| Jul 18, 2013
| 12:17 PM
A harsh critic of James "Whitey" Bulger, who had once been expected to testify against the gangster at his trial, was found dead in his home Wednesday, with no obvious signs of trauma on his body. There will be an autopsy on to determine the cause of...
| Oct 14, 2012
Johnny Cupcakes' Cupcakes From the Crypt national tour is scheduled to make a stop at the fast-growing brand's Los Angeles store at 7 p.m. Wednesday, offering fans limited-edition merchandise sold from coffins and the opportunity to meet founder Johnny...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Roxy celebrated its 25th anniversary at the official party kicking off Miami Swim Week on Thursday night by introducing the Roxy Pop Surf collection. Models Chrissy Teigen and Hannah Davis were on hand, along with DJ Chelsea Leyland. [Miami Herald]...
| Apr 20, 2013
Al Neuharth, the newspaper mogul who in 1982 made a $1-billion gamble called USA Today that earned derision for its emphasis on brevity, flashy graphics and upbeat stories but endured to become the nation's largest-circulation newspaper, died Friday in...
| Sep 30, 2012
Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, the fourth publisher of the New York Times, who made history with his decision to publish the Pentagon Papers and revived the "Good Gray Lady" of print journalism with a radical redesign that set a new standard, has died. He was...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Aaron Hernandez once said that rejecting UConn to play football for the University of Florida was the best decision he ever made — in part because it allowed him to get away from his hometown of Bristol.
While Hernandez might have tried to flee...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 3:01 PM
When it came out that suspected Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev was a former Golden Gloves boxer, I wondered if there might be a connection. It's not that boxers are necessarily violent people outside the ring, but boxers are subject to brain damage...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:30 PM
From a calf testicle festival in Oklahoma to Celtic Classic in Bethlehem? Travel Channel’s new series “Edge of America,” celebrates the weird and fascinating variety of festivals and events that have developed around regionally unique...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Dads, want to make sure your daughter is ambitious? Then make sure you do a good job at sharing housework. A University of British Columbia study has determined that egalitarian dads who share housework well have daughters who are more ambitious and...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 6:04 AM
L.A. City Councilman Eric Garcetti’s call for a “People’s Pledge”—to limit spending by outside groups in the L.A. mayor’s race—hails from Massachusetts, where a similar pact got mixed reviews from the Boston...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 11:14 AM
You look at Hannah Kearney’s record beginning with the 2010 Olympics, and you figure it has to be a misprint.
I mean, how does anyone win the Olympic gold in freestyle moguls and then 18 of the next 21 events on the World Cup circuit –...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 4:34 PM
From Scott Stantis' blog : This is an excellent bit of wordplay and Stantis clearly beat the NYP to it, but despite the identical joke and similar graphic style, my instinct would be to chalk this up to great minds......