World War I

The sinking of the Cunard ocean liner Lusitania by a German submarine off the Old Head of Kinsale, Ireland. 128 US citizens lost their lives and the tragedy helped bring the USA into World War I.  (Photo by Three Lions/Getty Images)

Ignored Warnings, Conspiracy Theories Define Lusitania’s Legacy 100 Years After Sinking

Nearly 100 years ago, a German U-boat fired a single torpedo into the hull of the RMS Lusitania, a hulking ship with record-breaking speed that was carrying nearly 2,000 people from New York City to Liverpool, England.


Bay Head, N.J. (file / credit: Borough of Bay Head)

Suspected Mine Detonated In Surf Off Jersey Shore

A plume of water shot about 125 feet in the air and a boom echoed through town Wednesday as a military explosives team detonated a suspected mine that a diver had discovered partially buried in sand in the Atlantic Ocean.


Rudy Giuliani (file / credit: THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Rudy Giuliani Reflects On 9/11 Ahead Of 11th Anniversary

Tuesday marks the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and Rudy Giuliani, who was mayor of New York at the time, says we have to remain vigilant.


Hoboken University Medical Center - Hoboken, NJ (file / credit: Hoboken University Medical Center)

Hoboken University Medical Center, New Jersey’s Oldest Hospital, May Close; Christie Pledges Help

For old timers, Hoboken University Medical Center will forever be St. Mary’s Hospital. Soon, it may be nothing at all. Gov. Christie Christie has now pledged state help to keep that from happening.



‘War Horse’ Wins Best Play Tony Award

A World War I epic from the National Theater of Great Britain, “War Horse” has won the Tony Award for best play.