Politics on display as Letterman receives Mark Twain Prize

Politics on display as Letterman receives Mark Twain Prize

David Letterman was never known as a particularly political comedian, preferring a detached irony-drenched tone that favored the surreal and silly over topical humor. But there was an unmistakable political tint to much of Sunday night's ceremony to present Letterman with the Mark Twain award for American humor.

38 accuse writer/director James Toback of sexual harassment

October 23
38 accuse writer/director James Toback of sexual harassment
Writer and director James Toback, who received an Oscar nomination for writing "Bugsy," has been accused of sexual harassment by 38 women in a report published Sunday in The Los Angeles Times.

KARE 11 and longtime morning anchor Kim Insley 'part ways'

October 21
KARE 11 and longtime morning anchor Kim Insley 'part ways'
Insley talked about some future plans in a video she posted on Facebook.
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3:45am

Zendaya, Cate Blanchett preach empowerment at InStyle Awards

Empowerment was the de facto theme at the third annual InStyle Awards Monday night, where Hollywood and fashion A-listers from Cate Blanchett and Zendaya to Cindy Crawford gathered on an open-air patio at The Getty Center to celebrate one another and those behind the scenes that make the glamour possible.
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2:50am

Tiger Woods set to enter plea bargain for DUI arrest

The diversion program for intoxicated drivers that Tiger Woods is expected to enter Wednesday is one of several across the country aimed at reducing the number of repeat offenders and backlogs of court cases.
Celebrities
1:55am

Zendaya, Cate Blanchett preach empowerment at InStyle Awards

Cate Blanchett and Zendaya are among the InStyle honorees who have chosen to use their platform to talk about more than clothes.
Celebrities
October 23

The Latest: Weinstein's former assistant details harassment

The Latest on sexual harassment in Hollywood (all times local):
Celebrities
October 23

Star chef Besh steps down amid sexual harassment allegations

New Orleans celebrity chef John Besh stepped down from management of the restaurant group that bears his name after a newspaper reported that 25 women who are current or former employees of the business said they were victims of sexual harassment by male co-workers and bosses.
Celebrities
October 23

Satirical 'Ask A Mexican' column to end after decade run

The "Ask A Mexican" column, a satirical weekly installment about U.S. Latinos that once ran in more than three dozen alternative weekly newspapers across the country, is coming to an end.
Celebrities
October 23

Pharmacists cited for trying to see Prince's medical records

Three Indiana pharmacists have been reprimanded by state regulators for trying to access Prince's medical records within days of the music superstar's death last year.
Celebrities
October 23

John Stamos gets engaged to girlfriend at Disneyland

John Stamos picked "the happiest place on earth" to get engaged over the weekend.
Music
October 23

Book Review: 'Way It Was' taps aging Sinatra's highs,

"The Way It Was: My Life with Frank Sinatra" (Hachette Books), by Eliot Weisman and Jennifer ValoppiFrank Sinatra's prime years as a singer were long…
Movies
October 23

Weinstein accuser Ashley Judd to be interviewed by ABC News

ABC News says Ashley Judd will sit down with anchor Diane Sawyer for her first television interview since the actress-activist went public with allegations against movie executive Harvey Weinstein.
Celebrities
October 23

Corey Feldman charged with pot possession in Louisiana

Police in Louisiana say actor and musician Corey Feldman has been charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession and driving with a suspended license after his tour bus was pulled over for speeding over the weekend.
Music
October 22

No joke: TV host Letterman honored with Mark Twain Prize

David Letterman was celebrated at the Kennedy Center Sunday night for his record run on late-night TV, innovative comedy routines and for helping the nation start to heal by reassuring that it was OK to laugh again after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
Music
October 22

Loretta Lynn returns after stroke to honor Alan Jackson

Country star Alan Jackson, the late guitarist and singer Jerry Reed and songwriter Don Schlitz were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday.
Music
October 22

The Latest: Kimmel says Letterman helped nation after 9/11

The Latest on David Letterman receiving the prestigious Mark Twain Prize for American Humor (all times local):
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October 22

Salvation Army receives donated urn filled with ashes

A Salvation Army thrift store in New Hampshire has received an urn apparently filled with cremated remains.
Celebrities
October 22

The Latest: O'Reilly says he was one of many accused at Fox

The Latest on the parent company of the Fox News Channel saying it knew a news analyst had threatened to file a sexual harassment lawsuit against Bill O'Reilly when it renewed the popular personality's contract in February (all times local):
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October 22

Fox renewed O'Reilly contract despite knowing of allegations

The parent company of the Fox News Channel says it knew a news analyst planned to file a sexual harassment lawsuit against Bill O'Reilly when it renewed the popular personality's contract in February.
Celebrities
October 21

David Letterman to receive Mark Twain Prize for Humor

David Letterman receives the 20th Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for Humor Sunday night, prompting reminisces about the retired late-night TV host. In 1975,…
Celebrities
October 20

C.J.: Chris Shaw, Fancy Ray get serious about raising money for Lone Survivor Foundation

The self-proclaimed “Best Lookin’ Man in Comedy” and a comic “rat” from the Adam’s Pest Control commercials were repeatedly upstaged by an accidental audience. I…
National
October 20

Melania Trump donates inaugural ball gown to Smithsonian

Melania Trump is donating her inaugural ball gown to the First Ladies' Collection at the Smithsonian Institution.

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