California Rep. Swalwell joins Democratic presidential race

2022 Campaign 04/08/19, 18:28

California Rep. Eric Swalwell is officially in the running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. Swalwell made the announcement during a taping Monday of CBS' "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert." The congressman says, "I see a country in quicksand, unable to solve threats from abroad, unable to make life better for ...

Colbert postpones visit to New Zealand after attack

Entertainment 03/19/19, 11:05

Talk show host Stephen Colbert has postponed what was supposed to be a surprise visit to New Zealand following the terrorist attack in Christchurch that killed 50 people.Colbert's "Late Show," the top-rated American late-night show, said that he was supposed to travel to New Zealand on Wednesday for a week ...

Spielberg, Gaga, sign get-well card for Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Entertainment 02/14/19, 14:52

Steven Spielberg, Lady Gaga, Spike Lee and Glenn Close have a message for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Get well soon.They and three dozen Hollywood A-listers, from Bradley Cooper to Quincy Jones, have signed a card that's being overnighted to Ginsburg on Thursday. The 85-year-old Ginsburg has missed a ...

Colbert, Maddow are coveted slots for presidential wanna-bes

Politics 01/16/19, 13:34

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is hitting the television daily double this week, announcing her presidential candidacy on Stephen Colbert's "Late Show" on Tuesday and following it up with an interview Wednesday with Rachel Maddow on MSNBC. Her itinerary reflects the importance of those two media figures to the expected crowd ...

sources: Gillibrand moving toward 2020 bid in coming days

Politics 01/14/19, 15:45

Several people familiar with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's plans say the New York Democrat is expected to take steps toward launching a presidential campaign in the coming days by forming an exploratory committee. One person says Gillibrand will likely announce her intentions ahead of a trip to Iowa this weekend. She will ...

Colbert jokingly claims severance denied to ex-CBS boss

Entertainment 12/19/18, 10:36

Stephen Colbert is laying claim to the $120 million in severance that CBS' board of directors said wouldn't be paid to ousted former CEO Leslie Moonves — at least half of it.The late-night host joked, "the other half goes to Tom Selleck's mustache."Colbert didn't avoid his network's big news in ...

CBS replacing head of struggling morning show

Entertainment 12/14/18, 12:21

CBS News is replacing the top executive at "CBS This Morning," which has struggled to maintain its footing since Charlie Rose was fired a year ago on sexual misconduct charges.The network announced Friday that executive producer Ryan Kadro will be leaving "CBS This Morning" and the network. He's been with ...

Julia Louis-Dreyfus gets a top award for comedy

Entertainment 10/22/18, 01:34

Julia Louis-Dreyfus has been recognized with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor for a lifetime in comedy.Jerry Seinfeld arrives at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the 21st Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor presented to Julia Louis-Dreyfus, on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Washington. (Photo ...

Julia Louis-Dreyfus feted for career achievement in comedy

Entertainment 10/21/18, 17:18

Julia Louis-Dreyfus is one of the best-known comedic actresses of her generation, and now she's being recognized with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor for a lifetime in comedy.She is the 21st person to be honored with the award by the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Jerry Seinfeld, ...

Admired abroad, New Zealand leader faces hurdles at home

New York 09/24/18, 12:12

Last Thursday, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the high-profile interviews she'd be doing this week in New York, where she's attending the U.N. General Assembly. Among her appearances: the Today show, the Late Show with Stephen Colbert and an interview with CNN's Christiane Amanpour. She also exchanged tweets ...

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