| Sep 25, 2014
| 12:43 PM
NEW YORK, - A restless groundhog that squirmed out of New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's hands and fell to the floor at this year's Groundhog Day celebration has died, zoo officials said on Thursday.
New York has held the annual Feb. 2 Groundhog Day...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is returning to lead Bloomberg LP, the media empire he founded and which he remains its majority shareholder.
The company said that Daniel Doctoroff will step aside as president and CEO of the company at the end of...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 8:52 PM
Former New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg is set to return the company he founded more than three decades ago.
Bloomberg, whose tenure as mayor came to an end this year, will take over at the end of 2014 when Daniel Doctoroff, who has served as...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn is currently spending money on TV ads to inform us that his opponent, Republican Bruce Rauner, is a successful, wealthy man.
That is very true.
May I point out that Jack Kennedy, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Michael Bloomberg, Mitt Romney...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 12:28 PM
A federal judge approved a $41-million settlement Friday for five black and Latino men who were wrongly accused in the brutal rape and beating of a Central Park jogger in 1989.
While admitting no wrongdoing, the city will make the payouts to Antron...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 10:18 AM
The U.S. Department of Justice's Aug. 4 report on violent abuses in New York City's Rikers Island prison complex has unexpected relevance to Connecticut – because it focuses on the years 2011 to 2013, when the city's top corrections official was...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 4:43 AM
A decade ago, David and Betsy Sams built a retaining wall to stop erosion they feared was threatening the backyard and patio of their lovely and very expensive Old Saybrook summer home overlooking the Connecticut River. They assumed they were simply...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 8:30 AM
I was phoned the other night in middle of dinner by an earnest young man named Spencer, who said he was doing a survey.
Rather than hang up, I agreed to answer his questions. He asked me if I knew a soda tax would be on the ballot in Berkeley,...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:29 AM
Politicians, dignitaries and victims' relatives gathered in New York City, outside Washington and in rural Pennsylvania on Thursday to remember the nearly 3,000 people killed in al Qaeda's attack on the United States 13 years ago on Sept. 11.
| Sep 13, 2014
| 12:06 PM
The $31 million donation to the University of Maryland, College Park on Friday from a computer tech millionaire was the largest donation in the history of the university, but there have been others nearly as big.
The university has received three $30...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 10:48 AM
A Texas actress was sentenced to 18 years in a federal prison on Wednesday for mailing the toxic agent ricin in letters to President Barack Obama, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and a gun control advocate.
Shannon Guess Richardson whose career...