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  • Impressive Contenders From Various Networks Crowd Emmy Slate

    Once again, HBO has the 800-pound gorilla in this year's Emmy TV movie race. That's little surprise, since the pay cabler has long dominated that category, averaging 60% of the nominees in the past decade. But the news this year is that HBO and its...
  • U.S. sues N.Y. company that workers say made them pray, say 'I love you'

    A federal agency sued a New York customer service provider on Wednesday after allegations the company forced employees to pray, thank God for their jobs and say "I love you" to managers and colleagues at work, and fired those who protested. The Long...
  • Ruslan Provodnikov wants to impress, earn fight with Manny Pacquiao

    Ruslan Provodnikov is moving toward the tricky moment of needing to call out his stablemate Manny Pacquiao. Before that, he can just concentrate on what he does best: throw power punches in a hurry and continue to draw a crowd around his abilities....
  • Film Review: 'Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon'

    Toward the end of his documentary "Supermensch," actor-turned-filmmaker Mike Myers notes, "Shep Gordon is the nicest person I've ever met, hands down" -- a slightly redundant declaration by that point, given the largely worshipful tenor of this...
  • Jerry Seinfeld Tells David Letterman About His Comedy 'Anti-Show' Made Possible by the Internet

    Jerry Seinfeld sat down for a freewheeling chat with David Letterman on Monday evening -- two comedians, not in cars or drinking coffee, but pretty entertaining anyway. Letterman's interview of Seinfeld at the Paley Center for Media in New York was a...
  • 'American Jesus' a superficial look at Protestant subcultures in U.S.

     'American Jesus' a superficial look at Protestant subcultures in U.S.
    In the absorbing but superficial "American Jesus," Spanish documentarian Aram Garriga offers a panoramic overview of Protestant subcultures in America, from Anaheim to Long Island. The director pivots in the third act — persuasively, if heavy-...
  • Emily Blunt and John Krasinski add to their portfolio

    Emily Blunt and John Krasinski add to their portfolio
    Emily Blunt has been quite busy — she'll be tearing up the big screen this year — but apparently she still had time to go house shopping. She and husband John Krasinski have spent $2.575 million for a home in Hollywood Hills West. Built in...
  • Wicked Strong carries Boston hope -- and a New York storyline, too

    Wicked Strong carries Boston hope -- and a New York storyline, too
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Boston-to-his-core horse owner did a slight double take when he saw a New York Giants cap in the same frame as his Kentucky Derby contender. That's what you get when you put a Long Island guy at the center of a heart-...
  • Former Army Ranger Carroll again leads Duke lacrosse defense

    Former Army Ranger Carroll again leads Duke lacrosse defense
    Come Monday, Duke's Casey Carroll hopes to play the game he loves while saluting the sacrifices he and others have made for their country. When better than Memorial Day for a former Army Ranger to end his college lacrosse career in the NCAA championship...
  • Mom-and-pop pizza shops on the rise

    Like spring flowers, mom-and-pop pizza shops have been blossoming in the Lehigh Valley in recent months. The latest addition is Suzanna's, which opened May 29 at 2918 William Penn Highway in Palmer Township. The 35-seat restaurant joins the area's...
  • As California Chrome falls short in Belmont Stakes, new chorus of Triple Crown critics rises

    As California Chrome falls short in Belmont Stakes, new chorus of Triple Crown critics rises
    ELMONT, N.Y. — Let the debate go on. California Chrome just didn't have enough left on a beautiful Saturday afternoon here on Long Island, finishing in a dead heat for fourth place in the Belmont Stakes and disappointing a nation full of horse...