| Jun 1, 2014
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...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 8:13 PM
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...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Bravo, hoping to pull viewers closer than ever into its programming, next month is set to debut "The Singles Project," a reality dating show that will invite fans to weigh in on each week's events via social media -- and potentially even land a guest...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 7:45 AM
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...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 7:08 PM
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....
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:30 AM
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...
| May 10, 2014
| 4:22 PM
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...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 9:34 AM
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...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 3:37 PM
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...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Dora B. Schriro, a respected lawyer who has spent most of her career running prisons in New York City, Arizona and Missouri and who has never served as a police officer, was named Monday as state police commissioner.
Schriro was the only candidate...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 12:36 PM
You could argue that Pennsylvania is lagging in any number of areas. Education. Bridge and highway repairs. Environmental protection. Access to health insurance.
But there are some things we would be happy to lag in, which made the implied criticism...