But for younger filmgoers today, this screen acting legend may be most familiar as a daft, cranky father in the Meet the Parents movies.
Shawn Levy, former film critic of The Oregonian, and author of bestsellers on the Rat Pack and Paul Newman, has written a thick new biography of Robert De Niro that follows him from the son of an artist, to a man who defines a godfather,
The shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School Friday comes as Washington voters are about to decide two competing gun-related ballot measures.
In fact, next week two parents who lost children in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting are scheduled to be in Seattle to campaign for Initiative 594, which would expand background checks.
When a student opened fire at the Marysville-Pilchuck High School Friday, a teacher confronted him, according to a union official.
Marysville Education Association president Randy Davis said Saturday that first-year social studies teacher Megan Silberberger intervened in the shooting.
Detectives confirmed a school worker attempted to intervene in shooting, but provided no other details about the worker's actions.
The health care worker was isolated Friday as she returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa.
"It's a dress that was practical and pretty and sexy," von Furstenberg tells NPR's Audie Cornish. It's been described, she says, as "a dress that you get the men with ...
Researchers say the stone is part of "a hydraulic system built at the archaeological site Inkawasi in Huancavelica," hundreds of miles from the other stone that has long been revered as a paragon of the Inca's intricate masonry.
The find was announced by Peru's Ministry of Culture, which says the
Ravens are crafty! BirdNote listener Gary Cummins tells a story about the intelligence of ravens. When he worked at Grand Canyon National Park, Gary had a Siberian husky named Tasha. When two ravens saw her with a tasty bone, they teamed up on her. One raven acted distressed, hopping slowly, seemingly ignoring the dog. Tasha went into her wolf-like mode, stalking the raven. Just as Tasha was ready to pounce, the raven flew up into a tree. At that instant, the second raven swooped in, grabbed the bone in its beak, and flew off!
Police in Washington state say a shooter is dead after opening fire at Marysville-Pilchuck High School Friday.
Marysville Police Commander Robb Lamoureux said the shooter, who was a student at the school, opened fire inside the school cafeteria around 10:40 a.m. It was not immediately clear how many students were injured.
The shooter was fatally shot, police said, though it was not clear whether the wound was self-inflicted.
Enjoy the sunbreaks while you can. Heavy rain returns Friday night and we’ll return to a wetter, windier pattern, says KPLU weather expert Cliff Mass.
“It’ll be basically dry, partly cloudy during the afternoon, you know, probably even some sun,” Mass said of Friday. “So, a really nice day.”
But that’s going to change rapidly, Mass says, as a warm front associated with a center of low pressure off the coast moves northward.
So Blackwell, who teaches science at Oliver Wendell Holmes Junior High in Davis, Calif., had her students watch a video of a sunset on YouTube as part of a physics lesson on motion.
"I asked them: 'So what's moving? And why?'" Blackwell says. The students had a lot of ideas.
Dallas Nurse Nina Pham, who became the first person to contract Ebola on U.S.
The government in Abuja has condemned the latest reported abductions from two villages in the country's northeast Adamawa state by suspected militants from the extremist group.
NPR's Ofeibea Quist-Arcton says the reported kidnappings came a day after the army claimed it had a deal with Boko Haram that included the release of more than 2
But the transition from a haphazard kingdom ruled by inconsistent medieval ideas to a modern, secular, efficient bureaucratic state wasn't easy.
Corriher is perhaps best known for authoring two books, Cookwise: The Hows and Whys of Successful Cooking, which netted her a James Beard Award, and BakeWise: The Hows and Whys of Successful Baking.