Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio was on the defensive Tuesday, explaining his support for the socialist government of Nicaragua and a honeymoon in Cuba that was so secret, he never told his kids.
She swam nonstop for 53 grueling hours, but told her support team that at one point, swimming through the night almost broke her. Almost.
With her lips and tongue swollen, U.S. endurance swimmer and New York City native Diana Nyad completed her attempt to become the first person to swim the treacherous waters from Cuba to Key West without a shark cage on Monday.
It was 40 years ago today that New Jersey State Trooper Werner Foerster was shot and killed along the New Jersey Turnpike. Joanne Chesimard was convicted and sentenced to life in prison.
A dozen people protesting the holding of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay were arrested Monday as they staged a “die-in” on the steps of the Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse Monday.
The First Amendment is our most prized and most perilous constitutional right. Just ask Ozzie Guillen, who always took his to the ledge, and now must defend his use of it to the world and to Miami’s enraged Cuban community.
Pope Benedict XVI is visiting the island nation of Cuba today and those of Cuban descent living in Hudson County have something to say about it.
The endurance swimmer stroked through the Florida Straits early Monday, trying to accomplish at 61 years old what she failed to do at 28: swim more than 100 miles from Havana to Key West.
A Connecticut veteran has gotten his U.S. Marines dog tags back, almost 50 years after losing them on the Puerto Rican island of Vieques.
Sanchez apologized Friday for his slams at CNN and at Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart, whom he had called a “bigot.”
Tuesday night’s game at Nationals Park features two pitchers making their major league debuts when New York’s Dillon Gee and Washington’s Yunesky Maya square off.