| Jan 9, 2014
| 1:07 PM
If a regular person pulled a stunt that caused a massive traffic snarl, delaying workers, wasting fuel, polluting the air, making kids late for school and possibly causing a death, that person would likely be arrested for creating a public nuisance, or...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 8:57 AM
More heads may be rolling in New Jersey: Recently released emails suggest a top staffer for Gov. Chris Christie was involved in a move to close lanes of the George Washington Bridge in September, effectively gridlocking a town whose mayor did not...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 12:50 PM
The so-called “Bridgegate” scandal blew up Wednesday, with documents providing evidence that top aides to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie were involved in the closure of multiple lanes leading to the George Washington Bridge.
Christie says he...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:40 PM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, still dogged by the uproar over a politically motivated traffic jam ordered by his office last year, said at an event in Chicago on Tuesday that he was disappointed by the “bad judgments” made by people on his...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Can an airport be mistaken for the arctic tundra? Not by pilots, but certainly to snowy owls invading the Northeast and Midwest in record numbers this year. What has turned into a headache for airports may be a boon to birdwatchers traveling for the...
| Jan 13, 2014
If Chris Christie's insistence that he didn't order his aides to snarl traffic on the George Washington Bridge sounds familiar, it should. Think Shakespeare. More specifically, think "Richard II."
Reading the emails sent by Christie's aides and...
| Dec 3, 2013
Earlier this year, a reader had a six-hour cancer surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. After discharge, he was still quite weak and asked his airline to provide wheelchair service at Rochester, his connecting airport, and his final destination....
| Mar 29, 2014
| 6:34 PM
The endless hum of whirling slot machines washes over the food court at the Sands casino in Bethlehem, as Yuli Cui of Flushing, N.Y., reads a Chinese newspaper.
Huddled at a table with her friends, Cui, 50, plucks a tangerine from the bagged lunch she...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 4:52 AM
For the first time ever Disney Cruise Line is sailing three ships out of Port Canaveral, marking the beginning of a year of expansion for the cruise industry in Central Florida.
The line repositioned the recently refurbished Disney Magic, which had been...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Google's mystery barge is still under wraps, but new documents obtained Friday show that its builders are hoping to create "a curious and visually stunning" structure that will serve as both a floating studio and temporary exhibition space at waterfront...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 2:03 PM
This week a video emerged online of a man BASE-jumping from the top of New York’s 1 World Trade Center. The video is a lot of things: Thrilling and frightening. Extremely stupid also comes to mind. Yet another way of looking at it is as a grave...