Being just a substitute on "The View": That's not so Raven

Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images Raven-Symoné, left, took a turn on “The View” last month alongside (from l.) Nicolle Wallace, Molly Sims, Rosie Perez and Joy Behar. Don’t tell Raven-Symoné she’s replacing Rosie O’Donnell as a co-host on “The View.” “I really don’t consider myself a ‘replacement’ for anyone,” Raven told Daily News TV editor Don Kaplan. “I’m my own entity and they would have picked someone else if this

Binge drinking falling out of favor among youth: study

BirgitKorber/Getty Images/iStockphoto Fewer children and young adults are drinking to excess even though alcohol remains the top substance of choice, according to a new study. Fewer young people are binge drinking, although alcohol remains a popular vice among minors, according to a new government study conducted over a decade’s time. Youth ages 12 to 20 continue to illegally opt for beer, wine or liquor, but those numbers are dwindling and

Walgreens recalls powdered doughnuts due to mold

Charles Krupa/AP Walgreens is recalling its powdered doughnuts. There’s nothing nice about it. Walgreens is recalling its Nice! Powdered Sugar Mini Donuts nationwide because of complaints there was mold on some of the doughnuts. The donuts come in 11.5-ounce packages and are marked with the WIC number 178206 and UPC number 4902264948. Anyone with these products can return them to Walgreens for a full refund. Customers with questions should call

Swiss court slashes richest divorce payout to $604 million

Marc Ninghetto Elena Rybolovleva will be getting $ 604 million, down from $ 4.8 billion, in the record breaking settlement.  Poor little rich girl. A Russian divorcée, one year after winning an unprecedented $ 4.8 billion award from her philandering spouse, saw her windfall whacked to a mere $ 604 million by a Swiss appeals court. Don’t fret too much for Elena Rybolovleva: The “loser” in the bitter six-year court

‘Saturns Pattern’ review: Paul Weller release rocks hard

Paul Weller’s new album, “Saturns Pattern” PAUL WELLER sounds like a settled soul on his terrific new album, “Saturns Pattern.” The legendary front man of The Jam and Style Council made sure to title one song “I’m Where I Should Be.” He centered another on lines like “For such a long time/I couldn’t find myself,” implying that such times have finally passed. At the same time, nothing about the music

Oculus Rift 1.0 will ship in Q1 2016 with an Xbox One controller

Share This article Earlier today, Oculus held a press conference in advance of next week’s massive E3 gaming event. For the most part, this awkward one-hour stage show was spent discussing the minute details that differentiate the final hardware from the prototypes. But the most interesting news coming out of this event, by far, is the fact that Oculus has decided to partner with Microsoft. The first segment of the

A magnetoelectric ‘spin’ on stimulating the brain

Share This article Despite the isolated success of deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease, and a few other impressive parlor tricks with BCIs, running massive networks of wire electrodes through the brain is probably not going to be a long-term solution to any brain problem. Recognizing this truth, many researchers have turned to nanoparticle-based approaches for remote, non-invasive stimulation of the brain. A single 10 ug bolus of injectable smartdust

Mighty Quinn: June 12

The Mighty Quinn [embedded content] The Mighty One himself. Is this possible? A horse racing story from Rosedale with a happy ending? “MQ. I think I told youse guys (that’s my Brooklyn accent) what I did. In 2008, Big Brown won two legs of the Triple Crown. I bet him to win Belmont. Lost. In 2014, California Chrome won two legs of Triple Crown. I bet him to win Belmont.

Ex-star of ‘SLUT: The Play’ wants to sue for wrongful arrest

Larry Busacca/Getty Images Lawyer Jennifer Bonjean (R) is asking a court for permission to sue the city. She claims her daughter, Winnifred Bonjean-Alpart (L), did nothing wrong when cops charged the teen with disorderly conduct. The former star of “SLUT: The Play” wants to sue the city for sticking her with a role she didn’t want — perp. In papers filed Thursday in Manhattan Supreme Court, attorney Jennifer Bonjean says

Walgreens recalls powdered doughnuts due to mold

Charles Krupa/AP Walgreens is recalling its powdered doughnuts. There’s nothing nice about it. Walgreens is recalling its Nice! Powdered Sugar Mini Donuts nationwide because of complaints there was mold on some of the doughnuts. The donuts come in 11.5-ounce packages and are marked with the WIC number 178206 and UPC number 4902264948. Anyone with these products can return them to Walgreens for a full refund. Customers with questions should call