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  • Jack Shea dies at 84; sitcom director, ex-Directors Guild chief

    Jack Shea dies at 84; sitcom director, ex-Directors Guild chief
    Jack Shea, a Hollywood veteran who directed popular sitcoms such as "The Jeffersons" and who, as president of the Directors Guild of America, forcefully argued for minority hiring and local production, has died. He was 84. Shea's death Sunday at a...
  • The 'last meal': Part of death-row lore

    The 'last meal': Part of death-row lore
    On the last day of their lives, Florida murderers Clarence Hill and Angel Nieves Diaz asked for taco fixings. Tampa rapist Oba Chandler ate two salami sandwiches on white bread and half a peanut-butter-and-grape-jelly sandwich. Panhandle killer Arthur...
  • John J. Lynch dies at 77; former L.A. County tax assessor

    John J. Lynch dies at 77; former L.A. County tax assessor
    When attorney and Republican Party activist John J. Lynch ran for Los Angeles County tax assessor in 1986, he was shocked at the result — he won. "It was a surprise," said Lynch, and he wasn't the only one taken aback. Lynch, who had never run for...
  • Lecture on “Becoming Human” at St. Stephen Orthodox Church

     
    Rev. John Behr, dean of St. Vladimir's Seminary at Fordham University, will lecture on “Becoming Human: Life in Christ according to Early Christian Teaching,” from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, at the Orthodox of St. Stephen, 1895...
  • Should Teach for America pack its bags?

     
    By Jessica Reynolds Teach for America is great in theory. Recent graduates from elite universities teach for two years in underserved school systems, move on to successful careers in business, politics, healthcare, etc, and act as lifelong advocates for...
  • Consumers are starting to flex their newfound muscle

    Stef Gray recently delivered a petition to Sallie Mae's Washington office, asking the giant private lender to eliminate a fee that unemployed college graduates must pay to suspend payments until they find a job. The 23-year-old New Yorker's online...
  • Dr. Steve Salvatore

    Dr. Steve Salvatore
    Dr. Steven Salvatore is an Emmy award winning journalist, Host of the nationally syndicated Dr. Steve Show and medical reporter for the PIX 11 Morning News.  Dr. Steve joined WPIX in 2005, where he can be seen every weekday morning on PIX Morning News...
  • Book review: 'When They Come for Us, We'll Be Gone' by Gal Beckerman

    Book review: 'When They Come for Us, We'll Be Gone' by Gal Beckerman
    When They Come for Us, We'll Be Gone The Epic Struggle to Save Soviet Jewry Gal Beckerman Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 598 pp., $30 If you think the Cold War is dead as the backdrop for any decent espionage story, you haven't read "When They Come for...
  • Memorial Day Tribute: Homeless, Addicted Vets Get New Hope

    Memorial Day Tribute: Homeless, Addicted Vets Get New Hope
    They risk their lives on the battlefields of Afghanistan and Iraq, but as dangerous and difficult as that is, it's just as hard, if not harder, for many combat veterans after they get back stateside. However, for the first time in 17 years, a new facility...
  • Cary Williams overcame abuse and anguish on way to NFL

    Cary Williams overcame abuse and anguish on way to NFL
    The Ravens locker room, even on the quietest of days, is a churning, bubbling storm of music and voices. Most of the time, it feels as chaotic as a busy train station, as crowded and lively as a food market. A high-stakes game of bean bag toss in the...
  • Karina Smirnoff

    Karina Smirnoff
    For the past six years, Karina Smirnoff has made her mark on primetime television as one of the professional dancers on ABC’s top rated program, Dancing with the Stars. She is the reigning champion, winning Season 13 with her inspirational partner,...