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Oscar statues are painted outside the entrance to the Dolby Theatre as preparations continue for the 88th Academy Awards in Hollywood, Calif., Feb. 25, 2016. (Photo by Lucy Nicholson/Reuters)

2016: A look at this year's Academy Awards by the numbers

02/27/16 10:31AM

Oscars by the numbers8: Films nominated for Best Picture this year307: Number of films that were eligible for the big nomination20: Number of actors nominated for Oscar0: Number of nominees of color nominated this year19: Most times a person has hosted the Oscars (Bob Hope)2: Number of times Chris Rock has hosted1929: Year of the first Academy... read more

Quiz: How much do you know about Super Tuesday?

02/25/16 12:10PM

On March 1, voters from various states across the country will caucus or cast their primary votes for the Republican and Democratic presidential candidates. Super Tuesday is the day on which the most delegates are up for grabs at one time than any other point in the election cycle. In many cases, the candidates who come out on top on Super... read more

This computer-generated view depicts part of Mars at the boundary between darkness and daylight, with an area including Gale Crater beginning to catch morning light, in this handout image provided by NASA. (Photo by NASA/JPL-Caltech/Reuters)

This news quiz is out of this world

02/19/16 01:57PM

This week, Kanye West asked for a loan, former Vice President Dick Cheney suggested a presidential candidate might be in the wrong party, and NASA began recruiting for a brand new class of astronauts. Did you keep up with the news this week? Find out with this quiz. read more