| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:05 PM
The captain went down with his ship.
The body of Capt. Robin Walbridge, a stubborn and profane seaman who often said he feared no storm, was never found after the tall ship Bounty sank in the Atlantic Ocean after being pummeled by Hurricane Sandy on...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 8:09 PM
Stacie Testerman lives in York County, about 100 miles west of Philadelphia, and gets her water from a well.
So when her power suddenly went out at 3 a.m. Wednesday -- as it did for several hundred thousand Pennsylvanians last week -- her faucets and...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Tens of thousands of Pennsylvanians began a fifth day without power Sunday as emergency crews worked through freezing temperatures to clear debris and downed power lines from roads.
Also Sunday, a tour bus crashed in rural southern Pennsylvania, sending...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Anyone who's seen a Broadway show in the last year probably won't be shocked by what a new study released this week has to say about theater demographics: spectators on Broadway are still predominantly white and affluent.
The study, released Thursday by...
| Jan 12, 2014
While mainstream Republicans and even some Democrats may accept Chris Christie's apology, our tea party group and others we have contacted do not ("'Stunned' Christie fires top adviser," Jan. 10). His claims that he didn't know about the politically...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 11:54 AM
While is it generally unwise to read too much into local elections from a handful of states, Tuesday's results produced a message writ too large to ignore. If Republicans want to win over swing voters, they'll need to produce candidates more like New...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 12:51 PM
That sound you’re hearing is the air going out of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s 2016 Republican presidential aspirations, thanks to the scandal known as Bridgegate.
We’ve always known that Christie, a former federal prosecutor,...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 12:37 PM
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Jim Gerlach, a moderate Republican from southeastern Pennsylvania, announced Monday that he will retire this year, the latest in a string of congressional Republicans not seeking reelection in 2014.
Gerlach, who has served six...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Last October, as Hurricane Sandy was approaching the Eastern Seaboard, photographer Benjamin Lowy, on assignment for Time magazine, ventured out to Coney Island to capture the swells coming in from the surge. A man had waded into the crashing waves,...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:57 AM
Baby, it’s cold outside, especially if you’re stuck in the mounds of snow currently blanketing much of the East Coast.
But while airlines are canceling flights and schools are rescheduling classes, retailers are treating the storm as another...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 4:30 PM
A great diva could sing the names in the phone book and it would come out like Puccini. A talented writer like Bill Bryson could take any year in American history and make it fascinating. Doing the usual round of interviews after his latest book came out,...