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Manhattan (New York City)

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  • Obama's great-uncle, innovative librarian

     Obama's great-uncle, innovative librarian
    Charles Payne, President Barack Obama's great-uncle, worked for more than 30 years at the University of Chicago Library, where he brought an engineer's methodical approach to analyzing library systems and helping to develop library automation....
  • Best cars for city drivers

    Best cars for city drivers
    From squeezing between a Dumpster and a wall to holding your breath as a bus hard stops at your bumper, cities can be an automotive minefield. And cars are often the casualties. Need proof? Look no further than auto insurance rates. A 40-year-old male...
  • Islanders owner sued after backing out of sale

    Islanders owner sued after backing out of sale
    New York Islanders owner Charles Wang pulled the plug on a deal to sell the franchise for $420 million when the Los Angeles Clippers netted a $2 billion sale agreement, a lawsuit alleges. Andrew Barroway claims in a filing in Manhattan that Wang's...
  • Oscar de la Renta exhibit opens at George W. Bush Library

    "Oscar de la Renta: Five Decades of Style" has opened at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas. It includes 67 mannequins outfitted in clothes from 1967 to the present. The exhibit runs through Oct. 5. Why the Bush museum? Because...
  • Man struck, killed by drunk driver while cutting grass in Will County

    Man struck, killed by drunk driver while cutting grass in Will County
    A 68-year-old man mowing a lawn in Will County was struck and killed by a drunk driver Sunday afternoon, authorities said. Around 12:48 p.m. Sunday, a blue Toyota Camry traveling southbound on U.S. Route 52 near Delaney Road in Manhattan Township...
  • 'The Strain' recap: Setrakian and strigoi origins in 'The Runaways'

    'The Strain' recap: Setrakian and strigoi origins in 'The Runaways'
    "Finally," said not one single die-hard fan of FX's thriller "The Strain," "a bunch of historical background on vampires!" Too bad. That's what viewers saw in the most recent episode of the hit summer series, with professor-Holocaust survivor Abraham...
  • USA renews drama 'Suits' for Season 5

    USA renews drama 'Suits' for Season 5
    USA Network has renewed “Suits” for a fifth season. It will consist of 16 new episodes presumably airing next summer. The popular legal drama is a Top 10 summer scripted series with the advertiser-coveted 18-to-49-year-old demographic and...
  • Trina Turk talks handbags, tassels and drive-time inspiration

    Trina Turk talks handbags, tassels and drive-time inspiration
    Los Angeles designer Trina Turk’s universe is ever growing. For spring, she launched shoes and activewear. And landing in stores now for the fall season is her first comprehensive handbag collection. Turk, who is known for playful prints and retro...
  • Report: 'Addams Family' alum Christina Ricci, husband welcome baby boy

    Report: 'Addams Family' alum Christina Ricci, husband welcome baby boy
    The Ricci-Heerdegen household is now a family of three: Christina Ricci has reportedly given birth to her first child.  The petite "Addams Family" alum, who also birthed the body-bending hashtag #riccing, and her husband, James Heerdegen, have...
  • Cafe Gratitude to open downtown at One Santa Fe in early 2015

    Cafe Gratitude to open downtown at One Santa Fe in early 2015
    Vegan favorite Cafe Gratitude, which has Los Angeles restaurants in Larchmont Village and Venice, is planning to open downtown at the Yards at One Santa Fe in the arts district. Cafe Gratitude will be joining other shops, restaurants and community art...
  • Google, Barnes & Noble team up for same-day book deliveries

    Google, Barnes & Noble team up for same-day book deliveries
    Google and Barnes & Noble, taking on their mutual rival Amazon.com, have paired up to offer same-day delivery of books purchased online. The service -- initially limited to three communities -- launched Thursday as part of Google Shopping Express, which...