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New York Today: Roller Coasters Within Reach

New York Today: Roller Coasters Within Reach

Good morning on this drizzly-to-dry Wednesday.

With the recent relaxing weather, perhaps you’re in need of a heart-pumping thrill — like dropping 400 feet or reaching a speed of 100 miles per hour in a few seconds.

We’re here to …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments News
It’s time to relax about interest rates

It’s time to relax about interest rates

The dollar charged to an almost 14-year high and government bond yields rose sharply on Thursday, after the Federal Reserve hiked U.S. interest rates. (© Dado Ruvic / Reuters)

Choose your villains wisely. In a world where Donald Trump is …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments News
Macron’s ‘Deplorables’ Moment? Establishment Candidate Brands 8m Le Pen Voters ‘Hateful Cowards’

Macron’s ‘Deplorables’ Moment? Establishment Candidate Brands 8m Le Pen Voters ‘Hateful Cowards’

French Presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron this week lashed out at Front National voters, branding them “anti-France” and “true enemies”.

In a moment resembling Hillary Clinton’s infamous “deplorables” comment, Mr. Macron — who currently leads Front National leader Marine Le Pen …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments News
Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 fails to meet Groot expectations

Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 fails to meet Groot expectations

Chris Pratt as Peter Quill in ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2.’ (Marvel Studios/Disney/AP)

If you go to the movies often enough, especially superhero movies, you’re bound to encounter a certain type of patron. Typically, this specimen will be male, …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments News
Spread love, not pasties: Miley Cyrus ponders politics out loud

Spread love, not pasties: Miley Cyrus ponders politics out loud

Miley Cyrus at the Women’s March in L.A.

Can’t we all just get along? Miley Cyrus thinks we can, especially if her new track "Malibu" (out May 11!) is playing in the background.

The oft-memed 24-year-old artist has changed a …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments Tech
Samuel Roberson, actor and Congo Square artistic director, dies

Samuel Roberson, actor and Congo Square artistic director, dies

Samuel G. Roberson Jr.’s work in Chicago theater

Actor Samuel G. Roberson Jr., who died of pneumonia Sunday at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 8 years old. That experience, said his father, Samuel Roberson Sr., …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments News
Heath Ledger’s sister says it took blessing from Michelle Williams to get new documentary made

Heath Ledger’s sister says it took blessing from Michelle Williams to get new documentary made

Actor Heath Ledger on a roof top in Manhattan, NY. 10/5/2005. Photo by Jennifer S. Altman/for The Times (Jennifer S. Altman/ For The Times)

Heath Ledger’s arrival in Hollywood gave little indication he would become a transformational actor whose short …

by May 23, 2017 0 comments News
Governor Kay Ivey briefed after our investigation exposed child killer using Facebook from Alabama’s death row

Governor Kay Ivey briefed after our investigation exposed child killer using Facebook from Alabama’s death row

Willie Earl Scott’s mugshot and Facebook post. Source: ADOC and WBRC

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) –

After a WBRC investigation exposed a convicted child killer using Facebook from Alabama’s death row, Governor Kay Ivey was briefed on the situation and said …

by May 23, 2017 0 comments News
Murder warrant issued for fired Texas cop who killed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards

Murder warrant issued for fired Texas cop who killed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards

An arrest warrant for murder has been issued for the former Balch Springs, Texas, police officer who fatally shot 15-year-old Jordan Edwards, ABC News has confirmed.

Roy Oliver was fired earlier this week, Balch Springs Police Chief Jonathan Haber announced …

by May 23, 2017 0 comments News
Graft complaint filed vs Abaya for unused trains

Graft complaint filed vs Abaya for unused trains

The complaint is rooted in the 48 purchased trains that, according to the DOTr, are unusable for the next 3 years because of signaling system issues

File photo of former Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio "Jun" Abaya (Palace Photo)

MANILA, Philippines …

by May 23, 2017 0 comments News