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  • Where to watch live Hurricane Sandy coverage

     
    Updated Oct. 30, 2012, 4:10pm CT As Hurricane Superstorm Sandy bears down on the U.S. East Coast, here is where you can keep abreast of latest developments, whether you are in the affected areas or elsewhere. (Hurricane Sandy has now been classified as...
  • Writers bring their drama to Wall Street

    Striking TV and movie writers chose Wall Street as a symbolic backdrop Tuesday for their demand for a bigger slice of the new-media pie. Their argument in a nutshell: Entertainment companies brag to the investment community that the Internet is a growing...
  • Watermen on the Pagan River face up to oysters' decline

    Watermen on the Pagan River face up to oysters' decline
    — Oyster trader Joe Melzer Jr. gets regular visits from the state Department of Health. His business, Pagan River Dockside Seafood Inc., is rarely tagged for a violation. Not so on a recent December morning. An inspector issued a citation after...
  • Top attractions to see on your NYC family vacation

    Top attractions to see on your NYC family vacation
    Must-see sites Taking the kids to the Big Apple may seem like a daunting task, but New York is actually one of America's best cities for a family vacation. Almost every child knows something about New York from movies, books and television. This...
  • New Castle, Delaware

    New Castle, Delaware
    Go here: With its cobblestone streets, sweeping views of the Delaware River, grassy commons and rich architectural heritage, New Castle's historic district ranks among the finest heritage towns in the Mid-Atlantic. It's got history: William Penn first set...
  • 'Ghost Hunters' duo set for Halloween Horror Nights appearance at Universal on Thursday

    'Ghost Hunters' duo set for Halloween Horror Nights appearance at Universal on Thursday
    Fans of the SyFy television series "Ghost Hunters" will be able to meet Steve Gonsalves and Dave Tango during Halloween Horror Nights festivities at Universal Studios this Thursday night. The duo and a group of paranormal researchers investigate...
  • U.S. monuments perfect for families

    U.S. monuments perfect for families
    Here's a list of the nation's historical hot spots — the five most- and least-visited monuments in 2009 — from National Park Service data. With ancient petroglyphs and eerie cave dwellings, war-scarred memorials and islands reachable only by...
  • Who killed Jack Wheeler? Part 3: Plenty of theories for Wheeler's death

    Who killed Jack Wheeler? Part 3: Plenty of theories for Wheeler's death
    Jack Wheeler had a flair for the dramatic. Growing up in Hampton, he wrestled with the question of his future after high school. The grand moment of truth is recounted in Rick Atkinson's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "The Long, Gray Line." Jack's...
  • Ten for Friday: Shame on Wall Street

     
    Obama called Wall Street's $18.4 billion in bonuses "shameful," but aside from a verbal tongue lashing he didn't say what he plans to do about them. Getting them back may be hard. New numbers show the economy shrank 3.8......
  • Bill Murray's poetry parade

     
    On June 14, the Poets House in New York hosts its annual benefit poetry walk across the Brooklyn Bridge. As participants cross the bridge, they'll be treated to readings by work by Langston Hughes, Marianne Moore, Brooklyn poet Walt Whitman......
  • Universal Studios: ‘Ghost Hunters’ crew to visit Halloween Horror Nights, sign autographs Thursday

     
    Fans of the SyFy television series “Ghost Hunters” will be able to meet Steve Gonsalves and Dave Tango during Halloween Horror Nights festivities at Universal Studios this Thursday night. The duo and a group of paranormal researchers...