| Feb 1, 2013
| 4:55 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Ed Koch's favorite moment as mayor of New York City, fittingly, involved yelling.
Suddenly inspired to do something brash about the rare transit strike that crippled the city in 1980, he strode down to the Brooklyn Bridge to...
| Feb 4, 2013
Concealed-carry permits could lead to less gun crime
To the editor:
Thomas Sowell, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, correctly notes that the gun-control controversy is debated almost solely in terms of fixed preconceptions, with little or no...
| May 21, 2013
| 4:11 PM
It's not every day that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo warns Khloe Kardashian about anything.
But the governor's administration sent out a "pro forma" letter to Rich Soil, Kardashian's husband Lamar Odom's clothing line, warning that the logo used on one of...
| May 18, 2013
| 11:52 AM
By the time Gov. Martin O'Malley left the Democratic convention last fall, he had schmoozed with party leaders from Iowa, spoken to potential donors and hosted swanky parties that kept delegates entertained into the next morning — efforts that...
| May 10, 2013
| 2:50 PM
New York City can once again claim to be home to the tallest building in the country, and the Western Hemisphere for that matter.
On Friday, workers topped off the new One World Trade Center building with a spire making the structure 1,776 feet tall,...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 6:15 PM
As critics of Martin O'Malley sensed a new political vulnerability, the governor insisted Tuesday that last week's indictment of inmates and correctional officers at the Baltimore City Detention Center was "a positive achievement" in Maryland's fight...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 4:48 PM
So much has happened since April 4 that it seems like more than four weeks since Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed the strict gun-control bill into law. We had the showdown on background checks in the U.S. Senate, and of course, the Boston Marathon bombings....
| Sep 3, 2012
| 8:39 PM
When Gov. Martin O'Malley takes the stage at the Democratic convention to give the most important speech of his political career, he'll have to deliver on one deceptively simple goal: He'll need to make people want to hear more.
As an increasingly...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 10:51 AM
In the cease-fire struck between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton got second billing to Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi's role as the prime go-between, and rightly so. But her highly visible hand-holding on both...
| Dec 12, 2012
Shortly after the 1988 presidential election, pollsters asked Democrats whom they favored to be their party's nominee in 1992. The strongest candidates were Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts and Gov. Mario M. Cuomo of New York. The governor of...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 1:55 PM
After nine months of plotting and organizing, the two sides of Maryland's same-sex marriage debate are ready to campaign with full force during the General Assembly session, which begins next week.
Opponents plan a day of prayer that a same-sex...