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Jean Stapleton, TV's Edith Bunker, dies at 90
Jean Stapleton, the stage-trained character actress who played Archie Bunker's far better half, the sweetly naive Edith, in TV's groundbreaking 1970s comedy “All in the Family,” has died. She was 90.
Published on 06/01/13
McDonald’s CEO: I lost weight by being more active
They might start calling it the McDiet.
Published on 05/30/13
John Tortorella fired as New York Rangers' coach
John Tortorella, who led the Tampa Bay Lightning to a Stanley Cup in 2004, never matched that success in New York and was fired four days after the Rangers were eliminated from the postseason.
Published on 05/29/13
Anthony Weiner launches bid to become New York City mayor
Anthony Weiner's run for a renaissance is officially on.
Published on 05/22/13
MLB hoping for major replay expansion in 2014
Major League Baseball appears set for a vast expansion of video review by umpires in 2014 and is examining whether all calls other than balls or strikes should be subject to instant replay.
Published on 05/16/13
Stem cells recovered from cloned human embryos
Scientists have finally recovered stem cells from cloned human embryos, a longstanding goal that could lead to new treatments for such illnesses as Parkinson's disease and diabetes.
Published on 05/16/13
Barbara Walters set to announce her retirement
Barbara Walters is retiring.
Published on 05/13/13
Judge refuses to suspend ruling on morning-after pill
A judge today refused to delay enforcement of his decision giving women of all ages broad access to morning-after birth control, calling the government's appeal frivolous, a “silly argument” and an insult to the intelligenc...
Published on 05/10/13
Spire permanently installed on One World Trade Center tower
The silver spire topping One World Trade Center has been fully installed on the building's roof, bringing the iconic structure to its full, symbolic height of 1,776 feet.
Published on 05/10/13
J.C. Penney ad: ‘It’s no secret’ we made mistakes
The ad comes after the retailer fired its CEO, who introduced the failed “fair and square” campaign, and rehired his predecessor.
Published on 05/01/13
Maria Shriver returning to NBC News
Maria Shriver is coming back to NBC News.
Published on 04/30/13
'Kinky Boots' gets a leading 13 Tony Award nods
Cindy Lauper's songs have made “Kinky Boots” a crowd-pleaser. The show will compete for best musical with “Matilda: The Musical,” which had 12 nominations.
Published on 04/30/13
Did brotherly bond play role in Boston bombings?
It's a vexing puzzle about the Boston Marathon bombings: The younger of the two accused brothers hardly seemed headed for a monumental act of violence. How could he team up with his older brother to do this?
Published on 04/24/13
Boy Scouts proposing to lift gay ban
Searching for compromise on a divisive issue, the Boy Scouts of America is proposing to partially lift its long-standing exclusion of gays — allowing them as youth members but continuing to bar them as adult leaders.
Published on 04/19/13
Conflicting reports on Boston suspect create media frenzy
The frantic afternoon presented another example of news organizations being embarrassed by a race to report information under intense competitive pressure.
Published on 04/18/13