| Dec 2, 2013
| 10:05 AM
Investigators probing the derailment of a New York passenger train hoped to interview the engineer Monday or Tuesday as they tried to determine if speed, equipment failure or another factor caused seven cars to hurtle off the tracks, killing four...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 8:56 PM
NEW YORK — A speeding passenger train barreled into a sharp curve about 82 mph when it should have been traveling 30 mph, and there was no attempt to slow down until "very late in the game," investigators said Monday.
Four passengers were killed...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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On the Table With Eric Ripert The chef...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 10:07 AM
The most wonderful time of the year also worked out for NBC in the ratings Wednesday night, with the holiday specials "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" and a "Saturday Night Live Christmas" combining to win the night among 18-to-49-year-old viewers,...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Here’s a holiday truism you can depend on: Put Mariah Carey anywhere near a Christmas tree, and she will bring it.
That’s what the singer did Wednesday night on NBC’s “Christmas in Rockefeller Center” special, which...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 2:30 PM
This year’s Grammy nominations may be as muddled as usual, but the Recording Academy sent at least one straightforward message with the picks it announced Friday night: Rock music didn’t matter in 2013.
No rock albums made the shortlist...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Last year around this time, it was an almost ubiquitous news item in Newport Beach: the proposed boycott of the annual Christmas Boat Parade by residents who opposed a new city-imposed fee hike on their docks.
The grass-roots group Stop the Dock Tax...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Gregory White Smith, a Harvard-trained lawyer, businessman, philanthropist and Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer who raised hackles in the art world with an intensely psychological examination of the life and work of Jackson Pollock, has died. He was 62....
| Mar 6, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Walter Kirn's new profile of the serial liar and convicted murderer known as "Clark Rockefeller" is no ordinary work of true crime and literary journalism.
"Blood Will Out: The True Story of a Murder, a Mystery, and a Masquerade" is the chronicle of...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Turns out you can teach an old time slot new tricks.
The recent passing of "The Tonight Show" torch from Jay Leno to Jimmy Fallon sparked the inevitable state-of-the-genre conversation. In a world ruled by tweets and memes, Netflix and YouTube, is there...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 7:55 PM
NEW YORK — Making his debut as host of "Late Night" on Monday, Seth Meyers struck a decidedly low-key note in a broadcast that emphasized finely tuned punch lines over star power and razzle-dazzle.
Meyers opened the NBC show by paying tribute to...