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Thursday, Jan 17, 2013

"Picnic": What the Critics Thought

"Picnic": What the Critics Thought

New York critics lauded the performances of stage veterans Ellen Burstyn, Reed Birney and Mare Winningham, but wanted more “sizzle” between the two leads

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Thousands March in NYC to Defend Science
Thousands March in NYC to Defend Science

New York is joining cities around the world where people are marching to defend scientific work from attacks including U.S. government budget cuts.

Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in 'Happy Days,' Dies at 56
Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in 'Happy Days,' Dies at 56

Erin Moran, the former child star who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi," died Saturday at age 56. A Burbank, California native, Moran began acting in TV and...

Frito-Lay Recalls Jalapeno Chips Over Potential Salmonella
Frito-Lay Recalls Jalapeno Chips Over Potential Salmonella

Frito-Lay is recalling some jalapeno-flavored chips due to potential salmonella in the seasoning, the company said.  A supplier recalled the seasoning blend, Frito-Lay said.

Home Health Aide Accused of Physically Abusing Child
Home Health Aide Accused of Physically Abusing Child

A home health aide was accused of physically abusing a young child, police said.

March for Science Lets Anyone Join in — Even From Home
March for Science Lets Anyone Join in — Even From Home

Saturday's March for Science is open to anyone – and you don't even have to show up in person. Besides the main march in Washington, D.C, and the 605 satellite marches planned on April 22, there will be...

Strange Packages With Baby Food Jars Shut Down NJ Streets
Strange Packages With Baby Food Jars Shut Down NJ Streets

Bags containing baby food jars were placed on intersections on a New Jersey street and police shut down the roads for hours while they figured out what was inside the packages, officials said.