Carol Burnett Receives Top US Humor Prize in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Carol Burnett launched her namesake variety show in the 1960s, one TV executive told her the genre was “a man’s game.” She proved him wrong with an 11-year run that averaged 30 million viewers each week. On Sunday, the trailblazing comedienne will receive the nation’s top humor prize at the Kennedy […]

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The Friday Buzz: Denzel Beats Yankee All-Star Cano at Yankee Trivia and More

Denzel Washington is an unabashed fan of the New York Yankees. He’s such a fan that, in previous trips to “The Tonight Show,” Jay Leno has pitted him against both the Yankees’ ace pitcher CC Sabathia and Hall-of-Famer Reggie Jackson in Yankee trivia quizzes. And he’s beaten them both.

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Adele May Be Rolling Deep With Grammy Nominations

By NEKESA MUMBI MOODY She likely won’t get “21,” but Adele is poised to take the biggest bulk of nods when the Grammy nominations are announced Wednesday night. The British singer-songwriter has had a great year, thanks to her sophomore album, “21.” The mournful album about a failed relationship is the year’s best-selling disc with […]

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