| Jan 1, 2013
Some things about 2013 are easy to predict. We know that taxes are going to rise, and so will the federal debt. We know that there will be more guns in circulation at the end of the year than at the beginning. We know that Donald Trump will get...
| Dec 21, 2012
When Cris Robinson put her Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., town house on the market earlier this year, she noticed that the only nearby homes selling were foreclosures and short sales.
"There wasn't a single standard sale to (compare) me with," said...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 5:29 PM
If any legislature in the country had the political momentum to quickly pass strong gun control laws this year it seemed that Connecticut did, where 26 children and women were killed in the Newtown school massacre Dec. 14.
But as Connecticut legislators...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 2:27 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — A major push is on to move New York City's electrical infrastructure to higher ground or upper floors after Superstorm Sandy sent seawater pouring into low-lying substations and skyscraper basements and plunged half of Manhattan into...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 10:38 PM
Soon after the 1988 presidential election, pollsters asked Democrats whom they favored to be their party’s nominee in 1992. The strongest candidates were Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts and Gov. Mario M. Cuomo of New York. The governor of...
| May 21, 2013
| 4:11 PM
It's not every day that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo warns Khloe Kardashian about anything.
But the governor's administration sent out a "pro forma" letter to Rich Soil, Kardashian's husband Lamar Odom's clothing line, warning that the logo used on one of...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"Nothing succeeds like excess," Hollywood always murmurs to itself.
But there were perils galore in the recently mounted "comeback" films of Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger. The public just didn't seem to care. And even Tom Cruise's "Jack...
| May 10, 2013
| 2:50 PM
New York City can once again claim to be home to the tallest building in the country, and the Western Hemisphere for that matter.
On Friday, workers topped off the new One World Trade Center building with a spire making the structure 1,776 feet tall,...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Jeff Zucker has officially been on the job at CNN for all of 8 days, but sweeping changes are already underway at the ratings-challenged cable news network.
First up: The network announced on Tuesday the hiring of “20-20” anchor Chris...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 4:48 PM
So much has happened since April 4 that it seems like more than four weeks since Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed the strict gun-control bill into law. We had the showdown on background checks in the U.S. Senate, and of course, the Boston Marathon bombings....
| Apr 8, 2013
| 7:51 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Lobbying for gun control in the United States often means proving how much you like firearms.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, whose state recently passed some of the strictest gun control measures in the country, often reminds people...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 4:55 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Ed Koch's favorite moment as mayor of New York City, fittingly, involved yelling.
Suddenly inspired to do something brash about the rare transit strike that crippled the city in 1980, he strode down to the Brooklyn Bridge to...