| Jul 3, 2013
| 7:18 AM
Cher, Neil Diamond, Barry Manilow, James Cagney and "The Music Man" want to entertain you on the Fourth of July. How's that for talent, people?
Two prime-time specials, both starting at 8 p.m. Thursday, will be packed with big stars.
In the initial...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 9:32 PM
As America celebrates its 237th birthday over Fourth of July 2013, television networks will again have several programs of all types airing during the holiday, which falls on a Thursday this year but will perhaps carry over through the weekend for...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 8:08 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — From solemn to spectacular, the nation marked its independence with the reopening of the Statue of Liberty for the first time since Superstorm Sandy, extravagant fireworks that included a 19-burst salute to Arizona's fallen...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:29 AM
American crime fiction has a distinct genius for geography. In Richard Price's Dempsy, N.J., in "Samaritan" or "Raymond Chandler's Los Angeles," it is often the city as much as any single person that seems to bear responsibility for a murder. That...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 7:15 AM
NEW YORK — In its 14-year history, the website CollegeHumor has accrued 4.7 million subscribers, won 11 Webby awards and drawn more than 2 billion page views in becoming a leader of the digital comedy world.
But it has never attempted one of the...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 2:30 PM
It's not every day something crash-lands on the Hudson River, as a tourist helicopter did Sunday.
Officials said a family of four Swedish tourists and their pilot were safe after the private helicopter in which they were riding apparently lost power and...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 6:10 AM
The Fourth of July celebration on NBC just got a huge infusion of star talent.
Oscar-winner Cher, Grammy-winner Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez and Pitbull will join the program, "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular," which airs 8 to 10 p.m. Thursday....
| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:37 AM
David Chase, creator of "The Sopranos," delivered a moving 15-minute eulogy for actor James Gandolfini during funeral services for the star of the series, held Thursday at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in New York.
Below is an unedited...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:30 AM
CROTON-ON-HUDSON - I love the Clearwater Festival, an annual celebration of the glorious Hudson River. The river is as clean as it is (nobody's perfect) because Pete Seeger got it in his head back in 1966 to do something about the pollution, and created...
| May 8, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Cinema Blend is reporting HBO has tapped Freedom grad Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson" to star in a half-hour series about retired athletes living in Miami, just as The Rock gets ready to debut his self-produced reality series "The Hero" at......
| Mar 5, 2013
| 4:25 PM
A conversation with Irish folk singer Tommy Sands reveals yet one more reason why he is known by many as the “Bard of Peace.” The man who has dedicated his life to the struggle for peace in Northern Ireland has a voice that, even in...
| Jan 5, 2013
During a midday hike along the cliffs of northern New Jersey, overlooking the Hudson River, drummer Billy Martin walks on isolated paths spotted with melting snow.
"It's really beautiful," he says, panting. "There's nobody here."
His breath becomes...