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From Iran To Comedy Central: Maz Jobrani's Path To 'Middle Eastern Funny Man'
The Iranian-American comic came to the U.S. when he was 6 years old, just before Iran's 1979 revolution. His new memoir is I'm Not a Terrorist, But I've Played One on TV.
As Oil Prices Tank, Firms Large And Small Feel The Pain
Oil companies are laying off thousands of workers, and firms that provide services to support the industry — from drilling to seismic surveys — have been told they must slash costs to keep working.
Air Force Reservists Say Effects From Agent Orange Exposure Still Linger
The planes used to spray Agent Orange in Vietnam weren't retired from service — they were used by reservists in the U.S. for more than a decade after the war, exposing the crews to harmful chemicals.
For Host Larry Wilmore, A Year Of 'Extraordinary' Highs And 'Humbling' Lows
Wilmore is still fine-tuning The Nightly Show, which fills the late-night spot on Comedy Central vacated by Stephen Colbert. The show launched just as Wilmore's 20-year marriage was coming to an end.
Whatever Floats Your Goat: Asian Languages Interpret Lunar Year Animal Differently
According to the Chinese zodiac, 2015 is the year of the sheep. Or is it the goat? Varied English translations will give you a different answer for which animal symbolizes this Lunar New Year.
Captivated Afghans Watch Cricket Team's World Cup Debut
In Afghanistan, an unlikely sport has grabbed the nation's attention. Cricket only took root there a few decades ago, and only took off after the fall of the Taliban in 2001.
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