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August 4, 2018 11:00 AM Famous legal defender Alan Dershowitz is back in the headlines at almost 80

Sample snark: “I had no idea that ‘McCarthyism’ meant not wanting to meet Alan Dershowitz for a glass of Crémant Rosé on Martha’s Vineyard. My sympathies.” Alas, speaking of Martha’s Vineyard, Dershowitz’s own dinner parties there in the past have — as he once shared with New York magazine — included guests ranging from Yo Yo Ma to Larry David to … Harvey 16

July 29, 2018 4:00 PM Fallout? Fallen Kingdom? Why a sequel’s name means nothing

“It just doesn’t matter,” Kevin Sandler, the director of film and media studies at Arizona State University, told The Post. “There was a transition from the numbers to these general titles, after the colon. Numbers represent sequels, while titles represent universes.” Because the phrase itself doesn’t matter, some sequels do get a little wackadoodle 18

July 25, 2018 3:04 AM Trump recorded saying ‘pay with cash’ for Playboy model’s story about an alleged affair

LOS ANGELES—President Donald Trump was recorded by his longtime personal lawyer discussing buying the rights to a Playboy model’s story about an affair she claims she had with the soon-to-be president and at one point can be heard saying “pay with cash.” The audio, which was secretly recorded in 2016, was provided to CNN by Lanny Davis, who represents 11

July 18, 2018 10:04 PM Police shouldn’t investigate their own street-check policy, rights advocates say

In a letter to the police board, the groups say that while it is customary for the police department to investigate policy complaints, they believe a self-investigation in this situation is “problematic.” The groups say they are “highly troubled” by the lack of independence or appearance of a lack of independence, when the department is the only body investigating 8

July 9, 2018 3:56 PM Ladies, here’s how to DIY your first financial plan

By producing income from your investments such as stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and real estate. Net worth is what you have left over after subtracting your liabilities (what you owe) from your assets (what you own). To grow it, you must reduce your liabilities and grow your assets. Growing your net worth is the foundation of any solid financial plan; so let the measure 9

June 25, 2018 2:11 PM U.S. Supreme Court won’t hear case of anti-gay marriage florist

There are no similar allegations that bias affected the state court decisions, and Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson said the recent Supreme Court ruling will have no effect on the case against Stutzman and her Arlene’s Flowers store in Richland, Washington. But the Alliance Defending Freedom senior counsel Kristen Waggoner, who represents Stutzman 19

June 20, 2018 7:20 PM Instagram unveils new video service in challenge to YouTube

Instagram moving further from its roots as a photo-sharing service as it dives into longer-form video Facebook's Instagram service is loosening its restraints on video in an attempt to lure younger viewers away from YouTube when they're looking for something to watch on their smartphones. The expansion announced Wednesday, dubbed IGTV, will increase 54

June 16, 2018 2:07 AM Blue Jays edge Nationals for fifth straight home win

Perhaps it was Adam Eaton’s lack of familiarity with Rogers Centre sightlines. Perhaps it was the fact that he was making just his fifth appearance in right field since 2016. But in the late evening twilight on Friday, the Nationals outfielder lost sight of a high fly ball by Blue Jay Teoscar Hernandez to the warning track that bounced over the fence 58

June 15, 2018 9:24 PM Harvard consistently rated Asian-American applicants lower on personality traits, lawsuit says

Harvard consistently rated Asian-American applicants lower than others on traits like “positive personality,” likability, courage, kindness and being “widely respected,” according to an analysis of more than 160,000 student records filed Friday by a group representing Asian-American students in a lawsuit against the university. Asian-Americans scored 16

June 15, 2018 1:27 AM Bill Cosby dumps legal team ahead of sentencing

Seven weeks after being convicted of sexual assault, Bill Cosby, who is awaiting sentencing, fired his legal team led by Tom Mesereau, a high-profile lawyer who successfully defended Michael Jackson but could not help Cosby. Wyatt said Cosby’s new lawyer is Joseph P. Green, who is based in West Chester, Pa., and whose practice includes criminal defence 17