| May 4, 2014
BROOKLYN, N.Y. — The sign said "Pie," or, more specifically, "Steve's Authentic Key Lime Pie," but the smoky smell said barbecue.
Despite the fact that we were on a booze tour, walking between local distilleries, not a pie-and-barbecue tour, these...
| May 2, 2014
| 11:43 AM
The federal government plans to create a million-barrel gasoline reserve in the Northeast to help the region avoid fuel shortages that follow extreme weather like Superstorm Sandy in 2012.
The gas reserve will be divided between two spots -- one near...
| May 6, 2014
| 11:13 AM
A former staffer for Gov. Chris Christie said the governor's staff routinely pursued campaign endorsements from Democratic officials and used spreadsheets to track who was on the governor's team.
Christina Genovese Renna testified Tuesday at a...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski joined a bipartisan chorus of lawmakers Monday calling on the Obama administration to speed up the implementation of a law intended to mitigate increases in flood insurance premiums.
In a letter to Craig Fugate, administrator of...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Making the decision to cut the marathon running event from the Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor fundraising runs wasn't an easy one, but necessary, according to Rayne Schnabel, the special events coordinator for the D&L.
"After the last...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Just a few blocks from the Boston Marathon finish line, people were lined up Saturday, awaiting the arrival of a quartet of unusual healers.
The foursome is part of a corps with an amazing ability to calm and comfort people deeply shaken by violence...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 5:06 PM
'Everything to Lose' By Andrew Gross. Morrow, 336 pages, $26.99
Who hasn't thought that a bag of money could solve a lot of problems? But it's also prudent to remember that money can be the root of evil, as the adage goes.
Hilary Blum knows that money...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Earl Johnson and his neighbors were more serious about emergency preparedness after they experienced a power outage and no running water at the same time a few years ago, he said.
"We had elderly people who needed water," he said. "We went to the...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 8:35 AM
In the midst of the misery of Hurricane Sandy in 2012, the media fell in love with then-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's sign language interpreter, Lydia Callis, who captivated audiences with her expressive renderings of Mr. Bloomberg's humdrum press...
| 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...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 7:47 AM
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