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Manhattan (New York City)

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  • Baltimore native Kevin Liles is a big hit in music and beyond

    Baltimore native Kevin Liles is a big hit in music and beyond
    NEW YORK CITY— Kevin Liles is riding high. On a bright August afternoon, the Baltimore-born entertainment mogul is ensconced 35 stories above midtown Manhattan, enjoying lunch at one of the city's most exclusive hotels, the Mandarin Oriental....
  • Pryor Tells Superintendents: 'You Are On The Right Track'

    Pryor Tells Superintendents: 'You Are On The Right Track'
    HARTFORD — A day after announcing his plans to leave soon, state Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor addressed superintendents at their annual back-to-school meeting Tuesday, pointing to progress made during his watch and urging them to go forward...
  • Global brain project Viv developed with Chicago's tech future on mind

    Global brain project Viv developed with Chicago's tech future on mind
    So now we know what the Next Big Thing that Dag Kittlaus, the Chicago-area visionary who helped give the world Siri, has been working on for close to two years. It's Viv, an artificial intelligence system that has the potential to become the...
  • 7-foot great white shark spotted near swimmer off Manhattan Beach

    7-foot great white shark spotted near swimmer off Manhattan Beach
    A 7-foot juvenile white shark was spotted Thursday swimming near the Manhattan Beach Pier, fire officials said. Los Angeles County Fire Department lifeguards confirmed the sighting on Twitter after it was reported at 10:30 a.m. Lifeguards, however,...
  • Highway Patrol Captain to take a "different approach" to policing in Ferguson

    Highway Patrol Captain to take a "different approach" to policing in Ferguson
    Missouri's governor moved to ease tensions on Thursday after days of racially charged protests over the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager, putting the African-American captain of the Highway Patrol in charge of security in the St. Louis...
  • Marcio Sicoli is a premier beach volleyball coach few would recognize

    Marcio Sicoli is a premier beach volleyball coach few would recognize
    Football coaches stalk the sidelines wearing headsets. In hockey and basketball, coaches stand out in their perfectly tailored suits. Baseball managers leave the dugout to pull pitchers and badger umpires. But in beach volleyball, you never notice the...
  • En Cartelera: 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle' y 'The Giver'

    En Cartelera:  'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle' y 'The Giver'
    The Giver La novela futurista Ya rubricada por Lois Lowry alcanza una moderada adaptación en The Giver, proyecto acariciado toda la vida por el actor y productor Jeff Bridges, quien protagoniza el filme. Publicada pocos años después de The Matrix,...
  • Sunset L.A. Beach Cities Home & Garden Tour set for Saturday

    Sunset L.A. Beach Cities Home & Garden Tour set for Saturday
    In conjunction with its current Idea House in Manhattan Beach, Sunset magazine, along with Modern Home Tours, will host a self-guided Home and Garden Tour on Saturday showcasing innovative homes and gardens chosen by the magazine's editors. The Sunset...
  • WGN America continues original programming with two new projects

    WGN America continues original programming with two new projects
    WGN America continues its push in the original programming arena, announcing Wednesday that it has given a straight-to-series order to Appalachia-set drama "Titans" and has begun initial stages on series contender "Underground." The Tribune-owned...
  • Finally, in one volume: Henry Roth's 'Mercy of a Rude Stream'

    Henry Roth is one of the most elusive figures in American literature, a writer whose first book, the 1934 novel “Call It Sleep,” is a breathtaking piece of modernism, although it took three decades for it to be recognized as such. The...
  • Rufus Cuff smartwatch is one of 443 crowd-funded hardware projects

    Rufus Cuff smartwatch is one of 443 crowd-funded hardware projects
    Tired of staring at his phone screen all day, Gabe Grifoni set out to return “humans back to being humans” by creating a smarter screen. Grifoni designed the Rufus Cuff, a giant wrist-worn screen that he hopes someday will replace the need...