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  • 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,' and the public one of Ben Stiller

    'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,' and the public one of Ben Stiller
    NEW YORK — Over the last 15 years, much of Ben Stiller's work — "Zoolander," "Meet the Parents," "There's Something About Mary," "Tropic Thunder" — has turned not only into box-office gold but something bigger, zeitgeist-defining...
  • Five die in Kentucky flooding; record heat in New York

    Five die in Kentucky flooding; record heat in New York
    Five people were reported killed by flooding in Kentucky on a weekend that included snow in the Midwest and New England, tornadoes in the South and record heat in New York. Almost half a million customers were reportedly without power across Michigan...
  • Across the U.S., heavy snow, tornadoes -- and record highs

    Across the U.S., heavy snow, tornadoes -- and record highs
    With parts of the nation buried beneath several inches of snow and ice, holiday travel got off to a rough start as scores of flights were delayed or canceled, yet several East Coast cities enjoyed record highs on the first full day of winter.  New...
  • Flooding, snow and record heat

    Flooding in Kentucky left five people dead on a winter weekend that included snow in the Midwest and New England, apparent tornadoes in the South and record heat in New York. Almost half a million customers were reportedly without power across...
  • Banksy deserves better, New Yorkers

    Banksy deserves better, New Yorkers
    Banksy has taken New York, but some New Yorkers are obviously not taken with Banksy. Or, to use the old adage: Art is in the eye of the beholder. Banksy, the world-famous and famously anonymous street artist, has been in New York for a month, creating...
  • Developer offers to finance, build part of Irvine's Great Park

    Developer offers to finance, build part of Irvine's Great Park
    The housing market's resurgence could jump-start one of Southern California's most ambitious but long-stymied projects: Irvine's Great Park. Conceived more than a decade ago — and designed to span twice the size of New York City's Central Park...
  • Is Banksy's New York City residency over?

    Is Banksy's New York City residency over?
    The Banksy-bonanza in New York City is stalled -- at least temporarily. So far this month, the prankster British street artist has put on a colorful, frenetic treasure hunt of sorts with his monthlong “artists residency,” “Better Out...
  • Is Banksy headed west?

    Is Banksy headed west?
    "Better LA Than NYC" Those words went up on Wednesday afternoon on a new, L.A.-dedicated website that looks like a spinoff of the Banksy website documenting the British street artist’s monthlong “residency” in New York. Of course,...
  • Nor'easter threatens Thanksgiving travel, Macy's parade

    Nor'easter threatens Thanksgiving travel, Macy's parade
    A deadly storm that is working its way through the Southeast is expected to become a nasty Nor’easter that is turning holiday travel into a morass and threatening the iconic Thanksgiving Day Macy's parade with its fabled, but vulnerable, large...
  • Wind fails to ground Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons

    Wind fails to ground Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons
    NEW YORK -- Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade began its spectacular promenade through Manhattan as scheduled Thursday, defying high winds that had threatened to ground its massive balloons for the first time in more than 40 years. The decision to...
  • Christopher Evan Welch dies at 48; actor known for comic skills

    Christopher Evan Welch dies at 48; actor known for comic skills
    Christopher Evan Welch, a versatile actor whose work ranged from New York stage productions of Shakespeare to the role of the narrator in Woody Allen's 2008 film "Vicky Cristina Barcelona," died Dec. 2 in Santa Monica, his publicist said. He was 48 and...