Debut of 'Daily Show With Trevor Noah' set for Sept. 28NEW YORK (AP) — Comedy Central says Sept. 28 will be opening night for Trevor Noah as the new host of "The Daily Show."
The 31-year-old South African comedian will be stepping into the job held by Jon Stewart since 1999.
The previously announced departure date for Stewart is Aug. 6....
Judge closes book on last Lindsay Lohan criminal case in LALOS ANGELES (AP) — For the first time in nearly eight years, Lindsay Lohan is not on probation.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mark Young on Thursday ended Lohan's probation in a reckless driving case, closing the last of a series of LA criminal cases that have dogged the actress...
Blood stains on display at Dustin Diamond's bar brawl trialPORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) — A prosecutor has presented a bloodstained T-shirt and sweater along with a sliced coat all worn by a man who says he was stabbed by TV actor Dustin Diamond in a Wisconsin barroom scuffle.
Twenty-five-year-old Casey Smet took the stand Thursday as Diamond's...
J Lo looks forward to Morocco's top music festivalRABAT, Morocco (AP) — Singer and movie star Jennifer Lopez has expressed excitement about kicking off Morocco's Mawazine music festival on Friday, while insisting she's still just the girl from the Bronx.
"I'm excited for everyone to see my whole show and experience a Moroccan...
Demi Lovato is the face of mental health in new campaignLOS ANGELES (AP) — When Demi Lovato was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, she was actually relieved.
"Growing up, I felt very, very depressed," she said. "Even though I was playing concerts and living out my dream, I couldn't tell you why I was upset."
After a family intervention, she...
Win or not, Tony-nominee Brian d'Arcy James feels victoriousNEW YORK (AP) — Brian d'Arcy James throws some serious shade at William Shakespeare in the Tony-nominated musical "Something Rotten." And it has paid off, nicely.
Playing the great Bard's fictional adversary in the comedy set in the 16th century has earned James his third Tony Award...
Lawyer: Tracy Morgan happy Wal-Mart crash lawsuit behind himTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan was very emotional after settling his lawsuit against Wal-Mart over a highway crash that killed one man and left Morgan and two friends seriously injured.
Appearing on NBC's "Today" show Thursday, Morgan's lawyer, Benedict Morelli, said...
At 72, Brazilian stars celebrate half-century of friendshipRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A university student by the name of Caetano Veloso struck up a conversation one day with a fellow student, a budding musician with a local TV gig. It was a chance encounter that helped change the face of Brazilian music and launched a friendship that has...
Appeals court: Apple must submit to imposition of monitorNEW YORK (AP) — Apple must cooperate with a court-appointed monitor after a judge found the technology giant colluded with book publishers in 2010 to raise electronic book prices, a federal appeals court said Thursday.
The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan rejected Apple...
Molestation claim against Michael Jackson's estate dismissedLOS ANGELES (AP) — A choreographer who accused Michael Jackson of years of molestation cannot pursue his allegations against the singer's estate because he waited too long to file the legal action, a judge ruled.
Superior Court Judge Mitchell Beckloff wrote in his ruling Tuesday that...
Obama says TX storms a reminder to prepare for disasters
MIAMI (AP) — President Barack Obama said Thursday the deadly flooding in Texas should serve as a reminder of the need to make the nation more resilient to the impact of natural disasters, adding that climate change is affecting both... Full story
Floods in vulnerable Houston no surprise, despite controls
HOUSTON (AP) — The flooding, property damage and loss of life as torrential rains this week hit the Houston area should be no surprise.
"It happens fairly frequently," said Sam Brody, director of Texas A&M University's Center for... Full story
Judge closes book on last Lindsay Lohan criminal case in LA
LOS ANGELES (AP) — For the first time in nearly eight years, Lindsay Lohan is not on probation.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mark Young on Thursday ended Lohan's probation in a reckless driving case, closing the last of a series of... Full story
Boston still has snow piles _ and they're filled with trash
BOSTON (AP) — Snow piles from the record-setting New England winter are lingering in the Boston area, even as the weather turns summer-like.
A 75-foot-high snow mound in Boston's Seaport District has been reduced to a three-story pile... Full story
Administration asks judge to toss House health care suit
WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama administration attorneys urged a federal judge Thursday to throw out a politically charged lawsuit by House Republicans over the president's health care law, but encountered plenty of skeptical questions.
"You... Full story