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  • Leaky pipe blamed for carbon monoxide death at Long Island restaurant

    Leaky pipe blamed for carbon monoxide death at Long Island restaurant
    A carbon monoxide leak that killed a Long Island restaurant manager and sickened 27 other people over the weekend was blamed on a faulty pipe for a water heater, and the tragedy prompted the restaurant chain's chief executive to call Sunday for stronger...
  • Probe launched into carbon monoxide death at N.Y. mall

    Probe launched into carbon monoxide death at N.Y. mall
    HUNTINGTON STATION, N.Y.  — Officials investigating a carbon monoxide leak at a New York mall are concentrating on the heating system of a restaurant there. A manager at Legal Sea Foods restaurant died and more than two dozen others were sent to...
  • Man overcome by carbon monoxide dies at New York mall

    HUNTINGTON STATION, N.Y.  — A hospital spokeswoman says a man has died after being overcome by carbon monoxide at a New York mall. Huntington Hospital spokeswoman Julie Robinson-Tingue says the man was one of 10 people brought in after the...
  • Forget bathing suit Barbie. We love Lena Dunham in her green bikini.

    Forget bathing suit Barbie. We love Lena Dunham in her green bikini.
    Forget Barbie on the cover wrap of Sports Illustrated's 50th annual swimsuit issue.  My personal bathing suit hero is 27-year-old Lena Dunham, who has done more to improve the self-esteem of young women in her scant career than the iconic plastic doll...
  • Overdosing on heroin: This drug can bring them back

    Overdosing on heroin: This drug can bring them back
    Even the threat of death can't reliably stop a heroin addiction.  Paramedics tell stories about the tricks addicts use to save themselves from an overdose -- that is, to ensure that somebody else saves them. For instance, users will block a water...
  • For those with orthorexia, diet can never be 'pure' enough

    For those with orthorexia, diet can never be 'pure' enough
    One awful day, D.C. Copeland recalls, her perspective on her "pure" diet had become so distorted that she found herself crying in the produce section of a grocery store because she could not decide whether the kale or the chard was "better." Jennifer...
  • De La Soul offers entire catalog for free download

    De La Soul offers entire catalog for free download
    De La Soul is spreading a lot of love to its fans. In honor of the upcoming 25th anniversary of its landmark debut, “3 Feet High and Rising,” the groundbreaking alternative hip-hop trio is offering a sweet Valentine’s Day gift: its...
  • Twitter fight: Al Roker, weatherman, takes on New York Mayor De Blasio

    Twitter fight: Al Roker, weatherman, takes on New York Mayor De Blasio
    NEW YORK -- He’s been in charge for only about a month, but New York’s Mayor Bill de Blasio has already angered one famous city resident: Al Roker, weatherman of NBC and Weather Channel fame, who took off on the mayor on Twitter.  Despite...
  • On the origin of today's Darwin Day

    On the origin of today's Darwin Day
    Today is Darwin Day, the 205th anniversary of the birth of the father of the theory of evolution. It's a scientific "holiday" that has had its evolutionary ups and downs. Five years ago, for the bicentennial of Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary...
  • Costumes from 2013's best movies, others on display at FIDM

    Costumes from 2013's best movies, others on display at FIDM
    Starting Tuesday, visitors can get a close-up look at the "Mockingjay" dress Katniss Everdeen wore in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire." Or they can admire pieces from the wardrobes of the casts of "American Hustle," "The Great Gatsby," "12 Years a Slave"...
  • From 'Miracle on Ice Stop' to '#Sochi'

    From 'Miracle on Ice Stop' to '#Sochi'
    SOCHI, Russia -- My Winter Olympic experiences have gone from telegrams to Twitter, from a small, isolated village in New York's Adirondack Mountains that produced a sports miracle few people knew about as it unfolded to an international resort on Russia'...