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Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Lake Isabella in Kern County

A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Saturday evening eight miles from Bodfish, Calif., near Lake Isabella in Kern County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 10:12 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0 miles.

Port Authority drives toward on-ramp to reform

After a long, cold winter, a thaw appears to finally be afoot at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Some of the embattled bistate agency's most formidable watchdogs were invited to the... To view the full story, click the title link.

'Living wage' inflation

A state bill introduced last week to force large retail and food businesses to pay workers $15 an hour would add to New York's growing patchwork of wage laws, and could draw national scrutiny if it... To view the full story, click the title link.

Real estate boom bites nonprofits

Time is running out for the Touro College and University System. It has just three months to find 300,000 square feet of affordable space in Manhattan so it can keep its campus together. The odds... To view the full story, click the title link.

Office yoga: Talk about flexible hours

Yoga is the latest perk catching on with corporate America. But some workers call it a stretch for the office. "People say they don't feel comfortable changing into workout clothes, or they don't... To view the full story, click the title link.

Officials 'air' their plan differences

When de Blasio administration officials met at City Hall recently to hear a pitch about spurring development in a city where affordable, vacant land is scarce, two top mayoral aides were in their... To view the full story, click the title link.

Fix the picture on arts ed

The report by New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer, "State of the Arts: A Plan to Boost Arts Education in New York City Schools," detailing the lack of arts education in the city, is a... To view the full story, click the title link.

A charter lesson to lift public schools

There is a heated debate in New York City about how public resources are allotted to charter schools. Regardless of where one stands on this issue, we can find common ground when it comes to bringing... To view the full story, click the title link.

Doormen pact signals bigger union payouts

The economic and political winds have suddenly shifted dramatically in favor of the city’s municipal unions. The beneficiaries will be New York’s workforce, and the costs will be borne by... To view the full story, click the title l...

Extra Extra: OIG Report Released

The latest quarterly report from the City Inspector General’s office is out. [ more › ]

Easter 2014

But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they went to the tomb, taking the spices they had prepared. And they found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they went in they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. While they were perplexed about this, behold, two […]

Little Shop of Stories Event: He Said / She Said Tour - April 21

He Said / She Said TourMonday, April 21st | 7pmWendelin Van Draanen, an award-winning author of more than 30 books for children and young adults, including Flipped and the Sammy Keyes mystery series, and her husband, Mark Huntley Parsons,...Show More Summary

Back to the Finish Line in Boston

Runners, including those who were injured in the Boston Marathon bombing last year, participated in the Boston Marathon Tribute Run on Saturday.

A Grown-Up Easter Hunt Yields the Weirdest Repurposed Furniture

Ever since I discovered an unfortunate beak in my yolk, I've never much been a fan of eggs. I grew up a farm girl, which is just a fancy term for child laborer. In fact, that may be the reason my dad finally gave into to having children. Show More Summary

A Guide to Eating Out Stoned in Seattle

5 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Olympia Pizza & Spaghetti House III If booze makes you cocky, braggy, and self-assured, pot makes you curious, silent, and strangely in touch with the cosmos. Which is why—for some of us—liquor and dope are two great tastes that go great together, creating a state of mind in which you're supremely confident that the universe is one. Show More Summary

Early Bloomer, Aptly Named

Evolution has guided the skunk cabbage to a series of highly unusual adaptations through which the plant attracts spring’s earliest insect pollinators.

Sound Check: Snoop Dogg Brings Us His Wellness Retreat Tour

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

SNOOP DOGG Some look to Neil deGrasse Tyson to make sense of how and why we're here. But Snoop Dogg already told us how the earth was made: "When the pimp's in the crib, ma, drop it like it's hot." And that's how we came to be, we're popcorn out of the void. Show More Summary

Call center worker evaluated after Times building threat, police say

A 28-year-old man who worked at a call center inside the Los Angeles Times building was being held for a mental health evaluation Saturday after he allegedly made threatening statements and handed his supervisor a pillowcase containing ammunition rounds, authorities said.

Standoff In Brooklyn After Stabbing In Red Hook

Officers were involved in a two-hour standoff in Red Hook this morning after cornering a man accused of stabbing his former girlfriend's new boyfriend. The victim is being treated in an area hospital, and the suspect has since been arrested. [ more › ]

San Diego man arrested after two passengers die in high-speed crash

SAN DIEGO -- A 26-year-old San Diego man was arrested Saturday morning on suspicion of drunk driving and vehicular homicide after two passengers in his Nissan Sentra were killed in a high-speed crash.

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