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New Year's Day

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  • Report: New York man 'basically baked to death' in Rikers Island jail

    A news report has raised questions about how New York City jail officials handle at-risk inmates after a troubled 56-year-old former Marine was found dead in a Rikers Island cell where the temperature at one point had reportedly exceeded 100 degrees....
  • Connection of Harris, Bennett reflects NCAA top-seed Virginia's character-building process

    As far as comparisons go, Joe Harris has never taken offense to the kind of line his teammates have drawn connecting Harris and Virginia men's basketball coach Tony Bennett. From the moment he committed to U.Va. in the summer of 2009 out of Chelan,...
  • Rick Pitino feels Duke's pain, knows sting of Cinderella upsets

    Rick Pitino feels Duke's pain, knows sting of Cinderella upsets
    Every year in the NCAA Tournament, fans are waiting for that so-called Cinderella story. They anticipate who will be the next tournament darling sending home yet another college basketball superpower. No. 14 seed Mercer joined the list of upstarts...
  • Where are the positive stories about Obamacare?

    If there were fairness in this world, Rita Rizzo would be a media star. Rizzo, 60, owns a management consulting firm for nonprofit groups and government offices in Akron, Ohio, with her husband, Lou Vincent, 64. Vincent, who suffers from Type 2 diabetes...
  • Figure skater Johnny Weir, husband Victor Voronov split, he tweets

    Figure skater Johnny Weir, husband Victor Voronov split, he tweets
    Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir has announced that he and his husband, Victor Voronov, have split. Weir, 29, an NBC commentator during the Sochi Winter Olympics, broke the news on Twitter Wednesday. "It is with great sadness that I announce that...
  • Sheriff amends disclosure, adds more gift revelations

    Broward Sheriff Scott Israel filed new documents in recent days disclosing another gift he received in 2013. Israel said in a letter to the state Commission on Ethics that he made the disclosures based on what he learned during his recent ethics case....
  • Ollie Cites Defense As Main Factor For UConn's Turnaround

    Ollie Cites Defense As Main Factor For UConn's Turnaround
    STORRS – After the Huskies lost both games on their Texas trip, coach Kevin Ollie had plenty to criticize. But one thing stood out: defense. Houston shot 49.1 percent in its victory over UConn on New Year's Eve and Southern Methodist shot 47.2...
  • Rotterdam Film Review: 'Another Year'

    "Can this marriage be saved?" isn't a question that needs asking, since it's all too apparent the young newlyweds of "Another Year" are on mutually exclusive paths. Oxana Bychkova's character study plays out over the course of a calendar cycle, charting...
  • Wedded: Lauren Fischer and Pete Wallace

    Wedded: Lauren Fischer and Pete Wallace
    Date: Dec. 7 Her story: Lauren Fischer, 27, grew up in Perry Hall. After graduating from Virginia Tech in 2008, she moved to Alexandria, Va., for a marketing job with O'Keefe & Company, a technology public relations firm. She now works in marketing...
  • D23: Disney World attractions of the past saluted at November event

    D23: Disney World attractions of the past saluted at November event
    D23, the official Disney fan club, will hold a weekend of sessions saluting former attractions -- including Pleasure Island -- at Disney World this fall. D23 Destination D: Attraction Rewind will be at the Contemporary Resort's convention center Nov....
  • California regulator warns about gaps in ride-sharing insurance

    California regulator warns about gaps in ride-sharing insurance
    SACRAMENTO — A deadly accident involving a California ride-sharing driver has brought to light a potential downside to this new high-tech carpooling: Who pays when something goes wrong? Companies such as Uber, Lyft and Sidecar have long insisted...