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Remedy for Government Shutdown Blues? Jazz

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Randee Mia Berman

After all, music soothes the savage beast. And there's plenty of wild legislators roaming the government corridors that could use some calming down. Jazz dudes may have found the elixir: jazz is Xanadu minus the Xanax.

WATCH: 30 To 50 People Reportedly Injured In NYC Ferry Accident

AP | COLLEEN LONG and DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 03.11.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A high-speed ferry loaded with hundreds of commuters from New Jersey crashed into a dock in lower Manhattan on Wednesday during the m...

Ferry Crashes Into NYC Dock; Multiple Injuries Reported

| Posted 01.09.2013 | New York

By Aidan Gardiner, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer DOWNTOWN — A packed commuter ferry slammed into a Downtown dock Wednesday, hurting as many as 17 peo...

Winter Storm Warning, Flood Watch

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.19.2011 | Denver

The Boulder Office of Emergency Management issued a statement on their website this morning that they are actively monitoring the weather conditions o...

The Gulf Oil Spill Needs a Hero

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Alexia Parks

Could a flash of inspiration save the Gulf Coast states and sea life from the BP oil spill? Florida contractor Darryl Carpenter is stirring up a creative fix for the oil spill.

No Hurricane Worries? Not So Fast

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Joseph B. Treaster

Here's the bad news about the quiet, almost peaceful hurricane season in 2009: Right away, people start thinking this is the norm. They start to relax and maybe even make fun of hurricanes.