Jon Stewart has been kind of hard on Congress lately, but on Wednesday night's Daily Show he found an institution he was less impressed with: the U.S.
It's a girl for Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher: The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter, on Tuesday in Los Angeles, People reports.
Adam Sandler has signed a deal with Netflix for produce and star in four feature films for the streaming video service, which will premiere in the almost 50 countries where Netflix is currently available.
To get drivers in New Mexico to slow down, a road that plays music is being installed along Route 66.
Geraldine "Jerrie" Mock, the first woman to fly solo around the world, died Tuesday of natural causes at her home in Quincy, Florida.
A new study suggests that evaluating a person's sense of smell later in life could predict how likely they are to still be living five years later.
Massachusetts Democrats are scrambling to help out their nominee for governor, state Attorney General Martha Coakley, as she faces a serious financial disadvantage in a close race against Republican nominee Charlie Baker.
An Ohio woman who thought she was being inseminated with sperm from a white man but was instead sent vials from a black man is suing the sperm bank that made the mistake, saying her biracial daughter has to suffer living in an "intolerant" town close to insensitive relatives.
Visitors to the National Mall in Washington, D.C. aren't seeing things: that is a giant face in the six acres next to the Reflecting Pool, west of the National World War II Memorial.
An estimated 35,000 Pacific walrus who could not find sea ice to rest on have come ashore in Alaska. http://t.co/jDBjPxehDk 35,000 Haul-out - Pacific Walrus usually rest on sea ice but will head to beaches if no ice pic.twitter.com/O2BOHns2cp— Colette (@lippyCN) October 1, 2014 The walrus have descended upon a beach five miles north of Point Lay, an Inupiat Eskimo village 700 miles northwest of Anchorage.
Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Democratic challenger in Kentucky to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, has a new ad featuring the best single supporter a Democrat can probably get: Former President Bill Clinton.
When a bunch of people get together, everything changes. Different rules apply. I've posted about navigating office politics.
A new poll released by Rasmussen reveals that 47 percent of likely U.S. voters believe that now-former Attorney General Eric Holder was "more interested in politics than in administering justice in a fair way." Twenty-eight percent disagreed with the statement and said they think "fair administration of justice was Holder's chief interest." Nearly 25 percent said they weren't sure.
A jury on Wednesday found a Florida man guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of a teenager following a dispute about loud music.
Subscribers with Amazon Prime Instant Video accounts who want to watch the classic Tom and Jerry cartoons are being warned that "episodes of the iconic show may depict scenes of 'ethnic and racial prejudice.'" According to the Daily Mail, the concerns stem from the representation of a black maid in early episodes of the cartoon from the 1940s.
Julia Pierson has resigned as director of the Secret Service, CNN reports. Her resignation comes amid security concerns after multiple incidents at the White House.
In a new interview with Aeon magazine, Elon Musk argues that we should put a million people on Mars if we want to "safeguard the existence of humanity" into the future.
Kansas Democrats will not be forced to name a new candidate for Senate in the state's hotly contested race between Republican incumbent Pat Roberts and independent challenger Greg Orman, a state court ruled Wednesday afternoon.
A group of women's soccer players has filed suit against FIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association, arguing that the decision to play the 2015 Women's World Cup on turf is illegal gender-based discrimination.
Orcas Island. This two-bedroom home designed by Indigo Architecture sits on 10.6 acres and looks out onto other islands and the Salish Sea.