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  • Meet the Beatles -- in books

    Meet the Beatles -- in books
    On Feb.. 7, 1964 -- 50 years ago today -- John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr arrived in the United States and in so doing turned Beatlemania worldwide. “It is now 6:30 a.m., Beatle time,” enthused a WMCA radio DJ....
  • Steve Coogan: from 'celebrity sinner' to awards-season underdog

    Steve Coogan: from 'celebrity sinner' to awards-season underdog
    In his native England, Steve Coogan is a major comedian, A-list star and perennial bold-faced name known as “celebrity sinner.” But by Hollywood’s constellationary standards, he’s been more of a minor satellite: the fifth-billed...
  • New York-area airports grapple with snowy owl threat

    NEW YORK — First terrapin turtles. Now snowy owls. Humans are not the only species flocking to airports this holiday season. At least five times in the last two weeks, airliners at John F. Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark Liberty airports have been...
  • Snow halts flights at JFK, buries streets; two deaths on East Coast

    NEW YORK -- Flights into and out of John F. Kennedy International Airport were suspended for hours Friday, at least two deaths were reported in the region and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio gave more than 1 million pupils a day off as a winter storm dumped...
  • Snowstorm moves on after causing havoc across Northeast

    NEW YORK — A storm that was blamed for at least 11 deaths in the eastern half of the country moved out to sea Friday, but the icy winds and record-low temperatures left in its wake were prolonging the misery of cities digging out from snowdrifts...
  • 'Life-threatening' cold settles over Midwest

    The coldest weather in two decades began to settle over the Midwest on Sunday, prompting officials to warn of "life-threatening" temperatures that sent thermometers plunging and Americans scurrying indoors. Schools canceled Monday classes because of the...
  • India diplomat charged with visa fraud

    NEW YORK -- Prosecutors charged an Indian diplomat with visa fraud Thursday for lying to cover up her housekeeper’s wretched working conditions, but it was not clear if the woman whose arrest sparked an international uproar would face U.S. justice....
  • Orlando Magic CEO says the franchise still doesn't make a profit

    Orlando Magic CEO says the franchise still doesn't make a profit
    Orlando Magic CEO Alex Martins said Wednesday that the franchise still doesn't make a profit, despite a claim to the contrary by Forbes. In its annual estimate of NBA franchise values, Forbes listed the Magic's annual operating income — the team's...
  • Suspect arrested in Lufthansa heist made famous in 'Goodfellas'

    Suspect arrested in Lufthansa heist made famous in 'Goodfellas'
    An elderly alleged mobster was arrested in New York in connection with the notorious 1978 Lufthansa heist, dramatized by Martin Scorsese in the 1990 film "Goodfellas," according to news outlets including Reuters and Associated Press. The theft of $5...
  • Mobster Allegedly Involved In Famed 'Goodfellas' Lufthansa Heist Indicted

    More than 30 years after the crime, a reputed mobster was indicted Thursday in the $6 million Lufthansa heist at Kennedy Airport that was dramatized in the Martin Scorsese movie "Goodfellas." The wide-ranging indictment naming Vincent Asaro, his son...
  • Leading Bitcoin exec charged in Silk Road money laundering scheme

    Leading Bitcoin exec charged in Silk Road money laundering scheme
    The chief executive of a Bitcoin startup backed by the Winklevoss twins was arrested Monday and charged with laundering money through a notorious drug-trafficking site. The Department of Justice said that it had charged Robert M. Faiella and Charlie...
  • Bitcoin executive Charlie Shrem is accused of money laundering

    NEW YORK — The federal government has arrested one of the biggest names in the bitcoin community in the latest crackdown on digital currencies and their illicit use. Charlie Shrem, chief executive of digital currency exchange BitInstant, stands...