While a local TV reporter tried to whip up a public frenzy surrounding the impending blizzard, one brave snow-plow driver was simply not having it.The Stony Brook area got close to two feet of snow, so that plow has a lot of doughnuts to do.
Openly gay Alabama state representative Patricia Todd has had just about enough of her philandering anti-gay colleagues, who pursue extramarital affairs (or maybe even moonlit same-sex trysts) while trampling on her fledgling freedom to marry.
The government employee who says he accidentally crashed a quadcopter drone on White House grounds also admitted that he had been drinking before operating the aircraft.
Kurdish forces say they have driven ISIS out of the Syrian border city of Kobani after months of brutal fighting — the extremist group's first major defeat since international scheming saved Yazidis trapped on Mount Sinjar.
Dozens of the adorable fuzzy bunnies being investigated by the DA in Gowanus were rescued by police just before last night's blizzard hit, reports DNAinfo.
Humanity can rocket humans into space and vaccinate against life-threatening illnesses and kill enemies by remote control, but as you may have noticed from today's snow totals, we still can't accurately predict the weather.
There’s good news and bad news on the plutocracy front this week. The good news: Incomes in the state of New York have climbed a decent-enough 7.8 percent during the recovery.
As the projected Snowmageddon was downgraded to a moderate snowstorm overnight, New York officials lifted precautionary travel bans that had been placed on private vehicles and public transportation.
If you live in New York City, this blizzard was kind of a dud. Parts of Long Island received the brunt of the storm and the majority of the snowfall, but the five boroughs didn't even manage to accumulate a foot.
If you live in the snow-pummeled Northeast and still have power and internet access, do a quick poll of your friends: Among those whose offices are closed, how many of them have a bona-fide day without work?
Around 2 a.m. on December 12, four students approached the apartment of Omar Mahmood, a Muslim student at the University of Michigan, who had recently published a column in a school newspaper about his perspective as a minority on campus.
In the coming days we can have a hearty debate about whether Governor Cuomo really needed to close the subway, but on Monday night most people were following his blizzard instructions.
There's no bread at the grocery store and conservatives are denying climate change on Twitter, so why doesn't the blizzard of 2015 feel quite right?
Today in things we probably don't want advertised in the newspaper: if anyone wants to fly a drone into the White House, the Secret Service can't really stop them.
Exciting news for Cold War nostalgists: On Monday, the United States government charged three New York City-based Russian citizens with espionage.
Climate change deniers are using Snowmageddon 2015, like every other storm, to further their anti-scientific trolling.
Well, the Blizzard of 2015 is officially upon us! As you are no doubt aware, Mayor de Blasio has said that we are "most likely" in for "one of the largest snow storms in the history of this city," with forecasters expecting 20 to 30 inches of snow to drop ...
As the snow picks up across the northeast, so too will the photos of the snow, blanketing your Instagram feed and making you wish, quite frankly, that the power would go out and grant you a reprieve.
With the Blizzard of 2015 scheduled to hit with full force this evening, leaders up and down the East Coast are preparing people to spend some time without access to public transportation.
A blizzard is about to pummel the East Coast, and — depending on whom you ask — it could dump anywhere from two inches to 24 inches on New York.