Peter Boynton

Hurricane Irene approaches the United States - Aug 25, 2011 (credit: NASA via Getty Images)

Official: 12-14 Inches Of Rain Possible In Isolated Parts Of Connecticut

Marinas pulled boats in from the water, tourists canceled shoreline getaways and Connecticut’s governor urged residents to make storm preparations.


A HAZMAT officer takes readings from an air quality testing machine in Grand Central Station, Monday, May 2, 2011 in New York. Security was heightened as a result of the killing of Osama Bin Laden. (credit: AP Photo/Stephen Chernin)

New York City Steps Up Security In Wake Of Bin Laden’s Death

There is no specific threat to security but with terrorists vowing revenge after U.S. forces killed jihadi terror mastermind Osama bin Laden, authorities are taking no chances.