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  • Cuomo: Settlement reached to avert rail strike in New York

    Cuomo: Settlement reached to avert rail strike in New York
    A planned strike on the Long Island Rail Road, the nation’s busiest commuter rail line, was averted when the parties agreed on Thursday to a new contract after Gov. Andrew Cuomo personally intervened in the stalled talks. “It is my...
  • Corrections and clarifications for Saturday, June 28, 2014

    •A June 9 Washington Post story about an Irish home for unwed mothers incorrectly stated that the bodies of nearly 800 children were found in a septic tank. No bodies have been found in a tank. A historian believes the bodies are on the site based...
  • Video purportedly shows bedbugs on CTA; agency says it's never seen a bedbug

    Video purportedly shows bedbugs on CTA; agency says it's never seen a bedbug
    A YouTube video circulating on social media purportedly shows bedbugs on a CTA rail car, but the transit agency said Wednesday it has never seen a bedbug or confirmed a report of bedbugs on its buses or trains. "We've never found one and we have no...
  • Facing Higher Metro-North Costs, State Officials Open Fight

    With Connecticut facing the prospect of sharply higher costs for Metro-North service, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Thursday both publicly proclaimed that fare increases wouldn't be justified. But the railroad said fares for...
  • Ancient Metro-North Desperately Needs Huge Investments

    It's a terrible irony that on Thursday, the day after a report on Metro-North railroad safety came out, a century-old overhead wire snapped, delaying trains during rush hour in Norwalk. The final report by the panel assigned to study the commuter rail's...
  • Akiva Goldsman completes his 'Winter's Tale' quest

     Akiva Goldsman completes his 'Winter's Tale' quest
    You might not peg the guy who wrote "I, Robot" and adapted "The Da Vinci Code" as a self-described "shameless romantic." But then, when looking back on "A Beautiful Mind," the movie that won him a screenplay Oscar, Akiva Goldsman remembers it as a...
  • Adam Sternbergh on the gleeful dystopia of 'Shovel Ready'

    Adam Sternbergh on the gleeful dystopia of 'Shovel Ready'
    Who knew that what was on the mind of Adam Sternbergh, the acute and witty observer of pop culture, was an assassin-for-hire in a forsaken New York? In his first novel, “Shovel Ready,” Sternbergh envisions a New York that’s largely...
  • Broadway Review: 'Machinal' Starring Rebecca Hall

    Enthralled as we are to our digital gadgetry, you'd think we'd identify with the heroine of "Machinal," Sophie Treadwell's 1928 Expressionistic melodrama (inspired by the infamous Ruth Snyder case) about a woman driven to murder trying to escape her...
  • Audrey Tautou - Poetry in Motion

    PARIS - She bursts into the room, apologizes for being late (she hardly is), asks for a coffee. Some actors are bigger than you expect: Think Tim Robbins, a gentle giant. Many are smaller (Mel Gibson). Audrey Tautou is just mega-slender, mignon, as the...
  • Metro-North Working To Get On Track To Recovery

    Metro-North Working To Get On Track To Recovery
    In a drive to make spring a turnaround season for their troubled railroad, Metro-North senior managers are stepping up the pace of safety improvements and conducting a "listening tour" to hear complaints firsthand from commuters. Staffers have spent...
  • Task force: Create superagency for transit

    Task force: Create superagency for transit
    In what would be the biggest reshaping of the Chicago region’s bus and train system in 30 years, a Public Transit Task Force is recommending abolishing the Regional Transportation Authority and the boards of the CTA, Metra and Pace in favor of a new...