| Oct 15, 2012
| 8:27 AM
On the eve of the second presidential debate here at Hofstra University on Long Island, a new survey suggests that the race for the White House is a dead heat.
A CNN Poll of Polls that averages seven non-partisan, live operator, national surveys...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 7:47 PM
(CNN) -- President Barack Obama fought back and Republican challenger Mitt Romney mostly stood his ground.
A forceful Obama defended his record and challenged Romney on shifting positions in the 90-minute debate, arguing his Republican rival's policies...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 3:16 PM
To see how fleeting the fame of hosting a presidential debate can be, I went to Lynn University on Friday and asked a dozen amped-up students a simple question: Could they name a debate site from the last election cycle of 2008? Blank stares. Then I asked...
| Jan 16, 2011
| 9:32 PM
TV news has mostly been defined by downward trends the past decade. Shrinking audience. Aging audience. Fragmented audience.But there's been one very bright spot amid the economic and ratings gloom for stations in Baltimore and across the country —...
| Nov 2, 2010
| 9:34 PM
The rent may have been too high and Carl Paladino may have hogged all the headlines, but in the end Democrat Andrew Cuomo became New York's governor. Cuomo was favored to win, and that expectation got only stronger when Republican......
| Dec 30, 2009
| 10:00 AM
A Hofstra University sophomore on a snowboarding trip in Vermont died on Christmas Eve in an accident that caused massive internal injuries, according to Vermont State Police.
Alex Westphal, 20, was on a three-day vacation with his family at Killington...
| Feb 20, 2010
| 3:55 PM
David Paterson launched his campaign for a full four-year term as New York's governor Saturday with a combative campaign speech that mocked recent reports about his job performance and personal life.
"After all you have heard, there's one rumor I will...
| Jun 23, 2010
| 4:16 PM
NEW YORK -- Some recounted their days at a smoldering ground zero. Some fought back tears. Some complained that no amount of money would make them whole.
Despite the mixed emotions, most of the 9/11 responders who appeared Wednesday at a daylong...
| May 5, 2010
| 6:32 PM
Mo Cassara was named head coach of the Hofstra University men's basketball team, two days after former head coach Tim Welsh resigned in the wake of a DWI arrest.
Cassara was an assistant coach at Boston College last year and has never been a head coach...
| Apr 9, 2010
| 2:56 PM
Tim Cluess was introduced as the new men's basketball coach at Iona College Friday afternoon. Cluess takes over for Kevin Williard who left after three seasons to coach at Seton Hall.
Cluess is coaching a Division I team for the first time in his...
| Jul 8, 2010
Juanita M. Kreps, a Duke University economist and administrator who became the first woman to serve as U.S. secretary of Commerce, died Monday in Durham, N.C., after a long illness, the school announced. She was 89.
Kreps was the Commerce secretary...
| Aug 13, 2010
The number of college students who are afflicted with a serious mental illness is rising, according to data presented Thursday at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Assn. in San Diego
The findings came from an analysis of 3,265 college...