| Feb 23, 2014
| 8:30 PM
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...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 5:36 AM
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...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 8:26 PM
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...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:29 PM
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...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 2:00 PM
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."
| Feb 14, 2014
| 1:17 PM
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...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 12:22 PM
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.
| Feb 12, 2014
| 7:35 AM
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...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 2:43 PM
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"...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:00 AM
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'...