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Heightened security marks 9/11 anniversary

NEW YORK -- A tip claiming Al-Qaeda may have sent American terrorists or men carrying U.S. travel documents to attack Washington or New York on the ten year anniversary of 9/11 has heightened security within th...
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The top 10 East Coast Earthquake Tweets

The top 10 earthquake Tweets: 1. kevinaries Kevin Aries Picture of #earthquake damage in Boston:yfrog.com/h3aw92j #hubquake 2. paulandstorm Paul and Storm Dear Southern CA Twitterers: you lose your ...
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New York legalizes gay marriage

The New York State Legislature voted this week to legalize gay marriage, a measure hurriedly signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo late Friday night. The gay marriage law takes effect in 30 days. In on...
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Connecticut firefighter dies on duty

A Windsor, Conn. firefighter died in the line of duty after collapsing during a fire on Monday. Robert Watts, 50, a Marine Corps veteran and volunteer firefighter in the town of 30,000, was charging a fire h...
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Deadly cobra disappears from Bronx Zoo

NEW YORK -- A poisonous and potentially deadly cobra has disappeared from its enclosure at the Bronx Zoo, prompting the zoo to close off its reptile house. "After learning the snake was missing yesterday aft...