| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:43 PM
NEW YORK — Building experts declared New York's new World Trade Center tower the highest skyscraper in the country Tuesday, knocking Chicago's Willis Tower from the spot it has held for nearly 40 years and answering the burning question in high-rise...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 8:16 PM
NEW YORK — It was all so simple for King Kong, the giant ape who fled his captors by clambering to the top of the Empire State Building.
Back then, there was no question the Manhattan icon was America's tallest skyscraper.
But that was before...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 10:48 PM
New York police fired on a man who was acting erratically Saturday night at a busy midtown intersection in Manhattan, wounding two bystanders, according to social media and news media reports.
“OMG just witnessed NYPD gun down a pedestrian in...
| May 10, 2013
| 12:15 PM
A spire set atop One World Trade Center on Friday was greeted with cheers from workers high in the air and spectators from the street below.
The 408-foot spire, draped in an American flag, brought the New York City structure to a height of 1,776 feet,...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 7:28 AM
Toyota is branching out beyond hybrids to ramp up its exploration of hydrogen fuel cell technology.
This week, three of the automaker’s reps head to Aspen, Colo., for the TED-esque Ideas Festival to “underscore Toyota’s commitment to...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:45 AM
The tall stalk of pale, Scottish androgyny known as Tilda Swinton has brought her 1995 performance-art piece "The Maybe" to the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The piece, which requires the Oscar-winning actress to lie inside a transparent box for hours...
| May 10, 2013
| 2:50 PM
New York City can once again claim to be home to the tallest building in the country, and the Western Hemisphere for that matter.
On Friday, workers topped off the new One World Trade Center building with a spire making the structure 1,776 feet tall,...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 5:32 PM
The Metrolink commuter railroad Friday hired a veteran transit leader with more than three decades of experience as its new chief executive, replacing John Fenton, who left the agency in May to head a Florida-based rail company. Members of the......
| Jun 18, 2012
| 8:00 AM
The9/11 Memorial and Museum is facing more funding questions as the governors of New York and New Jersey have called on the federal government to step in and contribute more to the management of the site.
The two governers have sent a letter to...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Coach transformed Fresno State football
Jim Sweeney, 83, who called Fresno State "a sleeping giant" when he arrived as its football coach in 1976 and then awakened the university — and the region — with 19 years of...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 4:36 PM
A comedy of errors led to a chaotic few minutes aboard a flight bound for New York City on Wednesday, with the pilot stuck in the bathroom. The co-pilot misunderstood when a helpful passenger tried to notify him of the problem....