| Nov 2, 2012
| 2:31 PM
The New York City Marathon has been canceled, following a flood of criticism against Mayor Bloomberg and marathon officials who had planned to hold it in wake of Hurricane Sandy aftermath.
The announcement came in Friday afternoon as a result of a...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 7:36 AM
Making a closing pitch to Florida voters, President Barack Obama bragged about the results he's achieved in the past four years, acknowledged much more work is ahead, and sought to portray challenger Mitt Romney as someone who's hiding the truth about...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 8:23 AM
Choose whether each song is on (A) Barack Obama’s campaign Spotify playist, (B) Mitt Romney’s campaign Spotify playlist or (C) Neither.
1. “I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow,” The Soggy Bottom Boys
2. “I Won’t Back Down,&...
| Aug 31, 2012
HAMPTON — During his three-hour sojourn through the Peninsula on July 13, President Barack Obama's motorcade traveled with escorts from state and city police and passed down roads blocked by the city Public Works Division to a gymnasium prepared...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 5:00 PM
Big Ben, the landmark clock and tower in London, is getting a name change and a sex change of sorts. Big Ben is now Big Liz.
Lawmakers voted to permanently change the name of the tower to The Elizabeth Tower in honor of Queen Elizabeth's diamond jubilee....
| Jan 23, 2012
Richard J. Sheirer
NYC emergency official at time of 9/11
Richard J. Sheirer, 65, the former New York City emergency management chief who helped guide the city through the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks, died Thursday after experiencing chest pains....
| Jan 23, 2012
The problem with Florida is that it comprises a pastiche of viewpoints and backgrounds from all across the country, reflecting its transplant makeup. It has no indigenous political character of its own, so it needs to follow someone else’s cue....
| Jan 25, 2012
| 5:42 PM
New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly issued an apology Wednesday night for the NYPD's airing of a controversial film on Muslim extremism. The 71 minute movie, called "The Third Jihad," was actually played in a waiting room at the training...
| Jan 26, 2012
The news media seem obsessed with the serial affairs of a younger Newt Gingrich back in the last century. The anger of his second of three wives mysteriously became national news on ABC's "Nightline" on the eve of the South Carolina primary. Millions...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 7:34 AM
This is not a political story.
This is a story about acting and the thin line between a performance and a public face. This is about aesthetics. Please do not read any ideological argument into the following or take what I am about to say as cynicism or...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 8:50 PM
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani defended GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney and tore into President Obama on Thursday night at a California Republican Party fundraiser.
The reception at the private Pacific Club in Newport Beach aimed to...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 9:09 AM
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said his nation was committed to peace and accused world powers of double standards in pursuing an arms race, as he took to the stage Wednesday at the United Nations.
The address by the Iranian president on day two...