Articles by Tom Dworetzky

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Mexicali Cheese: FDA Sues to Shut Queens Factory

FDA officials filed a lawsuit against Mexicali Cheese to shut down until the plant complies with food safety regulations, citing that the factory had potentially deadly bacteria and had failed to correct repeated health violations.

Lana Del Rey 'Born to Die' Bombs: Is Black Metal Now More Important than Pop?

Liturgy is the sexless hive-geek counterpart to Lana Del Rey, 2011's most polarizing and polarized artist. Her just-dropped album Born to Die, has landed number 1, despite global critical condemnation. The Brooklyn black metallers (Liturgy) generated what seemed a comparable amount of criticism to the manufactured pseudo-pop darling (Del Rey) in 2011. Liturgy sold far fewer albums, proving that artistic merit and integrity do not always win out.

Knicks Should Beat Pistons, Rangers to Top Devils: The Sporting Line

There are a lot of unknowns heading into tonight's Knicks' game. Both Carmelo Anthony and Baron Davis are question marks, though it's doubtful either will play. It's also unknown which Knick team will show up. The Devils biggest problem this year has been scoring goals. The Rangers are second in the NHL in goals allowed.

Alan Meltzer Leaves Fortune to Doorman, Driver

Meltzer left $1 million to his driver and $500,000 to his doorman out of his reportedly $10 million estate. Music industry types remember him fondly as a holdout against the majors--he got offered tens of millions over the years for his label, Wind-Up Records, but he liked the caché of owning it.

Christina Aguilera: Etta James Tribute 'At Last' Wows [FULL VIDEO]

At Last, Etta James' signature piece, was sung to perfection by Christina Aguilera at the funeral of the legendary rhythm-and-blues singer on Saturday. Stars came out to pay tribute to James. Not only Aguilera but also Stevie Wonder, who performed three songs, including Shelter in the Rain.

Romney Ad: Gingrich Ethics Attack Uncomfortable for NBC, Brokaw [VIDEO]

Mitt Romney's most recent attack ad slams New Gingrich were it hurts a history professor most--right in his history. It's titled simply History Lesson, and features a long, single clip of famed NBC Anchor Tom Brokaw, as he reported on the then-speaker's ethics violations in 1997. The clips served up a straight news report in which Brokaw says, Newt Gingrich--who came to power, after all, preaching a higher standard in American politics, a man who brought down another speaker...

Kelly's Muslim Film Flap: Calls for Resignation

Though Police Commissioner Ray Kelly remains in hot water after news broke that the police department had been showing an anti-Muslim film to hundreds of officers, critics' calls for him to resign probably won't be fulfilled.



PlayStation Eyes New Investment For PC, Mobile Push

Sony Group Corp's gaming business is looking at fresh investment to bolster its push into PC and mobile, a senior executive said, as the PlayStation 5 maker competes for talent with deep-pocketed rivals and as industry dealmaking heats up.

Britain's Weakened Truss Faces Fight For Credibility

British Prime Minister Liz Truss had hoped her governing Conservative Party's annual conference would be her crowning glory, but instead she was forced into a humiliating U-turn that has left her, and her team, fighting for credibility.

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Challenge To Ban On Gun 'Bump Stocks'

The U.S. Supreme Court, which expanded gun rights in a major decision in June, on Monday declined to hear a challenge to a federal ban on devices called "bump stocks" that enable semi-automatic weapons to fire like a machine gun - a firearms control measure prompted by a 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting.