| Jan 9, 2015
| 3:32 PM
Organizers of Boston's bid for the 2024 Olympics say they're "wicked excited."
Ordinary Bostonians — bracing for killer traffic and other headaches if the famously curmudgeonly city actually wins the Games — say they're just wicked bummed....
| Jan 6, 2015
| 2:18 PM
Seven individuals and one Park Ridge business will be recognized next month as 2014 Community Stars by the Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce.
Each year, the chamber accepts nominations of local residents, volunteers, educators, students, business leaders...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 9:42 AM
Garth Brooks is once again doing what Garth Brooks does — making history, and this time he’s done it on Elvis Presley’s birthday.
Brooks’ becomes the first guest in the 62-year history of NBC’s “Today” show to...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 2:17 PM
Bess Myerson, the former beauty queen, television personality and New York politician who spent four decades in the public eye before her glamorous image was tarnished by scandal, has died. She was 90.
Myerson died Dec. 14 at her home in Santa Monica....
| Nov 3, 2014
| 7:59 AM
Jimmy Fallon has a big week planned for "The Tonight Show."
Jay Leno, Fallon's predecessor, will be a guest on Friday's show.
You'll notice a big push for "Interstellar," because Anne Hathaway drops by Monday (tonight) and Matthew McConaughey visits...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 3:54 PM
They were strangers, desperate for hope in far-flung places, as they wrote about surviving mutilation or dealing with birth defects.
The stories of pain and heartache flooded the college students' emails.
It was an overwhelming response for the...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The television news business is trying hard to catch up with rapidly changing technology.
Americans are getting more of their news from their Twitter feeds, friends' Facebook posts and websites such as Reddit. There are live bloggers who chronicle...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 8:58 AM
Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson says the company’s space travel program will press on following last week’s crash of one of its spaceships, which killed one pilot and injured another.
In his first live interviews since the crash,...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:17 PM
For Gabriel Rangel, "puppy love" means more than a fleeting infatuation.
The professional dog handler is a rock star at events such as this weekend's Celebrate Dogs! show at the Orange County Convention Center. The annual event is billed as "the nation'...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 2:37 PM
WASHINGTON — "The report is full of crap."
Thus spake Dick Cheney, on Fox News last week, when talking about the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on torture that occurred during his vice presidency.
The line might have been funny, if...
| Dec 16, 2014
For some reason, country music and the outdoors go hand-in-hand.
The National Rifle Association announced last week that country star Lee Brice and Thompson Square will perform at the 2015 Great American Outdoor Show at the Farm Show Complex in...