Congrats! Jack Osbourne, 26, and fiancee Lisa Stelly have welcomed a baby girl. "I witnessed my first grandchild being born, life changing experience," tweeted Jack's famous mother, Sharon Osbourne. "She is an angel."
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The Columnist 2.5 stars
Joseph Alsop, a notorious and influential newspaper columnist from the mid-20th century, is now just a footnote in journalism history.
But in his career and personal life, playwright David Auburn ("Proof") has found more than enough scandal, sex and secrets to craft an intermittently engaging bio-drama focusing on Alsop's difficult personality, closeted... » more
Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman are all set for an early summer wedding.
According to E! News, the 37-year-old actress - who is reported to be pregnant - and her art consultant fiance are planning to walk down the aisle on June 2 at Barrymore's Montecito, Calif., estate.
"She wants it to be very personal and intimate," a source told E! News. "She wants to do it right... » more
Air pollution in New York City is at its lowest level in more than a decade, but the city still needs to do more to make the air safer, according to a new report.
Local and federal legislation has led to improved air quality for the New York region, the American Lung Association said in its annual "State of the Air Report" released Wednesday. New York's air pollution is at its lowest... » more
"In one person, in one interview, in one place, you had personified what it was black Mississippi was saying to white Mississippi after all these years," the journalist Hodding Carter III says of the moment waiter Booker Wright stood before NBC News cameras in 1965 and passionately decried the dehumanizing experience of being black in the racist South.
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One World Trade Center could become the tallest building in the city by early next week, taking the crown from the Empire State Building, the Port Authority said Tuesday.
The building, which currently stands at 100 floors 1,244 feet and six inches above ground, will likely surpass the ESB's height of 1,250 feet by Monday, if weather allows, the Port Authority said.
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Apple's quarterly results beat Wall Street estimates on stronger-than-expected demand for the iPhone.
While iPad sales were a little lighter than expected, the overall results sent the stock up 7%, recouping some losses from the past two weeks that had stemmed from concerns about weakening sales growth for iPhones.
Apple sold 35.1 million iPhones - which accounts for about half its revenue... » more
An off-duty NYPD detective was charged Tuesday with hitting an 82-year-old woman with his SUV and driving off last weekend.
Prosecutors said a witness watched Det. Michael Fantrol, 42, drive through "a steady red traffic light" and hit Doris Gadpaille just after 10 p.m. last Sunday in Queens, according to a criminal complaint. The witness followed Fantrol home and took down his license... » more
Nice Work If You Can Get It 3.5 stars
Matthew Broderick, who hasn't enjoyed much success on Broadway since "The Producers" a decade ago, manages to redeem himself in "Nice Work If You Can Get It," a "new" Gershwin musical also starring Kelli O'Hara and other stage veterans who bring down the house in supporting comedic roles.
Just like "Crazy for You,"... » more
A construction company that worked on the Sept. 11 Memorial and Citi Field has admitted to a 10-year overbilling scheme and will pay more than $50 million in fines and victim restitution, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Lend Lease admitted to charges that it had a "systematic practice" between 1999 and 2009 of billing clients for hours its workers never worked, federal prosecutors said.
"Today's... » more