| Jul 19, 2012
| 4:34 AM
The American flag flies over Battery Park in New York City with the World Trade Center in background....
| Sep 11, 2012
| 9:43 AM
In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: Indonesian firefighters battle a blaze burning on the Valerine passenger ship at Menado port, North Sulawesi, Indonesia. Kids are kids as Myanmar school children frolic after being dismissed from school. The Tribute in...
| Nov 11, 2012
New Yorkers pride themselves on the Statue of Liberty, San Franciscans the Golden Gate Bridge. Both are sturdy, sensible landmarks that reflect well on the cities surrounding them.
Then there's Seattle, with a '60s-era spaceship revolving 605 feet above...
| Apr 15, 2012
NEW YORK — As you may have heard, the Titanic never reached New York. But about 700 of its passengers and crew did get here on the night of April 18, 1912, three days after the sinking. In fact, their arrival drew a crowd of thousands to the...
| Jun 23, 2012
Composer and lyricist Richard Adler, who ruled Broadway for a few glorious years in the 1950s when he co-wrote the scores to "The Pajama Game" and "Damn Yankees," two of the most popular American musicals, died Thursday at his home in Southampton, N.Y. He...
| Aug 4, 2012
In the mid-1980s Suzy Gershman was having lunch in Beverly Hills with three friends — all ladies who loved to shop — when she hatched the idea: She would write a shopping guide that would make her readers "feel as if we've met for lunch and I'...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 7:16 PM
The origins of the board game Diplomacy can be traced to an old geography book that Allan B. Calhamer discovered while rummaging around with a friend in the attic of his boyhood home in suburban Chicago.
Calhamer was fascinated by the exotic countries...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
It is certainly not what he hoped or intended, but one of President Obama’s biggest legacies in foreign affairs may prove to be the proliferation of drones as tools of war, assassination and terror.
Obama is not the first to use drones to strike...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 11:42 AM
An Andy Warhol silkscreen depiction of the Statue of Liberty created in 1962 has sold for $43.8 million at a Christie's sale in New York. The sale was part of a larger Christie's contemporary art auction Wednesday that brought in a hefty $412.3 million....
| Oct 1, 2012
| 9:05 PM
The signs on the freshly planted City Hall south lawn list a long string of don'ts.
"No tents, stakes, camping, open flames or cooking.... No writing/painting/affixing signs, projections or other materials to trees, landscaping or public property."...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 4:36 PM
As if he didn't have better things to do -- like pandering to Cuban American voters in Florida -- Mitt Romney has agreed to meet with NBC officials to discuss a Romney ad that got the network's knickers in a......