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HOUSTON (AP) — What a birthday present for rookie manager Alex Cora. He’s taking the Boston Red Sox back to the World Series. David Price put his postseason woes behind him, pitching the Red Sox past the defending champion Houston Astros 4-1 Thursday night in Game 5 of the AL Championship Series. Next stop for […]

Stephen Colbert on Thursday offered up a mocking reminder of Christian values to televangelist Pat Robertson and other evangelical supporters of President Donald Trump.  Robertson said Trump shouldn’t jeopardize U.S. relations with Saudi Arabia over the suspected murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.  The TV pastor urged Trump not to cancel a $100 billion […]

Researchers believe that the death of a New York man infected with an extremely rare neurological disease was likely caused by eating squirrel brains. The unidentified 61-year-old man arrived at a hospital in 2015 with symptoms of muddled thinking and difficulty walking. A brain scan showed similarities with people suffering from variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD), […]

Stephen Colbert can’t get enough of the reports of a shouting match in the White House between two of President Donald Trump’s top aides.  Colbert wished someone would ― and then offered up a suggestion on who.  Find out in the clip above. 

Russian President Vladimir Putin gloated Thursday about what he sees as the end of the United States’ world dominance due to growing “mistakes.”  Putin also claimed America holds “some responsibility” for the disappearance of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi because the Saudi journalist was living in the U.S., he said in annual foreign policy speech, according to […]

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) ― More than a thousand people were still missing on Wednesday a week after Hurricane Michael flattened communities across the Florida Panhandle, killing at least 27. Teams made up of hundreds of volunteers with the Houston-based CrowdSource Rescue organization were searching for more than 1,135 people in Florida who lost […]

And, on Tuesday’s broadcast of “The Late Show,” he revealed the one funny difference in how British audiences are reacting to the show. “They are super hung-up about sex, they giggle at sex stuff,” Miranda told host Stephen Colbert. He said a line in the song “Wait For It” about “keeping the bed warm while […]

The 2018 midterms are less than a month away but already the posturing to run for president in 2020 is in full force. Nothing illustrates this more than Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s bizarre decision to release a DNA test to prove her family’s Native American ancestry. In her effort to pre-empt Donald Trump’s familiar refrain […]

Keira Knightley readily admits that people often confuse her with other actresses. Knightley, star of “Colette,” revealed on Tuesday’s broadcast of “The Late Late Show” that she’s been approached by folks who mistakenly think she is Kate Winslet, Rachel Weisz or Natalie Portman. But a person in a store once asked her to pose for […]

John Krasinski has renewed his years-long prank war with late-night TV host Jimmy Kimmel ― and the actor’s latest joke on his unsuspecting former neighbor is one for the books. On Tuesday’s episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” broadcast from Brooklyn, New York, the pair reminisced about pranking each other when they lived nearby. Krasinski then […]


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