| Sep 18, 2014
| 7:41 AM
Darrell Hammond will return to "Saturday Night Live" as the show's announcer when it returns for a 40th season on Sept. 27, NBC announced Thursday.
The former cast member will replace Don Pardo, who had been the voice of "SNL" since it premiered in...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Al Jazeera is firing back at Al Gore and Joel Hyatt's claims that the Doha, Qatar-based company is withholding tens of millions held in escrow from its purchase of Current TV.
In a counterclaim filed in Delaware Court of Chancery, Al Jazeera calls the...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:53 PM
“Global warming” is a phrase so identified with Democrats and Al Gore that now that the reality is upon us, it’s not only creating extreme weather, but a dilemma for conservatives:
What should they call this phenomenon without sounding...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 1:51 PM
On the same day that Hillary Clinton returned to Iowa as a potential presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) told a national television audience that he might run for president too -- as a Democrat or as an independent, he hasn't decided...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Prior to his annual steak fry, retiring Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) said this about Hillary Clinton to Dan Balz of The Washington Post: "...she is much more progressive in her thoughts and her inclination than most people may think."
| Sep 16, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Liberals have embraced the word "progressive" because it sounds more forward-looking than "liberal," which has a track record voters periodically reject when the ideology doesn't live up to its declared goals (think Hubert Humphrey, George McGovern,...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 4:02 PM
To the editor: Bill Clinton's high approval ratings prove that Americans have very short memories or are ignorant of the facts. ("How Bill Clinton, improbably, became America's favorite politician," Sept. 10)
His administration is largely responsible...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 11:00 AM
If you read a recent Forbes article on Hampton Creek Foods, makers of the purely plant-based egg mayonnaise sold at Whole Foods, you may have noticed a single sentence referencing former Vice President Al Gore. According to Forbes, Gore is "circling"...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 1:34 PM
When Angelina Jolie arrived at Oscar rehearsals Thursday morning, she had some wisdom to share with a group of film students clustered backstage at the Dolby Theatre. The actress and director spoke to the students not of the demands of a Hollywood career,...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Oprah. Oscar. Oscar. Oprah.
Yes, it might be a bit early to riff on David Letterman's ill-fated, Uma-Oprah 1995 Academy Awards monologue bit. Then again, with Winfrey's movie "Lee Daniels' The Butler" sitting atop the box office for a second week with a...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Among fans of West Hollywood Thai restaurant Night + Market, anticipation for the opening of its sister iteration in Silver Lake has been virtually palpable. Drive down Sunset Boulevard toward Micheltorena and past Night + Market Song's pink facade and...