday, Oct. 7, 2013

Cyrus gaining in popularity with rap stars

While Miley Cyrus has a batch of critics, there is a group rallying behind her and praising her as a vital talent: rappers.
By Mesfin Fekadu

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013

Actor to play James Brown

NEW YORK - After bringing Jackie Robinson to the big screen, Chadwick Boseman is going to try another icon: James Brown.

Thursday, Aug 22, 2013

Class teaches infants to avoid drowning

Avery Lamar jumped from the deck of her family's Beech Island pool and started to swim last June - fully dressed and unsupervised. Five seconds later, the weight of the water began to pull down ...
By Wesley Brown

Thursday, Aug 15, 2013

Medicine Today: Skipping breakfast may affect heart health

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Yet, almost 1 in 5 Americans skip breakfast. A new study suggests that eating breakfast might actually decrease your risk of heart disease. 
By Anant Mandawat

Saturday, Aug 3, 2013

Many colleges offering more help with career prep

Instead of “Follow your passion,” the mantra from many colleges has become more like, “We’ll help you get a job.”
By Beth J. Harpaz

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Bookworm: 'The Ocean at the End of the Lane'

In the new novel "The Ocean at the End of the Lane" by Neil Gaiman, a middle-aged man on his way to a funeral learns that Memory Lane has a dead end.
By Terri Schlichenmeyer

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Future of heart procedure is in the wrist

A recent study shows that a new technique to treat heart disease is growing in popularity and may be safer for patients than other procedures.
By Anant Mandawat

Top headlines

Nunn gains in Senate race, poll says

ATLANTA -- The closer the election gets, the harder it is to tell who is going to win, according to a poll released today showing the races for governor and the Senate effectively tied.
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