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Monday, May 31, 2010
Artist Louise Bourgeois, whose sculptures exploring women's deepest feelings on birth, sexuality and death were highly influential on younger artists, died Monday, her studio's managing director said. She was 98.
Friday, May 28, 2010
Suspected Maoist rebels derailed an overnight passenger train Friday in eastern India, triggering a crash with an oncoming cargo train that killed at least 71 people and injured about 200 more, officials said.
Monday, May 24, 2010
The first defendant to be tried for a triple murder in a schoolyard that shocked New Jersey's largest city into action has been convicted on all counts. A jury returned the verdict today in state Superior Court in Newark against Rodolfo Godinez. He was among six men and boys charged ...
Friday, May 21, 2010
The Texas State Board of Education adopted new social studies and history guidelines Friday for classrooms in an ideological debate over academic standards that has drawn intense scrutiny.
Thursday, May 20, 2010
Scientists say they've made a huge advance in their quest to create artificial life. They've produced a living cell powered by manmade DNA.
Thursday, May 20, 2010
The stock market tumbled again Thursday after investors' already bleak view of the world economy worsened with another drop in the euro and disappointing U.S. employment news.
Sunday, May 09, 2010
Faisal Shahzad is the only suspect for for the failed bomb attempt.
Saturday, May 08, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) - Emergency workers have responded to a Staten Island Ferry terminal after some passengers were injured when one of the boats struck a pier at the dock on Staten Island.
Thursday, March 18, 2010
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Gov. David Paterson says he was the first person to reveal to the media a conversation he had with the woman at the center of a domestic violence scandal involving one of his aides.
In an interview today with John Gambling on WOR radio, Paterson ...
Thursday, June 18, 2009
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- The Federal Aviation Administration says a plane carrying a pilot who died in mid-flight has landed safely at the airport in Newark, N.J.
Spokeswoman Arlene Salac says Continental Airlines Flight 61 landed at 11:49 a.m.
Airline spokeswoman Kelly Cripe says the pilot died of natural causes Thursday on ...
Thursday, August 24, 2006
New Jersey Gov. Jon S. Corzine will tap his chief counsel, Stuart Rabner, to replace outgoing Attorney General Zulima Farber, according to a senior state official.
The official spoke on the condition of anonymity, so as not to upstage a news conference the governor has planned for 5 p.m. Thursday.
Before he ...
Thursday, August 17, 2006
(AP) The three Democrats trailing Andrew Cuomo in the polls for state attorney general took turns attacking the front-runner Thursday night in the first debate before the party's September primary.
Mark Green, the former New York City public advocate, attacked Cuomo's record as head of the federal Housing and Urban Development ...
Thursday, August 03, 2006
Con Edison says it is experiencing some underground electrical problems on Manhattan's East side and it is urging its customers there to stop using non-essential electricity. The effected area is between 40th Street and 14th Street, from Fifth Avenue to the East River.
Con Ed spokesman Chris Olert says the request ...
Monday, July 10, 2006
A four-story building on Manhattan's East Side went up in flames and collapsed Monday after what witnesses said was a thunderous explosion that rocked the upscale neighborhood.
At least 10 people were injured, including five civilians and five firefighters, the Fire Department said. One of the injured included a doctor who ...
Friday, December 16, 2005
The New York City transit union called Friday for a strike against two private bus lines after a night of intense bargaining failed to produce a deal - a development that does not immediately affect the subways that shuttle millions of people each day.
The move escalates pressure on the Metropolitan ...
Saturday, December 10, 2005
A dozen years ago, Lillo Brancato Jr. was going to be a star. The unknown actor earned critical acclaim opposite his idol, Robert De Niro, in the 1993 movie "A Bronx Tale." He played the Oscar winner's son in the story of a teen torn between two role models - ...
Wednesday, November 09, 2005
Democrats cleaned up big in off-year elections from New Jersey to California, sinking the candidate who embraced President Bush in the final days of the Virginia governor's campaign. They also turned back all four of GOP Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's efforts to reshape state government.
Democratic Sen. Jon Corzine easily won the ...
Wednesday, April 27, 2005
A federal jury on Wednesday convicted a former British clothing merchant of attempting to sell shoulder-launched missiles to what he believed was a terrorist group planning to shoot down airliners.
The sting operation involving undercover agents from several nations became the first terrorism prosecution in New Jersey after the 2001 attacks. ...
Monday, March 28, 2005
Bicyclists participating in the monthly Critical Mass rides accused the police of trying to suppress their protests.
Police arrested 37 people involved in Friday night's ride and charged them with disorderly conduct. The also seized 50 bicycles that were locked nearby. The group's lawyer, Norman Seigal, said the seizures were illegal, ...
Wednesday, March 23, 2005
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has drafted a plan for conserving column bases and other remnants of the World Trade Center at a new transit hub at the site.
The plan, issued Tuesday, would preserve "to the maximum extent possible" 84 column bases from the north tower ...