The slavery drama 12 Years a Slave won the Academy
Award for best picture today, making history as the first
movie from a black director to win the film industry's
highest honor in 86 years of the Oscars.
Rainy skies did not deter the fashionistas from gathering
this week in Paris - with singer Rihanna this season's
front-row "It" girl - as the Fall/Winter ready-to-wear
collections promised cold weather looks to warm the iciest of
Comedy actor and director Harold Ramis, best known for films
such as "Ghostbusters," "Groundhog Day" and "Caddyshack," has
died at his home in Chicago at the age of 69 of complications
from a rare vascular disease, his agent said today.