Behind the scenes: Jon Stewart's takeover of 'The Late Show With Stephen Colbert'

NEW YORK - It's a few minutes after 6 p.m. on Thursday night, and as Donald Trump prepares to accept his nomination at the Republican National Convention, a weary-looking Stephen Colbert is rehearsing a few hundred miles away at the Ed Sullivan Theater. Read more

Original Jersey boy Frankie Valli heading back to Broadway

Theater-Frankie Valli

Photo by Matt Sayles

The Broadway hit "Jersey Boys" is going to get some competition from an original Jersey boy. Read more

Twitter to live stream for free 1 MLB, 1 NHL game per week

Twitter will live stream for free one Major League Baseball game and one NHL game per week under a new deal. Read more

Oak tree seen in 'Shawshank Redemption' is knocked down

Ohio Tree Shawshank

Jodie Snavely via AP

A tree that became a popular attraction for its role in the movie "The Shawshank Redemption" has fallen. Read more

Tim LaHaye, author of "Left Behind" end-times novels, dies

Obit Tim LaHaye

Shreveport ) Times via AP, File

The Rev. Tim LaHaye, co-author of the "Left Behind" series, a multimillion-selling literary juggernaut that brought end-times prophecy into mainstream bookstores, died Monday. He was 90. Read more

After disputes, Dem stars turn their convention positive

DEM 2016 Convention

AP Photo

Hillary Clinton's campaign joined forces with former primary rival Bernie Sanders and some of his supporters Monday in a scramble to tamp down a fresh burst of party disunity and give an upbeat tone to the opening night of the Democratic convention. Read more

Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials

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Correction: GOP 2016 Convention-TV Ratings story

In a story July 22 about ratings for Donald Trump's acceptance speech at the Republican convention, The Associated Press erroneously reported that 1.9 million viewers watched it on PBS. It was 2.75 million viewers. Read more

Tim LaHaye, author of 'Left Behind' end times novels, dies

Obit Tim LaHaye

Shreveport ) Times via AP, File

The author of the best-selling "Left Behind" novels about the return of Jesus and the rapture has died. Read more

Comedian Katt Williams arrested following L.A. hotel dispute

Katt Williams Arrested

Frederick M. Brown

Comedian Katt Williams has been arrested on suspicion of battery following a dispute at a Los Angeles hotel. Read more

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