| Jun 19, 2013
| 6:00 AM
New York Muslims have filed a federal lawsuit against the New York Police Department over the department's surveillance of Muslims, which they called invasive and unconstitutional.
The public debate over government surveillance has crescendoed over...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Hoping to make contact with a buyer
Academy Award-winning actress Jodie Foster has listed a home in Hollywood Hills West for $6.399 million.
The Spanish-style house, built in 1935, features a step-down living room with a cathedral ceiling, a screening...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:42 AM
It appears that Joe Torre is no longer the best catcher in the family.
Torre's daughter, Cristina Torre, was having coffee at a Brooklyn cafe Wednesday when a man rushed in asking people to call 911: A 1-year-old boy had crawled out onto the fire escape...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 5:20 PM
In the wide world of movies and television, the words "international production" often seem to mean something akin to "free vacation."
I exaggerate. There is work to be done. Still, in comparing the level of on-screen talent with the glorified B-movie...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Veteran TV director Paris Barclay has been elected president of the Directors Guild of America, becoming the first-ever African American to head the union.
Barclay, whose directing credits include "Sons of Anarchy," "Glee," "NCIS: Los Angeles" and...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:02 PM
If you bundled the attacks all together into one brutal event, it would have been the worst massacre since Adam Lanza walked into an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., last December.
Instead, America's latest criminal tragedy has been doled out in...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 11:47 AM
As a child, David Giuntoli consumed a steady media diet of horror films like "Carrie," "The Shining" and "The Exorcist." The films scared the heck out of him, he said, but like a kid in a (really spooky) candy store, he couldn't help himself from...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 7:10 PM
NEW YORK — In a highly unusual move, an appeals court Thursday blocked a judge's ruling that would have required changes to New York's controversial stop-and-frisk policy and also removed the judge from the case.
U.S. District Judge Shira...
| May 28, 2013
| 2:25 PM
"Brooklyn DA," which premieres Tuesday on CBS for a six-week run, has been the subject of some controversy in the city (and borough) where it's set.
Abe George, who is running to unseat current Kings County Dist. Atty. Charles Hynes, went to court to...
| May 29, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Letters threatening New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg over gun control laws have tested positive for the poison ricin, police said Wednesday.
An unspecified number of New York Police Department personnel reported minor symptoms from the poison that...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
They say that television is a writer's medium, so it makes sense that the Writers Guild of America would have its own list of the 101 greatest TV shows of all time.
At the top of the list is "The Sopranos," HBO's multiple award-winning hit series that...