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By Emily Miller
Obama is losing the debate on gun ownership, concealed-carry permits
Topic - ellen degeneres
No generation stands still for a snapshot. Even when making a selfie, friends, acquaintances and bystanders sneak into the frame, ruining the message that it's "all about me."
You remember cameras — those mechanical devices that take photographs, but can't be used for phone calls, texting, or listening to the latest Lady Gaga hit? You may even recall black-and-white photographs, once the dominant kind, now relegated to a few fuzzy news shots in the newspapers.
Move over Ellen DeGeneres: The Oscar selfie snapped with a gaggle of celebrity A-listers at the Oscar's has been trumped by an F-16 fighter pilot.
The pizza delivery man who fed stars at the Oscars received a best tip award for a supporting player: $1,000 in cash handed over by ceremony host Ellen DeGeneres.
The Nielsen ratings company has raised its estimate of Sunday's Oscars viewership to 43.7 million people, meaning the Ellen DeGeneres-hosted show had the biggest audience of any Academy Awards since 2000.
While the jokes and jabs at the Oscars were safe and family-friendly, faith's role in the award show seemed to be lost by award-winners.
Perhaps atoning for past sins, Hollywood named the brutal, unshrinking historical drama "12 Years a Slave" best picture at the 86th annual Academy Awards.
Show Bits brings you the 86th annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. Follow them on Twitter where available with the handles listed after each item.
Ellen DeGeneres broke President Obama's Twitter record Sunday, as social media posters went nuts over a selfie the Oscars host snapped with a crowd of celebrities at the ceremony.
With only a week to catch our breath after the lengthy cavalcade of Winter Olympics coverage, this year's Oscarcast may have seemed a refreshingly snug handout of awards. After all, it lasted only slightly more than three and a half hours, aired on ABC from a single venue (Hollywood's Dolby Theatre), and was emceed by the comfortably reliable Ellen DeGeneres.
What interrupted Jennifer Lawrence's presentation of the best actor trophy?
Diversity was perhaps the biggest winner at the 86th annual Academy Awards.
An estimated 43 million people watched the Academy Awards, the most-watched audience for the show in a decade and most popular entertainment event on television since the "Friends" finale in 2004.
Ellen DeGeneres' celeb-studded selfie from the most-watched Oscars telecast in a decade was a landmark social media moment at a time online conversation is boosting television viewership and vice versa.
Ellen DeGeneres won't let Jennifer Lawrence forget her stumbles.