| Jul 11, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Even billionaires suffer from bad reception.
That's the takeaway Friday after organizers at the Allen & Co. media and technology conference tried and failed to get Secretary of State John Kerry on a remote connection from Kabul, Afghanistan. America's...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 12:07 PM
A proposed settlement of the civil rights suit brought by five men falsely imprisoned in the Central Park jogger case has gone to the New York comptroller’s office, a key step on the route to final approval.
The proposed settlement of the racially...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 11:19 AM
Two big name New York Republicans are teaming up to help Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi raise campaign cash.
Donald Trump, the real estate developer and reality TV host, and Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York City, at the “special...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 7:02 AM
It's the height of season, and not just for snowbirds enjoying Florida while it's still cold up north. In the political world, it's the season for raising money.
"This is high hunting season in the fundraising business," said Mark Foley, a Palm Beach...
| May 14, 2014
| 4:18 PM
With commencement season heading into full swing, the scandal du jour is the rising number of speakers hounded off their graduation podiums (podia?) by student protests or threats thereof.
Rutgers graduates and their parents will be deprived of the...
| May 15, 2014
| 10:13 AM
President Obama spoke at the opening ceremony of the long-delayed National September 11 Memorial Museum on Thursday, invoking the memory of those killed in the 2001 terrorist attacks.
The dedication ceremony in New York was attended by current and...
| May 19, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Baltimore County officials co-opted the media coverage of a man's invasion of the WMAR-TV studios in Towson last week — the latest in a string of news events in which politicians were given center stage for no apparent reason.
| Feb 17, 2014
| 9:00 PM
NEW YORK — Heeeere's Jimmy!
Jimmy Fallon made his debut Monday as the new host of "The Tonight Show" in an inaugural broadcast that was heavy on star power and sought to capitalize on the franchise's new digs in New York City after 42 years on the...
| Feb 18, 2014
Dance steps with Will Smith. A concert with U2 under a blood-red sky. Tributes from Robert DeNiro, Lindsay Lohan, Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert and Mike Tyson. Not bad for a first day on the job.
Rather than brag about the entire affair, Jimmy Fallon, clad...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 11:17 AM
Jimmy Fallon kicked off his reign as the new host of "The Tonight Show" on Monday in the same Rockefeller Center studio where Jack Paar hosted the show in 1957. And as part of the celebration of bringing the show back to New York City, a parade of stars...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"RALPH SAW at a first glance that she was as crisp and new and comprehensive as a first issue before the folding. From top to toe she had probably no misprint."
So wrote Henry James in "Portrait of a Lady." I find this a most charming description. Of...