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  • John Barry dies at 77; composer scored 11 James Bond films

    John Barry dies at 77; composer scored 11 James Bond films
    John Barry, a five-time Academy Award-winning composer of movies such as "Born Free" and "Out of Africa" who earned a prominent spot in pop-culture history by writing the scores for 11 James Bond films, including "From Russia With Love" and "Goldfinger,"...
  • Bronx Zoo Cobra Gets Official Name

    Bronx Zoo Cobra Gets Official Name
    NEW YORK -- The Egyptian cobra that turned into a media darling after its escape and subsequent capture at the Bronx Zoo was named "Mia" on Thursday after a public vote. The name is a play off the days when it was "missing in action." The Bronx Zoo and...
  • Space-shuttle retirement homes: Cape Canaveral, New York, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.

    Space-shuttle retirement homes: Cape Canaveral, New York, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.
    CAPE CANAVERAL — When space shuttle Atlantis returns from its final mission in July, it will come home to stay at Kennedy Space Center. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden announced Tuesday that the Visitors Center here will get to keep and display...
  • Roberts Blossom dies at 87; character played neighbor in 'Home Alone'

    Roberts Blossom dies at 87; character played neighbor in 'Home Alone'
    Roberts Blossom, a veteran character actor who played the old, white-bearded next-door neighbor who befriends young Macaulay Culkin in the hit movie "Home Alone," has died. He was 87. Blossom died Friday of natural causes at a nursing home in Santa...
  • NYPD Blows Up 5,000 Pounds Of Illegal Fireworks

    NYPD Blows Up 5,000 Pounds Of Illegal Fireworks
    New York, NY - NYPD bomb squad technicians Friday had an early Fourth of July of sorts, destroying 5,000 pounds of illegal fireworks.  Fire officials say the fireworks ranged in size from sparklers to professional pyrotechnics. "We want everyone to enjoy...
  • Brady Bunch mom got crabs in affair with NY mayor

    Brady Bunch mom got crabs in affair with NY mayor
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - This would have made an interesting episode of "The Brady Bunch." Florence Henderson, the actress who played perky mom Carol Brady in the beloved family sitcom, says she once got crabs after a one-night-stand with career...
  • [VIDEO] Deadly Small Plane Crash In Westchester County

    [VIDEO] Deadly Small Plane Crash In Westchester County
    Authorities are trying to determine what caused a small plane to crash and burn in the tiny, Westchester County hamlet of Armonk. Holly Baker, a spokesperson for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), says four people were killed. She says the...
  • Vandalism mars Pride Parade: Tires punctured on 51 floats

    Vandalism mars Pride Parade: Tires punctured on 51 floats
    Chicago's 42nd annual Pride Parade got off to a rocky start this morning after 51 floats were vandalized overnight. But by day's end, the event had drawn a huge, perhaps record crowd. "It's the highest I've ever seen," said Marcus Brady, chairman of...
  • James Arness dies at 88; TV's Marshal Dillon on landmark 'Gunsmoke' series

    James Arness dies at 88; TV's Marshal Dillon on landmark 'Gunsmoke' series
    James Arness, the towering actor best known for portraying Marshal Matt Dillon, the strong and commanding symbol of frontier justice on the landmark TV western series "Gunsmoke," died Friday. He was 88. Arness died of natural causes at his home in...
  • Ray Bryant dies at 79; jazz pianist and composer

    Ray Bryant dies at 79; jazz pianist and composer
    Ray Bryant, a pianist and composer whose long career took off after he accompanied a variety of jazz greats during the 1950s at the Blue Note club in Philadelphia, has died. He was 79. Bryant died June 2 at New York Hospital Queens, a hospital...
  • Pharmacy Shooting Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

    Pharmacy Shooting Suspect Pleads Not Guilty
    Quadruple murder suspect David Laffer, the man police believe shot and killed four people in cold blood at a Long Island pharmacy earlier this week, pleaded not guilty in court Thursday to murder charges. Laffer, 33, along with his wife Melinda Brady...