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  • Nancy Malone, Pioneering TV Producer-Director, Studio Exec, Dies at 78

    Nancy Malone, a ground-breaking and Emmy-winning director-producer, Emmy-nominated actress and the first woman VP at a major studio, died May 8 at City of Hope in Duarte, Calif., as the result of pneumonia that arose from complications of leukemia. She...
  • Government waste: Where has all the money gone?

    Most people, perhaps even the super-wealthy, who are usually accountable to auditors, want to know where their money goes. This is especially true when they detect money for which they can't account. Not so with the federal government. Some recent...
  • N.Y. Will Get First Glimpses of 'Snowpiercer,' 'They Came Together' at BAMcinemaFest

    Bong Joon Ho's "Snowpiercer," the starry sci-fi title that will get its long-delayed U.S. release June 27, and Amy Poehler-Paul Rudd comedy "They Came Together" are among the New York premieres lined up for BAMcinemaFest, the sixth annual film festival at...
  • Could secular forces play a role in who becomes Chicago's next archbishop?

     Could secular forces play a role in who becomes Chicago's next archbishop?
    As much as Chicago's Roman Catholics believe the selection of the city's next archbishop will be guided by the Holy Spirit, experts and history point to other forces, such as demographics and local politics, that help shape such decisions. "Politics,...
  • Gene Estess dies at 78; left Wall Street to help New York's homeless

    Gene Estess, a broker who gave up the pay and perks of Wall Street for a second career helping New York City's homeless, has died. He was 78. He died April 9 at his home in Brooklyn, N.Y., according to his wife, Pat Schiff Estess. The cause was lung...
  • Tuesday's multi-sport college roundup: Apprentice deals top seed a defeat in USCAA Small College World Series; U.Va., W&M win

    Colleges: Baseball: Taylor Gomer pitched a five-hitter in a seven-inning complete game Tuesday as Apprentice School improved to 2-0 in the U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association Small College World Series with a 9-2 win against top-seeded Cincinnati-...
  • MTV Video Music Awards 2014 to land at the Forum in Inglewood

    After spending 2013 ensconced in Brooklyn, the MTV Video Music Awards return to Southern California this year, landing Aug. 24 at the Forum in Inglewood. It will mark the first awards show at the arena since it reopened earlier this year after a $100-...
  • Supreme Court justices appear conflicted over Aereo copyright case

    Supreme Court justices appear conflicted over Aereo copyright case
    WASHINGTON — Confronting a case that could reshape the television broadcast industry, Supreme Court justices sounded conflicted Tuesday over whether an upstart streaming service is violating copyright laws by enabling subscribers to record...
  • 5 reasons to attend Thursday's KAHLON party

    5 reasons to attend Thursday's KAHLON party
    On Thursday, The Crown will host the next KAHLON, a branded concert with a party vibe and an open-minded attitude. While the artists performing can seem disparate sonically, they often have similar do-it-yourself ethics and positive spirits. A segment...
  • Former Hopkins professor eyes Afghan presidency

    These days, his Western business suits and ties have given way to Afghan turbans and tunics. Instead of anthropology students and fellow faculty members at the Johns Hopkins University, tribal elders and international aid officials are more likely to seek...
  • Rep. Michael Grimm surrenders to authorities in fraud case

    Rep. Michael Grimm surrenders to authorities in fraud case
    WASHINGTON -- New York Rep. Michael Grimm, facing indictment on charges in connection with allegedly fraudulent business practices, surrendered to federal law enforcement Monday. In a federal indictment unsealed Monday at the U.S. Courthouse in...