| Apr 2, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Lawyering-up used to be a sign of guilt. Hiring lawyers to try to pre-empt a raft of independent investigations is a sign of futility.
Last Thursday, we got the results of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's inquiry into himself; General Motors has just...
| 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...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Enmeshed in a growing scandal over alleged political payback, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is facing a loss of confidence at home but as yet no significant damage to his national political standing, according to a pair of opinion surveys released...
| 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...