Metro’s latest edition of The Week That Was

The latest headlines getting you down? Metro’s here to cheer you up with
a little news satire. Host Brayden Simms skewers the mass media with
his trademark low-brow wit.

Warning: Not for the faint of humor.


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Entertainment
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Lifestyle
National

Did Kate Moss destroy her ex-boyfriend's beloved teddy…

After their break-up in 2007, Doherty claims, Moss was so filled with rage for her former lover that she set fire to his childhood teddy bear.

Local

Man gets 17 years in beating death of…

A former New York nursing home resident who pleaded guilty to clubbing to death his 71-year-old roommate has been sentenced to 17 years in prison, prosecutors said on Wednesday.

Local

Arrested Staten Island carjacker faces long list of…

The Staten Island carjacking suspect who tried to run a stolen SUV into police faces charges for a series of crimes since the incident — including murder.

National

PHOTOS: Who is Alix Tichelman?

Who is Alix Tichelman, the high end call girl who allegedly murdered a Google executive?

Movies

The Breakthrough: Paul Eenhoorn and Earl Lynn Nelson…

The new indie "Land Ho!" introduces actor Paul Eenhoorn and surgeon-turned-actor Earl Lynn Nelson to a wide audience. Meet them here.

Television

Emmy nominations honor TV newcomers 'True Detective,' 'Orange'

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Television newcomers "True Detective," a crime drama from HBO, and "Orange is the New Black," a dark prison comedy from Netflix,…

Television

Mindy Kaling and Carson Daly announce Emmy nominations

This morning, Mindy Kaling and Carson Daly got up bright and early to announce the nominations for the 2014 Emmy Awards, scheduled to air August 25 at 8 p.m.

Going Out

What to do this week in NYC: July…

Le Fooding Beach Club Presents: San Pellegrino Fruitstock at the Rockaways Friday-Sunday, Noon; $40 Beach 97 97-01 Shorefront Pkwy., Rockaway Beach Picnic on the beach…

World Cup

Argentina prevails in penalties, advances to final

The drama never seems to subside as the World Cup finally has its final two.

MLB

A Joffrey Ballet dancer threw the most beautiful…

http://youtu.be/Hg61JOZJrYM?t=29s While asked to throw a first pitch at a baseball game can be a treacherous and/or embarrassing experience (see Cent, 50), sometimes everything can…

World Cup

World Cup semifinals preview: Holland vs. Argentina

The second semifinal pits another South American soccer power against a European one.

MLB

MLB power rankings: Athletics cement spot on top,…

The Athletics cement spot on top of our MLB power rankings with a huge trade, while L.A. teams follow.

Travel

Amsterdam is known for sex and drugs, but…

Amsterdam is arguably best known for its red light district and cannabis coffee shops, but the city on the banks of the Amstel River is…

Wellbeing

What eye symptoms need emergency attention?

Many people experience temporary eye-related problems such as pink eye (conjunctivitis) from a cold virus or a scratched cornea resulting from an object coming into…

Wellbeing

Sugar isn't making anyone's life more sweet

Not so sweet. Anne Alexander, author of “The Sugar Smart Diet,” tells us where sugar is hiding and how it’s making us sick. Bet that…

Wellbeing

This will take more years off your life…

  Obesity can cut life short by causing strokes and other illnesses, but a new study quantifies the toll: The most extreme cases cut a…