Chappelle to receive Mark Twain Prize for humor

Entertainment 05/07/19, 14:52

Comedian Dave Chappelle has been chosen to receive this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.The 45-year-old Chappelle shot to international stardom through his Comedy Central program, "Chappelle's Show," which gleefully skewered racial stereotypes and hot-button societal issues. He later made headlines for walking away from a lucrative contract over ...

Aretha Franklin makes history with posthumous Pulitzer win

Entertainment 04/15/19, 14:49

Aretha Franklin is still getting R-E-S-P-E-C-T after death: The Queen of Soul received the Pulitzer Prize Special Citation honor Monday, becoming the first individual woman to earn a special citation prize since the honor was first awarded in 1930.The Pulitzer board said the award was given to Franklin for her ...

Chen leads after short program at figure skating worlds

Sports 03/21/19, 07:34

Defending champion Nathan Chen upstaged two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu on Thursday to lead the short program at the figure skating world championships.Skating to "Caravan" by Duke Ellington, Chen performed a lively program that featured a triple axel, a quad lutz and a quad toeloop-triple toeloop combination for a season-best ...

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