Samantha Bee becomes latest comic forced to play defense

Samantha Bee is expected to kick off her TBS show Wednesday night addressing the controversy over her use of a vulgarity to describe Ivanka Trump. In the process, she becomes merely the latest purveyor of political humor to get singed by their own red-hot rhetoric since the start of the Trump presidency.

DOJ wraps up AT&T antitrust trial with call for remedies

The trial over the Justice Department's lawsuit to block AT&T's purchase of Time Warner, which some observers had called the antitrust case of the century, ended Monday. But the two companies, and the many other people watching the case, will likely have to wait more than a month to find out the outcome.