| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:18 AM
The Supreme Court sided with precedent and tradition in the television industry Wednesday over a technological innovation that justices suggested seemed a bit too clever, ruling that TV broadcasters have an exclusive copyright over the programs they...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:17 PM
When Carmelo Anthony was 8 years old, he moved from Brooklyn to Baltimore and struggled fitting in enough that the memories still affect him as a grown man.
Kiyan Carmelo Anthony, Carmelo's son, turned 7 in March.
Those seemingly insignificant bits of...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:37 AM
It looks like the property value of CBS' "Big Brother" house is holding steady so far after dipping last year.
The summer reality TV stalwart launched it 16th season Wednesday by introducing the first eight of the 16 new housemates who will battle for...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:09 AM
The boy we see in "The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz," now at the Siskel Film Center and available on demand starting this weekend, grew up in Highland Park, his imagination seizing on (and seized by) computers not long after he could...
| Aug 5, 2014
As the midpoint of Musikfest nears, the daily lineup of acts stays strong. Here are the free-stage acts we think you need to see today: The Ballroom Thieves, 5 p.m. Americaplatz. High energy up-and-coming Boston-based indie pop-folk trio makes a......
| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:39 AM
USA Basketball today formally named Orlando Magic forward Tobias Harris, Magic guard Victor Oladipo and 11 additional players to its select team.
The select team will train with the U.S. national team from July 28-July 31 in Las Vegas as the national...
| Jul 21, 2014
Sifting through decades of family photos for a slideshow at my mom's memorial service, combined with helping my dad clean out her closet, planted the original seed of an idea. I'm already nostalgic under the happiest of circumstances, so dealing with a...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 3:57 PM
An attempt by ride-sharing app Lyft to launch in New York City hit a speed bump when the state's Supreme Court granted an injunction preventing the company's planned launch Friday evening, state officials said.
Lyft, based in San Francisco, connects...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 10:00 AM
I treated myself to the latest and most extravagant in theatrical experiences a few days ago, but instead of making me excited about the arrival of the future, it made me melancholy about the loss of the past.
Not that my trip to the excellent new...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:30 AM
There are a record number of scripted programs on television this summer, but young adults by and large are choosing their reality-show favorites instead.
In a week that saw the return of "Big Brother" (pictured), nine of the week's top 10 original...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:29 PM
Andrew Porter left work early Tuesday, but he didn't sit in a bar watching the U.S. play Belgium in that afternoon's World Cup match, or sit on the beach watching the waves roll in.
No, Porter sat in his car watching the clock in his Brooklyn...