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  • Stephen Colbert pays tearful tribute to his late mother, Lorna

    Stephen Colbert opened his show Wednesday night with a moving tribute to his mother, Lorna Tuck Colbert, who died last week at the age of 92. “I’ve been away from the ‘Report’ for a week,” Colbert said, “because one...
  • Stephen Colbert coins new term, 'truthinews,' for skewed TV news

    The man who introduced “truthiness” to the lexicon has a new word for us all: “truthinews.”   As defined by Stephen Colbert, “truthinews” is the practice, increasingly prevalent on cable news, of telling viewers...
  • Stephen Colbert grills Lawrence Wright with Scientology-speak

    Stephen Colbert grills Lawrence Wright with Scientology-speak
    Lawrence Wright, the author of "Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief" appeared on "The Colbert Report" Thursday night to talk about his book. But before he could get there, Stephen Colbert bgean grilling the Pulitzer Prize...
  • Who is the best owner in pro sports?

    Cuban plays hard Ben Bolch Los Angeles Times The NBA still has the best owner in pro sports even after the passing of Jerry Buss. His name is Mark Cuban. Not only do his teams win (with the notable exception of this season), but he pampers his players,...
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson to lead viewers on 'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey'

    Neil deGrasse Tyson to lead viewers on 'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey'
    NEW YORK — Bringing a long list of prepared questions to an interview with Neil deGrasse Tyson is a fool's errand. That's not to say a conversation with the director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History isn't...
  • Maryland teen gets worldwide stage after winning Intel award

    Maryland teen gets worldwide stage after winning Intel award
    The whiteboard that keeps track of Jack Andraka's schedule would be an exhausting blur for anyone, let alone a 16-year-old high school student: Last-minute requests are squeezed into already full days, scientific conferences bump up against speaking...
  • Colbert interrogates John Seigenthaler about Al Jazeera America

    Colbert interrogates John Seigenthaler about Al Jazeera America
    Al Jazeera America anchor John Seigenthaler visited "The Colbert Report" Tuesday night, and though he surely knew what to expect from a Stephen Colbert interview, this one was particularly brutal — and brutally funny. Seigenthaler, who spent close...
  • Arcade Fire scores second No. 1 album with 'Reflektor'

    Arcade Fire scores second No. 1 album with 'Reflektor'
    Arcade Fire burned through the competition on its way to the top of the Billboard 200 this week. The Canadian group bowed at No. 1 on the album chart Wednesday with "Reflektor," which sold 140,000 copies in its first week in stores, according to Nielsen...
  • Things to know for Wednesday

    Things to know for Wednesday
    Racer Tony Stewart has hurt his leg and will be out of competition for the near future. Also, the government has decided it can pretty much take whatever it wants from you, whether you're charged with anything or not. Additionally, George Duke, who...
  • 'The Colbert Report' visits gay-tolerant small town in Kentucky

    Vladimir Putin could learn a thing or two from Johnny Cummings, the openly gay mayor of the tiny but tolerant coal town of Vicco, Ky. On Wednesday night “The Colbert Report” profiled Cummings, the politician and hairdresser who helped...
  • Music review: Botstein has last laugh with L.A. Phil at the Bowl

     Music review: Botstein has last laugh with L.A. Phil at the Bowl
    They laughed when Leon Botstein became president of Bard College in 1975, at the very idea that a 28-year-old could enliven a venerable New York liberal arts college. They laughed in 1990 when Botstein started the Bard Music Festival, which had the...