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TLC pulls Duggar family series amid misconduct reports

Saturday, May 23, 2015

TLC pulled the reality series 19 Kids and Counting from its schedule yesterday, a move that follows reports of sexual misconduct allegations against one of the stars, Josh Duggar, stemming from when he was a juvenile. In a statement, the channel said it was “deeply saddened and troubled by this heartbreaking situation, and our thoughts and prayers are with the …

Review: Whitesnake delves deep into Purple past on new album

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Who says you can’t go home? David Coverdale delves deep into his Deep Purple background on the new Whitesnake album, which re-does songs from his …

Ray Duckler: Bet on Betsy, founded by kids, rocks in race

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Betsy Segal arrived in the conference room yesterday at 5:05 p.m., about an hour before the race, and slipped on a T-shirt made especially for …

HOLLYWOOD: Where are the female directors?

Thursday, May 14, 2015

The Directors Guild of America says networks and studios are to blame for the “deplorable” dearth of female directors in Hollywood, following a call by the American Civil Liberties Union for an investigation into the industry’s “systemic failure” …

The Insiders: Go eat some unhealthy food and win a stuffed shark at the Kiwanis Spring Fair

Thursday, May 14, 2015

If eating some really unhealthy foods, playing games for prizes and going around and around on a giant wheel is on your to-do list this week then we have something in common. Those things actually always appear on …

Olive Garden’s latest plan: Breadstick sandwiches

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Olive Garden’s plan to win back customers? Take the breadsticks it’s known for and make sandwiches out of them. The restaurant chain known for its unlimited breadsticks says it plans to use them for chicken parmigiana and meatball sandwiches starting June 1. The plans for the breadstick sandwiches …

Getting to the core of the matter! Eat your pineapple cores!

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Eating fresh pineapple always reminds me of balmy vacation nights in Hawaii. And since pineapples run a few bucks a pop, buying them frequently translates into considerable savings when compared to an actual trip to Hawaii, particularly when …

McDonald’s embracing new ingredient: Kale

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

McDonald’s may be developing a taste for a new ingredient as it fights to reinvent itself: Kale. The world’s biggest burger chain says it’s testing two breakfast bowls in Southern California, one of which includes the leafy green as an ingredient. The test comes as McDonald’s Corp. works …

For better steaks, veggies, make better butter to go on top

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

It’s summer and your grill is about to go into overdrive. At the start of the season you’ll probably be content to cook up perfectly seared, but otherwise unadorned steaks, chops and portobello mushrooms. A few weeks down …

The Insiders: Go to the library tonight to learn how to eat like a champ on the trails (without packing a Chinese buffet)

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

If we were going to make you a winter hike survival guide, it would include all the essentials: a full Chinese buffet for necessary sustenance and this column so you don’t forget to bring the Chinese buffet. Lucky …

Vienna traffic signals go red and green, gay and straight

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Some Vienna pedestrian traffic lights are suddenly not only red or green. They’re also gay or straight. And Austria’s right-wing Freedom Party is livid. Over the past few days, the city started setting up lights at pedestrian crossings …

Last season of ‘American Idol’ set for Fox’s 2015-16 lineup

Monday, May 11, 2015

The swan song of American Idol and heavy doses of comedy and sci-fi will mark Fox’s 2015-16 season. The once-blockbuster singing contest, which launched the careers of Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood and Jennifer Hudson, has seen its audience …

When will the 1965 Concord time capsule be opened?

Monday, May 11, 2015

After nearly 50 years underground, the wooden box surrounding Concord’s 1965 time capsule was pried open last Thursday, revealing a crinkled paper bag and the bulletproof casing of the capsule itself. Next month, the contents of the capsule will be unveiled during a live, free, open event. The …