| Apr 8, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Barbara Walters is known for turning her interviews into sob sessions, but as she exits the business she's known all her life, she's determined not to do that. When the legendary broadcaster retires next month at age 84 from ABC's "The View," following...
| May 17, 2014
| 8:00 AM
President Obama stood on the banks of the Hudson River last week, dwarfed by the mammoth new eight-lane, cable-stayed bridge arising from its waters. Such mighty projects are a sign of strength, he said, and declared: "A great nation does these things."...
| May 21, 2014
| 2:53 PM
More than 60 senior pranksters at a New Jersey high school — who are suspected of smearing Vaseline on door handles, upending desks and trash cans, scrawling graffiti and urinating in public — will not face criminal charges, prosecutors...
| May 12, 2014
| 9:42 AM
No doubt there were some lumps in throats at Amtrak headquarters last month when they heard the words "collapse" and "rail line" in Baltimore. As it happens, it was a CSX freight line that was affected by the loss of a 120-year-old retaining wall in...
| May 15, 2014
| 5:10 AM
No offense to conventional hotels, but sometimes you just want to stay someplace a little different, a little avant-garde, someplace you'll be able to tell the grandkids about someday.
You know, someplace that, once you post a picture on Facebook,...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Stephen Adly Guirgis is such a quintessentially New York playwright, it's incredible how popular his plays are outside the city limits. You have to wonder what those out-of-towners will make of "Between Riverside and Crazy," the scribe's latest love/...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:03 AM
A moment of distress happened unexpectedly for a young musician on Thursday and when it did, it was proof once again of the unity between the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival and the town where the Yale program is located.
There on the stage of the...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Sometimes an art museum opens new galleries more as an expression of ambition and possibility for the future than as the culmination of a completed achievement. That seems to be the case at the Huntington in San Marino, which on July 19 will inaugurate...
| Jul 22, 2014
"I just returned from a trip to Europe, and really enjoyed riding the high-speed Eurostar and TGV. Why can't we have something like that here in the U.S.?" So asked a reader, and the fundamental answer is simple: The United States, as a nation, does not...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 9:40 AM
It's a day Taylor Schilling might like better than taco night.
On Thursday, the 29-year-old actress scored a nomination for lead actress in a comedy for her portrayal as yuppie inmate Piper Chapman in Netflix's prison dramedy "Orange Is the New Black."...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 12:16 PM
Ah, the Emmy nominations -- happening at an ungodly early hour so the media can spend the day catching up with the actors and actresses making waves in television. A byproduct of the early morning announcement: star actors startled out of their sleep or...