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Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Paul is mostly remembered for his musical innovations, especially the instrument that bears his name. But he was also an accomplished jazz musician who kept performing even in his final years.
Saturday, June 06, 2015
The Triple Crown is one of the most difficult tests in sports: Three horse races over the course of just five weeks, culminating with the Belmont Stakes Saturday in Elmont, N.Y.
American Pharoah is favored to win, which would make him the first horse to capture the Triple Crown in ...
Thursday, June 04, 2015
The force's union faces a serious upcoming election challenge. Opponents of incumbent President Patrick Lynch say it's time for a new dialogue with city leaders and the public.
Friday, May 22, 2015
What is pork roll? As one fan puts it, "It's like Spam meets bacon." And this Saturday, Trenton, N.J., will host not one but two competing festivals devoted to this Garden State meat delicacy.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
New York City authorities Thursday launched a single "day of action" to educate nail salon operators, workers and customers about labor and immigration standards following a recent Ne...
Friday, May 15, 2015
Robert Sumwalt of the National Transportation Safety Board spoke at a news conference explaining that the engineer and two assistant conductors of Amtrak Train number 188 were interviewed Friday.
Friday, May 15, 2015
Speed control technology had been installed at the site of the derailment Tuesday night, but it had yet to be tested. Investigators continue to probe why the train was going 100 mph when it derailed.
Friday, May 15, 2015
The economic outlook for Amtrak was troubled even before this week's train derailment in Philadelphia. On Capitol Hill, lawmakers are deeply divided over funding for the passenger rail service.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
The CEO of Amtrak pledged Thursday to install automated speed control technology on the Northeast Corridor by the end of the year. An Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia was tr...
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188 derailed in Philadelphia Tuesday night. At least seven people were killed and more than 200 passengers were treated for injuries.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
For decades, the museum was housed in a concrete fortress with few windows. Its new home offers striking views of the Manhattan skyline, but critics say the design draws attention away from the art.
Thursday, May 07, 2015
The Department of Justice is exploring big changes to the music publishing business for the first time since World War II.
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Lots of states have underfunded pension systems, but New Jersey's ranks near the bottom. Christie's plan to cut pension payments even further is the subject of multiple lawsuits.
Monday, May 04, 2015
Critics are targeting New York's policing theory, which aims to crack down on minor offenses. But it's also praised for reducing the crime rate.
Sunday, May 03, 2015
At an age when most people are slowing down, soul singer Jerry Lawson is releasing his first solo album,
Just a Mortal Man. The 71-year-old Lawson was the lead singer of the Persuasions, a Brooklyn-based a cappella group, for four decades. On his new record, the title turned out to ...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
New York City's mayor and the state's chief judge announced a plan Tuesday to cut the number of pre-trial detainees at the notorious Rikers Island jail. It's not unusual for defendant...
Monday, April 06, 2015
Officials released the details of the state's proposed $225 million settlement with ExxonMobil, calling it a historically large payout. But environmentalists say the deal is worse than they feared.
Saturday, April 04, 2015
In New York City, police rarely talk on the record at all, especially about a touchy subject like quotas. But Officer Adhyl Polanco is an exception.
"The culture is, you're not working unless you are writing summonses or arresting people," says Polanco.
One of the dirty secrets in law enforcement ...
Thursday, April 02, 2015
It's the end of an era: After nearly a century, the Streit's matzo factory is leaving Manhattan's Lower East Side. This Passover will be its last there. Streit's plans to move to a new factory.
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Cider is the fastest-growing alcoholic beverage in the United States. Much of that growth is driven by big industrial producers, but smaller cider-makers are looking for a larger bite of the apple.