A low-pressure system was forecast to bring a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain to parts of the tri-state area from Tuesday, January 26, into Wednesday morning.The National Weather Service (NWS) said up to one inch of snow and sleet accumulation was expected in the New York and New Jersey metro area, while one to three inches were expected in the Lower Hudson Valley and Southern Connecticut area.This footage was filmed by Kate Hambrecht at Mallory and Duncan avenues in Jersey City on Tuesday. Credit: Kate Hambrecht via Storyful
Unmarried mothers in British-ruled Northern Ireland suffered cruel treatment in homes run by the Protestant and Catholic Churches, a report found on Tuesday, confirming that abuse for which Ireland apologized earlier this month was rife on both sides of the border. Arlene Foster, first minister in the Northern Ireland government, said the accounts of cold and uncaring treatment were truly harrowing, and the separation of mothers from their children a terrible legacy. The research carried out by a team of university academics found that the mortality rate for babies born in institutions in Northern Ireland was not as high as the 15% found by an inquiry into the Irish Republic this month.
As COVID-19 surged, retired attorney Susan Crowley did some simple math and discovered a chilling fact: people over 60 made up 91% of coronavirus deaths in Oregon. Democratic Gov. Kate Brown has defended her decision, choking up in a recent news conference because she said she “knows of families where 12- and 13-year-olds are attempting suicide” because of social isolation.
Kevin Hart is joining Cate Blanchett in the cast of “Borderlands,” a movie adaptation of the popular video game. Hart will play Roland, a skilled ex-soldier turned mercenary, in the Lionsgate film. Eli Roth, whose resume includes “The House With a Clock in its Walls” and Bruce Willis-led action thriller “Death Wish,” is directing “Borderlands.” […]
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An artist from Hawaii memorialized Kobe Bryant with murals in downtown Los Angeles ahead of the one-year anniversary of the basketball legend’s death, video from January 18 shows.Footage shared by Instagram user @boss_don_prez shows Tehrell Porter, an artist based in Hawaii, working on the murals on South Broadway in Los Angeles. One mural features Bryant with his wife, Vanessa, as well as one of their daughters, Bianka, according to a post from the artist.A second mural shows Bryant alongside other basketball superstars, including Michael Jordan, Shaquille O’Neal, Allen Iverson, Dwyane Wade, and Tracy McGrady. Credit: @boss_don_prez via Storyful
These fossils could be from the largest dinosaur ever Locator: Neuquen Province, Argentina Palaeontologists say they unearthed bones belonging to a huge plant-eating titanosaur the largest dinosaur to ever roam the planet some 98-million years ago
In an unusual arrangement, all 11 seasons of hit sitcom “Modern Family” will be available on both Disney’s Hulu and NBCUniversal’s Peacock starting next month. Under the multiyear shared agreement with Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution, both Hulu and Peacock have U.S. streaming rights to all 250 “Modern Family” episodes beginning Feb. 3. “Modern Family” […]
The bug-eyed psycho, especially when he’s portrayed by a skilled actor, is always good for a laugh, or a shudder, or something in between. It’s all about underplaying the overstatement. You’ve got to cue the audience to see that he’s cuh-cuh-crazy, but you’ve got to do it with just enough finesse to leave them thinking, […]
Since “Sound of Metal” hit theaters in November and Amazon Prime on Dec. 4, the film has been racking up accolades and praise. Particular attention has been paid to actors Riz Ahmed and Paul Raci, who have picked up a number of critics’ awards along the way. You can now read the script for the […]
The National Board of Review have announced their annual awards where Spike Lee’s “Da 5 Bloods” won best film, director and ensemble. Down below is the full list of winners. Best Film: “Da 5 Bloods” (Netflix) Best Director: Spike Lee, “Da 5 Bloods” (Netflix) Best Actor: Riz Ahmed, “Sound of Metal” (Amazon Studios) Best Actress: […]
Turkmenistan's autocratic leader has established a national holiday to honor the local dog breed, media reports said Tuesday. President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov ordered the holiday praising the Alabai, the Central Asian shepherd dog, to be celebrated on the last Sunday of April when the ex-Soviet nation also marks the day of the local horse breed, according to the daily Neutral Turkmenistan.
The Television Academy Foundation has unveiled its Diversity and Inclusion Unscripted Internship Program, a new $1 million initiative targeted toward Los Angeles-area college students. The goal is to provide paid internships that might give young people from disadvantaged socioeconomic backgrounds in Southern California an entry into the unscripted TV industry. The program was launched via […]
Janet Yellen was sworn in Tuesday as the nation's 78th Treasury secretary and the first woman to hold the office. Yellen's husband, George Akerlof, winner of the 2001 Nobel prize in economics and their son Robert, also an economist, were present for the brief ceremony.
In a classic case of co-opetition, Roku inked a deal with Amazon to bring the IMDb TV free, ad-supported streaming service to the Roku platform in the U.S. The IMDb TV service competes for viewers — and ad dollars — with the Roku Channel, a similar ad-supported VOD service. Under Roku’s standard distribution agreements, it […]
The 26-year-old, who played for Le Mans and Montpellier before joining Marseille in 2017, helped them reach the Europa League final in 2018 and a runner-up finish in the French top flight last season. British media said Villa had paid around 14 million pounds ($19.22 million) for the versatile Frenchman who has made more than 150 appearances in all competitions for Marseille.
A judge on Tuesday denied fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli’s request to get out of prison early, ruling that his case does not meet the extraordinary circumstances required for compassionate release. Giannulli, the husband of actress Lori Loughlin, is serving a five-month sentence at the federal facility in Lompoc, Calif., for his role in the college […]
Aston Villa signed French midfielder Morgan Sanson from Marseille in a deal worth a reported £15.5 million ($21.2 million) on Tuesday.
New York Rangers forward Filip Chytil will miss four to six weeks with an upper-body injury, the team announced Tuesday. Chytil sustained the injury after colliding with Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evan Rodrigues during the second period of New York's 3-2 loss on Sunday. Chytil, 21, has three points (two goals, one assist) in five games this season.
Unfailingly calm and courteous, America's new top diplomat Antony Blinken advocates a more humble approach to build alliances but, more than his boss, has advocated military power when human rights are in question.