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  • Adolescents' TV Watching Is Linked to Violent Behavior

    Adolescents who watch more than one hour of television a day are more likely to commit aggressive and violent acts as adults, according to a 17-year study reported today in the journal Science. The study, which tracked more than 700 adolescents into...
  • UConn Women's 90-Game Winning Streak, Which Ended Thursday

    1, Nov. 16, 2008: Beat Georgia Tech 82-71 ( Storrs) 2, Nov. 20, 2008: Beat San Diego State 99-55 (Hartford) 3, Nov. 22, 2008: Beat Rhode Island 91-43 (Hartford) 4, Nov. 25, 2008: Beat BYU 96-47 (Provo, Utah) 5, Nov. 30, 2008: Beat Oklahoma 106-78...
  • Lester Glassner dies at 70; Collector of pop-culture and dime-store merchandise

    Lester Glassner dies at 70; Collector of pop-culture and dime-store merchandise
    When Lester Glassner died of pancreatic cancer Aug. 9 in hospice care at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City at age 70, he left behind a major part of his life that he had spent nearly 50 years accumulating. The one-time picture editor,...
  • Suzanne Pleshette, sexy star of 'Bob Newhart Show,' dies at 70

    Suzanne Pleshette, sexy star of 'Bob Newhart Show,' dies at 70
    Suzanne Pleshette, the dark-haired, smoky-voiced actress who played Bob Newhart's confident and sexy wife, Emily Hartley, for six years on the popular 1970s sitcom "The Bob Newhart Show," has died. She was 70. The widow of comic actor Tom Poston,...
  • Marilyn Minter willfully misfires glamour shots

    Marilyn Minter willfully misfires glamour shots
    Marilyn Minter's latest pictures look like high fashion throwing up: Big, glossy close-ups of lipsticked mouths spewing diamonds, pearls and colorful, glittering goo. Both luminous and grotesque, they are meant to evoke the experience of flipping through...
  • Matthew Shepard's murder, 10 years later

    Matthew Shepard's murder, 10 years later
    Last fall, as every fall for 10 years, playwright and director Moiss Kaufman was thinking about the 1998 killing of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyo. Kaufman's Tectonic Theater Project had gone to Laramie just weeks after Shepard's...
  • NBC executive: Leno out as planned in '09, O'Brien in

    NEW YORK (AP) -- If "Tonight Show" host Jay Leno is having second thoughts about surrendering his job as planned, NBC doesn't share them -- at least not publicly. "Conan O'Brien will take over 'The Tonight Show' in 2009," NBC Universal President and...
  • PASSINGS: Marvin Minoff, Jack Kissell, Bernard Wynne

    Marvin Minoff Producer on Frost Nixon interviews Marvin Minoff, 78, a film and TV producer whose credits include the movies "Patch Adams" and "Dominick and Eugene" and David Frost's broadcast interviews with former President Nixon, died Nov. 11 at his...
  • Primer: The case of the Lockerbie terrorist bomber

    Primer: The case of the Lockerbie terrorist bomber
    The release from prison Thursday of Abdel Basset Ali Megrahi, described as terminally ill with prostate cancer, was the latest development in the case of the 1988 Pan Am bombing over Lockerbie, Scotland, which was seared into American and British...
  • Democrats retain U.S. House, push for historic gains

    Democrats retained control of the House and pushed for historic gains in their majority yesterday by solidifying their dominance in the Northeast and making inroads in the South and West. "It's the night we have been waiting for," said House Speaker...
  • “Faith at the Gulf” explores faith in the face of catastrophe

     
      Odyssey Networks is launching a special news section on its website (www.odysseynetworks.org), ‘Faith at the Gulf,' that explores the role faith is playing in the face of this catastrophe. The Odyssey crew videotaped exclusive interviews on the...