Backstage moments at the Oscars
Oscar winners Jamie Lee Curtis and Michelle Yeoh watch backstage as Brendan Fraser (unseen) poses with his Oscmore
Best Actor Brendan Fraser celebrates with his Oscar backstage. REUTERS/Mike Blake
Best Supporting Actor Ke Huy Quan pops out behind Best Actor Brendan Fraser as he poses with his Oscar flankedmore
Directors Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert pose with their Oscar for Best Picture for "Everything Everywhere Amore
Best Actress Michelle Yeoh poses with her Oscar in the photo room. REUTERS/Mike Blake
Best Supporting Actor Ke Huy Quan poses with his Oscar in the photo room. REUTERS/Mike Blake
Sarah Polley poses with the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for "Women Talking" in the photo room. REUTERS/Mmore
Best Supporting Actor Ke Huy Quan celebrates with his Oscar in the photo room. REUTERS/Mike Blake
Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert and Jonathan Wang pose with the Oscar for Best Picture for "Everything Everywhermore
M.M. Keeravaani and Chandrabose pose with the Oscar for Best Original Song for "Naatu Naatu" from "RRR" in themore
Charlie Mackesy and Matthew Freud pose with the Oscar for Best Animated Short Film for "The Boy, the Mole, themore
Kartiki Gonsalves and Guneet Monga pose with the Oscar for Best Documentary Short Film for "The Elephant Whispmore
Adrien Morot ties his shoe as Judy Chin, Anne Marie Bradley pose with the Oscar for Best Makeup and Hairstylinmore
Jeanne Moore peeks out at her boyfriend, Best Actor Brendan Fraser, as he poses with his Oscar in the photo romore
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In photos: The holy month of Ramadan
Muslims around the world observe the holy month of Ramadan.
French police face off with protesters over pension reform
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NYC braces for Trump indictment
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Protesters and police clash across France in day of strife
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