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Why 'Devastatingly Talented' Zach Galifianakis Is the Perfect Robot in 'Ron's Gone Wrong'

Newsweek spoke to the writers and directors of new animated movie "Ron's Gone Wrong," who explained what Zach Galifianakis was like in the voiceover booth.
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Smoke prompts suspension of Red Line service in part of downtown D.C.
Metro service was suspended on part of the Red Line in downtown Washington because of smoke from the brake of a rail car, officials said.
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Amid call for traffic safety measures, Bowser will increase police presence at some D.C. schools
Police will patrol near some D.C. schools and will stop drivers who run red lights or stop signs.
Stephen Curry goes nuclear after heated technical in win over Clippers
A fourth-quarter technical foul sent Stephen Curry into a scoring binge on Sunday.
Football field-sized asteroid to approach Earth on Monday night, one of several in the coming weeks
The asteroid 1994 WR12, which is 30 feet bigger than a football field, will be 3.8 million miles away from Earth on Monday night.
Why WHO skipped two letters of the Greek alphabet in naming Omicron
According to the Greek alphabet, the World Health Organization was expected to name the latest Covid-19 variant "Nu" or "Xi." But both names were seen as problematic.
Bah-humbug! Christmas tree replaced by ‘artsy’ cardboard, NJ mourns ‘tradition’
Locals are divided by the 17-foot cardboard concoction dubbed "The Giving Tree," which was made by NJ artists Bradley Hoffer and Mike Lavallee, who goes by the name Porkchop.
Ex-DOJ Official Jeffrey Clark in Jan. 6 Committee's Crosshairs as Contempt Vote Date Set
Clark, who was still a member of Trump's administration during the insurrection, supported efforts to delegitimize the election results.
WH: Travel restrictions meant to protect not punish
The White House is defending its decision to restrict travel from South Africa and seven other African nations, insisting the decision was not meant to punish those countries but protect Americans from the new omicron coronavirus variant. (Nov. 29)
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey steps down
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has resigned. Parag Agrawal, Twitter's chief technology officer, will take over the role. CBSN's technology reporter Dan Patterson joins Tanya Rivero for more.
Tiger Woods admits he may never be at the pinnacle of golf again: 'It’s an unfortunate reality'
Tiger Woods admitted in a recent interview that it's unlikely he'll be as good as he once was following the Los Angeles car crash that left him with a devastating leg injury.
UFC on ESPN 31: Make your predictions for Rob Font vs. Jose Aldo
We want your predictions for Saturday's UFC on ESPN 31 event in Las Vegas.      Related StoriesConor McGregor updates on injury recovery, likelihood of Diaz trilogy, Kamaru Usman's 'many holes'Bellator 272: Make your predictions for Sergio Pettis vs. Kyoji HoriguchiBellator 272 pre-event facts: Kyoji Horiguchi returns with historic resume
Dodgers' Max Muncy reveals he tore a ligament in left elbow at end of regular season
The injury Max Muncy suffered on the last day of the regular season was worse than the Dodgers initially said. Muncy said he tore an elbow ligament.
Tom Ford says watching ‘House of Gucci’ was like surviving ‘a hurricane’
Tom Ford isn't mincing his words when it came to his thoughts about "House of Gucci."
World's first living robots can now reproduce, scientists say
The US scientists who created the first living robots say the life forms, known as xenobots, can now reproduce -- and in a way not seen in plants and animals.
‘Just as important as Gabby Petito’: Mom’s desperate search for vanished daughter
Lateche Norris hasn't been heard from since she frantically called her mother, Cheryl Walker, on a stranger's phone Nov. 5 in San Diego seeking help tracking down her wayward beau.
Liberal media bemoans Biden's poor approval rating despite 'achievements'
Liberal media have at times blamed the American people for not being caught up on Biden's agenda amid his poor approval
Death row inmate who survived a botched execution attempt dies of cancer
An Alabama death row inmate who survived a botched execution attempt in 2018 has died.
210 million packages were stolen from Americans this year: survey
Security website Safewise found that a mind-boggling 64.1% of Americans have been victims of package theft in the last year.
Jen Shah claimed she was spending $50,000 a month before arrest
"There are like 20 pieces of luggage when we travel and like maybe 17 of them are mine," Shah said while showing her family boarding a private jet.
Video Surfaces of San Francisco Mayor London Breed Dancing Maskless in Club
A video surfaced over the weekend of London Breed dancing maskless at a night club despite the city's indoor mask requirement.
New York City Reinstitutes Coronavirus Mask Advisory 'At All Times' Indoors
New York City has once again issued an advisory urging people to wear a mask indoors on Monday morning amid concerns of the new coronavirus variant, Omicron.
Remains of WI mom located in woods two months after car was found in lake
Authorities have been searching for Ashley Miller Carlson ever since her rental car was found partially submerged in a lake outside Hinkley in eastern Minnesota on Sept. 24.
Giants troll Eagles fans with 'Always Sunny in Philadelphia' theme song after loss
The New York Giants got a much-needed win over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday and didn't hesitate to take an opportunity to troll their division rivals.
Michigan's COVID-19 hospitalizations reach record high
The total of 4,181 surpassed the previous record of 4,158, which was set seven months ago during the state's third wave.
Rep. Omar Says Lauren Boebert Refused to Apologize on Call, Doubled Down on Remarks
Instead of apologizing for "Islamophobic comments and fabricated lies" Boebert "refused to publicly acknowledge her hurtful and dangerous comments," Omar wrote.
Teens Charged in Teacher's Death Ask to Be Released to Their Parents, Plead Not Guilty
Two Iowa teens are being held on a $1 million bond each in the death of their high school Spanish teacher. The defense asked the judge to lower the bond.
'Good test for us': Golden State Warriors face Phoenix Suns in showdown of NBA's best teams
The NBA's two teams will battle Tuesday as the Suns (17-3) face the Warriors (18-2) at Footprint Center in Phoenix.
Chris Cuomo Offered His 'Sources' to Learn if More Women Would Accuse Brother of Harassment
"It's not my job to handle it, okay?" Chris Cuomo said to investigators during a testimony recorded in July 2021.
Omar issues statement after speaking with Boebert on anti-Muslim remark
Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn, said she had an "unproductive" call with Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., on Monday after Boebert suggested last week she was a terrorist.
Iran nuclear deal talks resume in Vienna
Talks to salvage the Iran nuclear deal resume in Vienna after a five-month hiatus. Kelsey Davenport, the director for nonproliferation policy at the Arms Control Association, joins CBSN's Tanya Rivero with more.
South Africa's Omicron Work Deserves a Prize
Rewarding the nation for detecting and reporting the Omicron variant would give other countries an incentive to report new variants.
Beverly Hills cops probe anti-Semitic fliers as Hanukkah begins
Cops in California are ramping up patrols after anti-Semitic fliers were found in the yards of some Beverly Hills residents just hours before the start of Hanukkah.
Christian McCaffrey is done for the season
Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey will miss the remainder of the season after suffering an ankle injury in Sunday's loss to the Dolphins.
Duke jumps to No. 1 in reshuffled AP Top 25; Purdue to No. 2
Mike Krzyzewski’s final team at Duke has reached a familiar milestone: No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 men's college basketball poll.
Woman gets her unsuspecting grandparents to design her latest tattoo
One woman asked her grandparents for drawings which she ended up getting made into tattoos, and her grandparents had no idea. Emily McNeil, 23, from Ireland revealed that she managed to get a drawing of all four grandparents. Taking to her TikTok account Emily showed how she approached each grandparent for a small drawing, in...
Take It From a Trucker: There's No Trucker Shortage. It's a Pay Shortage | Opinion
The trucking industry has blamed a driver shortage for goods not getting from port to shelf. But the truth is, there is no trucker shortage; there's a pay shortage.
Pentagon to build up US bases in Guam and Australia to meet China challenge
The Pentagon will focus on building up bases in Guam and Australia to better prepare the US military to counter China, a senior defense official said on Monday.
Buttigieg slammed for urging electric car buying to counter gas prices
Secretary Pete Buttigieg was ripped by critics after he argued that more Americans should purchase electric vehicles so that they "never have to worry about gas prices again."
The Fashion Awards 2021 red carpet: All the celebrity looks
Hosted by style darling Billy Porter and held at London’s Royal Albert Hall, the event is set to honor the best and brightest in British fashion talent.
Porsha Williams’ fiancé Simon Guobadia’s grandfather had 25 wives
"Where I come from, there's nothing abnormal about having different women," the Nigerian-born entrepreneur said during the premiere of "Porsha's Family Matters."
Common and Tiffany Haddish break up after over a year of dating
The "Girls Trip" star and "The Hate U Give" actor began dating in 2020 after going on a Bumble date together but had originally met on the set of "The Kitchen."
Max Scherzer, a Met? Man, that doesn’t feel right.
Sports are cruel, but Washington's future Hall of Famer stomping around the Nationals Park mound wearing the blue-and-orange of the visiting Mets is especially brutal.
Kansas House Rep. Aaron Coleman Faces Calls for Resignation Following 2nd Arrest in a Month
Kansas House Rep. Aaron Coleman (D) faces calls for resignation after he was reportedly arrested for the second time in a month.
Rams' Jalen Ramsey: Team is 'way too good for us to be losing games like this'
Jalen Ramsey knows the Los Angeles Rams should be playing better than they are.
Dolphins' rookies coming up big during Miami's surge
The current class of Miami Dolphins rookies all tend to hang out together. They often go to dinner together. When the team has a community service-type event that players are asked to attend, they go to those together.
NBA power rankings: Phoenix Suns, Golden State Warriors 1-2 heading into Tuesday's showdown
The Suns overtake the Warriors for the top spot in the latest Top 5 power rankings, with the Nets, Heat and Raptors also landing some top spots.
Pentagon Chief Orders New Inquiry Into U.S. Airstrike That Killed Dozens in Syria
A four-star Army general will review reports that dozens of civilians were killed in a 2019 strike and that top military officers and civilian officials sought to conceal it.
U.S. Has Donated Just a Third of Promised COVID Shots to U.N.'s Global Vaccine Effort
The Associated Press released a report detailing the struggles of the COVAX program and how vaccine hoarding could most impact poorer nations.