Our top moments of the week:
8. Don't Caption This Award: MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry lands in hot water during her "What's So Funny About 2013?" segment when her panelists, actress Pia Glenn and comedian Dean Obeidallah, take aim at Mitt Romney's grandson Kieran, who is black. "One of these things is not like the others; one of these things is not the same," Glenn says after the family's Christmas photo pops up. Obeidallah adds: "I think that this picture is great. It really sums up the diversity of the Republican Party. The RNC — at the convention — they find the one black person." Harris-Perry chimes in as well, joking that...
Ron Palillo, best known as Arnold Horshack on Welcome Back, Kotter, has died, according to CNN. He was 63.
Palillo died of a heart attack in his Palm Beach, Fla., home, early Tuesday, his agent Scott Stander confirmed.
George Lindsey, best known for playing Goober Pyle on The Andy Griffith Show, has died. He was 83 years old.
Lindsey died Sunday in Nashville after an extended hospitalization, The Tennessean reports. An Alabama native, Lindsey went to college to become a teacher, but joined the United States Air Force in the '50s. He eventually moved to New York to study acting and...
Larry Wilcox, best known for his role as Officer Jon Baker on CHiPs, was charged Thursday with securities fraud by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Prosecutors said the former TV star was part of an...
Oh, how we've missed Officer Poncherello so! Our favorite copper is back and spreading a very important message to motorcyclists of the world: Be weary of spontaneous combustion (damn those hellish fireballs). According to the Ponch, the problem is motorcyclists are just "too hot" for their own good. So listen up, and listen up good: If you're going to ride your motorcycle, do what the Ponch says and just be cool.