| Nov 11, 2013
| 9:38 AM
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Three men, including two members of a Brooklyn rock band, are dead after a fellow musician shot them to death in their East Williamsburg apartments before turning the gun on himself, according to...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 9:57 AM
The titular hammer-wielding superhero returns in "Thor: The Dark World," this time to stop a race of dark elves from plunging the universe into blackness. But, despite all creation hanging in the balance, film critics are somewhat unmoved by the god of...
| Dec 10, 2013
Newspapers, including this one, are among the last places in America that has close to zero tolerance for [expletive deleted].
I could give you a hint about what word is between the brackets, but I'd best not for fear of arousing the ire of the...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Now that Suzanne Somers has your attention with claims about all the sex she's having, the former "Three's Company" star-turned-longevity-expert has turned her attention to Obamacare. And she doesn't like what she sees.
"Boomers are smart," Somers wrote...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:49 AM
After the coffee. Before cranking "Rock 'n' Roll Animal."
The Skinny: When other kids were buying Beatles albums, I was buying the Velvet Underground's "Loaded." Lou Reed made me feel blue when I wanted to feel blue and lifted me up when I wanted to get...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:38 AM
A new musical inspired by the rap songs of the late Tupac Shakur is heading to Broadway. "Holler If Ya Hear Me" is scheduled to open at the Palace Theatre in New York on June 19, with preview performances set to begin on May 26.
"Holler" isn't a...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:50 PM
This week's comprehensive study of how violent PG-13 films have become -- gunplay has tripled in such films in the last 30 years, and PG-13 movies are now more violent than R-rated releases -- did not single out specific films.
But in reviewing the...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Shooters armed with assault rifles and some knowledge of electrical utilities have prompted new worries on the vulnerability of California's vast power grid.
A 2013 attack on an electric substation near San Jose that nearly knocked out Silicon Valley'...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 11:06 AM
It's never too late to deliver a career performance. That would seem to be one of the lessons of Alexander Payne's new road drama "Nebraska," about a crotchety old father (Bruce Dern) who drags his adult son (Will Forte) on a Midwestern journey to collect...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Few people in West Virginia had any idea that an obscure company was storing a mysterious coal-washing chemical in tanks overlooking the Elk River, just upstream from a major water treatment plant.
Nor did many realize that no agency had conducted...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 5:57 PM
U.S. cable television operators -- including Time Warner Cable and Cox Communications -- are allowing more customers access to the Filipino Channel in the wake of last week's devastating Typhoon Haiyan.
The channel has been providing special coverage...