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'It's Complicated'

AP | KATIE ZEZIMA | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics

NEWARK, N.J. -- NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Newark that Cory Booker is leaving behind as the state's newly elected U.S. senator is far more nuanced and ...

Oprah Helps Out Senate Candidate

AP | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Oprah Winfrey helped the front-runner in the Democratic primary for New Jersey Senate raise cash while his opponents partici...

Booker Looks Strong In Primary

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics

Newark Mayor Cory Booker has a strong lead over his Democratic primary challengers in the race to replace the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.), a Q...

Senator Lautenberg's Legacy and His Successor

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 08.04.2013 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

America lost a champion of public health and environmental protection when Senator Frank Lautenberg passed away on Monday. All of us benefited from hi...

Luke Johnson

Booker Makes Big Step Towards Senate Run | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.11.2013 | Politics

Newark, N.J. Mayor Cory Booker has filed papers to create a campaign committee to the Federal Election Commission, further signaling that the mayor is...

New York Interiors and Urban Exploring

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.01.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"Urban Exploring" is sometimes thought of as some kind of elite super ninja activity; tinged with adventure, a sense of danger, and definitely some fl...

Hard-Working Names for Labor Day

nameberry | Posted 08.31.2012 | Parents

Written by Linda Rosenkrantz for In honor of Labor Day, Nameberry made a list of hard-working occupation names -- which are apparentl...

Dems Announce Big New Convention Speakers

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics

HOPKINS, Minn. -- The Democratic Party is giving two prominent business leaders speaking roles at the party convention: CarMax co-founder Austin Ligon...

Booker Sounds Off On Obama Relationship

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) said Tuesday that he and President Barack Obama are still friends after a May 20 "Meet The Press" interview where the may...

WATCH: Booker, Christie Channel Seinfeld

AP | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and the mayor of New Jersey's largest city are channeling the Seinfeld-Newman rivalry in a video parod...

Brooklyn Street Art Presents: Best Images Of 2011

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 02.10.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

It's been an excellent year for street art all over the world and we've had the pleasure of seeing a lot of great stuff from both big names and anonym...

Skattered Skulls: Day of the Dead Street Art

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Skulls are everywhere on the street today. Here are a collection of Street Art pieces to mark The Day of the Dead, the commemoration of people who hav...

Why Are Book Titles So Boring?

The Guardian | Darragh McManus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Apparently book titles can't be copyrighted - I was going to call my first tome Confessions of an English Opium Eater, before my advisers counselled a...

1970 Booker Prize: Lost Prize For Top Novel To Be Awarded At Last

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

LONDON — More than three decades after Iris Murdoch won her Booker prize, she has a chance to win the Lost Man Booker Prize. The late author, w...

Hilary Mantel Wins Booker Prize

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It's official: Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall (John Macrae Books, Henry Holt & Co.) is the winner of the Man Booker Prize for 2009. Yes, this is a time fo...

BOOKER PRIZE WINNER: Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

LONDON — A tale of political intrigue set during the reign of King Henry VIII won the prestigious Man Booker prize for fiction Tuesday. Hilary ...

BOOKER PRIZE WINNER: Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall

The Man Booker Prize | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Set in England in the 1520s, Henry VIII is on the throne, but has no heir. Cardinal Wolsey is his chief advisor, charged with securing the divorce the...