| Dec 27, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Your favorite guitar player wishes he could play like Joe Satriani. Those righteous riffs you hear when Metallica is on the radio? Satriani taught that band's Kirk Hammett and many other metal greats, including Steve Vai and Larry LaLonde, to play.
| Nov 13, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Shirley Mitchell, a veteran film and TV actress who was believed to be the last surviving adult cast member of TV's legendary sitcom "I Love Lucy," has died at 94.
Mitchell, who played Lucy's friend Marion during the 1953-54 season, died of heart...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:15 PM
The contestants on "The Biggest Loser" are just that — players in a reality show game who are subjected to harsh workouts, screeching coaches and weigh-ins on national television. The role is not for everyone, not even for everyone desperate to lose...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 1:52 PM
"Biggest Loser" makeovers belong to the dynamic duo of fashion expert Tim Gunn and hairstylist Ken Paves. They did not disappoint, giving the scruffy-looking finalists a new look in the mirror that matches their new look at life.
Tanya and Jennifer...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 3:53 PM
“Biggest Loser” winner and Wheeling native Danni Allen and Marcus Lemonis, star of CNBC’s “The Profit,” opened a yoga studio in Evanston last week called One2One. The name is a play on the 121 pounds Allen lost on the NBC...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 4:00 PM
As children return to school this fall, parents likewise return to worrying about ailments, both physical and emotional, that might befall their children on their way to —and in — the classroom. Whether it's bullying or head lice, thinking...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:06 AM
As an eighth-grader, Jillian Michaels weighed 175 pounds, and classmates mooed at her.
Boy, is she getting even.
"The Biggest Loser" star, 60 pounds lighter, comes to South Florida for the inaugural Sweat USA, a fitness convention that includes big-...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 11:08 AM
On Tuesday night, Stephen Colbert couldn't wait to address the growing crack smoking scandal that's engulfing Toronto Mayor Rob Ford.
Describing the hefty Ford as a "Chris Farley tribute mayor," Colbert relayed the news that Toronto police had confirmed...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Elizabeth Vargas hasn't been on ABC's newsmagazine "20/20" for a while, and now we know why: The veteran newswoman is being treated for alcohol abuse, the network confirmed.
The Daily News broke the story Wednesday that Vargas, 51, checked herself into...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Lush smells, comfy semi-dark rooms and a sense of self-indulgence make a spa treatment appealing. But here are three treatments that aim to do more than merely pamper.
Hot oil and needles
If acupuncture seems more doctor's office than salon, perhaps...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 2:17 PM
"Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell," the talk-and-comedy series hosted by Bell and executive produced by Chris Rock, has been canceled.
The axing marks the first cancellation for FXX, the comedy-heavy satellite network of FX that launched in September....
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Caity Lotz joined the cast of "Arrow" this season as Sara Lance, the long-lost sister of Laurel Lance and the newly minted costumed crusader Black Canary. In its second season, "Arrow" has upped its connections to the wider DC Universe, and in this week's...