How a teen stowaway landed on the cover of the NY Times

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How a teen stowaway landed on the cover of the NY Times
A few minutes past 4 a.m. on Aug. 25, 1928, 17-year-old Billy Gawronski dove into the Hudson River and swam out to board a ship called the City of New York, which was sailing to Antarctica the next day. Gawronski had no experience at sea or as an adventurer. But he had a desire to…
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Bruce Timm is making sure animation still has a say in the world of superhero entertainment

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Bruce Timm is making sure animation still has a say in the world of superhero entertainment
The former “Batman: The Animated Series” producer says there’s no limit to the types of stories that can come out of the DC Comics library.
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Tom Petty’s Family Says He Died of Accidental Overdose

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Tom Petty’s Family Says He Died of Accidental Overdose
Tom Petty’s cause of death was an accidental overdose, his family said in a Facebook post on Friday. “Our family sat together this morning with the Medical Examiner – Coroner’s office and we were informed of their final analysis that Tom Petty passed away due to an accidental drug overdose as a result of taking […]
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Better late than never for Devonaire Doutrive, Birmingham boys basketball

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Better late than never for Devonaire Doutrive, Birmingham boys basketball
WOODLAND HILLS — Devonaire Doutrive showed up a little late to the game. Or at least his game did. After being shut out in the first quarter, Doutrive scored 25 points, and the Birmingham boys basketball team had a balanced effort in an 80-55 win over El Camino Real. “I just took a lot of […]
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‘Alone Together’ stars don’t want you to like their characters

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‘Alone Together’ stars don’t want you to like their characters
“Alone Together’s” Esther and Benji aren’t compassionate characters.
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Kris Jenner Worries About People Trying To Exploit Kylie Jenner

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Kris Jenner Worries About People Trying To Exploit Kylie Jenner
Kris Jenner expressed her concern for youngest daughter Kylie Jenner on Sunday’s latest episode of “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” after learning one of her employees was secretly taking pictures of her inside her home. The 19-year-old makeup mogul is reportedly expecting her first child with rapper Travis Scott. However, she has yet to comment […]
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'West Wing' Cast to Reunite for Benefit Reading of 'All the President's Men'

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'West Wing' Cast to Reunite for Benefit Reading of 'All the President's Men'
Castmembers Bradley Whitford, Joshua Malina, Richard Schiff, Ed Begley, Jr. and Jeff Perry will all participate in the event for the Society of Professional Journalists. read more
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High-profile ‘tech titans’ eyeing Bunny Mellon’s Antigua property

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High-profile ‘tech titans’ eyeing Bunny Mellon’s Antigua property
At $25 million, it’s one of the most expensive pieces of land in the Caribbean.
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Former Washington QB K.J. Carta-Samuels to transfer to UCLA

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Former Washington QB K.J. Carta-Samuels to transfer to UCLA
The competition for Josh Rosen’s starting job got another name on Monday as former Washington quarterback K.J. Carta-Samuels plans to transfer to UCLA, the former four-star prospect told CBS Sports on Monday. After backing up Jake Browning for three years at Washington, Carta-Samuels received his full release in December and will be eligible to play […]
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TV highlights: “Saturday Night Live” returns on NBC

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TV highlights: “Saturday Night Live” returns on NBC
Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018 | “Jodi Arias: An American Murder Mystery” special on ID.
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Gianni Versace 'American Crime Story' looks closely at his killer

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Gianni Versace 'American Crime Story' looks closely at his killer
“The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” deals with the designer’s murder and the path chosen by killer Andrew Cunanan.
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Hank Azaria Addressed ‘The Problem With Apu’ on ‘The Simpsons’ [TCA 2018]

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Hank Azaria Addressed ‘The Problem With Apu’ on ‘The Simpsons’ [TCA 2018]
Last year, comedian Hari Kondabolu released a documentary called The Problem with Apu, addressing problems the titular character from The Simpsons, a convenience store owner of Indian-American descent. Hank Azaria, who voices Apu, was on a Television Critics Association panel for season two of his IFC series Brockmire when he was asked about the documentary. Azaria […]
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Motörhead guitarist Eddie ‘Fast Eddie’ Clarke dead at 67

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Motörhead guitarist Eddie ‘Fast Eddie’ Clarke dead at 67
The last surviving member of Motorhead’s original line-up, Eddie Clarke has died.
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White House slams Schiff, Feinstein over ‘gross oversteps’ in Russia investigations

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White House slams Schiff, Feinstein over ‘gross oversteps’ in Russia investigations
During a sometimes tense briefing, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee-Sanders on Thursday accused Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Burbank and Sen. Diane Feinstein, D-California, of unduly influencing the ongoing investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election. The allegation came on the heels of Feinstein’s release of a transcript of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s closed-door August […]
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At the Golden Globes, a night of powerful symbolism. Now, for the substance.

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At the Golden Globes, a night of powerful symbolism. Now, for the substance.
With #MeToo and Time’s Up, Hollywood is grappling with sexual politics during awards season. Does that mean real change is coming?
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Daughter of late Van Morrison producer fears theft from estate

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Daughter of late Van Morrison producer fears theft from estate
The daughter of the producer behind Van Morrison’s classic rock albums is pushing for an investigation.
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Clippers coach Doc Rivers says criticism of Lakers counterpart Luke Walton is ‘awful’

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Clippers coach Doc Rivers says criticism of Lakers counterpart Luke Walton is ‘awful’
LOS ANGELES — LaVar Ball’s long-distance criticism of Lakers coach Luke Walton sent shockwaves through the NBA coaching fraternity that continued for another day. It was Clippers coach Doc Rivers’ turn to sound off about Ball’s statement that Walton had lost the support of the Lakers’ players. “That’s awful,” Rivers said Monday before the Clippers […]
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Lakers snap nine-game skid with 132-113 win over Atlanta

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Lakers snap nine-game skid with 132-113 win over Atlanta
Atlanta Hawks guard Isaiah Taylor, left, shoots as Los Angeles Lakers forward Brandon Ingram defends during the first half of a basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Atlanta Hawks forward Ersan Ilyasova, second from right, of Turkey, shoots as Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball, left, guard Kentavious […]
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Bassett dishes on cop uniforms and her infamous ‘AHS’ breasts

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Bassett dishes on cop uniforms and her infamous ‘AHS’ breasts
9-1-1 Wednesday, 9 p.m., Fox Angela Bassett, star of the new Fox procedural “9-1-1,” earned the badge she wears as Detective Athena Grant. Bassett, 59, did four seasons on “American Horror Story,” which is another way of saying she went on a magical mystery tour engineered by television’s dark magician, Ryan Murphy, and came out…
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