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Cal. Republicans Tap Women to Lead Ticket

Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Once, California Democrats led the way to a year of the women. Nearly two decades later, Republicans hope it's their turn.


Israel to Expel All Activists by Day's End

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Israel's attorney general says all of the nearly 700 activists on an aid flotilla bound for Gaza will be deported today.

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Oil nears Florida Beaches as BP Tries Risky Cap Move

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

The BP oil slick has drifted close to the Florida Panhandle's white sand beaches for the first time.


Louise Bourgeois, 98, Dies

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.


Eastern Indian Train Derailed, Killing 70

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.


Jury Convicts 1st Defendent in NJ Schoolyard Attacks

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 ...


Texas Curriculum Swings Right

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.


Scientists Create "Synthetic Cell"

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.


Stock Market Falls, Unemployment Claims High

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.


Holder Says Pakistani Taliban Behind Bomb

Sunday, May 09, 2010

Faisal Shahzad is the only suspect for for the failed bomb attempt.


Staten Island Ferry Passengers Injured at Dock

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.


Gov. Paterson Says He Was Source for Times Story

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 ...


Plane with Dead Pilot Lands Safely

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 ...


Governor to Tap Chief Counsel as Next AG

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 ...


Front-Runner Cuomo Attacked in AG Debate

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 ...


Con Ed Reports Problems on Manhattan's East Side

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 ...


NYC Building Collapses After Blast, Fire

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 ...


NYC Transit Union Calls Selective Strike

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 ...


Suspect in NYPD Shooting Was Once a Rising Star

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 ...


Corzine Wins New Jersey

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 ...