| May 31, 2013
A self-described "loud-mouthed Irish priest" ("And may they carve it on my gravestone!" he once quipped), the Rev. Andrew M. Greeley rejected a conventional definition of his vocation.
Denied a parish, the Roman Catholic priest created his own pulpits...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Michael Jackson’s eldest son testified Wednesday that during rehearsals for Jackson's anticipated "This Is It" comeback tour, his father told him, "They're going to kill me, they're going to kill me.'"
Prince Jackson said his father seemed...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:57 AM
At a funeral service Thursday morning at Manhattan’s Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, James Gandolfini was memorialized by friends and family as a man whose considerable talents were exceeded by his kindness and generosity.
The actor, who...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:55 PM
The air of compelling melancholy that hangs over all of Jean-Pierre Melville's classic policiers is especially inescapable while watching his 1972 "Un Flic." This was the last film the director finished before dying of a heart attack at age 55, and it has...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 7:27 PM
An Indiana man died this week after a fall in the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, officials with the National Park Service said Friday.
David Breuer, 47, had been visiting Kings Canyon National Park with his family. He left a trail Thursday...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 5:13 PM
James Gandolfini’s remains will likely return to the United States on Monday, and a funeral will be held for the late “Sopranos” star Thursday in New York City, it was announced Sunday.
The Gandolfini family released a statement...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Broadway will dim its lights Wednesday to honor James Gandolfini, the "The Sopranos” star and Tony nominee who died last week at the age of 51.
The Broadway League announced Tuesday that theater marquees will go dark for one minute at 8 p.m....
| Jun 19, 2013
| 6:00 AM
"Berberian Sound Studio" — the creepily offbeat new British independent film in which Toby Jones plays a timorous sound-effects specialist working on a '70s Italian horror flick — takes its title and inspiration from the late American mezzo-...
| Mar 19, 2013
Michael J. Roarty, a retired marketing executive who helped build Anheuser-Busch beer brands into international powerhouses, died at a hospital in a St. Louis suburb Saturday, a day after suffering a heart attack. He was 84.
Roarty had been...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The powerful narcotic popped up on the cultural grid around the turn of the millennium. A Texas producer-remixer named DJ Screw paid homage to its woozy, heavy-lidded high by dramatically slowing down beats and vocals to replicate the drug's sleepwalker...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 7:50 PM
Henry Bromell, a novelist and short-story writer who brought a literary quality to some of the most acclaimed dramatic TV series of the last two decades, including "Homeland," "Northern Exposure" and "Homicide: Life on the Street," died Monday at St....