| Apr 1, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Famous Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez spoke Monday at a public meeting at Miami-Dade College’s Freedom Tower in downtown Miami. The stop was part of a world tour the writer is taking that included a visit to Washington D.C. over the weekend and a...
| 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...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 9:37 PM
For years, Aecom Technology Corp. focused on engineering and design work for projects as diverse as a new financial district in Saudi Arabia in 2008 and a high-speed rail link from Hong Kong to mainland China in 2009.
But customers now want companies...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Yoani Sanchez has become the international poster girl for a new generation of Cubans trying to promote democratic reforms in their homeland — one tweet at a time.
Sanchez, who is scheduled to speak at two public events Monday during her first...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Jay Gruden has come a long way since 2006.
Eight years ago, he was synonymous with the Orlando Predators as the Arena Football League team's highly successful coach. Now he is in his first season as coach of the Washington Redskins.
As for his former...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:44 AM
Head out to Litchfield for a summer dinner and most think of the picturesque town green and its sprinkling restaurants that have a stellar history and reputation.
But drive west a couple of blocks and there is another rural gem and new owners are...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 11:56 AM
People feel strongly about their pizza. Just ask any New Yorker. Or you can ask Jon Stewart, host of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show." On a recent episode, Stewart used the naming of the One World Trade Center as the new tallest building in the U.S.,...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:43 PM
NEW YORK — Building experts declared New York's new World Trade Center tower the highest skyscraper in the country Tuesday, knocking Chicago's Willis Tower from the spot it has held for nearly 40 years and answering the burning question in high-rise...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 11:10 AM
One of Long Beach’s trophy skyscrapers, Shoreline Square, has been sold for nearly $102 million to a San Diego real estate investment firm.
Parallel Capital Partners Inc. bought the 20-story building at 301 E. Ocean Blvd. from Guggenheim Real...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:23 AM
Banksy has a new calling: architecture critic.
The British street artist, who has taken up a residency in New York for the month of October, has criticized the One World Trade Center building as "vanilla" in an op-ed piece that the artist claims was...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:30 AM
NEW YORK — The mess at ground zero has been a collaborative production.
The delays, backbiting, design compromises and massive cost overruns that have marked the rebuilding process at the World Trade Center site are the sorry collective work of...