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Sony hack: Sony pulls plug on 'The Interview,' Twitter...12/18/14
The hacked studio pulls the movie after theater chains cancel screenings. Celebrities and others express outrage, make jokes about the controversial move.
Colbert Countdown: Was Stephen Colbert the most trusted name in news?
The University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg Public Policy Center found that "Colbert Report" viewers know more about campaign finance than viewers of any other news source.
Sony hack: Judd Apatow says pulling 'The Interview' 'sets a very...
The prolific comedy filmmaker discusses his fears and frustrations with how the fallout from "The Interview" has been handled.
Why Angelina Jolie chose Japanese rock star Miyavi for "Unbroken"
When the director was casting the role of the POW camp commander, she wanted an actor who could walk into a huge crowd and own the place. Somebody like a rock star.
US to return embassy to Havana as part of new relations with Cuba
President Obama announced the re-establishment of diplomatic ties with Cuba and an easing of economic and travel restrictions.
Poll results: Listeners pick favorite albums of 2014
The results are in! St. Vincent's self-titled album was by far the most popular record in our listener poll for the best music of 2014. On this week's show we count down the Top 25.
Police and body cameras
How do police body cameras work and are they effective?
Colbert Countdown: Stephen Colbert — 'Lord of the Rings' geek
"Rings" filmmaker Peter Jackson has said Colbert is one of the biggest Tolkien experts. And don't even get him started on "Star Wars."
An alternative to suspension and expulsion: 'Circle up!'
Oakland's restorative justice program is at the forefront of efforts to rethink school discipline.
Drought: Four things Southern California is doing to capture...
Billions of gallons of water have fallen on Los Angeles County during December storms. Much of it kept going, lost into storm drains. Couldn’t we use that water?
Westminster School District to offer Calif.'s 1st Vietnamese-English...
The Orange County school district is home to a large Vietnamese immigrant population and will be the first in the state to launch the special program.
In California, fire plus drought plus rain add up to mud
Heavy rains are hitting drought-stricken California. But instead of sinking into the earth, the water is rushing away in areas burned by wildfire, raising the danger of mudslides.
Students' active engagement in music classes leads to brain gains,...
A new study from Northwestern University shows actively studying music with an instrument can have significant results in brain functioning.
Angeleno neighborhoods say crowd-sourced traffic apps are congesting...
Some LA denizens are complaining that traffic apps are congesting small, residentials street, and they are asking the Los Angeles Department of Transportation to remedy the problem with traffic calming solutions.
Aasif Mandvi on life, fame and the importance of brunch
Aasif Mandvi talks to us about life on the Daily Show, and why brunch was so important to his family. His new book is called, No Land's Man.
D'Angelo's return to the spotlight
Music fans got an early holiday gift, one that they had been waiting 14 years for. In a word that gift has one name … D'Angelo.
Identity theft: The nation's silent crime
Identity theft is on the rise; experts say consumers are to blame for helping criminals steal data
One year after the Target data breach, what's changed?
This week marks the one year anniversary of the disclosure of the massive Target data breach. What's changed since then? Are consumers any safer today?
'Reshoring' trend has little impact on US economy, study finds
"Reshoring," or bringing U.S. jobs back from overseas, is not as prevalent as has been reported, a consulting firm's research finds. The study found a total of 300 cases from 2013.
Getty Villa shows off a treasure trove of Roman silver a French farmer...
It was all too much for the rustic, pious Monsieur Taurin. Such pagan sensuality had to be diabolical. He used his pickax to rake the priceless pieces into a sack.
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