New Jersey plans to allow sports betting early next year in defiance of federal law and possible corruption of the culture of sports. The state even admits such gambling would harm its own teams.
'Boardwalk Empire' returns for season 3 and moves beyond being only a impressively costumed drama.
One city hosted 10 of the first 11 major party presidential nomination meetings held in America. Can you guess which one?
Google has introduced a new search feature called Knowledge Graph – a kind of companion to the recently-launched Search Plus Your World.
Jay-Z takes a music break to "hang out" with his new baby Blue Ivy Carter. He reflects a new trend as daddy nurturer – most white collar men polled ina a new study want to spend more time at home with their new babies.
California and New Jersey, each seek more revenue, are leading the states toward Internet gambling, starting with online poker. But this all-too-easy form of gaming would come with at a high cost to society – and government.
Bill Conlin was accused of molesting three girls and a boy in the 1970s. Conlin is a veteran sportswriter and columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News.
How do you compress a complicated novel into a two-hour, cinema-friendly format? The answer, most often, is: you can't. A better solution for many authors is to have their books turned into HBO series. The end result is often an in-depth adaptation – with story and characters intact – that would have been impossible get at the multiplex. Here are some of the best-known books that have been turned into successful HBO series – with many more to come.