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Chuck Barris, Creator of The Gong Show, Master Showman (1929 - 2017)

Barris used to keep the NBC censors off the show's back by throwing sacrifices at them - acts he knew the censors wouldn't approve, but that would distract th...


Democratic senators split over support for Gorsuch

To date, only three Democrats have said they support Gorsuch. Tester's statement didn't reference the FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to ...


Cuomo wants temporary budget to avoid shutdown

Andrew M. Cuomo's time. Citing a similar battle in the nation's capital regarding federal funding of programs, Governor Cuomo says an agreement on state-level...


3 arrested in Atlanta fire underneath interstate bridge

Investigators say the trio, all believed to be homeless, started the fire intentionally on Thursday. Reports suggest the fire began in an area used to store...


EU Brexit guide softens on United Kingdom relations

Tusk, who will share a proposal of the negotiating guidelines with the other 27 member states on Friday, said there was one positive from Brexit - that it had m...


Flynn did not disclose income from Russian companies - White House

Schiff called for the documents to be shared with the full intelligence committees. "The main issue in this case, is not only the unmasking of these names of ...


Indiana Democrat to back Gorsuch nomination to Supreme Court

In a chamber where the Republicans hold a narrow 52 to 48 seat majority, McConnell would need to round up at least eight Democrats to achieve a super majority -...


Gonzaga, N Carolina feature beastly bigs in NCAA title game

Two college basketball programs on opposite ends of the country and with much different histories will face off in Monday's NCAA championship game at Glendale...


Driver in Crash Admitted Texting Before Collision

Following the crash, Kuchler said told the AP he spoke with the driver of the truck, who was later identified as 20-year-old Jack Dillon Young of Leakey, Texa...


DC police: Kidnapped N. Carolina girl found after slayings

At around 8:30 p.m., D.C. police gave chase to a auto matching the description released by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police. The courageous young girl called po...


Storms take aim at Alabama after killing 2 in Louisiana

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards said the Weather Service had issued a "high risk" advisory for central and northern Louisiana, warning residents to be vigil...


Venezuela leader backs Supreme Court gutting congress powers

In a statement Saturday, the South American country's top court announced that the ruling had been dropped, hours after Venezuela's Security Council called on t...


Jared Kushner visits Iraq

Although Kushner's closeness to Trump, as well as his mushrooming portfolio, has prompted some grumbling and mocking within the White House - and outside - Kush...


United Nations chief alarmed by Israel's approval of new settlement

A spokesman for United Nations chief Antonio Guterres, expressed "disappointment and alarm" at the announcement. The announcement, the Jewish Democrat wrote ...


Chicago police arrest 14-year-old in rape on Facebook Live

A detective with the case says they still have several other offenders that they need to identify and arrest, as well. Police described the second suspect as ...


Witness account highlights dangers of texting while driving

In my spirit I felt a groan because I thought that's awful to lose both parents at the same time, but she looks at me and said we're going to be OK. By 12:20 ...


Third Democratic senator says he'll support Gorsuch

In an essay to constituents, she said it had been "a really hard decision for me". Now, with Trump in the White House and politics ever more polarized, there ...


Kapla makes National Hockey League debut for New Jersey Devils

While still mathematically in the mix, the Islanders' chances of a third straight playoff appearance are slim. With four games left, NY earned its 86th point ...


House Republicans consider reviving healthcare push: lawmaker

Oregon Rep. Earl Blumenauer, for example, submitted the "No Trump Act of 2017" to prohibit the federal government from paying expenses at any Trump hotels, an...


Trump tells lawmakers he expects deal 'very quickly' on healthcare

The legislation's provision to repeal essential health benefits such as maternity care and emergency services was created to appeal to hard-line conservatives w...


Ryan says Congress awaiting new Russian Federation documents

Watts said that the Kremlin was engaged in active measures as early as 2009 and began its attempts to manipulate the election in August 2015. "He denies the...


Trump faces questions of interference in investigations

The scene surrounding what is President Trump and the alleged surveillance of his transition team by the Obama Administration seems to continue to be ever so c...


Church minibus crash leaves 13 dead, congregation in mourning

Thirteen people were killed and two were injured in a crash Wednesday afternoon between a church bus and a pickup truck, according to the Texas Department of ...


College athletic league signals return to North Carolina after LGBT law revoked

Bill Cook, R-Beaufort, voted against. The new repeal effort will leave bathroom regulation up to the state. "I think what the NCAA is anxious about is havin...


State trooper shoots, kills man at NJ Turnpike rest stop in Cranbury

As the troopers moved in to talk with him, he drove off and parked in a remote section of the parking lot, officials said. The shooting response team is made up...


Trump travel ban: Administration appeals Hawaii judge's new ruling blocking ban

But Hawaii is arguing that the new order still violates the Constitution by discriminating against Muslims. He likened it to a neon sign flashing "Muslim ...


Tucson PD: Remains of missing Tucson girl Isabel Celis have been found

The remains of six-year-old Isabel Celis were found in a rural area of Pima County, in Tucson, Arizona , last month. "The death of a child is a loss to the...


Professor tweets 'trying not to vomit' when seat given to soldier

The daughter of Senator John McCain (R-AZ) - who spent years as a POW - went on to question Drexel professor George Ciccariello-Maher and wondered aloud if he w...


3 arrested in Atlanta fire underneath interstate bridge that collapsed

Dozens of firefighters battled to control the blaze underneath the roadway, before evacuating the area as the intense heat caused a section of Interstate 85 in ...


GWB Scandal Figures Get Prison Terms For 'Abuse Of Power'

Kelly was tearful in court, but set a decidedly more resolute tone outside of court, minutes after learning she is on course to spend a year and a half in priso...


3 storm chasers killed in crash during West Texas storms

Attempts to set up instruments in the path of tornadoes have been made since the 1970s to map the winds and gather other information. They died after their cars...


Man dead after shots fired in 2 police encounters identified

The officer sustained contusions to his right thigh, left elbow and forehead due to the impact with the suspect's van. The female passenger and the four child...


Sen. McCain Says Select Committee Must Be Formed to Probe Trump & Russia

Cue a "public statement" Colbert says Nunes made earlier in the day, which turns out to be a portion of the music video from Rick Astley's 1987 No. 1 hit "Never...


Netanyahu set to approve first West Bank settlement for 20 years

The talks, however, ended in a stalemate, with the White House expressing its "concerns" about settlement construction. Trump's inner circle includes aides with...


White House tells Russia probers: Come see intel yourselves

The California Democrat added, "The White House has yet to explain why senior White House staff apparently shared these materials with but one member of either ...