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Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning dies at 85

Jim Bunning, a former Hall of Fame pitcher who went on to serve in Congress, has died. He was 85. Bunning's death was confirmed by Jon Deuser, who served as chief of staff when Bunning was in the Senate. Deuser said he was notified about the death by Bunning's family. Bunning was one of only 18...

Alamo Drafthouse Offers 'Wonder Woman' Screenings For Women Only... And Dudes Freak Out

After the original Alamo Drafthouse in Austin announced women-only screenings of the upcoming Wonder Woman movie, the downtown Brooklyn location added its own women-only screenings, with all the proceeds going to Planned Parenthood. The Brooklyn screenings are Sunday, June 4th at 3 p.m. and Monday, June 5th at 7:45 p.m.—and tickets are selling out! [ more › ]

Cops Release Surveillance Footage Of Chelsea Bike Shooter

Following Saturday's early morning shooting that left four men injured, police have released surveillance footage of a suspect in the incident, showing the man dancing in a nearby club and then getting on what appears to be an electric bicycle. [ more › ]

It Wasn’t Worth It

Hipster girl: Get your hands off of me, pervert! Disheveled non-hipster: I ain’t got my hands on you! Since you got to go accusing me, well, shit, might as well be guilty! [Grabs her chest] –L train, Bedford Ave Overheard by: Dead Man Walking Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Newark Airport Partially Evacuated Over Pressure Cooker Scare

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A terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport was briefly evacuated on Saturday afternoon after a suspicious package was found. The item was apparently a pressure cooker. [ more › ]

Sunday Poll: Millions Being Spent On Arch A Good Investment Or A Waste?

Forty years ago today the iconic St. Louis Arch was added to the National Register of Historic Places. It was first nominated in 1966, but this 1976 nomination was approved the following year. Work began on clearing the site back in 1939. Previously I’d thought it was listed in 1987 —...

D.C.-area forecast: Weather should cooperate through much of today and Memorial Day

The best chance of showers and storms is nicely timed for this evening and overnight.

They dismissed her as a lightweight. But California's top judge has found her voice — and uses it to call out Trump policies

Tani Cantil-Sakauye was an obscure judge on a Sacramento appeals court when then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger selected her to become California’s 28th chief justice. Rebel judges demeaned her as a lightweight whose first instinct when confronted with a problem was to create a task force. Her lobbying...

Breath-Holding Spells

One of my twins is a breath-holder. Breath-holding is what it sounds like — a child involuntarily holds his breath in response to a physical or emotional trigger. They sometimes start to turn a little blue-ish — or pass out, which is what happens with my son. Show More Summary

Broadway & Wilson Payless Shoesource To Close

The Payless Shoesource at 4547 N. Broadway, slated to be closed. As part of Payless Shoesource's restructuring in bankruptcy, 408 stores nationwide are scheduled to close with as many as 19 in Illinois. One of those slated to close is...Show More Summary

Advertisers are feeling the heat, from the left and right

SEAN HANNITY IS NO BILL O'REILLY. The advertiser boycott of Hannity's Fox News show that erupted last week after he promoted a groundless conspiracy theory involving the murder of DNC staffer Seth... To view the full story, click the title link.

Penn Station crisis rekindles long-stalled plans to finally fix the transit hub

Gov. Andrew Cuomo finally conceded last week that the plan he hatched a year ago to fix Penn Station is insufficient to address the long-maligned transit hub's growing problems. He said he... To view the full story, click the title link.

Ramping up deportations puts city's economy at risk

The Trump administration's stepped-up detentions of undocumented immigrants (and not just the murderers and rapists it says it is targeting) is both a legal and moral dilemma. But the question now is... To view the full story, click the title link.

Preparing for an automated future

The writing is on the wall. The forces of automation that killed hundreds of thousands of factory jobs over the past few decades are now poised to bring massive changes to a much larger swath of the... To view the full story, click the title link.

Three Gifts For The Wine Lover In Your Life

To make the act of sipping this delicious beverage even better, we've gathered up a collection of accessories that'll amplify the entire experience. Whether you're ready for a glass — or the entire bottle — check them out below. [ more › ]

Three Gifts For The Wine Lover In Your Life

To make the act of sipping this delicious beverage even better, we've gathered up a collection of accessories that'll amplify the entire experience. Whether you're ready for a glass — or the entire bottle — check them out below. [ more › ]

Robberies in the District decline sharply from this point last year

The number of robberies with a firearm is down 50 percent; without a firearm, down 23 percent.

‘Please don’t forget,’ say family, war survivor at Rolling Thunder event

Pearl Harbor survivor, parents of deceased and others share stories and find support at annual Memorial Day gathering.

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