• President Barack Obama speaks at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner at the Washington Hilton in Washington, Saturday, April 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    Obama out: President closes out his run as comedian-in-chief

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama performed his brand of sharp-tongued comedy at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner for the last time — wrapping up with “Obama out” and dropping the mic while the crowd cheered.

  • President Barack Obama concludes his remarks after speaking at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner at the Washington Hilton in Washington, Saturday, April 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    Obama takes one more shot at zinging official Washington

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Even though President Barack Obama and his wife can’t wait to get out of the White House, being a lame duck can hurt a guy.

  • In this Oct. 20, 2014 file photo, Deborah Norville attends 24th Annual Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame Awards in New York. Norville replaced Jane Pauley as co-host of the "Today" show in 1989 and then became host of "Inside Edition." (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

    Strahan-Ripa breakup isn’t TV’s first botched transition

    NEW YORK (AP) — “Live with Kelly and Michael” host Kelly Ripa emerged from her brief “strike” this past week on stronger footing, having extracted an apology from Walt Disney Co. officials for giving her little advanced word that her co-host Michael Strahan was leaving for “Good Morning America.”

  • TV pundit who claimed CIA ties pleads guilty to fraud

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Former cable news pundit Wayne Simmons admits he’s a fraud. And he admits he’s a felon. But despite all evidence to the contrary, he remains adamant that he was a CIA man.