12/31/2013 12:58am"Just one more story, please?" `'I need a glass of water." `'Mom, I can't sleep!"
12/31/2013 6:56amAbout half of Americans expect 2014 to be a better year than 2013, according to the recent AP-Times Square New Year's Eve poll. And judging by the typical questions pollsters use to measure the public mood, it doesn't seem like it could be much worse.
12/31/2013 8:45amJerry Seinfeld loves cars. He's fond of coffee. And, of course, he's a comedian who loves to talk comedy.
12/31/2013 10:21amA former "Sopranos" actor convicted for his real-life role in the slaying of an off-duty police officer during a botched break-in at a Bronx home was released from prison Tuesday and put on parole.
12/31/2013 10:35amThrough decades of conflict, there has been one thing all Lebanese could agree on: their adoration of the country's iconic singer Fairouz, who stood unquestioned above the fray with her anthems to Lebanon and Palestine and songs of love.
12/31/2013 11:24amI started by shopping, assuming the only way I could have an industrial-style bookcase was by paying a hefty sum for one.
12/31/2013 1:23pmHalf a century after Karl Lagerfeld first drew her in a blue tunic and a plaid, buckled coat, the woman in a fashion sketch for the House of Tiziani still seems ready to saunter off the page and into the street.
12/31/2013 2:43pmBenjamin Curtis, guitarist and co-founder of the popular indie-rock band School of Seven Bells, has died of cancer. He was 35.
12/31/2013 4:28pmThe forecast for Michigan Stadium calls for temperatures in the teens, wind chills in the single digits, and a sprinkling of snow _ the perfect wintry mix for 100,000 fans to feel a big chill at the Big House.
12/31/2013 5:34pmNASA officials say the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster "should never be trivialized" in response to a new song from Beyonce that features an audio sample recorded just after the craft exploded on takeoff in 1986, killing all seven crewmembers.
12/31/2013 7:15pmFilm, television and stage actor Joseph Ruskin has died of natural causes at the age of 89.
12/31/2013 8:37pmAll things good, bad and unpredictable converge with the new year for President Barack Obama's health care overhaul as the law's major benefits take effect, along with an unpopular insurance mandate and a risk of more nerve-wracking disruptions to coverage.
12/31/2013 10:15pm"Duck Dynasty" star Willie Robertson chose not to quack back.
12/31/2013 10:18pmOnly hours before the law was to take effect, a Supreme Court justice on Tuesday blocked implementation of part of President Barack Obama's health care law that would have forced some religion-affiliated organizations to provide health insurance for employees that includes birth control.