In this Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 photo, toys sit on the shelves at a Walmart Supercenter in Houston. Pediatricians say the best toys for young children are simple, old-fashioned toys like blocks and puzzles rather than costly electronic games or the latest high-tech gadgets. The advice is in a new report on selecting toys for young children in the digital era. It was published Monday, Dec. 3 by the American Academy of Pediatrics. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
December 02, 2018 - 11:25 pm
Skip the costly electronic games and flashy digital gizmos. Pediatricians say the best toys for tots are old-fashioned hands-on playthings that young children can enjoy with parents — things like blocks, puzzles — even throwaway cardboard boxes — that spark imagination and creativity. "A cardboard...
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Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree
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November 29, 2018 - 4:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A massive Norway spruce has been lit up in a tradition that ushers in Christmastime in New York City. Mayor Bill de Blasio flipped the switch Wednesday night to light the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree following a televised extravaganza that featured performances by Diana Ross...
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In this combination photo, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., arrives for a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Dec. 6, 2017, left, and actress Annette Bening appears at the BAFTA Awards in London on Feb. 18, 2018. Bening will portray Feinstein in a film about the Senate’s study into the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program, which will be presented at the Sundance Film Festival running Jan. 24 through Feb. 3 in Park City, Utah. (AP Photo)
November 28, 2018 - 3:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The feature film lineup for the 2019 Sundance Film Festival has been unveiled. Wednesday's announcements includes a diverse slate, from documentaries about everyone from Harvey Weinstein to Toni Morrison, to feature films showcasing surprising turns from well-known actors, like...
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November 27, 2018 - 12:41 pm
There's a chance the next generation could see some more of our favorite TV characters from the 90s. CBS is working on the details for a reboot of Northern Exposure . In its original run, the show won 7 Emmy's and two Golden Globes. One of the stars of that show is from right here in north Texas...
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FILE - In this April 24, 2018, file photo, Martha Stewart attends the Time 100 Gala celebrating the 100 most influential people in the world in New York. Stewart posted about her first Uber ride experience on Monday, Nov. 19, including a picture that showed debris on the floor and two water bottles in the vehicle. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
November 20, 2018 - 8:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Martha Stewart's first Uber ride was not a good thing. Stewart ordered the "most expensive version" Monday outside Tiffany's flagship store in New York City. As Stewart explained on Instagram , she wanted to be picked up on Fifth Avenue and 57th Street. Stewart wrote the first car...
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In this Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 photo, an employee plays the FAO Premium Piano Dance Mat during a media preview of the new FAO Schwarz store at Rockefeller Center in New York. Three years after it closed its beloved, fantasy land of a toy store on Fifth Avenue, FAO Schwarz makes its return to New York City. The new version will be smaller, but will have familiar attractions including a musical clock tower and the giant piano keyboard mat on which Tom Hanks danced in the film “Big.” (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
November 16, 2018 - 4:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Three years after it closed its beloved toy store on Fifth Avenue, FAO Schwarz has returned to New York. A new FAO opened Friday in Manhattan's Rockefeller Center, about 10 blocks from its former home near Central Park. For more than 150 years, FAO Schwarz was known in New York City...
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