| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:19 PM
They're the kind of products that would never carry the words "As seen on TV." A winged backpack that flies you to school on time. An exploding water bomb that thwarts school bullies. A clothes hanger-shaped boomerang for felling a Tyrannosaurus rex....
| Jun 29, 2013
| 5:34 AM
My children and I have a long-running joke that the ideal sports competition at the high school or college level would require as much academically from competitors as it would athletically. It's all very well to hit that double into the gap, but once you...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 3:04 PM
The Top Five things to do
Friday through Sunday, the Rude Mechanicals Medieval and Renaissance Players bring Sophocles’ play, “Electra,” to the stage in Shepherdstown, W.Va. 8 p.m., Friday, June 28, and Saturday, June...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Think of the BBC and what springs to mind?
If you're an average New Yorker, according to the new head of BBC Worldwide, Tim Davie, you associate the BBC with high quality news coverage and a program or two like "Doctor Who."
But in the U.K., word...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 8:30 PM
NBC's "Days of Our Lives" took the gold for drama series at the 40th annual Daytime Emmy Awards on Sunday.
The win marked the first time since 1975 that the sudser has won the top prize at the Daytime Emmy fete -- and only its second drama series nod...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 8:55 PM
After being ignored for most of the evening, "Days of Our Lives" won the drama series prize at the 40th Daytime Emmy Awards — the first time it had been honored in that category since 1975.
The NBC soap opera won only one other award Sunday in the...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 10:57 PM
Outstanding drama series
"The Bold and the Beautiful" (CBS)
"One Life to Live" (ABC)
"Days of Our Lives" (NBC) -- WINNER
"General Hospital" (ABC)
"The Young and the Restless" (CBS)
Outstanding children's animated program
"Robot and Monster" (Nickelodeon)...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 8:31 PM
The gig: Beatriz Acevedo, 44, is founder and president of MiTu Network, which provides Spanish-language lifestyle programs on YouTube. The company has attracted a variety of investors including Viacom's Shari Redstone and former News Corp. Chief Operating...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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This week's TV Movies
Talk shows, morning shows, game shows, kids...
| Jun 13, 2013
Money Talk: In the June 9 Business section, the Money Talk column said that people who start Social Security benefits early can't switch to a different or higher benefit later. People who start Social Security payments based on their own record before...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:05 AM
Mel Brooks takes a bow, "True Blood" returns and the Daytime Emmys are handed out. But the weekend's most-watched show is likely to be Game 5 of the NBA Finals.
The Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs play at 8 p.m. Sunday on ABC. The Heat came back...