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  • Kraft Mac & Cheese just got duller. You can thank (or blame) 'The Food Babe.'

    Kraft Mac & Cheese just got duller. You can thank (or blame) 'The Food Babe.'
    For many Americans, the color of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese is the color of childhood. Nothing triggers nostalgia like the sight of a steaming plate of sticky pasta, as unnaturally orange as a nuclear dawn. Almost 80 years after its invention, however,...
  • Back on the USA Network: Sports return with NHL playoffs

    In the three decades since USA Network had last broadcast an NHL playoff game, just about everything in television watching changed. In that rapidly evolving world, the cable channel is again embracing the value of sports. USA aired two games as hockey'...
  • Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski is running for U.S. Senate seat held by Pat Toomey

    Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski is running for U.S. Senate seat held by Pat Toomey
    Calling Allentown a "shining example" for the rest of the state, Mayor Ed Pawlowski officially jumped into the race for U.S. Senate on Friday, ending several days of speculation. The announcement, which came in a news release to media outlets, was...
  • Japanese Americans' protests halt auction of internment camp items

    Japanese Americans' protests halt auction of internment camp items
    Nancy Oda's parents had an expression whenever she brought up her family's imprisonment behind barbed wire during World War II. "They said 'shikata ga nai—' it can't be helped," recalls Oda. But Oda, who was born in a relocation camp at Tule...
  • Satirical knives ready to carve up presidential candidates

    Satirical knives ready to carve up presidential candidates
    I was feeling pretty bad about the state of political satire on TV until I saw Kate McKinnon of "Saturday Night Live" mock Hillary Clinton last week on the eve of the former secretary of state's presidential announcement. Practicing her announcement...
  • Attacks on foreigners spread in South Africa; weekend violence feared

    Attacks on foreigners spread in South Africa; weekend violence feared
    Attacks against immigrants in South Africa spread Friday to the largest city, Johannesburg, raising fears of a weekend of violence in tense townships. Hundreds of immigrants fled their homes and took shelter in police stations in different areas of...
  • The Don of Saturday night

    The Don of Saturday night
    It was announced Friday that "Sábado Gigante" is ending its run after 53 years on the air. As we look at the show's history, here is a Times feature on host Mario Kreutzberger, better known as Don Francisco, originally published on May 29, 2001. Mario...
  • ‘Fantastic Four’ trailer shows off quartet’s powers and villain Victor von Doom

     
    A new trailer for the “Fantastic Four” reboot is out, offering a closer look at the titular heroes' superpowers as […]...
  • Summons of Japanese media raises complaints of interference

    Japan's ruling party summoned executives from two leading television networks Friday, the latest in a series of actions that opponents say endanger press freedom and intimidate the media. The Liberal Democratic Party's panel on information and...
  • Bloomberg trading terminals suffer worldwide outage

    Bloomberg's trading terminals, which are used by most of the world's biggest financial firms, went down for two and a half hours on Friday due to apparent technical problems, a development that prompted the British government to postpone a planned 3...
  • NASCAR broadcaster Steve Byrnes dies at 56

    NASCAR broadcaster Steve Byrnes dies at 56
    Steve Byrnes turned 56 on April 14th. He spent the day in the hospital. “Your birthday boy headed back to ICU. Respiratory issues!” Byrnes tweeted out (@SteveByrnes12). The accompanying picture showed the destructive path of head and neck...