| May 14, 2014
| 7:12 PM
"Listen, I'm on an airplane that's been hijacked."
The voice is calm, as if from a man running late for dinner, not from someone about to die.
The man speaking, Brian D. Sweeney, is gone, but his last message to his wife can be heard by picking up a...
| May 7, 2014
| 10:22 AM
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. -- Former UCF quarterback Blake Bortles took part in an NFL Play 60 event at Chelsea Waterside Park on Wednesday morning with 80 local children, many of whom were impacted in a recent gas explosion in their community in Harlem....
| May 11, 2014
My young-adult son, Jeff, and I don't always see eye to eye. I give him good advice; he says I am meddling. I plan; he wings it. Our mother-son dynamic can be rocky at times. Imagine that.
When my husband dropped out of a November trip to New York...
| May 10, 2014
| 10:45 AM
The official procession moved slowly through Manhattan early Saturday, blinking red lights illuminating streets barely awake. It carried the remains of more than 1,100 victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, whose resting place will be back...
| May 21, 2014
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in New York, where the National 9/11 Flag is carried by firefighters to the 9/11 Memorial Museum. The flag was flying from a building near the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. It was later found shredded in the...
| May 17, 2014
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week 10 wildfires have charred more than 9,000 acres in San Diego County. An unusual Spring time combination of intense heat, Santa Ana winds and drought is fueling the fires....
| May 15, 2014
Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where some nine fires have charred more than 9,000 acres. The largest blaze is the 6000-acre brushfire at the Naval Weapons Station Fallbrook adjacent to Camp Pendleton. The fire has forced...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 10:45 AM
NEWPORT NEWS — All is peaceful in the tree-lined neighborhood that will be his home for another six weeks. Five thousand miles away, where his family awaits his return, there is uncertainty and fear.
Yevheniy Senchenko gathers what he can from...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 2:03 PM
This week a video emerged online of a man BASE-jumping from the top of New York’s 1 World Trade Center. The video is a lot of things: Thrilling and frightening. Extremely stupid also comes to mind. Yet another way of looking at it is as a grave...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Officials with the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York announced Monday that they have set opening day as May 21.
The memorial portion of the site opened in 2011 on the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The new opening...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 11:08 AM
When they were discovered at the Ground Zero site shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, the steel beams forming the shape of a cross were regarded by many as a divine sign and they quickly became a rallying symbol for many aid and rescue workers in...