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  • What makes a skyscraper the tallest? A ruling is coming

    NEW YORK — It was all so simple for King Kong, the giant ape who fled his captors by clambering to the top of the Empire State Building. Back then, there was no question the Manhattan icon was America's tallest skyscraper. But that was before...
  • Mike Trout: Players 'should be out of the game' if caught using PEDs

    Mike Trout: Players 'should be out of the game' if caught using PEDs
    NEW YORK — For as many headlines as Mike Trout generates on the field, the Angels center fielder hasn’t been much of an off-the-field attention-grabber. The humble 22-year-old, in his second big league season, has not inserted himself into...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' premiere: All aboard the sexy bus stop

    'Dancing With the Stars' premiere: All aboard the sexy bus stop
    Break out the sparkles and glitter guns: Season 17 of “Dancing With the Stars” has burst like a sparkly confetti bomb and cha-cha’d directly into ballroom-loving hearts. Along with the premiere of a new season comes a slew of...
  • Andy Warhol webcam will broadcast from the artist's grave

    Andy Warhol, the pop artist who would have turned 85 on Tuesday, died in 1987, so he never lived to experience the Internet. To celebrate his birthday, the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh is presenting live-streaming around-the-clock video of two key...
  • Skyscraper envy

     Skyscraper envy
    One World Trade Center in New York has been officially named the tallest building in the U.S., snagging the title from its rival, the Willis Tower in Chicago. So declared the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat this week. Technically, the roof...
  • Investors can buy a piece of the Empire State Building

    Investors can buy a piece of the Empire State Building
    NEW YORK — King Kong climbed it. A bomber crashed into it. Now the country's most iconic building is going public. The Empire State Building is set to make its debut Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange. And for $13 — about half the cost...
  • 'Doctor Who' fans petition to turn Empire State Building TARDIS blue

     
    One "Doctor Who" fan has figured out how to make the show's 50th anniversary even more special. He's started a petition to light up the Empire State Building in TARDIS blue to celebrate....
  • Oliver Stone: Film School 'Seemed Like a Crazy Idea'

    Los Angelenos got a taste of the Big Apple on Oct. 28 when NYU's Tisch School of the Arts held a benefit gala in L.A. for the first time in 10 years. The Beverly Wilshire received a New York City makeover with Statue of Liberty, Chrysler Building, Empire...
  • 'Diana' the movie: Not bad, but not that good either

    "YOU KNOW, Hillary Clinton gives of herself. Princess Diana gives of herself. But they are not saints," said actor Edward James Olmos. Well, during no point in Hillary Clinton's lifetime has she ever been considered a saint. Princess Diana, however, even...
  • 'About Time' and the Pleasures of the Time-Travel Romance

    "About Time," Richard Curtis' third and final film as a director, is -- wait a second. Today's theme being time travel, let's suspend that thought and return to the not-terribly-distant past -- specifically, to the fall of 1980, when Universal (the...
  • The Seven Most Tiresome Media Trends of 2013

    In preparing to ring in the new year, let's bid a not-so-fond farewell to seven media trends that remained inordinately prominent - and especially tiresome - during 2013. Granted, this farewell is, at best, temporary. Media folk are, after all, creatures...
  • 'Beauty and the Beast' proves its staying power

    'Beauty and the Beast' proves its staying power
    Twenty years ago, an experimental show by a team with minimal Broadway experience made the trek to New York after a trial run in Houston. Pundits expressed doubt about whether the risk would pay off, and when the show finally opened, it got a drubbing...