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Actress' contribution the largest donation ever received by Upward Bound Scholarship Endowment Fund

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Actress Meryl Streep has donated $10,000 to a Rhode Island scholarship fund in honor of fellow Oscar nominee Viola Davis.


She will again be paired with Jamie Foxx as his spouse in 'Django Unchained,' Quentin Tarantino's revenge flick about slavery in the antebellum South

Here, she talks about her latest film, "A Thousand Words," a comedy co-starring Eddie Murphy. 


Comedian dressed in "The Dictator" garb claimed to be carrying remains of Kim Jong Il

Outfitted extravagantly in character, Sacha Baron Cohen ran amuck on the Oscars' red carpet Sunday night and all over E! host Ryan Seacrest's tuxedo.


Presenting team Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis have a 'great gag,' with more light moments planned courtesy of co-presenters Tina Fey and Bradley Cooper

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Oscar ceremony has much to prove Sunday, including whether a blockbuster-free field can draw a TV audience and if Billy Crystal's host routine remains a crowd-pleaser.


It was a simple piece of advice from Oprah Winfrey that set Tyler's career in motion

Here, he talks about his new film, 'Good Deeds,' a relationship drama which he wrote, directed and stars in opposite an A-list cast which includes Thandie Newton, Gabrielle Union, Phylicia Rashad, Rebecca Romijn, Jamie Kennedy, Beverly Johnson and Brian White.


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Here, T.J. talks about the possibility of becoming the first African-American director to win an Oscar.


She has created a book series to empower young girls called Fabulous Girls and has founded a Fabulous Girls charity to help bring support and awareness to kids with cancer.

Here, she talks about "How to Rock," which premieres on Nickelodeon on Saturday, Feb. 4


'I wanted to do an acting role in a movie that had nothing to do with the music business or in which I would play a singer or a songwriter'

Here, he talks about his co-starring opposite Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Terrence Howard as Andrew "Smoky" Salem in Red Tails, a World War II saga recounting the daring exploits of the Tuskegee Airmen in the skies over Europe. 


Oscar-winner speaks about playing Tuskegee Airman

Here, he talks about his latest outing as Major Emanuelle Stance in 'Red Tails,' a World War II epoch about the legendary Tuskegee Airmen


Two-time Pro Bowler helped transfrom 49ers back into NFC power

San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis is a game-changer who embodies the ethos of leadership both on and off the field.


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