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  • Court finds anti-whaling protesters in contempt

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Radical environmentalists who threw acid and smoke bombs at Japanese whalers were found in contempt of court Friday for continuing their relentless campaign to disrupt the annual whale hunt off the…

  • More than 4 million people watched 1st dog telethon

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 4,400 people filed adoption papers for homeless dogs during what was billed as the first all-star dog adoption telethon, producers say. “If only half of those result in adoptions,…

  • More than 4 million people watched 1st dog telethon

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Producers say more than 4,400 people filed adoption papers for homeless dogs during “Cause for Paws: An All-Star Dog Spectacular,” billed as the first all-star dog adoption telethon. Executive Producer Michael…

  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. ___ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Rubio. ___ CBS’ “Face the Nation” — Rubio; Sen. Lindsey…

  • Holmes Norton spills the horrible truth about Stephen Colbert

    WASHINGTON — A veritable who’s-who of political and entertainment figures serenaded Stephen Colbert on Thursday night’s finale of “The Colbert Report,” including D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton: Norton spoke with WTOP on Friday about her…

  • Sponsors pay big bucks to join college bowl games

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ready! Set! Hut, hut: This holiday season’s blitz of college football bowl games will feature a reshuffled roster of corporate sponsors spending millions to thrust their names in front of fans…

  • Craig Ferguson’s last ‘good night’ as ‘Late Late Show’ host

    NEW YORK (AP) — Was it Bob Newhart horsing around all those years on “The Late Late Show”? That whimsical notion is part of the revelry during Craig Ferguson’s final hour as host of the…

  • Actor Stephen Collins denies he’s a pedophile in interview

    NEW YORK (AP) — Embattled actor Stephen Collins says he’s not a pedophile and insists he has inappropriately touched a minor on only one occasion. In an interview with Yahoo’s Katie Couric, the “7th Heaven”…

  • IOC awards Olympic TV rights in Cuba for 2016

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Cuba’s state broadcaster has been awarded the country’s exclusive television rights to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The IOC says it granted the rights across all broadcast platforms to…

  • Stephen Colbert retires his ‘Report’ and the host he played

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Colbert is dead. Stephen Colbert is immortal? Long live Stephen Colbert! Nine years of Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report” came to an end Thursday night along with its mythical presiding…

  • Marathon bombing survivor in ‘Yes to Dress’ finale

    BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Marathon bombings took Rebekah DiMartino’s leg, but they couldn’t rob her of her joy as a new bride. Her sometimes faltering search for the perfect wedding dress — trying on…

  • AP Explains: Stephen Colbert vs. “Stephen Colbert”

    Stephen Colbert leaves Comedy Central’s satirical political talk show “The Colbert Report” after nine years Thursday night. He will become host of the “Late Show” on CBS, replacing David Letterman in May. So ends the…

  • ‘Sorority Sisters’ draws criticism, loses sponsors

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — VH1 says it’s sticking with “Sorority Sisters” despite criticism of the reality show’s depiction of black sorority members and the growing defection of commercial sponsors. There are no plans to change…

  • Bruce and Kris Jenner finalize divorce

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Court records show Kris and Bruce Jenner have finalized their divorce, but they won’t be officially single until March. A Los Angeles judge on Tuesday signed off on the couple’s divorce…

  • Byron Pitts replacing Dan Abrams as ABC ‘Nightline’ anchor

    NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News says Byron Pitts is taking over for Dan Abrams as a co-anchor of “Nightline.” Pitts, the network’s chief national correspondent, will replace Abrams after Thursday’s edition of the late-night…