| Apr 30, 2015
| 8:14 PM
A hurricane hits New Jersey or an earthquake hits Haiti, Japan or Nepal — when a disaster strikes, the world moves to respond, providing short-term humanitarian aid and assistance along with long-term reconstruction.
For more than three decades,...
| Apr 29, 2015
| 6:36 PM
HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf is sending 300 Pennsylvania state troopers and other personnel to Baltimore, which has been rocked by protests, looting and fires.
Wolf announced Wednesday that the troopers will be heading south later this week after...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 10:01 AM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — State police in Pennsylvania say they have offered assistance following riots overnight in Baltimore but haven't been asked to come to the area.
Police said Tuesday that the offer was made in response to an Emergency Management...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 12:33 PM
They weigh only 13 pounds, have a five-foot wingspan and look rather frail.
Yet these small drones, called Coyotes, are designed to penetrate the most violent quadrants of a hurricane and the in the process glean crucial atmospheric information that...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 4:00 AM
On a rainy weekend in January, the Coney Island boardwalk was not the boardwalk of memory: no salty spray, no roller coaster clatter, no standing-room-only beach.
Instead, it was damp, it was gray, and it was empty.
And its age was showing.
| Apr 24, 2015
| 2:59 AM
This city is serving up a little something extra at its signature Seafood Festival this year: A snazzy, spruced-up oceanfront locale, seasoned with millions of dollars dedicated to beautification.
Pompano Beach's premier special event starts Friday. But...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 5:00 AM
It is opening day at Dodger Stadium -- a day that fans have anticipated for months and stadium neighbors have dreaded since the last opening day.
In addition to being the start to the at-home season, it kicks off a season of headaches for the people who...
| Apr 21, 2015
| 8:03 AM
Anthony Doerr's "All the Light We Cannot See," an emotional and intimate World War II novel that has been one of the top-selling literary works of the past year, has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
Pulitzer judges on Monday cited Doerr's "short,...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 12:16 PM
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| Apr 20, 2015
| 9:28 AM
Earth Day Fair
ASHFORD – The Earth Day Fair, a fundraising event for the birds of prey at the Horizon Wings Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, 9 Sand Hill Road, Ashford, will be held on Saturday, April 25, at 10 a.m. This event will features tours...
| Apr 19, 2015
| 6:13 PM
ALLENHURST, N.J. — Major beach-replenishment projects are underway along New Jersey's northernmost and southernmost oceanfront.
But not all of the projects will include protective sand dunes that worked so well in Hurricane Sandy, even though...