Jordan Horowitz, producer of "La La Land," shows the envelope revealing "Moonlight" as the true winner of best picture at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Presenter Warren Beatty and host Jimmy Kimmel look on from right. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- It was one of the most awkward moments in the history of the Oscars, of television, in entertainment, heck maybe in American history.
And somehow Warren Beatty, Hollywood's ultimate smooth leading man, was at the center of it, and the accounting firm that is responsible for the integrity of Oscar voting apologized and was vowing a full investigation... MORE
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"Man claiming to be police officer grabs young Chicano kid violently and eventually pulls gun out and shoots at kids. This is the same Wild West Rangers mentality that these people still hold and feel more emboldened to act on it now.
They feel they must subdue the Native! They feel they must subdue the Mexicans!
This happened in Anaheim, California. 2/21/17"
VIA La Raza Unida (Facebook)
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday.
1. TRUMP GETS CHANCE TO REFOCUS GOALS IN SPEECH TO CONGRESS
Trump's advisers say he will use his prime-time speech Tuesday to declare progress on his campaign promises, including plans for a Mexico border wall and repealing Obamacare.
2. HOW MUCH MORE TRUMP WANTS TO SPEND ON DEFENSE
The president will propose a $54 billion increase in military spending — a 10-percent spike — while cutting domestic programs and foreign aid.
3. 'NOBODY KNEW THAT HEALTH CARE COULD BE SO COMPLICATED'
That's what President Trump has to say as Republicans remain at odds over dismantling The Affordable Care Act.
4. FORGET OSCARS SNAFU AND FOCUS ON 'MOONLIGHT' WIN, ADVOCACY GROUPS SAY
Sarah Kate Ellis, president & CEO of the LGBT advocacy group GLAAD, says "Moonlight" won out with its strong message of diversity.
5. WHEN SPACEX PLANS TO FLY 2 PEOPLE TO MOON
Tech billionaire Elon Musk — the company's CEO — says plans are on track to send two people in orbit around the moon by the end of 2018... MORE
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