Two state polls will be pushing Albany to follow the Big Apple's suit in its fight against youth smoking.
State Sen. Diane Savino and state Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal introduced bills in their respective legislative bodies Friday that would make the City Council's proposal that would raise the smoking age to 21 go beyond the five boroughs.
Savino, a Staten Island representative who... » more
A small film about a 10-year-old boy from Laos won the top juried and audience prizes at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival, capping off an impressive 11-day cinematic event where many of the most notable movies could be found away from the high-profile, glamorous spotlight.
“The Rocket,” in which that young boy enters a rocket contest to help his poor, displaced family won three awards in all... » more
While the free agent landscape still features some talented players, the odds are that the Jets’ Opening Day roster will be made up of players currently in the fold now that the NFL draft is in the rearview mirror.
With that in mind, here’s how the offense could shape up in Week 1 against the Buccaneers:
QUARTERBACK The selection of Geno Smith in the second round likely signals the end... » more
More and more college students are choosing to stay in school after graduation. The rate of enrollment in graduate schools has grown by about 3% per year over the past 20 years, according to the Council of Graduate Schools.
“This is a reflection of changes in the workforce and the needs of our economy,” a council spokesperson said. “Careers in the 21st century require high-level skills in... » more
Congressional intelligence leaders said Sunday that authorities are pursuing "persons of interest" in the United States in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings, and asked for more help from Russian spy agencies.
Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.), chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, told ABC that the government is seeking out anyone inside the U.S. who may have been... » more
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Amanda Bynes is going full-on Britney Spears '07 -- or, half-Brit, rather.
The 27-year-old actress has shaved off half her beautiful blonde locks, tweeting a photo of herself with her newly buzzed head last last week.
Her new hairstyle, combined with her constantly bizarre tweets and allegations she was caught smoking weed in her gym’s bathroom, have led some to worry she's on a crash... » more
Zach Braff's fans raised over $2 million for his new movie in under a week, as the actor and director turned to Kickstarter to finance his upcoming movie “Wish I Was Here.”
Braff announced his project on the crowd-sourcing site on April 24.
“I was about to sign a typical financing deal in order to get the money to make ‘Wish I Was Here,’ my follow up to ‘Garden State.’ It would have... » more
Celeb moms gave back to parents in need over the weekend.
Stylist Rachel Zoe and actress Molly Sims hosted a Mother's Day garden party for Baby2Baby and Huggies that raised awareness about diaper need.
Zoe brought along hubby Rodger Berman and adorable 2-year-old son Skyler to Saturday's event in Beverly Hills, while Sims had 10-month-old son Brooks in tow.
Alyssa Milano, Ellen... » more
“Glee” star Cory Monteith is out of rehab and back with the love of his life Lea Michele.
The couple -- partners both on their FOX show and real life -- were spotted catching a flight out of LAX airport together. Both looked “very happy, smiling the entire time,” a witness told E! News.
Monteith, 30, checked himself into a treatment facility in early April, citing an ongoing “substance... » more