| 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....
| Jun 5, 2014
| 5:51 AM
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.
| 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 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 3:39 PM
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,...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The most popular guest at the Paramount Pictures premiere of "Noah" on Wednesday night in New York was decked out in a bright pink ensemble with matching boots.
Vera Fried, who admitted that her wardrobe came from a Suits for Less discount store, isn't a...