Will Ferrell keeps USC laughing with lighthearted speech

He’s been a race-car driver, a Santa’s elf, a TV anchorman and now that he leaves the University of Southern California with an honorary doctorate in hand, Will Ferrell told fellow graduates Friday that he’s ready to deliver a baby on an airliner.

Don’t call me Caitlyn: Baby name plunges in popularity

A year after Caitlyn Jenner announced her new name and gender, the popularity of the name Caitlyn plummeted more than any other baby name, according to Social Security’s annual list of the most popular baby names.

Python hunter captures massive snake

The snake was 16-feet long and weighed 130 pounds. It was captured as part of Florida’s python eradication program aimed at ridding the Everglades of these invasive creatures.

Snapchat’s growth stalls in Facebook’s shadow in 1Q report

On Wednesday, Snap Inc. announced a massive loss and a continued slowdown in user growth, while revenue fell below Wall Street’s expectations in its first earnings report as a public company. Just a week earlier, Facebook posted double-digit revenue growth for the first quarter — much as it has consistently since its initial public offering in 2012.

Colbert welcomes fellow ‘Daily Show’ alums to ‘Late Show’

Along with Jon Stewart, former longtime anchor of the Comedy Central fake newscast, Colbert welcomed Samantha Bee, John Oliver, Ed Helms and Rob Corddry, all of whom, like Colbert, sharpened their satirical skills and won fans as “Daily Show” correspondents before heading out on their own.

Fox News anchor Shepard Smith opens up on sexuality

Smith mentioned in a recent speech at the University of Mississippi that he had never stood in front of a group of people to talk about being gay, but added that he has “nothing to hide.”