| Apr 3, 2012
| 10:10 AM
More than a decade after a terrorist attack brought down New York's twin towers, their replacement -- an emerging new addition to the Manhattan skyline -- has nearly reached a landmark height.
The One World Trade Center is now 100 stories high,...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 3:26 PM
After a three-year dispute with Laguna Beach artist Wyland over the use of his humpback whale design on a state license plate, the California Coastal Commission selected another Laguna artist, Bill Atkins, and a Northern California painter, to design a...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 2:06 PM
Some New Jersey motorists got the shock of their lives this morning at toll booths.
The second phase of a 2008-approved toll increase kicked in Sunday at 6 a.m.
On the New Jersey Turnpike, tolls went from $2.20 to $3.30, a 53 percent hike; and on the...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 7:03 AM
Da'Vine Joy Randolph says she's been guided by good and powerful spirits.
There were the spirits of the African-American classical singer who inspired her when she was in high school, of an acting mentor who guided her from music to theater when she...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 12:07 PM
Gov. Bob McDonnell has vetoed at least seven bills passed by the 2012 General Assembly and amended dozens more.
One of the amendments would allow cities, counties and towns to phase in 5 percent pay raises that teachers and local employees will have to...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 10:04 AM
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is secretly planning to deploy military-grade technology to keep the new World Trade Center safe from terrorism once it is completed, the New York Post learned.
The high-tech system of thousands of...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 8:20 AM
NEW YORK -- Eleven years after terrorist attacks destroyed New York's World Trade Center, the replacement towers are finally taking shape and attracting new tenants -- even though most of the site's buildings are still under construction.
| Sep 11, 2012
| 3:28 PM
The memorial ceremony at the World Trade Center site this September 11th strongly featured change, and the many changes in the event and in the venue seemed to be welcome.
Every anniversary commemoration has featured the unfurling of a giant American...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 5:25 PM
It was a security breach at one of the country's busiest airports conducted on a tiny scale.
Eighteen workers at New York's JFK Airport were arrested on Wednesday and accused of stealing more than 100,000 mini-bottles of alcohol from LSG Sky Chefs, which...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 9:58 AM
Gray skies and a drizzle didn't dampen the ardor of the speakers and guests at a ceremony in remembrance of that tragic day 11 years ago and the unquenchable spirit with which we responded.
Laguna's American Legion Post hosted the ceremony, which began...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 10:52 PM
A lawyer for the firm representing the Gasline Port Authority says Alaska is going nowhere fast under its current attempts to construct a North Slope Natural Gas Pipeline in the state.
"Do nothing, status quo -- clearly the highest probability outcome,"...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 6:22 AM
NEW YORK, NY -- Federal aviation authorities stopped two arriving jetliners at John F. Kennedy International Airport after a telephone threat against them Monday but released them after a search, officials said.
An anonymous caller reported that...