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Reputed Gambino crime boss shot to death in New York City

The reputed boss of New York’s Gambino crime family was gunned down outside his home, dying a virtual unknown compared with his swaggering 1980s-era predecessor, the custom-tailored tabloid regular John Gotti.

As ‘Boss Baby’ tops the box office, its director is thankful for star Alec Baldwin’s Trump bump

Tom McGrath has worked with a handful of veteran comic talents, including Will Ferrell and Tina Fey, who have impersonated political figures on “Saturday Night Live.” But back when he cast Alec Baldwin for his newest CGI-animated film, “The Boss Baby,” the director had no idea that Baldwin’s Trump impression would now be in full bloom on “SNL.” That timing is fortuitous, McGrath tells The Washington Post in a recent interview, as the heat of Baldwin’s current spotlight has only raised the curiosity factor around another role in which Baldwin plays the new boss.

Movie review: ‘Boss Baby’ fun for grown-ups

“The Boss Baby” derives its premise from the notion that when new babies show up in the household, they render parents into slavishly devoted employees with their demands and fits. Babies are like bosses, but more satirically, bosses are like babies, right?

Movie review: Some nuggets of hilarity in ‘The Boss’

Melissa McCarthy is a two-man woman when it comes to her career. With writer/director Paul Feig, she’s found some of her greatest success, from her breakout in “Bridesmaids,” to the runaway hit of “The Heat,” to last year’s surprise, “Spy.” Then there’s her husband, Ben Falcone, a fellow alum of the Groundlings Comedy theater, with whom she co-wrote and who directed “Tammy,” and now “The Boss.”

Marshawn Lynch ends holdout, arrives at Seahawks camp

RENTON, Wash. – Marshawn Lynch’s holdout is over, ending one distraction so far for the Super Bowl champions. Lynch arrived at the Seattle Seahawks practice facility on Thursday afternoon following the team’s morning practice. The team confirmed Lynch had reported for camp, ending a holdout that spanned a week.

‘Whitey’ Bulger sentenced to life in prison

BOSTON — Former Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for his murderous reign of terror in the 1970s and '80s, bringing to a close a case that exposed FBI corruption so deep that many people across the city thought he would never be brought to justice.

Boston crime boss, girlfriend arrested

Federal officials in Boston say a tip led the FBI to begin surveillance on former mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger’s apartment in Santa Monica, Calif., Wednesday afternoon.