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L.A. deputy punches special needs woman

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is investigating one of their own officers after video surfaced showing him punching a special needs woman in the face. Passenger Jermaine Green, who recorded the incident on his cell phone, said that 42-year-old Julie Nelson had been polite before two deputies tried to…

NBC’s Mitchell: ‘The rap on Iowa is it’s too white’

While covering the Iowa caucus, NBC’s Nightly News Andrea Mitchell said that the state’s influence on the presidential selection process had been lessened due to its lack of diversity. “The rap on Iowa, it doesn’t represent the rest of the country,” she said. “Too white, too evangelical, too rural. Still…

McCain on Iraq withdrawal: ‘We risk losing everything that we gained’

For Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), the end of one of the most costly wars in U.S. history is not a reason to celebrate. As the final American troops were pulling out of Iraq Thursday, the failed Republican presidential candidate insisted that “everything that we gained” in the war could be…

NBC, please stop ruining funny shows. Kthnxbai.

Spoiler babies: If you're not all caught up on all shows on NBC, just skip this one.  The excitement over Breaking Bad last night was sadly undermined by the fear that we'll soon be having to put Parks and Recreation to bed. I was thrilled when the show was renewed—…

“Arrested Development” returning to TV for mini-season

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – The Bluths are back. At least, that’s what Mitch Hurwitz said on Sunday. Speaking alongside former cast members of the long-canceled Fox comedy “Arrested Development” at the New Yorker Festival, the creator/executive producer said the show will return for a mini-season of nine or 10 episodes…

Rep. Darrell Issa probes FCC Baker’s departure to Comcast

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa questioned Federal Communications Commissioner Meredith Attwell Baker’s resignation from the agency in a letter dated May 18. Baker, one of the two Republican Commissioners at the Federal Communications Commission, announced earlier this month that she was taking a position at the…

Comcast-NBC hires FCC commissioner who voted for NBC merger

Meredith Attwell Baker, one of the two Republican Commissioners at the Federal Communications Commission, is planning to resign and become a lobbyist for the cable giant Comcast-NBC Universal. Just four months after voting to approve the the controversial merger of Comcast and NBC, Baker announced Wednesday she will become senior…

Scott Pelley to replace Katie Couric as CBS anchor

CBS has announced who will replace Katie Couric as anchor of “CBS Evening News” when Couric departs the program in June: Scott Pelley. Pelley, who has been a contributor to “60 Minutes” for the last 12 years, was immediately rumored to be a frontrunner for the anchor spot when Couric’s…

Katie Couric to leave CBS Evening News for new daytime show

Less than five years after becoming the first woman to helm a weekday nightly news show solo, Katie Couric is rumored to be leaving CBS Evening News. Her contract is set to expire on June 4, 2011. An unnamed network official told the Associated Press Sunday night that Couric would…

US media ramps up royal wedding coverage

WASHINGTON — While the British are already overwhelmed by the media frenzy surrounding Prince William’s wedding, coverage in the United States is just now heating up and will reach fever pitch in the week before the April 29 ceremony at Westminster Abbey. “It’s catching on pretty quickly in the US.…

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