| Feb 3, 2014
| 7:32 PM
As I was trudging down Eighth Avenue in Manhattan on Monday morning with snow pelting my face, and my glove-less hands exposed to the biting wind because I was carrying a suitcase and a computer bag, I kept saying to myself: "Hey, it could be worse. You...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:23 PM
NEW YORK — First terrapin turtles. Now snowy owls. Humans are not the only species flocking to airports this holiday season.
At least five times in the last two weeks, airliners at John F. Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark Liberty airports have been...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:08 PM
NEW YORK -- East Coast residents sick of a long, snowy winter reveled in warmer temperatures that reached 45 degrees in some areas -- until they realized the sky was falling.
Well, not the sky, precisely, but it may have seemed that way: Chunks of ice...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 8:56 PM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Monday insisted he never knew that his aides had intentionally fouled up traffic approaches to the George Washington Bridge until after the lanes had been reopened — though he admitted he might have heard about...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 2:31 PM
For such a smart politician, Chris Christie sure can be dumb. How stupid is it to go after an ally who could hurt you by hurting him first and where it hurts most: revisiting his awkward teenage years?
You, the governor of New Jersey, were too cool for...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:53 PM
For the first time in two decades, Texas is electing itself a new governor, making the contest — featuring liberal heroine Wendy Davis — one of the marquee races of this election year.
That alone would be good reason for New Jersey Gov. ...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 4:22 AM
Larry Rafes had to listen to the voicemail three times to process the news. He had spent 25 days on dialysis after been told that he would need a second kidney transplant, only three years after the first. The Allentown salesman had since become an...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 5:23 PM
The New Jersey state committee investigating the George Washington Bridge traffic jam wants to see Gov. Chris Christie’s helicopter flight records, trying to determine if one flight took him over the scene of the epic mess created by Christie’...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:40 PM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, still dogged by the uproar over a politically motivated traffic jam ordered by his office last year, said at an event in Chicago on Tuesday that he was disappointed by the “bad judgments” made by people on his...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 3:57 PM
New Jersey legislators investigating the George Washington Bridge scandal are going to court to try to shake loose documents from two key figures in the case.
Bridget Anne Kelly, former deputy chief of staff to Gov. Chris Christie, and Bill Stepien, the...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 8:05 PM
With people crowding Times Square to celebrate the closing hours of 2013, two people were hospitalized after an apparent stabbing in a bathroom at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in midtown Manhattan on Tuesday evening, officials and witnesses said.
| Jan 2, 2014
| 8:08 PM
NEW YORK — On his first full day in office Thursday, Mayor Bill de Blasio faced a headache that has bedeviled many a mayor before him virtually every year: a major snowstorm.
At a news briefing shortly after swearing in his new police...