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Hasan Minhaj: 2017 White House Correspondents Dinner

Welcome to coverage of the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner. This year, it was different. That was largely because President Trump declined to attend. Usually, a joke-filled speech by the commander-in-chief is a highlight of the evening, which helped make the dinner an A-list draw over the decades. Show More Summary

Game 3 line rushes: Ducks vs. Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta – The Ducks might contemplate some changes for Game 3 as they’re attempting to get back in the best-of-7 Western Conference semifinals against the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday night at Rogers Place. Sami Vatanen has yet to return to the defense corps since Game 1 of the first round against Calgary but he […]

MLB: Mets ace Noah Syndergaard exits after two innings because of muscle strain

New York Mets ace Noah Syndergaard has left his start against the Washington Nationals in the second inning with an injury. The team announced Syndergaard has “a possible lat strain” and was headed to New York for an MRI. After throwing a strike to Bryce Harper on his 38th pitch of the game Sunday,...

Venice Beach Freakshow closing after building owners won’t renew its lease

The freakshow is hosting a celebration and protest Sunday After more than a decade of entertaining audiences (and making them feel uncomfortable), the Venice Beach Freakshow is closing its doors today. The loving tribute to carnivalShow More Summary

So Much For That Obama Administration 'Plan' To "End Private Prison Use" In The US

Authored by Duane via Free Market Shooter blog, In August of last year, Free Market Shooter wrote in support of an Obama administration directive to end the use of private prisons in the United States, one of the only policy issues the...Show More Summary

These teachers waited in line nearly 24 hours to be first for 'Hamilton' L.A. tickets

Teachers from a Pacoima middle school camp overnight and are first to score seats for the musical's national tour, but only after a little drama in the ticket line.

San Francisco at Dodgers, Monday, 7 p.m.

Where: Dodger Stadium TV: SNLA (where available), MLB Network (out of market only) THE PITCHERS DODGERS LHP CLAYTON KERSHAW (4-1, 2.29 ERA) vs. Giants: 19-8, 1.60 ERA At Dodger Stadium: 74-29, 1.98 Hates to face: Gorkys Hernandez, 3 for 10 (.300), double, two walks Loves to face: Brandon Belt, 3 for 51 (.059), 27 strikeouts […]

‘Endless Summer’ gathering rides a wave of nostalgia in Huntington Beach

The cast and crew from "Endless Summer" gathered at the Shorebreak Hotel in Huntington Beach on Saturday night to celebrate the launch of a commemorative book created for the film's 50th anniversary.

Bond Bears Battered By The Biggest Short Squeeze In History

In the week when it was confirmed that Q1 was the weakest economic growth for a rate hike period since 1980... Bond bears have never puked so much in such a short period of time as the $25 billion plus short-cover in 10Y Treasury bond...Show More Summary

Box office: ‘Furious’ passes $1 billion mark worldwide

NEW YORK (AP) — A South India sensation, a Hispanic-focused comedy and the highest-grossing film ever directed by an African American made up the top three films in North America on a culturally diverse box office weekend.

Getting too big too fast

I encourage you to read what Evan Williams has to say (courtesy of Gigaom) about some of the mistakes he made at Odeo.  Evan is one of the founders of Blogger which he sold to Google and is also founder and CEO of Odeo, a podcasting company.  He goes on to outline a number of... The post Getting too big too fast appeared first on BeyondVC.

6 ways to make your next flight less stressful

I'm on record saying that air travel is an awful experience for the most part and has been for my entire life. I came to this conclusion long before United Airlines' recent dismaying experience with a passenger who was dragged off aShow More Summary

Sparsely populated TX county is fracking richest in U.S.

McMullen County is the sixth least-populous county of the 254 such jurisdictions in Texas. An estimated 820 people live there. McMullen County also was the richest county in 2015, not only in the Lone Star State, but also in the entire country. Show More Summary

TRUMP'S FIRST 100 DAYS: What the number of laws he signed really means compared to Obama, Bush, and Clinton

President Donald Trump signed more bills into law in his first 100 days than his last three predecessors, but that doesn't mean he got more done. Franklin D. Roosevelt is the reason people focus on a president's first 100 days. Signing...Show More Summary

North Korea Threatens To Sink "Doomed" US Nuclear Submarine

North Korea threatened to sink a US nuclear sub currently deployed in South Korean waters if the US take provocative action, responding to a statement from Donald Trump that the president won’t be “happy” if Pyongyang conducts another...Show More Summary

Trump On Election Hacking: "Could Have Been China"

One day after his "100 Day" rally in Harrisburg, president Trump "Faced the nation" on CBS, and suggested that China may have hacked the emails of prominent Democrats to meddle with the 2016 presidential election, countering the view of U.S. Show More Summary

The Weeknd delivers a stellar Starboy show at the Forum

When your new album and tour are both titled “Starboy” you better make a big entrance, and at the Forum for the first of two nights on Saturday, the Weeknd did not disappoint, emerging from beneath the stage in a tube of light reminiscent of a “Star Trek” transporter beam as the overhead lighting rig […]

Three podcasts

I recently listened to three podcasts, involving James Bullard, Miles Kimball and Tyler Cowen.  In all three cases, I found myself agreeing with most of the ideas. Here I’ll mention a few areas of slight disagreement. 1.  David Beckworth interviewed James Bullard on monetary policy.  Most of what he said made a lot of sense, […]

Lionel Richie, Katie Couric, Tyrese Gibson face off at Global Gourmet Games, which raised $3 million

Fresh from a pool party to celebrate “The Fate of the Furious” hitting the $1-billion box-office mark, actor Tyrese Gibson (a.k.a. Roman Pearce in the smash film series) went to another shindig on Saturday: the Global Gourmet Games, benefiting the Milken Institute’s FasterCures and kicking off...

Morning skate: Ducks hoping for better outcome in Game 3 vs. Oilers

Greetings from Edmonton, where the Ducks had an optional morning skate in advance of today’s Game 3 of their second-round playoff series against the Oilers. After the Oilers won the first two games at Anaheim, winning Sunday night is imperative for the Ducks, to put it mildly. The Ducks attempted...

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