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Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 01:08 PM EST

Hungry for Latkes? Cooks Share Tips for Hanukkah

Hungry for Latkes? Cooks Share Tips for Hanukkah

When it comes to holidays, there's no better recipe than the one you grew up with. Same is true for latkes. So, tonight, when Hanukkah begins at sundown, cooks around the globe will be firing up the frying pans...

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 01:28 PM EST

University Sends Mistaken Admission Note to 300 Students

University Sends Mistaken Admission Note to 300 Students

Johns Hopkins University is apologizing to nearly 300 applicants who were mistakenly sent welcome messages when they were actually rejected or deferred.

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 12:49 PM EST

Robin Williams' Blockbuster Final Ride

Robin Williams' Blockbuster Final Ride

The third “Night at the Museum” movie marks an opportunity to say goodbye to the comic in the same way we met him: with laughter.

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 01:57 PM EST

A Penthouse Loft With a Garden In The Sky

A Penthouse Loft With a Garden In The Sky

Take a tour of 263 9th Ave., a penthouse loft with over 1,000 square feet of private landscaped outdoor space and a garden in the sky that you won't want to miss. This episode of Open House was taped at...

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 01:17 PM EST

Funny or Die Spoofs "Serial" Ending

Funny or Die Spoofs "Serial" Ending

The comedy website tackles what Sarah Koenig must have gone through in order to crank out that final podcast.

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 03:21 PM EST

NY Woman Sues Police for Not Arresting Son

NY Woman Sues Police for Not Arresting Son

A Long Island woman says in a lawsuit that her 29-year-old son died in a drunken driving crash because police decided not to arrest him on driving-while-intoxicated charges earlier that night.

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 02:24 PM EST

Caught on Camera: Thief Fakes Heart Attack so Friend Can Steal Toys

Caught on Camera: Thief Fakes Heart Attack so Friend Can Steal Toys

Authorities say a man faked a heart attack inside a central Florida Wal-Mart store so his friend could steal toys. The men - 30-year-old Tarus Scott and 27-year-old Genard Dupree - were arrested Tuesday on grand...

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 11:08 AM EST

"Serial" Changes Public Perception of Murder Case

"Serial" Changes Public Perception of Murder Case

Like more than 1 million other faithful listeners, the family of convicted killer Adnan Syed eagerly awaits the next episode of a podcast investigating his murder case. The family has suddenly found itself...

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 10:56 AM EST

McCartney, Fallon Do Beatles Impressions

McCartney, Fallon Do Beatles Impressions

Paul McCartney talks to Jimmy Fallon about Ringo Starr finally getting inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and what he thinks of "The Tonight Shows” host Beatles impressions.

Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014 at 10:17 AM EST

Central Park Zoo Exhibits 2 Harbor Seals

Central Park Zoo Exhibits 2 Harbor Seals

Harbor seals are being exhibited at the Central Park Zoo for the first time since 2011.

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