Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani remains the only detainee from Guantanamo Bay to be brought to the United States. He's scheduled to go on trial starting this week in lower Manhattan.
The true historical significance of George Bush's behavior just after 9/11, and perhaps his greatest legacy, was in tamping down the anti-Muslim rhetoric and keeping Americans from going on an Islamic witch-hunt.
A small story deep inside the Daily News could cause big problems for NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly. Federal prosecutors, the story said, want to talk to whistleblower cop Adrian Schoolcraft.
Last week, I heard an interesting take on the political scene: that both parties seem to be trying mightily to lose the upcoming midterm elections. R...
Republican leaders today are doing exactly what George W. Bush did nine years ago when conflating al Qaeda terrorists with Saddam Hussein and Iraq, turning the masses against an easy scapegoat.
Here I am, writing another piece regarding an American Idol spawn, and hating myself for it.
The First Lady has been subject to vicious attack by Republicans over her travel costs and her use of governmental aircraft, despite the fact that she has paid for a substantial portion of it herself.
Is police commissioner Ray Kelly being pro-active or provocative after his stop-and-frisk databank was legislated out of existence?
Sarah Palin is and was a Southern Strategist. So it's with considerable hilarity that I read her latest Facebook remarks in which she insisted there isn't a racial component to the various tea party groups.
The ex-mayor has launched New York Uprising, a non-partisan, independent group that is trying to achieve the impossible: cleaning up Albany.
Gaffes seem to be gushing as much as Gulf Coast oil. Why do some public people in the public's crosshairs self-immolate while others endure and prevail?
Who was really "America's Mayor," Rudy Giuliani or John V. Lindsay? Each could stake a credible claim to that rubric, which was the title of a book about Giuliani and of one that I just edited on Lindsay.
The tragic death of a six-month-old baby on Saturday just outside the Central Park Zoo was the result when a major limb of a honey locust tree suddenly fell about thirty-five feet.
For those of us who lived through the aftermath of Sept. 11, the story of the emergency responders has a chilling familiarity.
Most New York City walking tour attendees are alert, interested and interesting people genuinely keen to learn. They don't know they're acting like a**holes. No one has taken the time to tell them.
It's the curious case of Tipper and the former Veep Of conduct untoward we haven't heard a peep While there's no sign of a jaunt down the Appalachian ...