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  • Staten Island fire: 23 firefighters among injured in five-alarm blaze

    Staten Island fire: 23 firefighters among injured in five-alarm blaze
    A five-alarm fire broke out in a New York City apartment house early on Thursday, injuring 23 firefighters and 11 other people and reportedly leading one desperate man to drop his children from a second-story window into a neighbor's arms. Flames...
  • Rep. Michael Grimm is indicted on fraud charges, says he's 'moral man'

    Rep. Michael Grimm is indicted on fraud charges, says he's 'moral man'
    WASHINGTON — Even as Rep. Michael G. Grimm of New York faced charges of defrauding the federal government and pleaded not guilty Monday, he vowed to seek reelection. Grimm was charged with fraudulently underreporting more than $1 million in...
  • Las Vegas: High Roller Ferris wheel makes its debut

    Las Vegas: High Roller Ferris wheel makes its debut
    The world’s tallest Ferris wheel, the appropriately named High Roller, welcomed its first passengers on Monday in Las Vegas. The first tickets were sold for rides beginning at 1 p.m. The 550-foot-tall wheel is the anchor attraction of the Linq,...
  • Finland: Get a good look at Helsinki from newly opened SkyWheel

    Finland: Get a good look at Helsinki from newly opened SkyWheel
    Helsinki joins the ranks of big-wheel cities Tuesday with the opening of the 460-foot SkyWheel. Technically, it's called the Finnair SkyWheel, and its placement on Katajanokka harbor in the central city marks the spot where its namesake airline in the...
  • Regime And Regimen Are Indeed Interchangeable

    Three readers have sent me questions about three different sentences: >>Sandy Duffy of Princeton, N.J., was curious about the use of "regime" in this sentence: "He subscribes to a healthy regime of fruits and vegetables." Sandy asks, "Would a healthy...
  • CNU holds off Virginia Wesleyan in NCAA softball regional, needs one more win to advance

    VIRGINIA BEACH — A great start and a couple of well-timed substitutions have Christopher Newport one win away from the NCAA Division III softball Super Regionals. The fifth-ranked Captains jumped on Virginia Wesleyan early, then held on for a 7-6...
  • Manhattan fire that lit up social media is a two-alarm blaze

    Manhattan fire that lit up social media is a two-alarm blaze
    New York fire and emergency crews responding Friday night to a fire near Rockefeller Center said the blaze was less serious than dramatic images shared by witnesses made it appear at first. The first social media reports about the fire began around 9 p....
  • 5 underrated reasons for earning your MBA

    Brazen Careerist Everyone knows getting an MBA might increase your salary and give you access to new career opportunities. But there are others reasons that aren't discussed as often why business school might be worth your investment. If you're on the...
  • Rep. Michael Grimm surrenders to authorities in fraud case

    Rep. Michael Grimm surrenders to authorities in fraud case
    WASHINGTON -- New York Rep. Michael Grimm, facing indictment on charges in connection with allegedly fraudulent business practices, surrendered to federal law enforcement Monday. In a federal indictment unsealed Monday at the U.S. Courthouse in...
  • Republican Rep. Michael Grimm to face charges in campaign probe

    WASHINGTON -- A Republican congressman is expected to face charges in a long-running federal investigation into campaign irregularities, but will continue serving in office, his lawyer said Friday. Rep. Michael R. Grimm, a combat Marine and former FBI...
  • Mario Buatta on L.A. decorating and 50 years of interior design

    Mario Buatta on L.A. decorating and 50 years of interior design
    In the old-money-obsessed 1980s, Mario Buatta was one of the go-to designers for the rich and famous. His love of English country decorating and glossy floral fabrics earned him the title “The Prince of Chintz.” Buatta's luxurious interiors,...