| Apr 15, 2012
NEW YORK — As you may have heard, the Titanic never reached New York. But about 700 of its passengers and crew did get here on the night of April 18, 1912, three days after the sinking. In fact, their arrival drew a crowd of thousands to the...
| Jan 13, 2012
A woman was pulled out of the Hudson River Thursday morning after the car she was driving spun out of control and veered off into the Hudson River yesterday. Today we spoke to the hero NYPD Detectives Darren McNamara and Anthony Selvaggi who saved her...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 4:29 PM
SOLANA BEACH, Calif. - Grace Van der Byl's husband, Neil, could not contain his excitement as she finished up the last couple yards of her world-record swim Friday.
Neil, paddling alongside 34-year-old Van der Byl in a kayak, blew on a vuvuzela as she...
| Oct 21, 2012
In Cold Spring, N.Y. it's all about the river.
This Hudson Valley village of stunning natural beauty is home to an array of arts, culture, history and culinary attractions, all set against the majestic backdrop of the Mighty Hudson River. Downtown...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 9:24 AM
"This isn't rocket science," assured John Azzolini, as he methodically attacked a lifeless mound of dough with his trusty rolling pin: four words that were music to my ears.
John's a brilliant electrical engineer at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 9:45 PM
Historic Hurricane Sandy slammed the tri-state area Monday, leaving millions without power in the region, the lower Manhattan skyline darkened, sea water rushing into subway and car tunnels, and Hudson River water spilling deep into Manhattan streets.
| Oct 30, 2012
| 6:58 AM
NEW YORK -- Parts of the world's financial capital awoke Tuesday in the dark and without public transportation after a massive storm flooded tunnels, forced the closure of bridges and roads and left New Yorkers with no way to reach their jobs.
| Oct 30, 2012
| 10:21 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Millions of people from Maine to the Carolinas awoke Tuesday without electricity, and an eerily quiet New York City was all but closed off by car, train and air as superstorm Sandy steamed inland, still delivering punishing wind...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 10:24 AM
States along the East Coast were pummeled as Superstorm Sandy came crashing ashore.
The storm officially made landfall along the coast of southern New Jersey Monday night, but it is affecting a much wider area.
By early Tuesday, more than 7.5 million...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 5:09 PM
We hear about it more and more. Birds flying into airplane engines, which is exactly what U.S. Senator Kristen Gillibrand is trying to end.
Two emergency landings in one week and three years after Captain Chesley Sullenberger made that unforgettable...
| May 7, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Wen Huang suggested we go to Chinatown. Initially, the idea seemed gauche, kitschy, stereotypical — the last place in Chicago you would want to meet a local writer whose thoughtful new memoir recounts his childhood in China.
Indeed, to anyone...
| May 17, 2012
| 4:18 AM
BEDFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Mary Richardson Kennedy’s life had both highlights and troubled moments, just like other members of the famous political family she married into in 1994.
She was an architect who struggled with drug and alcohol abuse, and...