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As a youth, I marched under the red flag of socialism, a banner that's drooped badly in more recent decades. Stalin made a bloody mockery of Marx's vision of a classless society. Ditto Castro in Cuba. China is an old lefty's worst nightmare: a Communist...
All seven of the ``regular readers'' of my column have noticed that I stopped writing about the threat to us all from the animals. Well, you see, one of the senior editors of this opining department is in cahoots with the animals. She warned me...
Tags: Joe Lieberman, New Canaan, Turkey (animal)
Millions of people in the path of Friday's powerful storm knew what was coming and braced for the worst. Many hunkered down in their basements, warned by meteorologists who had tracked the storm over 600 miles as it gathered speed and strength and drew...
Tags: AAA, Annapolis, Washington, DC, Ocean City, Weather Warnings
PIX11.com | @jamesfordtvHopes for President Barack Obama's visit to Harlem are as high as the level of funds in his war chest, but this visit uptown is intended to show that donations toward the president's reelection don't all come from high rollers. Whether or not that...
pix11.comNEW YORK (PIX11) -- The Good Samaritan who stopped at the scene of a nasty accident on the Major Deegan Expressway has been busted for insurance fraud, grand larceny and falsifying business records. Gabriel Leon Hernandez, 33, of the Bronx, collected...
Show TrackerFor the second week in a row, "Rescue Me" ends with a cliffhanger. Last week's was whether Tommy would get busted for his latest romp with Sheila. This week's is a tad more serious. But before we get to Tuesday......
Special to the Tribune"AMORE: The Story of Italian American Song" By Mark RotellaFarrar, Straus & Giroux, 320 pages, $26.00 1947 was a splendid year for Italian Americans. For decades, Italian immigrants, especially those from the poorer southern regions, were feared,...
Associated Press WriterA man was convicted Monday of murder as a hate crime during his retrial on charges that he beat an Ecuadorean immigrant with an aluminum baseball bat after mistaking him and his brother for a gay couple. Jurors deliberated for about seven hours before...
Tags: Punishment, Assault, Immigration, Hate Crimes, Lawyers
A drunk city worker was slapped with a DWI Friday, as he was on his way to pick up Commissioner Robert Hess and drive him to City Hall for the 2010 inauguration ceremonies. Nathaniel Chambers, 45, was flagged down by police at the toll plaza of the...
Tags: WPIX, Robert F. Kennedy
A suspicious truck abandoned Wednesday several yards from a toll booth near the Manhattan side of the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge turned out to be empty and not a threat, the New York Police Department said. The bridge reopened for traffic after being...
Associated PressNEW YORK -- Police say a U-Haul truck that caused a bomb scare after it was ditched near a toll booth at New York City's Robert F. Kennedy Bridge is not terrorism related. Police say a bridge authority officer believed he smelled gasoline coming from the...
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