'SNL' 'Weekend Update' segment gets summer prime-time run

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Saturday Night Live” gets the summer off, but “Weekend Update” will keep the political satire coming in prime time. NBC said Tuesday that four episodes of “Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update” will air at 9 p.m....

Police: Man Hit Undercover Cop He Thought Was Drug Dealer

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio (AP) — Police in eastern Ohio say a man thought an undercover officer in his neighborhood was a drug dealer and attacked the detective after yelling at him to leave the area. Forty-five-year-old Don Talbert appeared Monday in East Liverpool Municipal Court,...

Defiant conservatives still fighting Trump’s health bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined by, from left, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks with reporters at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, March, 14, 2017. The White House and Republican leaders in...

OAS head urges bloc suspend Venezuela over elections

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The head of the Organization of American States is recommending to regional governments that Venezuela be suspended from the Washington-based group unless general elections are held soon. OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro makes the request in a...

2 fined nearly $31,000 for poaching elk on TV hunting show

DOUGLAS, Wyo. (AP) — Two Kentucky men who appeared on a cable television hunting show have been fined nearly $31,000 and have lost their hunting privileges for 15 years after poaching two bull elk in southeastern Wyoming in 2014. The case emerged when a Wyoming resident...

2nd helping: American brings back free meals on some flights

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines says it will offer free meals to everyone in economy on certain cross-country flights starting May 1. The decision at the world’s biggest airline copies Delta Air Lines, which announced a month ago that it would restore free meals in...

NY AG says Tillerson used alias in emails on climate change

AP Photo/Susan Walsh DALLAS (AP) — The New York attorney general says that while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was CEO of Exxon he used an alias in emails to talk about climate change. The attorney general, Eric Schneiderman, made the accusation in a letter to a New York...

'Daily Show' cancels Tuesday episode because of snow

NEW YORK (AP) — The winter weather means a few less laughs. Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” with Trevor Noah canceled its episode on Tuesday because of the storm. The network is airing a rerun instead. “The Daily Show” generally tapes its...

Alan Menken on cuts, adds and intimidating Emma Watson

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Composer Alan Menken really wanted to include the song “If I Can’t Love Her” in the new live-action “Beauty and the Beast.” The soaring ballad, sung by the Beast, was written for the Broadway musical as the closing...

Lawmaker mocks abortion law with call for masturbation fines

FILE – In this April 2, 2009, file photo, Rep. Jessica Farrar, D-Houston, speaks during a news conference in Austin, Texas. The Texas lawmaker is making a point about legislation that restricts women’s access to health care and abortions by proposing to fine men $100...