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The Latest: Celebs have unique Oscars red carpet walks

Nicole Kidman arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 89th Academy Awards (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Each celebrity who strolls the Oscars red carpet...

Trump’s choice to be Navy secretary withdraws

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s choice to be secretary of the Navy, businessman Philip Bilden, said Sunday he was withdrawing from consideration for the post, citing concerns about privacy and separating himself from his business interests. Bilden’s...

The Latest: Lin-Manuel Miranda brings mom to the Oscars

Cynthia Erivo, left, and Lin-Manuel Miranda arrive at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 89th Academy Awards (all times local): 4:20 p.m. It was a no-brainer for...

The Latest: Jackie Chan brings panda toys to the Oscars

Sofia Carson arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 89th Academy Awards (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Jackie Chan has brought some furry friends to walk...

Stars arrive at Oscars, where ‘La La Land’ could shine

Felicity Jones arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will the 89th Academy Awards be a parade of political speeches or landslide for “La La Land”? Probably...

Egypt’s Christians flee terror in north Sinai security void

A truck loaded with goods arrives for Christian families who fled el-Arish at the Evangelical Church in Ismailia, 120 kilometers (75 miles) east of Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. Egyptian Christians fearing attacks by Islamic State militants are fleeing the volatile...

Will ‘La La’ have another day of sun at Sunday’s Oscars?

This image released by Lionsgate shows Ryan Gosling, right, and Emma Stone in a scene from, “La La Land.” The film is nominated for an Oscar for best picture. The 89th Academy Awards will take place on Feb. 26. (Dale Robinette/Lionsgate via AP) LOS ANGELES (AP)...

Casualties mount as Iraqi troops advance in IS-held Mosul

Army paramedics give first aid to displaced civilians, injured in IS mortar bombing, during fighting between Iraqi security forces and Islamic State militants, in the western side of Mosul, Iraq, Sunday, Feb. 26. 2017. (AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed) MOSUL, Iraq (AP) —...

New Dem Party chairman Perez pledges to repair, unite party

Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez, who is a candidate to run the Democratic National Committee, speaks during the general session of the DNC winter meeting in Atlanta, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Branden Camp) ATLANTA (AP) — Newly elected Democratic national chairman...

Russians march to honor slain opposition leader Nemtsov

People hold posters reading ‘Who ordered the murder?’ during a rally in memory of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov in St. Petersburg, Russia, Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. Thousands of Russians have taken to the streets of Moscow and St. Petersburg to mark two years since...