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30 Players: Semien Looks To Break O...

30 Players: Semien Looks To Break Out With A?s

Credit: Norm Hall/Getty ImagesWhen you take a look at Marcus Semien?s stats, nothing really jumps out at you, until you get to his on-base percentage. If you were wondering why he was the main target of Athletics GM Billy Beane in the Jeff Samardzija trade, look no further.
Red-Tailed Hawk Released After Gett...

Red-Tailed Hawk Released After Getting Stuck In Queens Power Plant

Rambo the hawk was rescued after getting stuck in the Ravenswood Generating Station in Long Island City, Queens. (Credit: CBS2)A hawk was rescued, rehabbed and released in Queens Tuesday, after getting stuck inside the Ravenswood Generating Station.
Joni Mitchell Hospitalized; Report ...

Joni Mitchell Hospitalized; Report Says Situation Appears ?Serious?

Joni Mitchell in the audience during the Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute To Industry Icons honoring Martin Bandier at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 7, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)Joni Mitchell was hospitalized in Los Angeles late Tuesday, reportedly after she might have been found unconscious in her home.
Bronx Bodega Worker Dies Days After...

Bronx Bodega Worker Dies Days After Being Hit By Stray Bullet

A surveillance image of a shooting that left a bodega worker dead after being hit by a stray bullet in the Bronx. (Credit: NYPD)A bodega worker has died, days after he was wounded by a stray bullet outside his workplace in the Bronx.
Seen At 11: Could A Little Pink Pil...

Seen At 11: Could A Little Pink Pill Be The Answer To Low Sex Drive In Women?

Drug makers say Flibanserin can be used to treat low sex drive in women. (Credit: CBS2)The drug maker, Sprout, said 45 percent of women who took the drug experienced increased desire.
CBS2 Exclusive: Man Pepper-Sprayed ...

CBS2 Exclusive: Man Pepper-Sprayed During Upper East Side Road Dispute

A man was blinded with pepper spray after an apparent clash between drivers on the Upper East Side. (Credit: CBS2)An apparent clash between motorists on the Upper East Side ended with a man blinded by pepper spray.

NY Times

Cuomo Gets Deals on Tenure and Eval...

Cuomo Gets Deals on Tenure and Evaluations of Teachers

The final budget bill, to be voted on Tuesday, also includes new measures for improving chronically struggling schools.
New York City Comptroller Cites Fla...

New York City Comptroller Cites Flaws in Hurricane Sandy Recovery Program

A company hired by the city to help homeowners rebuild had a ?financial disincentive? to act more quickly because it had already been paid millions of dollars upfront, an audit found.
Loopholes Seen in New Ethics Disclo...

Loopholes Seen in New Ethics Disclosure Rules for New York Legislators

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said new ethics measures proposed in the state budget would go a long way to cleaning up Albany, but government watchdog groups denounced them as ?incremental reform.?
9 New York Doctors Are Accused of D...

9 New York Doctors Are Accused of Defrauding Medicaid Using Homeless People

The doctors are accused of running unnecessary tests on homeless people, leading to $7 million in false Medicaid and Medicare billings, the Brooklyn district attorney?s office said.
Finding a Home, and a Muse, at the ...

Finding a Home, and a Muse, at the Algonquin Hotel

Michael Colby spent years living at the famous Manhattan hotel, which his grandparents owned, and has written a memoir about growing up there.
Adviser and Caretaker of de Blasio ...

Adviser and Caretaker of de Blasio Family Image Is Leaving City Hall

The departure of Rebecca Kirszner Katz, whom Mayor Bill de Blasio once called ?the fifth member of our immediate family,? is another sign of second-year attrition in the mayor?s staff.

ABC Local

Tiger Woods plays 18 at Augusta

Tiger Woods plays 18 at Augusta

Tiger Woods played an 18-hole practice round at Augusta National on Tuesday, but his status for next week's Masters remains undecided.
Rivers, Kerr trade barbs before gam...

Rivers, Kerr trade barbs before game

Doc Rivers and Steve Kerr's latest bit of verbal jousting came before the Clippers hosted the Warriors at Staples Center on Tuesday night.
Las Vegas taking big cash on Cubs

Las Vegas taking big cash on Cubs

Heading into the opening week of baseball season, more money has been bet on the Cubs to win the World Series than any other team at two of Nevada's largest sportsbooks.
Mariota to be in Hawaii for draft

Mariota to be in Hawaii for draft

Just as Jameis Winston does not plan to attend next month's NFL draft in Chicago, neither does Marcus Mariota, per league sources. Mariota informed the league he plans to be in Hawaii among his family and the community that helped raise him
Indiana Gov. Says Law Not a 'Licens...

Indiana Gov. Says Law Not a 'License to Deny Services'

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence admitted that he mishandled the passage of a religious freedom law and now wants a piece of legislation to clarify the state's stance.
Robert Kraft testifies for prosecut...

Robert Kraft testifies for prosecution

Patriots owner Robert Kraft took the stand Tuesday in the murder trial of Aaron Hernandez, recalling that the former star tight end told him he was not involved in the death of Odin Lloyd.

NY Village Voice

About Last Knights...

About Last Knights...

The glum revenge epic Last Knights is a timeworn tale that, when you squint, looks like the future. Established Hollywood stars Clive Owen and Morgan Freeman are there onscreen clutching swords and intoning dramatic pledges of fealty and death. But the money for the film came from S...

In 5 to 7 a Prim Writer Comes of Ag...

In 5 to 7 a Prim Writer Comes of Age, Paris-Style

Victor Levin's 5 to 7 is a romantic drama about a young writer in Manhattan that could be a superhero flick if its leading man wore tights. It's as much a triumph of boyish wish fulfillment as Peter Parker swinging on skyscrapers. Brian (Anton Yelchin) is one of those suffering arti...

The Who Doc Lambert & Stamp Is the ...

The Who Doc Lambert & Stamp Is the Rare Truthful Rock 'n' Roll Film

Is it possible to be accidentally definitive? James D. Cooper's thorough and revealing doc Lambert & Stamp is billed as the story of the managers who whipped the Who into being the Who. But once it's sketched out the characters and ambitions of Chris Stamp and Kit Lambert, putative ...

Effie Gray Suggests August Critic J...

Effie Gray Suggests August Critic John Ruskin Feared Pubic Hair

In 1848 Euphemia Gray, a bright and pretty young girl from a family of modest means, left her home in Scotland to marry her era's equivalent of an art-world rock star, the imposingly erudite critic John Ruskin. Perhaps as early as her wedding night, Effie knew she'd made a mistake: Though ...

Flexn Dances True but Misses the Ma...

Flexn Dances True but Misses the Mark

Breaking emerged in the Bronx in the 1980s before sweeping the globe, compelling viewers with individual virtuosity and toughness, often performed in a "challenge" format. Flex dance, the form's younger Brooklyn cousin, evolved, contemporaneous with the development of small-format video, from the...

French Miss: Music Hall's NYC Debut...

French Miss: Music Hall's NYC Debut Is Out of Tune

The term artiste isn't used much anymore. It reeks of mediocre talent paired with lavish narcissism, a relic of nineteenth-century popular entertainment, a pejorative ironism on the original French. The Artiste in Jean-Luc Lagarce's Music Hall might deserve the sneer from translator...

NY Daily News

Pence says ?religious freedom? does...

Pence says ?religious freedom? doesn't allow discrimination

Gov. Mike Pence backtracked on his staunch defense on his controversial "religious freedom" law, saying he wants the bill rewritten.
Rolling Stones announce two-month U...

Rolling Stones announce two-month U.S. tour

The Rolling Stones will play Indiana, which has been targeted for boycotts over a ?religious freedom? law.
Nelson Mandela?s grandson convicted...

Nelson Mandela?s grandson convicted of road rage assault

Nelson Mandela's grandson was convicted for assault Tuesday after beating a man who crashed his car into a friend's vehicle in South Africa.
Rubio confirms April 13 announcemen...

Rubio confirms April 13 announcement; 2016 campaign expected

Sen. Marco Rubio said he is planning a political event in two weeks in Miami to announce his 2016 plans.
NYPD inspector general reveals firs...

NYPD inspector general reveals first year's cop complaints

Inspector General Philip Eure listed the complaints in his first annual report released Tuesday.
Iran nuke talks to continue in new ...

Iran nuke talks to continue in new phase

Wrapping up days of marathon nuclear talks, Iran and six world powers prepared to issue a statement agreeing to continue talks.

Queens Courier

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