Oscars 2013: The winners, red carpet and more

"Argo" wins Oscar for Best Picture. (Getty Images)

(Credit: "Argo" wins Oscar for Best Picture. (Getty Images))

"Argo" took home the top prize at the 85th Academy Awards in Hollywood last night, as the film industry scattered its highest honors across multiple movies.

In addition to Best Picture, an award handed out by Jack Nicholson and First Lady Michelle Obama, the Ben Affleck-directed thriller, set in Iran at the height of the 1979-80 hostage crisis, took home two smaller awards.

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New York Rangers in need of turnaround

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Normally, the Rangers wouldn't even be one-quarter of the way through the season after 17 games. But in this lockout-shortened, 48-game sprint to the playoffs, an 8-7-2 mark means trouble.

Losers of three straight after Saturday night's 3-0 setback in Montreal and with a slew of injured players, the Rangers' road won't be any smoother any time soon.

Winger Rick Nash hasn't played during...

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Cheap$kate: FREE events in NYC this week

"High Life"

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'High Life' photo exhibit Experience the "High Life" as you walk Chelsea Market's concourse and peruse the photography exhibit by Dolly Faibyshev. The photos show images of private moments between show dogs and their handlers during dog shows and rodeos, and are a collection of three of Faibyshev's popular signature series: "Best In Show," "Rodeo" and "Palm Springs."...

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Kelli O'Hara takes a spin on 'Carousel'

Kelli O'Hara

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Kelli O'Hara, who received acclaim for her performance as Nellie Forbush in the recent Lincoln Center Theater revival of "South Pacific," will now tackle another major role in the Rodgers & Hammerstein canon - the strange and shy Julie Jordan - in the New York Philharmonic's concert production of "Carousel."

amNewYork spoke with O'Hara about the role.

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Kim Kardashian: Baby girl report is bogus

Kim Kardashian

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Kim Kardashian isn't revealing the sex of her baby - yet.

The pregnant reality starlet - who has publicly said that she will find out her child's gender - is shooting down a new Us Weekly report claiming she and boyfriend Kanye West are expecting a girl.

"How can things officially be confirmed if it's not coming from me or my rep?" Kardashian, 32, tweeted Sunday....

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'Suck-tastic' 'Twilight' finale wins big at Razzie Awards

Kristen Stewart, left, and Robert Pattinson in "The

(Credit: Kristen Stewart, left, and Robert Pattinson in "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2." )

The final "Twilight" flick was the big winner, errrr ... loser, at the Razzies this weekend.

The Golden Raspberry Awards, the annual "prizes" for the worst movies of the year, doled out seven awards Saturday night to "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2," including Worst Picture, Worst Actress (Kristen Stewart, pictured right), Worst Supporting Actor (Taylor...

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'Identity Thief' steals weekend box office

Jason Bateman, left, and Melissa McCarthy in a

(Credit: Jason Bateman, left, and Melissa McCarthy in a scene from, "Identity Thief." )

Comedy "Identity Thief" snatched the box office title during its third weekend in theaters, narrowly beating new action movie "Snitch" as Hollywood focused on last night's Academy Awards ceremony.

"Identity Thief" starring Melissa McCarthy grabbed $14 million in ticket sales from Friday through yesterday, according to studio estimates.

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Tiger Woods and ex-wife Elin Nordegren appear friendly in Florida

Tiger Woods

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Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren were photographed Saturday, the first time they have been spotted together in years.

Woods and his ex-wife reunited in Jupiter, Fla., at an event for a local youth sports organization, TMZ.com reported. Woods showed up with their daughter, Sam, 5, and their son, Charlie, 4. Nordegren joined them an hour later.

Woods and Nordegren chatted for 30 minutes...

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'Beasts of the Southern Wild' star Quvenzhane Wallis to play 'Annie'

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Academy Award nominee Quvenzhané Wallis, the 9-year-old star of the critically acclaimed "Beasts of the Southern Wild," and the youngest person ever nominated for a "Best Actress" Oscar, has been cast in the title role of Annie in a new film production of the classic story of an orphan child.

"With the recent Academy Award nomination and critical acclaim, Quvenzhané...

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Woman killed by taxi in Kips Bay accident

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A woman was killed Sunday after she was hit by taxi that spun out of control after it was hit by another car, police said.

A car coming out of a parking lot at the corner of Third Avenue and E. 27th Street struck the taxi that was traveling northbound around 1:30 a.m., causing the cab to lose control, police said.

It struck the unidentified woman who died at Bellevue Medical Center.

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