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  • Interview: James Brown's son talks about being the child son of the Godfather of Soul

     
    The world knew singer James Brown as The Godfather of Soul — the singer who essentially invented funk and who from the mid-1950s through the 1990s put more than 100 songs on the R&B charts and influenced generations of performers......
  • Lyft's move into New York City blocked by state Supreme Court

    Lyft's move into New York City blocked by state Supreme Court
    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...
  • Tommy Ramone, Last Surviving Member of Influential Punk Band, Dies at 62

    Drummer and producer Tommy Ramone, the last surviving original member of the influential New York punk quartet the Ramones, died Friday at his home in the Ridgewood area of Queens, New York. He was 62 and had been in hospice care following treatment for...
  • Tommy Ramone, last surviving original member of the Ramones, dies

    Tommy Ramone, drummer and last surviving original member of the punk rock band the Ramones, died Friday, the band's manager with Silent Partner Management confirmed to the Los Angeles Times. He was 65, the manager confirmed. Born Thomas Erdelyi in ...
  • New York hopes to end parking war between drivers and street sweepers

    New York hopes to end parking war between drivers and street sweepers
    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...
  • New trial ordered for man convicted of daughter's 1989 Poconos arson death

    A federal judge on Friday ordered a new trial for Han Tak Lee in the 1989 arson murder of his mentally ill daughter at a Stroud Township church camp. U.S. District Judge William J. Nealon's order adopted the June 13 recommendations of a federal...
  • Malaysia struggles to cope with second air tragedy

    Malaysia struggles to cope with second air tragedy
    Malaysia reeled Friday from its second commercial air disaster this year as family members mourned passengers of a downed jetliner and investors sold off shares of a once-admired national carrier that has become a byword for calamity. The crash of...
  • Colony Cudas earn Greater Peninsula Swimming Association title; Greensprings Gators master VPSU championship meet | Community notebook

    Colony Cudas earn Greater Peninsula Swimming Association title; Greensprings Gators master VPSU championship meet | Community notebook
    The Colony Cudas capped an unbeaten season with an overpowering performance at the Greater Peninsula Swimming Association championship meet Saturday at the Fort Eustis Aquatic Center. The Cudas, who won their first GPSA title in 2012 and finished second...
  • New Breed of Online Stars Rewrite the Rules of Fame

    He may be huge on YouTube, but few in Hollywood know who Shane Dawson is. Not yet, anyway. The 26-year-old is best known to 12 million-plus subscribers across three different YouTube channels, but he's about to make a name for himself in film and TV,...
  • NBA veteran Metta World Peace drops track about Baltimore

    NBA veteran Metta World Peace hasn't been seen in the NBA since the New York Knicks waived him in February, but it appears he's been in the recording studio since then — and he's showing some love to Baltimore while in there. Hot New Hip Hop...
  • Marlo Thomas triumphs, 'Sex Tape' flops and Ann-Margret still sizzles

    "SEX IS an emotion in motion." -- Mae West SPEAKING OF sex, movies centering on that theme can be fun or frolicsome or tiresome or unpalatable. But like vampires, super-intelligent apes or (more recently) zombies, the sex comedy genre never grows old....