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TV Picks: 'Danger 5,' 'It's Okay To Be Smart'

"Danger 5" (Netflix). Let the word go forth, let the people know, that the second season of the Australian action comedy "Danger 5" has reached America. I hesitate to call it a comedy, somehow, as if that were an affront to its thoroughgoing, towering weirdness; but of course it is made to be...

Sally Forrest, dancer lifted to dramatic roles by Ida Lupino, dies at 86

Sally Forrest, a dancer who appeared in 1940s MGM musicals before being cast by Ida Lupino in dramatic roles, died March 15 at her home in Beverly Hills. She was 86.

Boston police officer cited for heroism after marathon bombing is shot

A Boston police officer who helped a transit police officer escape during a shootout after the Boston Marathon bombing last year has himself been shot and critically wounded.

Shaquille O'Neal says he regrets leaving Orlando for Lakers

On Friday, Shaquille O'Neal admitting having some regrets for leaving the Orlando Magic to go to the Lakers in 1996.

Boys' basketball: Crespi trying to hold on in Division IV final

Crespi opened an 11-point halftime lead on Capital Christian in Saturday's Division IV state final at Haas Pavilion.

Essential tracks: Sufjan Stevens' 'Carrie & Lowell' hits a personal chord

Sufjan Stevens, Soulection and Tony Allen make sounds that should be heard. Sufjan Stevens, Soulection and Tony Allen make sounds that should be heard.

Duckworth to join race for Kirk's Senate seat

Second-term U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth is expected to announce her candidacy Monday for the U.S. Senate and a potential challenge to Republican Sen. Mark Kirk, a source familiar with her plans said.

New My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU Zoku CM is here with more sour-faced looks

The commercial for the second season of My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU is here and boy, the ever anti-social unlikable main protagonist Hachiman looks as anti-social as ever. Looks like there's a new female lead character in this newShow More Summary

Did Chef Richie Nakano's Twitter Vendetta Against Michael Bauer Get Him Fired From Hapa Ramen?

His social media presence, combined with some basic conflicts with the restaurant's owner over profits and concept, appear to have led to his dismissal. [ more › ]

The Self-Driving Benz Is Coming Back To San Francisco

Did you miss out on spotting the self-driving Benz when it was in San Francisco earlier this month? No worries, the Mercedes Benz F015 will be back again in two days! [ more › ]

Now Blondie's Bar In The Mission Is Endangered Too

Bars in the city where you can still drink on the cheap are slowly getting picked off, one by one. [ more › ]

Under Pressure: Beth Beskin Edition

The fate of RFRA now hinges on whether Beth Beskin can be swayed/bullied by the Republican right on this chilly March weekend. She was the target of a call to action by Erick Erickson and the House Judiciary meeting set for 10 AM on Monday is an indication that pro-RFRA forces believe they’ll achieve their goal. Show More Summary

Mayor Bans City-Funded Travel to Indiana After "License to Discriminate" Bill

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Ed Murray, Seattle's first gay mayor, doesn't want to spend your money in Indiana. Alex Garland Mayor Ed Murray announced today he'll issue an executive order next week prohibiting all "work-related and city-funded" travel to Indiana...Show More Summary

Let's Appreciate the Post's Coverage of City Council Races--While We Can

God love The Denver Post for actually factually covering Denver's city council races with a little bit of breadth and a little bit of depth. You can find a story here and there by other news entities, including the neighborhood newspapers. Show More Summary

Off-Duty Firefighter On Rushing To East Village Explosion: "Being A NYer, You're Always Willing To Go Out And Help"

The off-duty firefighter seen coaxing a woman from an East Village building damaged by a gas explosion spoke to the press yesterday. Mike Shepherd, 47,told reporters, "I was scared but I did it anyway," adding, "You just hope it ain't that time." [ more › ]

Dante De Blasio Joins Protest For Teen Arrested Over Broken Glasses

Park Slope Collegiate teens were joined by Mayor de Blasio's 17-year-old son yesterday as they protested the actions of safety officers and police in their school. Dante de Blasio and his debate team from Brooklyn Tech traveled overShow More Summary

Real Food, Real Fast: Spicemode Indian Sauces

With Spicemode Indian sauces you can turn your own favorite proteins and vegetables into a delicious almost homemade meal with the same ingredients you'd use if you made it from scratch. [ more › ]

In Virginia ABC arrest numbers, tilt is toward buyers rather than sellers

Agents working for Virginia’s Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control issued more arrest warrants to minors for buying or having alcohol than to stores for selling to underage drinkers in 2014, agency records show. Read full articl...

Five University of Maryland students robbed at off-campus apartment

Five University of Maryland students were robbed with a knife and a BB gun at an off-campus apartment early Saturday, prompting the university police department to issue a campus-wide warning. Three men, one armed with a knife and another...Show More Summary

Angels release veteran reliever Matt Lindstrom

Matt Lindstrom is in his 14th year of professional baseball, but not until Saturday morning had the reliever experienced the uncomfortable feeling of being released.

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