| Dec 2, 2013
| 10:05 AM
Investigators probing the derailment of a New York passenger train hoped to interview the engineer Monday or Tuesday as they tried to determine if speed, equipment failure or another factor caused seven cars to hurtle off the tracks, killing four...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 7:33 AM
After the coffee. Before the holiday parties start.
The Skinny: Caught up with "The Walking Dead" last night. Pretty intense stuff. Now I need to catch Sunday's "Homeland" although that show jumped the shark for me awhile ago. Tuesday's headlines...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Everyone "knows" it is conservatives who are mean-spirited, intolerant, censors of speech with which they don't agree, anti-gay, anti-black and anti just about everything else, right? We know this because the left keeps telling us so.
Which is why in...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Is Uncle Benjamin still alive? Are Marian and Adam back together? Has Richard gone over to the dark side and become a Republican? And is everyone agreed that this country has gone to hell in the past 50 years? These are matters of grave concern in the...
| Jan 24, 2014
"Early education is our No. 1 priority." That's the 2014 message from California Democrats. Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg introduced the Kindergarten Readiness Act (SB 837) on Jan. 6, and Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez included an...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Responding to the deadly crash of a commuter train that was speeding through a difficult turn in the Bronx, the Federal Railroad Administration on Friday ordered the rail line to modify its signal system to ensure that speed limits are obeyed.
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:31 PM
As they worked to help repair some of the damage, people in New York and New Jersey on Tuesday commemorated the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, which tore a deadly and costly path through the region one year ago.
Video and photo images show how coastal...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Allison Gollust, a longtime adviser to CNN Worldwide President Jeff Zucker, is expanding her duties at the Time Warner-owned cable-news outlet and taking on the role of chief marketing officer.
Gollust, who joined CNN in March, will retain her duties...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Ellis Island, which greeted millions of immigrants to the United States, reopened its museum doors on Monday, a year after the aptly named Superstorm Sandy tore through much of the eastern half of the United States, killing scores of people and destroying...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:00 AM
No politician would admit to wanting disaster to strike. But, quite apart from the pain it inflicts, disasters can be a boon to a political leader.
It was true in 1994, when California Gov. Pete Wilson’s response to the Northridge earthquake...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 12:31 PM
New York state isn't only providing generous tax breaks to film and TV productions. Now it's offering low-interest loans to small-town cinemas. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that $400,000 in funding is being made available to help community theaters in...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Both the storm caused by Mother Nature and the manmade electoral storm have passed, but we're still getting reports of Hurricane Sandy's devastation. According to Mayor Michael Bloomberg, up to 40,000 New Yorkers may be in need of new housing. Gas lines...