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  • Yule school? You bet!

    Yule school? You bet!
    Some come for the camaraderie; it's like a Santa support group. Some come to learn the basics. Consider first-timer Jim Robinson, a retired and rotund band director from Alabama who now lives in Chicago. A friend suggested Robinson consider landing...
  • Ireland: Exploring roots and finding a sense of home

    Ireland: Exploring roots and finding a sense of home
    Just as Ciaran Burke had told us in his family's pub that morning, the view from the top of Mount Gable was spectacular. In fact, you could see most of the places my sisters and I had visited, driving around the west of Ireland that week: To the west...
  • Report: Charlie Sheen Found Naked, Incoherent In Trashed Hotel Room

    Report: Charlie Sheen Found Naked, Incoherent In Trashed Hotel Room
    Police were called to a posh midtown Manhattan hotel early Tuesday after a reportedly drunk, half-naked Charlie Sheen was discovered in a trashed room with a woman said to be an escort. Sheen, 45, was staying at The Plaza Hotel, located on Fifth Avenue...
  • Book review: 'Obama's Wars'

    Book review: 'Obama's Wars'
    The essential outline of the story journalist and political historian Bob Woodward sets out to tell in " Obama's Wars" actually is fairly well known. President Obama's agonized march to a decision on how to move forward in what he has called "a war of...
  • Despite MTA's Prediction, Subway System Floods

    Despite MTA's Prediction, Subway System Floods
    Forecasters predicted a Thursday overnight rainstorm could pack 60 mph winds and dump two to three inches on the five boroughs, but managers of the Metroplitan Transportation Authority decided not to activate the transit system's Emergency Response Center...
  • TSA pat-down sparks backlash among travelers

    TSA pat-down sparks backlash among travelers
    A new security pat-down at airports has sparked a nationwide debate. Travelers heading out of town should be prepared to be touched in your inner thigh, groin and breasts area. Many have said the new procedure is an invasion of privacy. "They had a...
  • 'Naked Cowboy' Announces 2012 Presidential Bid

    'Naked Cowboy' Announces 2012 Presidential Bid
    He's mostly spotted donning nothing but tighty whities, boots and a cowboy hat in Times Square -- but now the 'Naked Cowboy' is throwing his hat into the ring to be one of the contenders in the presidential race of 2012. Robert Burck, 39, dressed up in a...
  • Gov. Hopeful Paladino Backtracks After Making Homophobic Remarks

    Gov. Hopeful Paladino Backtracks After Making Homophobic Remarks
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino said Monday that he does not discriminate against gays but thinks young children shouldn't be exposed to gay culture, especially at gay pride parades. "They wear these little Speedos and they grind against...
  • DC Bomb Plot Arrest Prompts NYC Warning

    DC Bomb Plot Arrest Prompts NYC Warning
    The arrest of Farooque Ahmed, 34, a naturalized U.S. citizen born in Pakistan has prompted the NYPD to issue a warning to law enforcement here, highlighting the desire of violent extremists to target the subway system in New York City. The two-page...
  • Stetson Kennedy dies at 94; writer exposed the KKK

    Stetson Kennedy dies at 94; writer exposed the KKK
    Author and folklorist Stetson Kennedy, who infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan six decades ago and exposed its secrets but decades later was criticized for appearing to exaggerate his exploits, died Saturday at a medical center near St. Augustine, Fla. He was...
  • Don Kirshner dies at 76; music mogul

    Don Kirshner dies at 76; music mogul
    Don Kirshner, the veteran music mogul who shepherded songs from a monstrously talented stable of young writers to the top of the pop charts in the 1960s, launched the career of the Monkees and then became a familiar face to millions of rock fans as...