| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:03 PM
By Ellen Wulfhorst
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hundreds of people, young and not so young, lined up under rainy skies on Thursday to try out to be U.S. Open ballpersons, a short-term, low paying summer job that can be a dream come true for tennis fans.
| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:20 PM
"Jersey Boys" was filmed on soundstages in Southern California, but director Clint Eastwood was determined to get some genuine Garden State action into the rags-to-riches story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.
So near the end of production,...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:24 PM
A small Boca Raton Jewish education center, reaching out to unaffiliated students at Florida Atlantic University, has accomplished an unexpected milestone over the past year: eight student weddings, with each couple making a commitment to an Orthodox...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:52 AM
Hampton University hired Eugene Marshall Jr., as athletic director, the school announced Thursday.
Marshall will replace Novelle Dickenson, HU's longtime faculty member who spent the past two years as AD, but expressed an interest to return to...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:17 PM
Eugene Marshall's principles are firm and simple: Do what's best for student-athletes; help those who helped you; never lose sight of family.
That's why he walked away from a lucrative business career to coach and administer small-college athletics....
| Jun 25, 2014
| 12:06 PM
A man walked into a McDonald's in Queens on Tuesday morning, chatting on a cellphone and with a knife stuck in his back.
The man, Andrew Hardy, was apparently involved in a dispute with two individuals who have yet to be apprehended, police told the...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 6:33 PM
June 1964: Jim Bunning was a 32-year-old father of seven. He was also the pitching ace of the upstart Philadelphia Phillies.
Three years earlier the team had won just 47 of 154 games, one of the worst records in major league history. But as the '64...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:33 PM
The Sports Xchange
MLB roundup: Cubs' Bonifacio lands on DL
The Chicago Cubs placed outfielder-infielder Emilio Bonifacio on the disabled list with a rib-cage injury before Friday night's game against the Philadelphia Phillies.
Bonifacio, the Cubs'...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 6:30 AM
When Ann Druyan met her future husband, the late astronomer Carl Sagan, at a dinner party at Nora Ephron's New York City home circa 1974, she knew little of his growing reputation as a scientist and author, only that, as Ephron had told her, he was a...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 6:18 PM
NEW YORK - New York police have arrested a man wanted in connection with the weekend stabbings of two children, one fatally, in a Brooklyn apartment elevator, officials said on Wednesday.
Daniel St. Hubert, 27, was arrested on Wednesday night in the...
| May 7, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Perhaps it's appropriate that the director of "The Immigrant" has achieved more fame overseas than on his own shores.
In France, James Gray is practically a household name. Though he hails from New York -- Queens to be exact -- four of his five films...