| Jan 31, 2011
| 9:36 PM
Full text and selected excerpts of Judge Roger Vinson's federal court decision declaring the new healthcare law unconstitutional....
| Jan 6, 2011
| 4:35 AM
First time in U.S. history the complete Constitution will be read on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives today....
| Oct 20, 2010
| 4:34 AM
Full debate transcript courtesy of ABC News....
| Oct 12, 2010
| 4:33 PM
The Melrose Project is an ambitious attempt to present fine antiques, vintage industrial pieces and contemporary furniture as works of art -- with prices to match. The store opened last month in a 9,000-square-foot loft-style building by architect Bruno...
| Oct 10, 2010
Penguin Press: 906 pp., $40
On Dec. 14, 1799, an ominous, fog-like gloom hung over Mount Vernon. Sixty-seven-year-old George Washington was dying. The ex-president, his doctors believed, was suffering from "quinsy" (a...
| Apr 17, 2010
| 4:23 PM
New York City's oldest library produced a document that shows a former president has racked up 200 years worth of late fees on two books he borrowed, but never returned.
Presumably, George Washington checked out the "Law of Nations," which deals with...
| Oct 22, 2010
| 6:48 PM
Snug Harbor-a national, historic landmark on Staten Island, where sailors who fought in the Revolutionary and Civil Wars retired, is getting ready for some paranormal adventures this weekend. The cultural center is joining forces with SCARED, a group of...
| Nov 4, 2010
| 2:22 PM
A fatal accident prompted massive delays on the Cross Bronx Expressway Thursday afternoon.
According to police, the driver of a tractor trailer broke down in the eastbound lanes of the Cross Bronx near Amsterdam Ave, a short distance from the Alexander...
| Aug 10, 2010
| 8:38 PM
Visit Colonial Williamsburg and ask Thomas Jefferson what he thinks about the Troubled Asset Relief Program and he'll likely ask you to explain what on earth you're talking about.
But ask if he believes it is the duty of government to bail out banks with...
| Jan 4, 2011
"Here's a little story that must be told," Dan Charnas writes by way of an ironic introduction to his brick-sized epic, quoting a classic rap lyric. "The Big Payback" is ostensibly the history of the business of hip-hop, but in its ambitious scope (it...
| Jan 10, 2011
The Rev. Paul Egertson, who was asked to resign as a Lutheran bishop in 2001 after violating church policy by participating in the ordination of a non-celibate lesbian minister, has died. He was 75.
Egertson, a senior lecturer at California Lutheran...