What will it mean to me?
Perplexity, resignation and cost concerns were aired in New York City Thursday as residents struggled to figure out how the Supreme Court's historic decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act would affect them.
Most people were happy that the law got the go-ahead, but were anxious about skyrocketing health and insurance costs.
Young, healthy people -- who...Read more »
Broadway just can't seem to get enough of Mike Tyson.
The former world heavyweight champion's one-man show, "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth," has extended its run on Broadway by six additional performances in response to overwhelming fan demand, according to producers.
Directed by Brooklyn hero Spike Lee, the show now will play July 31 through Aug. 12 at the Longacre Theatre, with tickets...Read more »
"Today" show co-host Ann Curry tearfully departed from her "dream job" after only a year at the morning show ratings juggernaut.
"This is not easy to say, but this is going to be my last morning as a regular co-host," Curry said on Thursday morning's show. "I will still be a part of the 'Today' show family, but I will have a new title and a new role."
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A soldier shot an officer dead at a North Carolina Army base Thursday afternoon before turning his gun on himself, officials said.
The unidentified soldier stationed at Fort Bragg began shooting at around 3:30 p.m. during a unit safety brief, officials said. The Army Times said he killed an unnamed battalion commander.
The shooter also "slightly wounded" a second soldier before shooting...Read more »
The Supreme Court's decision tolargely uphold the Obama administration's health care overhaul has sent much of America's conservative base reeling, arguing that it is unconstitutional and calling for the law's repeal.
"We believe that this is absolutely a misreading of the constitution," said Mike Gonzalez, spokesman for the D.C.-based conservative think-tank the Heritage Foundation.
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The Supreme Court upheld President Barack Obama's health care law Thursday, giving him an election-year triumph and a setback for Republicans.
In a 5-4 ruling based on the power of Congress to impose taxes, the court preserved the law's "individual mandate," which requires that most Americans obtain health insurance by 2014 or pay a tax, and reversed a provision of the law expanding...Read more »
The FBI busted a stripper and another man for allegedly trying to extort former Knick and current Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson by blackmailing him with incriminating photos.
Alexis Adams, 28, and Marcus Shaw, 40, were both arraigned this week on federal extortion charges following a two-month investigation, the FBI said.
Adams allegedly had an affair with Jackson, 47, a married...Read more »
The Most Happy Fella 3 stars
Now that the New York City Opera has deserted Lincoln Center, other less well-known opera companies have become more important than ever in providing an alternative to the increasingly expensive and technology-obsessed Metropolitan Opera.
The Dicapo Opera, a small company on the Upper East Side with a loyal fan base, has caught the attention of opera and...Read more »
Baldwin Alec Baldwin, who has been making news on the gossip page lately, is also set to hit Broadway again. He will star in "Orphans," a new play by Lyle Kessler, next spring. Dan Sullivan, who is also staging the Broadway revival of "Glengarry Glen Ross," will direct. Baldwin will play a rich man who is kidnapped by two brothers and becomes a father figure to them.
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Take This Waltz 3 stars Directed by Sarah Polley Starring Michelle Williams, Seth Rogen, Luke Kirby, Sarah Silverman Rated R
It's a fool's errand to rank the best actors and actresses in Hollywood, but Michelle Williams would have to be at or near the top of anyone's list.
At the center of every scene in Sarah Polley's "Take This Waltz," she's the soul of the enterprise, performing...Read more »