How The New York Times Covered the 1916 World Series

How The New York Times Covered the 1916 World Series

The only other time the Red Sox and Dodgers franchises faced off in the World Series, things were a little different. The Red Sox opted to play their home games at Braves Field rather than the smaller Fenway to make some extra admission money. The Dodgers were known as the Robins, or sometimes the Superbas. […]

No industry is weirder than the dead celebrity hologram industry

No industry is weirder than the dead celebrity hologram industry

Amy Winehouse is going on tour, as reported by Reuters last week. A hologram of the artist, who died in July 2011, will tour North America next year. Her father Mitch Winehouse is the primary caretaker of her estate, and says he’s been working with Las Vegas-based company Base Entertainment’s nascent hologram studio to make […]

George Soros: Bomb squad destroy explosive device near billionaire's home

George Soros: Bomb squad destroy explosive device near billionaire's home

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Soros was reportedly not at home at the time of Monday’s incident A suspect package found in a post box at the home of billionaire businessman George Soros contained an explosive device, New York police have confirmed. The item was discovered on Monday by an employee of Mr Soros, […]

Wall Street tanks after disappointing earnings

Wall Street tanks after disappointing earnings

Stocks (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) down. All sectors are in the red, with energy (XLE) getting hit the hardest. Jared Blikre joins us live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to talk markets. To discuss the other big stories of the day, Yahoo Finance’s Seana Smith and Adam Shapiro are joined by Liz Young, Brian Sozzi, Brian Cheung and Emily McCormick. Also joining the […]

6 children dead so far in viral outbreak at NJ healthcare facility

6 children dead so far in viral outbreak at NJ healthcare facility

A severe viral outbreak has claimed the lives of six children at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell, state health officials confirmed Tuesday, leading to an immediate order to shut down the facility to new patients. The Department of Health reported 18 cases of adenovirus among pediatric residents at the long-term care […]

Sarah Silverman apologizes for comments on encounter with Louis CK: 'I'm sorry'

Sarah Silverman apologizes for comments on encounter with Louis CK: 'I'm sorry'

Sarah Silverman apologizes for comments on encounter with Louis CK: ‘I’m sorry’  USA TODAY Sarah Silverman Apologizes to Louis CK Accuser Rebecca Corry: ‘It’s Not Ok’  PEOPLE.com Sarah Silverman’s Latest Louis CK Comments Prompted A Response From Accuser Rebecca Corry  Bustle SiriusXM Streaming: Music, Sports, News, & Talk Radio  SiriusXM Sarah Silverman Says Louis CK Masturbated in Front of […]