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The Atlanta Braves added to their extensive wave of long-term deals with their young stars on Sunday by agreeing to a $42 million, four-year contract with All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel.
Can "American Hustle" or "12 Years a Slave" defy "Gravity"? David O. Russell's con-artist caper and Steve McQueen's unflinching tale of slavery are hoping to unseat the sci-fi front-runner at Sunday's British Academy Film Awards.
In many ways, it’s a fantasy league like any other, with players obsessing over mounds of data and minutia, teams sporting a variety of colorful names like “RISK It for the Biscuit” and projections that are bound to be way off.
In an awards season that seems to have a ceremony for every facet of filmmaking, the Make-up and Hair Stylists Guild awards returned after a 10-year hiatus with an award for Johnny Depp. The actor received the first ever distinguished artisan award for his work in films like "Edward Scissorhands," "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and "Alice in Wonderland."
John Henson, the son of the late Muppets creator Jim Henson, has died in New York. He was 48.
Ever wondered what's really in that burger? In one Nigerian restaurant, cops have discovered that it was humans on the menu.
Two New York area radio hosts have apologized for talking on-air about a note they fabricated from a fictitious parent chastising a supposed same-sex couple over their child's birthday invite, and the broadcasters admitted they kept on with the lie even after it took on a "life of its own."
Tenants inside this Kensington apartment building shivered through the past week as the heat in their apartments continued its wild and sporadic swings. Since 1999, the city has been forced to make $11,676 in emergency repairs at the 46-unit building following a fusillade of complaints.
Here's one house whose price is bound to crash. A mystery buyer snapped up a home on England's east coast, even though it is just 26 feet from a crumbling cliff edge and is bound to fall into the sea.
A 10-year-old Brazilian boy has survived after being impaled on a 2-foot metal spike. Weverton Silva fell from a tree while he was picking guava fruits onto the iron bar, which entered the left side of his body before exiting close to his right ear.
Co-op City officials want city-mandated asbestos removal plan rescinded; say plan is costly and unneeded
CO-OP City’s operator has appealed to Mayor de Blasio to change a city policy that has required residents to spend millions for asbestos removal that the managers insist is unnecessary.
A quick-thinking teacher used her training as a flight attendant to save a first grader from choking to death. Hero teacher Vanessa Neal, a writing specialist at Public School 75 in Hunts Point, sprang into action last Monday when she saw her female student gasping for air in her classroom.
The grieving mother of an unarmed National Guardsman shot dead in his car by an NYPD detective said justice will never be served as long as the cop is free to hurt 'another family like he did to mine.' Noel Polanco, 22, was shot in the chest by Emergency Service Unit Detective Hassan Hamdy, who stopped Polanco on Oct. 4, 2012, for reckless driving on the Grand Central Parkway in Queens.
A British student who drank two pints of gin as part of an online drinking craze died just days later. Bradley Eames mixed the gin with tea bags and bragged, "This is how you drink."
It is one way to make the school run more fun. A dad waiting to pick up his children from school amused himself by videoing groups of schoolkids slipping on an icy sidewalk.
British police received a 911 call from a university student locked in a bathroom. The dozy pupil fell asleep on the toilet at Manchester University, northern England.
Formula One legend Michael Schumacher's catastrophic skiing accident may have been made worse by the camera attached to his helmet at the time of impact. French investigators are looking into the theory that the helmet have been weakened by the camera
Former Daily News delivery boy Terence Winter has earned a big honor for his big-screen work: his first Oscar nomination, for 'The Wolf of Wall Street' script, which is up for best adapted screenplay. He takes The News through the emotional whirlwind leading up to the March 2 Academy Awards.
A city fashion designer who handcrafted retro-’30s suits for Robert DeNiro and Ricky Martin vanished after partying at a Chelsea nightclub, officials said Saturday. Michele Savoia, 55, also known as Savoia the Tailor, was last seen leaving Marquee New York on 10th Ave. at about 4 a.m. Thursday.
A small dog was electrocuted just steps from her Lower East Side apartment building Saturday night, officials said. Bella, an 11-year-old pit bull terrier mix, was about to go inside her apartment on Clinton St. near Delancey St. with her 46-year-old owner in tow at about 4:30 p.m. when she apparently got shocked by a wire, according to officials.