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  • Social media start-ups' value is enormous — if you trust investors

    Social media start-ups' value is enormous — if you trust investors
    SAN FRANCISCO — Snapchat is not even 3 years old. It's run by a couple of twentysomethings with no prior business experience. And it has never made a cent. Yet investors are fighting for the opportunity to throw hundreds of millions at the...
  • The Vincent Thomas Bridge turns 50

     
    The Vincent Thomas Bridge opened to traffic on Nov. 15, 1963....
  • Liberia: Remembering

     
    Ten years ago the bloody siege of Monrovia marked the culmination of a brutal civil war in Liberia, a West African country originally established as a colony for freed African-American slaves. Photojournalists who covered the battles in Liberia's...
  • REVIEW: Lee DeWyze outdoes his 'American Idol' days in Musikfest Cafe show

     
    If Lee DeWyze would have sung with the level of talent and intensity with which he sang at Musikfest CafĂ© at ArtsQuest in Bethlehem on Wednesday, he would have won the show’s ninth season in 2010. Wait … he did......
  • Katy Perry to perform under the Brooklyn Bridge for VMAs finale

     
    Katy Perry will close the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards from under the Brooklyn Bridge. She will perform her new hit single, "Roar."...
  • Disney to donate $2 million for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts

    The Walt Disney Co. on Thursday announced plans to donate $2 million to efforts to rebuild in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. The U.S. death toll from the storm rose to 75 overnight Wednesday, and about 2.5 million remained without power in metropolitan New...
  • New York: In the footsteps of Titanic survivors

    New York: In the footsteps of Titanic survivors
    NEW YORK — As you may have heard, the Titanic never reached New York. But about 700 of its passengers and crew did get here on the night of April 18, 1912, three days after the sinking. In fact, their arrival drew a crowd of thousands to the...
  • Mary Murphy

    Mary Murphy
    Mary Murphy is the winner of 18 Emmy Awards for her reporting and anchor work in her hometown of New York City. The daughter of Irish immigrants who settled in Queens, Mary Murphy has spent her entire, 30-year career in NYC. By the age of 13, Mary knew...
  • Hundreds of protesters arrested on Brooklyn Bridge

    Hundreds of protesters arrested on Brooklyn Bridge
    About 700 protesters were arrested Saturday in a demonstration against corporate greed and other social inequalities after they swarmed the Brooklyn Bridge and shut down a lane of traffic for several hours, New York City police said. Paul Browne, a...
  • More than 700 arrested in Wall Street protest

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Police reopened the Brooklyn Bridge Saturday evening after more than 700 anti-Wall Street protesters were arrested for blocking traffic lanes and attempting an unauthorized march across the span. The arrests took place when a large...
  • Occupy Wall Street protests spread to Baltimore, other cities

    Occupy Wall Street protests spread to Baltimore, other cities
    St. John's United Methodist Church, a centuries-old church on St. Paul Street, looked the way it does during its occasional rock concerts. Hundreds of people — some older than 40, some in their 20s — gathered there Sunday not for the music, or...