| Feb 10, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Armed with high-tech sensors, a new satellite should help the National Hurricane Center better project where tropical systems might hit, something it already does with near pinpoint accuracy.
The satellite also should better predict how strong storms...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 5:28 PM
HOBOKEN, N.J. -- Republican Gov. Chris Christie romped to an easy reelection in this blue-leaning state Tuesday, according to Associated Press projections, appealing to voters across ideologies after a race that set him up for a potential presidential...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Flights canceled in January's "polar vortex" inflicted $2.5 billion in costs on stranded travelers, according to a new analysis.
The 49,000 flights canceled last month more than doubled the number halted by Superstorm Sandy in 2012. Snow, sleet and...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 10:30 AM
My husband and I are house hunting. We have spent many late nights poring over spreadsheets and arguing over whether buying a new home is best seen as an investment, a savings vehicle or a lifestyle choice. Most of all, we can't believe the way prices are...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 10:22 PM
Republican Gov. Chris Christie rolled to easy reelection Tuesday in New Jersey, setting up an expected 2016 presidential bid, while former national Democratic Party Chairman Terry McAuliffe squeezed past his tea party Republican opponent to seize the...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:29 PM
In the wake of the Sandy Hook tragedy, it's understandable that government officials may look for quick fixes, especially those that might relieve some of the victims' anguish. But emotion-charged quick fixes and knee-jerk responses often bring...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 3:56 PM
I repeat: I'm not a global warming believer. I'm not a global warming denier. I've long believed that it cannot be good for humanity to be spewing tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. I also believe that those scientists who pretend to know exactly...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 3:54 PM
This week brings the first and second anniversaries of two major storms that battered Connecticut. Is the state better prepared for such tempests today?
The Halloween nor'easter of October 2011 was one for the record books. Starting...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 11:27 AM
One of Broward’s top priorities – money for expansion at Port Everglades – is likely to fare well in the annual legislative session that begins Tuesday.
That was the message delivered by state Sen. Joe Negron this week to Broward Days,...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 12:22 PM
According to the number crunchers at the Gallup Poll, President Obama’s approval rating is a little below average for a president at this point in his term. The average is 49 percent for a president in his 21st quarter, in other words, a little over...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 12:03 PM
I have read that there are only two reasons to pray to God, to say thank you and to ask for forgiveness. That's it. Always appreciate, never supplicate. We don't have to ask for favors, or beg, or make deals. God knows our hearts, our minds, what we...