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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

SNL: Nöel Wells, John Milhiser are out

SNL: Nöel Wells, John Milhiser are out


SNL: Nöel Wells, John Milhiser are out

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 11:24 AM PDT

And two more bite the dust: A source confirms to EW that "Saturday Night Live" has elected not to renew the contracts of Noël Wells and John Milhiser, both of whom joined the sketch show last fall as featured players. Deadline first reported the news.

SNL cast that didn't make the cut

Posted: 15 Jul 2014 05:46 PM PDT

Brooks Wheelan isn't the only SNL cast member to get the boot, and he's actually in pretty good company.

Hot-car mom likened to Jewell

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 02:59 AM PDT

The mother whose toddler died in a hot car near Atlanta last month says she finds comfort in faith but struggles to get through each day.

Gitmo nurse refuses to force-feed

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 01:14 AM PDT

Attorneys for a Guantanamo Bay detainee on a hunger strike say a U.S. military nurse has refused to conduct forced feedings of inmates.

Why TV anchor's detention is significant

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 01:22 AM PDT

When "Economic News" aired last week on China's state-run TV channel, its viewers who number in the millions noticed something odd: the chair where star journalist Rui Chenggang sits was empty.

Seaplane almost lands on whale

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 11:24 AM PDT

Wise men say to look before you leap. In Alaska, it's advisable to look before you land.

This is how Archie dies

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 10:09 AM PDT

It was one of the most unexpected announcements of the year.

'Will & Grace': Where are they now?

Posted: 15 Jul 2014 12:12 PM PDT

5 things about TWA Flight 800

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 12:34 AM PDT

On July 17, 1996, TWA Flight 800, a Boeing 747 with 230 people on board, took off from JFK Airport. Just 12 minutes later, it exploded over the shores of Long Island. No one survived.

No, it's not Jimmy Carter

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 09:51 AM PDT

Cheney talks to CNN's Jake Tapper about "the worst president of my lifetime." He also said that the Bush administration left Iraq in reasonably good shape after years of war.

Opinion: Cheney's amazing chutzpah

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 11:00 AM PDT

You have to hand it to Dick Cheney. How many people, knowing what has happened in Iraq over the last 12 years, would dare to write an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal recently containing this line: "Rarely has a U.S. president been so wrong about so much at the expense of so many" -- and not be talking about George W. Bush? The man has chutzpah.

See all of the presidents

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 09:53 AM PDT

Presidents of the United States

Remembering John F. Kennedy Jr.

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 04:50 AM PDT

Sometimes a single moment in time captures the essence of an individual. That became clear to me in late June 1995. We were at the end of a grueling three days in Alabama interviewing George Wallace, the state's former segregationist governor and nemesis of President Kennedy, for John's maiden interview in his new magazine, George.

Does space junk threaten Earth?

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 10:39 AM PDT

Look, up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Superman! What the heck was that flaming thing streaking across Australian skies?

Why America's roads wrecking your car

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 06:22 AM PDT

Marcia Hale says lane closures, potholes, flight and rail delays all have one thing in common: a lack of adequate investment in our transportation systems.

Say goodbye to baseball?

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 10:36 AM PDT

Where'd all the baseball fans go?,asks Mike Downey. Attendance at games and TV viewership are way down; it seems the game's status as the great American pastime is slipping

Not guilty plea in 'sugar daddy' case

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 08:40 AM PDT

The arrest of Alix Catherine Tichelman in the death of a Google executive has shed a new light on the so-called "Sugar Daddy" websites where women are paid, sometimes thousands of dollars a month by older suitors, for their company.

Break-in at Kennedy compound

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 01:13 AM PDT

A man wearing a Captain America T-shirt and camouflage shorts broke into the Kennedy compound in Barnstable, Massachusetts, on Tuesday, police said. When officers asked him what he was doing there, he replied: "Looking for Katy Perry."

Part tank, part boat, part beer cooler

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 10:35 AM PDT

Call it part tank, part boat and part beer cooler. But it's unquestionably all cool.

Worst customer service call ever?

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 08:36 AM PDT

Listen to a Comcast customer service agent fight to keep a customer. The call was posted online and has gone viral.

18 yrs. for sending ricin to Obama

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 11:26 AM PDT

The Texas actress who admitted sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and then-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg was sentenced to 18 years in prison Wednesday, the U.S. attorney's office said.

Immigrant kids not wanted, cities say

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 06:17 AM PDT

The showdowns show challenges for the Obama administration in what politicians on both sides of the aisle have called "a humanitarian crisis."

Vargas: My detention wasn't a stunt

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 07:05 AM PDT

A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and undocumented immigrant who was detained at a southern Texas airport this week said Wednesday the incident wasn't a stunt.

Clinton hints at run on 'Daily Show'

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 03:39 AM PDT

When Jon Stewart gave Hillary Clinton a career aptitude test on the 'Daily Show' Tuesday night, her answers alluded to a presidential bid.

Beaten U.S. teen coming home

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 11:13 AM PDT

A Florida teenager whose videotaped beating in Jerusalem was widely decried was to return home late Wednesday, his body still healing from the pummeling he received at the hands of Israeli police.

Gaza residents call for peace

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 07:21 AM PDT

With hopes of a cease-fire in Gaza shattered by Hamas rockets that provoked renewed Israeli airstrikes, officials in the region will try again Wednesday to seek a way to stop the deadly confrontation.

Rocket flies over Wolf Blitzer

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 08:28 AM PDT

While reporting from Israel, CNN's Wolf Blitzer and his crew stop to duck for cover after a rocket is fired by Hamas.

Mideast region 'boiling'

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 11:07 AM PDT

Given the conditions in the Middle East, "this might be more dangerous than any time in the past," U.S. Sen. John McCain said.

Child-porn sweep nets 660 arrests

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 11:17 AM PDT

UK police have arrested 660 suspected pedophiles -- including doctors, teachers and scout leaders -- in a six-month operation spanning the country, the National Crime Agency said Wednesday.

Governor masters doublespeak

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 03:33 AM PDT

CNN's Anderson Cooper reports on a mini-scandal brewing in Florida over a campaign stop by Governor Rick Scott.

Parents describe hot car nightmare

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 03:54 AM PDT

CNN's Don Lemon speaks with Brett and Kristie Cavaliero about the hot car death of their daughter.

What will Marines be doing with this?

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 10:35 AM PDT

Call it part tank, part boat and part beer cooler. But it's unquestionably all cool.

'Sugar baby': I'm not an escort

Posted: 15 Jul 2014 05:50 PM PDT

Kyung Lah reports on the website that an accused killer and alleged call girl used to meet a Google exec who was killed.

Rory McIlroy's new love interest is ...

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 03:20 AM PDT

Rory McIlroy has a new love in his life, but who or what is it?

Duckling born with four legs

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 03:35 AM PDT

Affiliate KPLC reports on Donald, a duckling who was born with four legs instead of two.

'Weird Al' spoofs 'Blurred Lines'

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 10:40 AM PDT

"Weird Al" Yankovic is making a comeback with his latest parody taking on Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines."

Look at me! 14 selfies of the week

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 03:49 AM PDT

From Miss World to rape activist

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 10:32 AM PDT

Six weeks before winning the 1998 Miss World crown, 18-year-old Linor Abargil was raped at knife-point by a travel agent escorting her home to Israel from a modeling gig in Italy.

Road melts at Yellowstone park

Posted: 15 Jul 2014 02:35 PM PDT

The road was melting.

A first for infamous FDNY calendar

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 10:51 AM PDT

The annual FDNY calendar featuring some of New York's hottest firefighters welcomes its first woman in the 2015 edition.

World's best amusement parks

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 03:39 AM PDT

In the hunt for the world's best amusement park, the people have spoken -- and it seems the people like mixing with creatures who eat a lot of fish.

Getting naked on TV on the first date

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 03:16 AM PDT

CNN's Lisa France explains why VH1's new show "Dating Naked" is the new reality in reality TV.

Passengers tried to board with WHAT?!

Posted: 15 Jul 2014 01:38 PM PDT

The TSA posts images of what it confiscates on its Instagram account. CNN's Alison Kosik has the details.

A drinking age of 8?

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 09:45 AM PDT

A Brown University anthropology professor is not advocating getting kids drunk. He sees it as educational.

Alcohol and the teen brain a bad mix?

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 09:50 AM PDT

On July 17, 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed into law the National Minimum Drinking Age Act, which withheld a percentage of highway funds from any state that didn't raise the minimum drinking age to 21.

Drinking ages around the world

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 09:51 AM PDT

The National Minimum Drinking Age Act was passed in 1984, leading to 21 becoming the legal age for alcohol in the U.S.

Opinion: Lower drinking age to 19

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 09:53 AM PDT

It's been eight years since a black exotic dancer in Durham, North Carolina, accused three white Duke University lacrosse players of rape, sexual assault and kidnapping at a party. Whether you believe justice was adequately served -- without a trial, the North Carolina attorney general unilaterally declared the indicted players innocent -- one fact remains indisputable: A whole lot of underage drinking of beer and Jack Daniels was going on throughout much of that March day, badly impairing the judgment of the more than 40 man-boys in attendance.

Hot car death

Posted: 15 Jul 2014 08:00 PM PDT

The mother whose toddler died in a hot car near Atlanta last month says she finds comfort in faith but struggles to get through each day.

Amphibious vehicle

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 10:35 AM PDT

Call it part tank, part boat and part beer cooler. But it's unquestionably all cool.

Immigration

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 09:50 AM PDT

In places such as Murrieta, California, and Oracle, Arizona, the message is clear: Thousands of immigrant children fleeing Central America are unwelcome in Small Town U.S.A.

Dick Cheney

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 04:39 AM PDT

Although a fierce critic of Barack Obama, former Vice President Dick Cheney does not support calls from some on the far right of his party to impeach him, saying it would simply create a distraction.

Kennedy compound

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 08:05 AM PDT

A man wearing a Captain America T-shirt and camouflage shorts broke into the Kennedy compound in Barnstable, Massachusetts, on Tuesday, police said. When officers asked him what he was doing there, he replied: "Looking for Katy Perry."

Rory McIlroy

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 08:05 AM PDT

Rory McIlroy has a smile on his face again, and it is all to do with a new love in his life -- golf.

TWA Flight 800

Posted: 15 Jul 2014 05:56 PM PDT

On July 17, 1996, TWA Flight 800, a Boeing 747 with 230 people on board, took off from JFK Airport. Just 12 minutes later, it exploded over the shores of Long Island. No one survived.

Mideast

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 03:47 AM PDT

Each day, they live in fear.

Look at me! 14 selfies of the week

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 04:22 AM PDT

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