The winner of Tuesday's special election to replace disgraced ex-state Sen. Carl Kruger remained a nail biter Wednesday.
Unofficial vote totals had Republican David Sotorbin leading Democrat Lew Fidler by about 120 votes for the Brooklyn seat - and neither candidate was ready to concede.
Election officials spent Wednesday verifying the count totals. A winner may not be declared until... » more
Veteran Democratic Congressman Charles Rangel will run for his 22nd term to represent a redrawn congressional district covering most of upper Manhattan and parts of the Bronx.
Rangel, 81, has been recovering from a back injury, but in a statement late Tuesday announced his intention to run for re-election this year.
"Just as President Obama needs more time to get our country back... » more
It was mom-and-daughter's night out for Katie Holmes and 5-year-old Suri Cruise in New York on Tuesday night.
The twosome painted ceramics at Make Meaning on the Upper East Side, heading to the quiet (but not private) second floor for a little artistic fun.
"She really enjoyed getting her hands dirty with paint," a witness told amNewYork about Suri, who painted a unicorn "with... » more
The Badoo Project Get that gorgeous mug of yours snapped by some of America's leading fashion photographers this weekend and score yourself the best-looking profile pic out of all your friends, all for FREE from Badoo.com. Photographers participating include Kenneth Cappello, Dan Martensen, Brooke Nipar and Danielle Levitt, who collectively have shot the likes of Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Kristen... » more
Willem Dafoe has played Jesus and the Green Goblin, so he's no stranger to difficult roles. But few actors could credibly handle the trio of challenges that faced the 56-year-old veteran in his wildly different new films.
In "John Carter," the adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs' "A Princess of Mars" now in theaters, Dafoe donned stilts and a motion-capture suit to play... » more
Mike Sorrentino claims there's no rehab "Situation" going on right now.
The "Jersey Shore" party boy Wednesday shot down reports that he's in rehab for substance abuse issues - rumors that were not exactly surprising considering the massive amounts of booze he chugs down on the MTV show.
Nonetheless, the reality star, 29, wrote on his website Wednesday: "You... » more
There's a whole lot of celebrity support behind the documentary "Bully" - stars and the film community have been pushing the MPAA to lower the rating from R to PG-13 so that those affected by bullying can actually view the movie in classrooms and theaters.
And on Tuesday night, the Weinstein Company's Harvey Weinstein hosted a star-studded screening of Lee Hirsch's documentary, followed... » more
Kendra Wilkinson has found a new home on WE tv.
Wilkinson - who got her reality-TV start in 2005 as Hugh Hefner's girlfriend on E!'s "The Girls Next Door" and then filmed her own E! spinoff, "Kendra" _- has signed on to shoot "Kendra On Top," WE tv announced Wednesday.
The show follows Wilkinson - who has a son with hubby Hank Baskett - as she "gets... » more
Congratulations seem to be in order for Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth!
According to Us Weekly, the 35-year-old Oscar winner is expecting her first child with her agent hubby, whom she married last March.
A friend of Witherspoon's told the magazine that the actress is "right around 12 weeks," while another pal says the couple "have been trying to get pregnant."
"The... » more
We're ready to jump headfirst into the season with these three chic newcomers to the swimwear scene.
Swimwear newbie Giejo's concept is simple - six separates, all with different prints that can be worn together in any combination - but the line's style factor runs deep. Case in point: Nothing's too matchy-matchy, but rather, the patterns - from tiny florals and tie-dye... » more