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  • Bono requires 'intensive' physical therapy; fractures skull and arm

    Bono requires 'intensive' physical therapy; fractures skull and arm
    U2 frontman Bono was injured far worse than was first reported when he crashed his bike in New York's Central Park on Sunday. What was first described by the band as a "spill" with surgery required is actually numerous severe fractures, one of which was...
  • Plan to ban New York City horse buggies prompts job-loss fears

    NEW YORK — Hundreds of New York City horse-and-buggy drivers could be on the road to unemployment if a ban of the historic trade makes its way through City Council, a union representing carriage drivers said Monday. Mayor Bill de Blasio campaigned...
  • The homeless and hungry are welcomed to Thanksgiving feasts

    The homeless and hungry are welcomed to Thanksgiving feasts
    In downtown Los Angeles, a man who calls himself Stickshift grinned while surveying a crowd feasting on plates of turkey, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce and green beans. "You might be feeling down in the dumps, but days like this prove there are...
  • Thanksgiving holiday quiets protests in Ferguson; 7 arrested in N.Y.

    Thanksgiving holiday quiets protests in Ferguson; 7 arrested in N.Y.
    Protest activity outside Missouri seemed to surpass the number of demonstrations in this St. Louis suburb where the Thanksgiving holiday and cold weather continued to keep tensions below the boil after a grand jury decided not to indict a white police...
  • Tips for going to Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

    More than 3.5 million people cram Manhattan streets for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade — why not be one of them? We're fortunate to live close enough to New York that we can see the parade on a day trip. And you could still get home for a late...
  • The first Hollywood Awards show of the season falls flat

    "NEVER TOUCH your idols: the gilding will stick to your fingers!" Gustave Flaubert. LAST FRIDAY night! I had the incredible experience of watching the first televised Hollywood Film Awards. OK, there's "tacky" and then there is "hopeless." The HFA was on...
  • Lauren Bacall's New York City home is listed at $26 million

    Lauren Bacall's New York City home is listed at $26 million
    Lauren Bacall’s longtime residence in New York City has come on the market at $26 million. The airy unit in the 19th century Dakota building has nine large rooms with 13-foot-high ceilings that look out on treetops, Central Park and the cityscape....
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' recap: Tommy Chong eliminated; four remain

    Week 10 and we’ve just reached the semifinals in this extended “Dancing With the Stars” season. Each of the remaining five couples had to show off their interpretation skills and perform different dances to two renditions of the same...
  • Winter Park brings back its ice skater paradise

    Winter Park brings back its ice skater paradise
    It’s not exactly a case of lights, camera, action, Dave Buchheit noted, but this year it sure comes close. The city kicks off its annual Winter in the Park event today, which includes the holiday ice skating rink presented by the Community...
  • U2's Bono injured while cycling; 'Tonight Show' gig delayed

    U2's Bono injured while cycling; 'Tonight Show' gig delayed
     U2 frontman Bono was injured while cycling in New York's Central Park, forcing a delay in the Irish rockers' return to "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," the band said on Sunday. U2 was scheduled to perform on "The Tonight Show" from Monday to...
  • Siting Council OKs Solar Array For Bridgeport Landfill

    Siting Council OKs Solar Array For Bridgeport Landfill
    Bridgeport and United Illuminating acquired initial siting approval Thursday for their plan to construct a large solar array and fuel cell alongside the city's Seaside Park, a 2-mile-long crescent park designed by Frederick Olmsted. The 11-acre solar...