| Feb 5, 2014
| 2:31 PM
For such a smart politician, Chris Christie sure can be dumb. How stupid is it to go after an ally who could hurt you by hurting him first and where it hurts most: revisiting his awkward teenage years?
You, the governor of New Jersey, were too cool for...
| 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.
| Jan 31, 2014
| 1:12 PM
NEW YORK -- Envelopes containing a white powder were sent Friday to several hotels near Sunday’s Super Bowl in New Jersey and to the office of former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, but appear not be dangerous and at least one turned out to contain...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:04 PM
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| Feb 2, 2013
In the late 1970s when Edward I. Koch won his first term as mayor of New York, the city was in shambles, its coffers and confidence sapped by financial crises and a paralyzing blackout. It needed a fighter and found one in Koch, a well-practiced pol...
| May 28, 2013
As terrorists struck his city, Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino was no Rudy Giuliani, leading citizens to safety amid the chaos and offering wrenchingly articulate sound bites to the television cameras.
When explosions tore through the finish of the Boston...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:29 PM
As New York prepares to choose a new mayor Tuesday, the latest issue in a race short on drama and long on lopsided polls is none other than the candidates' sleep patterns, with Republican Joe Lhota taking swipes at Democrat Bill de Blasio for...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 6:37 PM
NEW YORK – With violent crime at historic lows but rents and homelessness at record highs, New Yorkers elected Democrat Bill de Blasio as their next mayor Tuesday after embracing his vow to bridge the gap between rich and poor and to end police...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Director Robert Falls' arresting, audacious, intensely stimulating, mostly nihilistic and highly amusing production of "Measure for Measure" begins and ends with the poet Donna Summer.
In the prologue, wherein the Duke hands over the keys to the city to...