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College coaches may be able to help more first-generation students make it to graduation day.
The NYPD recently launched a study into what's causing a rise in shootings i...
It's been nearly a year since a court ruling curtailed the New York Police Department's controversial practice. Today, Police Commissioner William Bratton says the city can be just as safe without it.
Roger and Chaz Ebert attended a benefit awards dinner in Chicago in October ...
In late 2012, filmmaker Steve James and Roger Ebert began talking about filming a documentary based on Ebert's memoir. Ebert's wife, Chaz, agreed. They didn't know that he would die within months.
Keira Knightley plays a heartbroken singer-songwriter who teams up with a drunken producer in Begin Again. Irish director John Carney, who had a surprise hit with the musical Once, hit his mark again.
June was a good month for job creation, according to the new Labor Department report. Employers added 288,000 positions to payrolls and the unemployment rate fell to 6.1 percent.
For the first time, Colombia is in the quarter-finals of the World Cup. The team's winning streak is helping Colombian soccer emerge from a history of disappointment and drug-fueled violence.