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Woman Beats Her Husband In An Election

AP | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

WATERVILLE, Maine -- WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — A Maine woman has beaten her husband in an election they say was more about being involved in their co...

Navy Warns Congress Against Further Funding Cuts

Reuters | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics

By Andrea Shalal-Esa WASHINGTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Top U.S. Navy officials warned Congress that any further delays or cuts in fundi...

Another Arrest In Phone Hacking Scandal

AP | Posted 07.03.2013 | Media

LONDON (AP) — A man who provided protection for the former chief executive of News International has been charged in relation to Britain's wide-rang...

Maine Politician Invokes Dead Gay Brother's Memory In Opposing Same-Sex Marriage

Posted 11.05.2012 | Gay Voices

"The fact remains that God intended marriage to be between one man and one woman, and we have no right to redefine marriage." That's how Representa...

Whose Wrath? The Wrath of the Titans

Carole Mallory | Posted 05.28.2012 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Amidst all its terror, Wrath of the Titans is fun and a good watch.

Former Paterson Aide Pleads Guilty In Domestic Violence Case

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — An aide to former Gov. David Paterson has reached a plea deal in a domestic violence case that touched off an evidence-tampering inve...

Cabaret is Cool Again Thanks to Jim Caruso's Cast Party

Lesleyann Coker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lesleyann Coker

On Monday nights in NYC when Broadway shows are dark, the place to see and be seen is Jim Caruso's Cast Party at Birdland. In the eight years since C...

David Johnson, Paterson Aide, Surrenders On Assault Charge

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — An aide to New York Gov. David Paterson was charged Thursday after a domestic violence complaint that touched off an evidence-tamperi...

Shameful, Not Criminal

Henry J. Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

The domestic violence scandal that enveloped the Paterson administration last February, and led to his withdrawal from the race for a new term, has turned a corner.

Paterson: I Should Have Stayed In Governor's Race

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — A day after a special prosecutor cleared Gov. David Paterson of allegations that he tampered with a witness who had accused a top...

Paterson Criminal Charges Not Expected

AP | COLLEEN LONG and MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. David Paterson will not face criminal charges for calling up a woman who later dropped domestic violence charges ag...

Woman To Refile Domestic Violence Charges Against Paterson Aide

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The woman who brought domestic violence allegations against a former top aide of New York Gov. David Paterson says she plans to refil...

Paterson Had Key Role In Sherr-una Booker Abuse Case: New York Times

nytimes.com | DANNY HAKIM, WILLIAM K. RASHBAUM and DAVID KOCIENIEWSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Gov. David A. Paterson personally helped draft a statement last month that he hoped would be endorsed by a woman involved in a domestic dispute with o...

Paterson Aide, David Johnson, Ignores Subpoena

nytimes.com | NICHOLAS CONFESSORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A senior aide to Gov. David A. Paterson failed to respond to a subpoena from a state ethics commission requiring him to testify about his role in obta...

Facing History, and Arizona

Hans Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hans Johnson

It is easy to be cowed by mere numbers in the immigration debate. More than 12 million undocumented people reside in the United States. But whether yo...

Saddam's Social Network Not So Foreign

Bradley W. Bloch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bradley W. Bloch

If social network analysis is so powerful, why isn't it used more often--in intelligence and elsewhere?

What Happens When a Public Official Loses Touch With Reality?

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Stanton Peele

David Paterson's comments are more and more out of touch with the reality of his situation -- and it's worrisome, for him and New York.

Paterson's Message To Sherr-Una Booker: 'Tell Her The Governor Wants Her To Make This Go Away'

nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A key figure in the domestic abuse scandal bedeviling Gov. David A. Paterson told investigators that the governor phoned to enlist her help in quietin...

David Johnson, Embattled Paterson Aide, Visits Family Court

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The New York governor's aide at the center of a domestic violence scandal has visited Family Court in New York City with his attorney...

Calls For Paterson Resignation Reveal Racial Tensions

nytimes.com | JEREMY W. PETERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Some top black New York Democrats questioned on Monday whether calls for Gov. David A. Paterson either to resign or to transfer some of his authority ...

Governor Paterson, Get Out of My Life

Evan Handler | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Evan Handler

Let me tell you something, Governor Paterson: I pay taxes in New York state, and I want you out. Out of my face, off my television screen, off my front pages, out of Albany, and out of my life.

Intel's Out-to-Lunch Lieutenant

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

A whistle-blowing detective inside the NYPD's Intelligence Division is warning of an impending tragedy because of the shenanigans of a key boss.

Paterson Directed Aides To Influence Abuse Case: New York Times

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. David Paterson personally directed two state employees to contact the woman who told police she was assaulted by her then-bo...

Paterson's Loyalties Questioned

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. David Paterson's inspiring, tumultuous political rise and fall is ending under the weight of suspicion that he chose persona...

State Police Had Trouble Under Pataki, Spitzer And Paterson

nytimes.com | NICHOLAS CONFESSORE and SERGE F. KOVALESKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Under New York's last Republican governor, George E. Pataki, the commander of his personal State Police detail was found to have improperly intervened...