| Jul 28, 2014
| 12:34 PM
NEW YORK — A cross-shaped steel beam pulled from the rubble of the collapsed World Trade Center in New York days after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks can be displayed in the national memorial museum at the site, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Monday....
| Jul 14, 2014
| 10:00 PM
When telling people that I would be camping in Brooklyn — yes, that Brooklyn, the borough of New York — a swift, two-pronged response usually followed.
"You can do that?"
Wait a moment and then …
"Why would you want to do that?"...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:10 AM
New York (Reuters) - Lower Manhattan's economy is set to take-off. New shopping centers, hotels and food courts are opening in the area that looked more like a war zone after the attacks on September 11, 2001.
The massive developments are bringing...
| Jul 17, 2014
Let the primping, posturing and prepping begin.
Seven men from Huntington Beach will vie for the title of Mr. Surf City 2014 in the pageant's inaugural year.
The candidates include an avid hunter, an actor and a retired police sergeant.
| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:06 AM
It is difficult to say at which point during my visit to the 9/11 Memorial Museum I went from somber to irritated. Was it at the umpteenth piece of mangled wreckage? Or at one of the overwhelming displays, cluttered with everything from a man's watch to...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:21 AM
Cruise passengers can enjoy a slice of the Big Apple, New York City, both as a port of call as an embarkation/disembarkation port on a variety of voyages including Canada and New England itineraries and some Caribbean and trans-Atlantic crossings.
| May 7, 2014
| 10:22 AM
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. -- Former UCF quarterback Blake Bortles took part in an NFL Play 60 event at Chelsea Waterside Park on Wednesday morning with 80 local children, many of whom were impacted in a recent gas explosion in their community in Harlem....
| May 14, 2014
| 7:12 PM
"Listen, I'm on an airplane that's been hijacked."
The voice is calm, as if from a man running late for dinner, not from someone about to die.
The man speaking, Brian D. Sweeney, is gone, but his last message to his wife can be heard by picking up a...
| May 10, 2014
| 10:45 AM
The official procession moved slowly through Manhattan early Saturday, blinking red lights illuminating streets barely awake. It carried the remains of more than 1,100 victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, whose resting place will be back...
| May 11, 2014
My young-adult son, Jeff, and I don't always see eye to eye. I give him good advice; he says I am meddling. I plan; he wings it. Our mother-son dynamic can be rocky at times. Imagine that.
When my husband dropped out of a November trip to New York...
| May 19, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where some nine fires have charred more than 9,000 acres. The largest blaze is the 6000-acre brushfire at the Naval Weapons Station Fallbrook adjacent to Camp Pendleton. The fire has forced...
| May 19, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week 10 wildfires have charred more than 9,000 acres in San Diego County. An unusual Spring time combination of intense heat, Santa Ana winds and drought is fueling the fires....