LOS ANGELES At an Oscars ceremony nearly devoid of acting nominees of color and lacking any women among the contenders for best director, it fell to an Asian filmmaker and his cast to bring diversity to the American film industry's highest honors. | Video
LOS ANGELES South Korean Bong Joon Ho won the best director Oscar for dark social satire "Parasite" on Sunday, becoming the first person from the Asian nation to win the award.
LOS ANGELES At an Oscars ceremony nearly devoid of acting nominees of colour and lacking any women among the contenders for best director, it fell to an Asian filmmaker and his cast to bring diversity to the American film industry's highest honours.
LOS ANGELES South Korea's "Parasite," a pitch-black comedy about haves and have-nots in modern Seoul, won the Oscar for best international film on Sunday after also taking home the award for best original screenplay.
LOS ANGELES A powerful earthquake jolted Southern California on Thursday, touching off fires, damaging buildings and forcing the evacuation of a hospital in a desert town northeast of Los Angeles, but there were only minor injuries. | Video
A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket blasted off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Tuesday, putting 24 experimental satellites into orbit after what Elon Musk's rocket company called one of its "most difficult" launches ever. | Video
LOS ANGELES Hundreds of detainees from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities in Texas and elsewhere are being flown to San Diego for processing beginning on Friday, the agency said.
LOS ANGELES Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron won the best director Oscar on Sunday for his semi-autobiographical film, "Roma," which also won awards for foreign language film and cinematography. | Video
LOS ANGELES Director Spike Lee, whose film "BlacKkKlansman" was Oscar-nominated for best picture, said "the ref made a bad call" when the competing racial drama "Green Book" won the top prize at Sunday's Academy Awards.