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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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Body Parts Found in NJ May Be Linked to NYC Torso: Source

Body Parts Found in NJ May Be Linked to NYC Torso: Source

Authorities are looking into whether body parts found at a trash transfer station in New Jersey are linked to the grisly discoveries of a woman's torso, leg and handless arms at a garbage site in the Bronx, law...

'Hamilton' Creator Tweets Lead-Role Offer After Commutation

'Hamilton' Creator Tweets Lead-Role Offer After Commutation

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the award-winning creator of Broadway hit “Hamilton,” tweeted Tuesday that he’d play the lead role in a Chicago show for Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera—who is set to be released...

Hofstra Grad Slay Suspect's Attorney Blames Other Men

Hofstra Grad Slay Suspect's Attorney Blames Other Men

The lawyer for one of three men arrested in the grisly killing of Hofstra University graduate Joseph Comunale late last year is pointing fingers at the two other suspects, saying that the charges against...

Pointed Questions Await Trump's Pick for Health Secretary

Pointed Questions Await Trump's Pick for Health Secretary

With coverage for millions of people at stake, Rep. Tom Price is facing pointed questions about President-elect Donald Trump's health policies — and his own investments in health care companies — from senators...

State Senate Votes to Stop NYC's Plastic Bag Fee

State Senate Votes to Stop NYC's Plastic Bag Fee

The New York state senate on Tuesday voted to repeal New York City’s plan to place a 5 cent fee on plastic bags, dealing a blow to the city.