| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:47 PM
When the whaling ship Charles W. Morgan was new, in the 1840s, New London harbor was a floating forest of topmasts, the second largest whaling port in the country. As the wonderfully restored wooden whaler set sail from New London this past weekend, there...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 3:32 PM
This week brought something familiar in the long-running investigation of the closure of roads leading to the George Washington Bridge by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's advisors: more information but little additional clarity about who developed and...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced a number of significant appointments Friday afternoon, naming a new elections commissioner, a new port authority member, four new members on the board of corrections, making the acting inspector general permanent and re-...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Lewis Katz, co-owner of The Philadelphia Inquirer, died Saturday in an airplane crash on the outskirts of Boston, the paper reports.
He was 72 and made his fortune building a parking business and investing in the Yankees Entertainment and Sports...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 1:00 PM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who signed legislation barring “gay conversion therapy” in his state, disagreed Friday with Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s comparison of homosexuality to alcoholism, saying it was wrong.
| Jun 13, 2014
| 7:57 PM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who signed legislation barring "gay conversion therapy" in his state, said Friday that Texas Gov. Rick Perry's comparison of homosexuality to alcoholism was wrong.
"I disagree with him, and I don't believe that's an...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Security at the World Trade Center site has been under fire recently after media reports of a teen sneaking in to take a selfie and a group of men BASE jumping from the top of One World Trade Center began to surface.
In an attempt to see how difficult...
| 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...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 4:34 PM
With more than $270 million already spent and more on the line, state transportation officials are working against the clock to keep the state's U.S. 460 project from becoming an unmitigated disaster.
Not an inch has been paved. Taxpayers have already...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 12:12 PM
About 8 seconds of free-fall from the top of the World Trade Center mark an amazing stunt, captured on video, which resulted in the arrests of four men.
Three men who jumped off the World Trade Center and then gently landed with parachutes on the...
| 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...