Friday, August 30th 2013
Seamus Heaney's early work surrounded the rural experience, but later writings took on the political and cultural struggles in Ireland. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1995.
One of the people who agreed to speak about J.D. Salinger for a new documentary is Joyce Maynard, who dropped out of Yale after her freshman year to live with...
Along the Jersey Shore, many people are elevating their Sandy-damaged homes to lift them out of reach from future storms. But lifting homes presents problems for elderly or disabled residents.
Star-Ledger reporter Brian Donahue says he expected New Jersey to feel more normal by now. "The reality is that when you walk up and down these streets now, many of...
The U.S. government and Switzerland have reached an agreement that could expose Americans who have used Swiss banks to avoid paying taxes.
After years of sticking close to home, are Americans in the mood to shake off the recession's remnants and have a final summer adventure over the Labor Day weekend?
For over eight hours, British Prime Minister David Cameron made his case for military strikes in Syria and took questions. We listen to some of the debate.
The last of nine "Defund Obamacare" town halls took place in Wilmington, Delaware, last night, organized by Heritage Foundation president and former South Carolina Senator Jim DeMint.
The battle between passion and profits in college football is at the heart of the new book by John U. Bacon called "Fourth And Long: The Fight For The Soul...
President Obama says military action against Syria would be "a shot across the bow," but many current and former U.S. military officers are skeptical about any operation.
President Obama says he recognizes Americans are war-weary, but the U.S. has an obligation to hold countries accountable if they violate international norms.