Kathy Griffin Sets Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center Gigs, Still Thinks ‘What Happened Was Bulls—‘

HBO Nine months after her career was nearly derailed by the backlash over a provocative, anti-Trump photo shoot, Kathy Griffin has lined up high-profile gigs at Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center. The comedian announced the performances during a top-of-the-show appearance on “Real Time With Bill Maher,” telling Maher: “I just booked a show at … Read more

14 Highest Selling ‘American Idol’ Alumni of All Time (Photos)

“American Idol” returns on March 11, and we couldn’t be more excited. That’s because it’s the rare reality show that has actually produced some bona fide pop stars, hit-makers and even an Oscar winner. Whoever wins has a tough road getting there, and an even tougher climb up this ladder of the highest “Idol” alumni … Read more

‘1985’ Film Review: Retro AIDS Tale Earns Its Tears

Dutch Rall Prepare to break out the handkerchiefs several times during writer-director Yen Tan’s “1985,” a deeply emotional tearjerker and family story set in a year when an HIV diagnosis was effectively a death sentence. This is a realistic, discreet, yet exploratory film that earns its tears honestly and scrupulously. Gay, closeted, and HIV-positive Adrian … Read more

The ‘Star Wars’ Defense: Feds, AT&T and Time Warner Bicker in Juicy Pretrial Filings

Antitrust proceedings might not sound like the sexiest spectator sport, but the Department of Justice and hopeful couple AT&T and Time Warner ratcheted up the drama in legal filings on Friday, ahead of their looming showdown in court. The government floated a conspiracy theory that the combined companies will hold content hostage — Warner Bros. … Read more

Sean McDonough Exits as Voice of ESPN’s ‘Monday Night Football’

Joe Faraoni / ESPN Images ESPN’s Sean McDonough has signed a multi-year extension to his deal that will see him leave his current role as the voice of “Monday Night Football,” the network announced on Friday. McDonough is leaving the booth after just two years, having replaced Mike Tirico in 2016. He will rejoin ESPN’s … Read more

'Stand down': How the Obama team blew the response to Russian meddling

From left, Russian President Vladimir Putin, presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, CIA Director John Brennan, President Barack Obama and national security adviser Susan Rice. (Photo illustration: Yahoo News; photos: AP (7), Getty Images)This is the second of CIA Director John Brennan was angry. On Aug. 4, 2016, he was on the phone with … Read more

Eastern Ghouta: Syrian army splits enclave in three, reports say

Middle East Middle East Eastern Ghouta: Syrian army splits enclave in three, reports say Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook … Read more

Florida shooting: NRA sues as Florida enacts gun-control law

US & Canada US & Canada Florida shooting: NRA sues as Florida enacts gun-control law Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email … Read more

Trump says Kim meeting is ‘in the making’ despite concerns

US & Canada US & Canada Trump says Kim meeting is ‘in the making’ despite concerns Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionKim Jong-un and Donald Trump: From enemies to frenemies?President Trump has tweeted that a deal with North Korea is “very much in the making”, a day after revealing he had agreed … Read more

Suspect, 3 women dead after hostages taken at veterans home

A suspected gunman and three women believed to be hostages he took at a California veterans home on Friday have been found dead, police said. The grim end to the situation at the Veterans Home of California in Yountville, a 600-acre facility north of Napa wine country, was announced at around 7:45 p.m. local time … Read more