09/24/2013 6:24amThe Metropolitan Opera's Russian-themed opening night gala was disrupted by a protester critical of that country's anti-gay law.
09/24/2013 8:21amOne night in late 2010, theater producer Fran Kirmser found herself in a Broadway theater beside an unusual guest _ NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.
09/24/2013 8:33amIf you lived in a comfortable home in 17th century France or 19th century England, your chairs might well have been embellished with nail-head trim. It was a clever, decorative way for craftsmen to secure materials to upholstered furniture.
09/24/2013 8:36amBurger King wants people to feel less guilty about gobbling up its french fries.
09/24/2013 8:43amCarpenter Peter Massie has come across some interesting finds over the years _ antique bottles, old newspapers stuffed in walls. But his biggest discovery of all is the only known copy of a 1911 Mary Pickford movie that marked a turning point in the silent film star's career.
09/24/2013 9:01am"Doctor Sleep" (Scribner), by Stephen King.
09/24/2013 9:05amFew people get to meet a U.S. president. Dule Hill has met four _ one fake and three real ones. And now he's gotten to strut his stuff in front of a sitting one.
09/24/2013 10:01amFall is a fine time to sample a wide variety of craft beers, because no matter what your autumnal activity there is likely to be a seasonal beer to make it better.
09/24/2013 10:46am"I've always wanted one thing," says Wendell Pierce. "To have a diverse career, to be a journeyman actor."
09/24/2013 10:55amThree years after the Kings of Leon's last record, the edgy, gravely rock foursome return in top shape with "Mechanical Bull."
09/24/2013 11:15amThe other night in New York's Central Park, the air was nippy but the sky was clear. The moon was full, and though there were no falling stars, there were plenty of falling bodies.
09/24/2013 12:17pmSony Pictures will make a raunchy, R-rated animated film written by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg titled "Sausage Party."
09/24/2013 12:20pmKathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb (HOH'-duh KAHT'-bee) are joining the Daily News as columnists.
09/24/2013 1:09pmKaylee DeFer and Fitz of Fitz and the Tantrums are the proud parents of a baby boy.
09/24/2013 1:21pmA reworking of Homer's "Iliad" by British poet Alice Oswald has won the Warwick Prize for Writing, an eclectic literary award open to English-language works in any genre and from any country.
09/24/2013 1:35pmAn American Eagle plane has landed at a Louisiana airport after a note about a bomb threat was found.
09/24/2013 1:58pmThe Kings of Leon are having a great time. Problem is, no one really believes them.
09/24/2013 2:29pmSerbian designer Nana Aganovich's spring-summer 2014 collection was said to be inspired by grand portraits of Elizabeth I and her layered fabrics and high collars.
09/24/2013 2:33pmIt turns out folk hero Bob Dylan is something of a metalhead.
09/24/2013 3:03pmAllegiant Air is reporting no cancellations in its modest Tuesday schedule while crews continue a systemwide rehab of emergency exit slides on MD-80 aircraft.
09/24/2013 3:06pmSwimwear and naval themes inspired Anthony Vaccarello this season.
09/24/2013 3:21pmMiss Piggy is finally joining her love, Kermit the Frog, in the Smithsonian Institution's collection of Jim Henson's Muppets, and Bert and Ernie will have a place in history, too.
09/24/2013 3:30pmA Mormon church conference session next month that's previously been limited to men will be broadcast live for all to watch for the first time.
09/24/2013 4:34pmThe first day of Paris ready-to-wear collections, which showcases the design world's up-and-coming talents, is a day largely ignored by the top magazine editors.
09/24/2013 6:17pmBill Nye "The Science Guy" is also the injured guy.
09/24/2013 6:46pmPaparazzi and others who harass the children of public figures will face tougher penalties under legislation that California Gov. Jerry Brown signed Tuesday.