| Jun 11, 2013
| 9:55 AM
A first edition of "The Great Gatsby" is being auctioned Tuesday at Sotheby's in New York. The classic novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald is expected to sell for $100,000 to $150,000.
When "The Great Gatsby" was first published in 1925, its dust jacket...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Ronan Farrow, the outspoken journalist, human rights lawyer and the son of Mia Farrow and Frank Sinatra (possibly), is joining MSNBC to host a new show.
The program, currently still in development, doesn't have a name but is expected to launch in...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 7:31 AM
WASHINGTON -- For two weeks, Rehan Motiwala, a 29-year-old medical student from Pomona, sat stranded at the Bangkok airport, sleeping for 10 nights on a roach-infested mattress in a dank, windowless detention room reserved for deportees.
Motiwala, a U....
| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:07 AM
(CNN) -- Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez fired the shots that killed Odin Lloyd, a man who'd been with him told a mutual friend, according to a court document.
A Florida police spokeswoman cited the court document Tuesday.
The conversations allegedly...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:30 AM
In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings and at a time of rising crime in Roland Park, Father's Day weekend brought heightened security to the neighborhood.
At the Meadowbrook Aquatic and Fitness Center in Mount Washington, officials decided...
| Jul 12, 2013
I'm ticked off at the person who said that Mother's Day and Father's Day are bogus holidays! I do not think they are. I love both of parents very much! I think your parents would be ashamed of you if you said that to them or if they read your comment in...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:50 PM
I recently saw a 1967 BMW ad titled "Why is BMW a Man's Car?" According to the ad, the answer is, "Because it was designed to suit a man's taste. Fast, lean, tough. No frills, no nonsense. Just a handsome, totally dependable car that gets you there with a...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Carlos Ortiz walked into a Connecticut courthouse for a June 25 meeting with his probation officer prepared for bad news: The man who would ultimately be charged in connection with the Aaron Hernandez murder case had tested positive for PCP and faced a...
| Jul 26, 2013
A special celebration will be held Sunday at Brookfield Zoo by an organization known to all cops, firefighters, paramedics and other first responders in the Chicago area.
It is the one organization that first responders' families never want to meet. But...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
I recently emailed my father and godfather to ask for some paternal financial advice for this Father's Day column - these two guys spent their careers on Wall Street. My father was a stock options specialist on the floor of the American Stock Exchange,...
| Jun 11, 2013
While I was chatting with another divorced mother recently, the conversation of Father's Day came up.
"Are you going to get your ex a present that would be from your son?" she asked.
"I'm not sure," I said.
"Did he get you a present for Mother's...