A Federal Reserve survey shows the U.S. economy held steady during the 16-day partial government shutdown, growing moderately in most regions from October through late November.More >>
A Federal Reserve survey released Wednesday found that the U.S. economy held steady during the 16-day partial government shutdown, growing moderately in most regions from October through late November.More >>
Thursday, October 17 2013 4:40 PM EDT2013-10-17 20:40:19 GMT
(RNN) - By passing a last-minute deal on the debt ceiling, and a 16 days-late deal on the government shutdown, Congress finally got back to doing its job. So, what now? Some people may see it as the timeMore >>
With a budget passed only until January, a debt ceiling deal through February and a bunch of days off for Congress until then, the country may be back in the same situation soon.More >>
Thursday, October 17 2013 5:27 AM EDT2013-10-17 09:27:22 GMT
A last-minute deal has been struck, allowing the federal government to avoid a shutdown. A shutdown would have suspended all federal government services deemed non-essential. All federally-funded museums,More >>
Congress has passed a bill to fund the government and lift the debt ceiling, avoiding default. More >>
Sunday, October 13 2013 6:52 PM EDT2013-10-13 22:52:24 GMT
WASHINGTON, DC (RNN) - Despite the WWII Memorial being closed, members of the Million Vet March have gathered in Washington, DC to protest the government shutdown – according to media reports. "We do notMore >>
Veterans gathered at the World War II Memorial in Washington, DC to protest the government shutdown.More >>
The 85th Oscars are more than just the popular TV awards show. We have gathered some interesting facts about the Academy and what could be considered their biggest fundraiser of the year.More >>
The 85th Oscars are more than just the popular TV awards show. We've gathered some interesting facts about the Academy and the popular Academy Awards to prepare you for the film industry's biggest night of the year.More >>
(RNN) – Comedienne and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres has been announced as host of the Oscars for a second time.
"It's official: I'm hosting the #Oscars! I'd like to thank @TheAcademy, my wife Portia and, oh dear, there goes the orchestra," DeGeneres said on Twitter.
DeGeneres hosted the Academy Awards show in 2007 and received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program for her work.
"Ellen is talented, wonderfully spontaneous and knows how to entertain a worldwide audience," said Dawn Hudson, Academy CEO, in a news release. "She's a big fan of the Oscars; we're huge fans of hers. It's a perfect match."
The Oscars will be March 2 at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in California and broadcast on ABC.
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