James Franco’s recent appearance on Howard Stern’s SiriusXM radio show could land him in hot water with a couple of Hollywood starlets.
In the interview earlier this week, the star dished on his rocky past with Anne Hathaway, his 2011 Oscar co-host.
“Everyone sort of hates Anne Hathaway,” Stern goaded. “She’s just so affected [and] actress-y that even when she wins an award, she’s out... » more
A state judge upheld the conviction of Brooke Astor's son for stealing millions of dollars from her estate.
In 2009, Anthony Marshall was convincted fraud and grand larceny for changing his mother's will as she suffered from Alzheimer's disease and dementia. One count of grand larceny was dismissed.
Prosecutors accused Marshall, 88, and his attorney, Francis Morrissey, of altering Astor's... » more
Yankee fans, your nightmare is getting worse: Derek Jeter is almost certainly going to miss Opening Day … and then some.
With one star going down after another, the team and the captain himself are coming to grips with the fact that Jeter is going to need more time to heal the left ankle he had surgery on in the offseason.
Jeter has been known to fight tooth and nail to avoid stints... » more
'You don't know what danger you face today!"
The woman stood two feet from me. Her booming voice made my heart race. Why were we in danger? "Because you are sinners!"
We were not only sinners, but sinners trapped underground on the packed 1 train.
"But the Lord took on your curse! Jesus saves!"
If this heavyset woman were screaming "Costco saves!"... » more
Asian food, once relegated to takeout, has fast become the cuisine of the moment. While New York magazine heralded 2012 as the “Year of Asian Hipster Cuisine,” the trend continues to spread across the city like hot chilies in your nasal passages.
In the past year, two of the most raved (and tweeted) about spots in the city served Asian cuisine: Mission Chinese Food and PokPok NY. Both are... » more
If the United Federation of Teachers was waiting for a friendlier mayor to replace Michael Bloomberg before agreeing on teacher evaluations, the slow dance is over.
Albany's four maximum leaders -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (D-Manhattan) and Senate Majority Co-leaders Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) and Jeff Klein (D-Bronx) -- announced a deal on Monday that says... » more
As the Supreme Court heard arguments on Proposition 8 Tuesday, gay rights advocates made their voices heard on social media just by changing their profile picture.
A modified logo of the nonprofit Human Rights Campaign went viral as more than 50,000 Facebook users shared the image on their pages by Tuesday.
Many of the users, including big-name gay marriage proponents like City Council... » more
Mayor Michael Bloomberg continued his media campaign for his failed big-soda ban with an appearance on the "Dr. Oz Show" Tuesday.
The mayor said the city needed to stop the sale of sugary drinks greater than 16 ounces from most locations because the obesity epidemic will kill millions.
Bloomberg disagreed when Oz played devil's advocate and asked if the plan if OKd would make... » more
A New York City woman is at the center of a landmark same-sex marriage case being heard by the Supreme Court Wednesday.
Advocates for same-sex marriage in New York are proud that one of their own has led the charge against the Defense of Marriage Act up to the U.S. Supreme Court, which will hear arguments on the law Wednesday.
Edith Windsor is an 83-year-old retired IBM systems programmer... » more
T-Mobile USA said on Tuesday that it will start selling Apple Inc's iPhone on April 12, making it the last of the big national U.S. operators to sell the popular smartphone.
The No. 4 U.S. mobile provider, which plans to merge with smaller rival MetroPCS Communications, is launching the iPhone right after its elimination this week of device subsidies and two-year service contracts favored... » more