Category Archives: Entertainment

NBA Finals, Jan. 6 hearing lead ABC to ratings win

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC was the top-rated television network last week largely behind the NBA Finals, and its news division won bragging rights for the first prime-time hearing of the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 riot at

War isn’t funny but humor helps Ukrainians cope with trauma

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Because he'll shortly be deployed as a soldier on the battlefields of Ukraine, Serhiy Lipko and Anastasia Zukhvala chose to marry first, like a growing number of couples being torn asunder by war with Russia.

Japan toughens defamation penalties after wrestler’s suicide

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s parliament approved tougher penalties for criminal defamation Monday in a move prompted by a bullied wrestler's suicide and that is raising free speech concerns.

Report: Prince Charles blasts UK’s Rwanda deportation plan

LONDON (AP) — A British newspaper says Prince Charles has criticized the government's plan to start deporting some asylum-seekers to Rwanda, calling it “appalling." Citing unnamed

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif.; Gov. Ned Lamont, D-Conn.; Mark Oliva, director of public affairs for the National Shooting Sports Foundation.

Roy Moore seeks to revive lawsuit against Sacha Baron Cohen

NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for Roy Moore tried to persuade some skeptical federal appeals judges Friday to revive a $95 million defamation lawsuit that the former Alabama candidate for U.S. Senate brought against comedian Sacha Baron Cohen.

Some 20 million watch primetime hearing of House 1/6 panel

NEW YORK (AP) — An estimated 20 million people watched Thursday night's hearing of the House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. The

Quebec wants federal language law reform to drop reference about promoting English

MONTREAL — The Quebec government wants the proposed federal language law reform to take a different approach toward the province's English-speaking minority and francophone minorities in other parts of the country.  The province has sent 14 suggested a...

A harrowing American moment, repackaged for prime time

NEW YORK (AP) — Promised: New footage. New testimony. New and damning revelations designed to eliminate all doubt. Hired to package it all for the airwaves: A former network news president. The time slot: 8 p.m. on the East Coast,

Justice Barrett’s $425K tops among Supreme Court’s authors

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court justices took in $800,000 in book royalties last year, a lucrative supplement to their judicial salaries, according to financial reports released Thursday.