At a funeral service on Thursday morning (Friday, NZ time) at Manhattan’s Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, James Gandolfini was memorialised by friends and family as a man whose considerable talents were exceeded by his kindness and generosity
Governor Andrew Cuomo didn’t exactly say it in so many words when he called the message he left on our answering machine had a sort of rote, campaigny feel about it but I had the impression he gives my family a lot of the credit for helping to push marriage equality to passage in New York. For years, my partner Erika and I have wanted to tie the knot in New York the state where we live, where we met, where we first got to know each others’ families, where we spent summers on Fire Island, where our sons, now 7, were born
It’s starting to look like this mission is too tough for anyone.
South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford has never shied away from talking about his religious faith. So perhaps it should have come as no surprise that he invoked “God’s law” throughout his long, rambling press conference on June 24 after going missing in Buenos Aires for six days to confess his yearlong extramarital affair with an Argentine woman
Court on Thursday, June 2, started in typical Rod Blagojevich style. The former Illinois governor arrived and signed autographs in front of the Dirksen Federal Building.
The seventh annual TIME 100 gala celebrated revolutionaries in many fields. Wael Ghonim, who helped ignite the Egyptian uprising, offered a moment of silence to fallen comrades.
The talk of New Orleans has centered on whether the most severe Mississippi River flood in more than a quarter-century will cause catastrophic damage to a city still recovering from Hurricane Katrina. And for good reason: the flood has carved a destructive path from from Cairo, Illinois, to Vicksburg, Mississippi, and prompted Louisiana’s Republican governor, Bobby Jindal, to ask the federal government for emergency assistance
When critics challenge Barack Obama’s patriotism, his supporters have a ready reply: True patriotism has nothing to do with little flags on politicians’ lapels.
Frank Jackson knows something about violent crime. As head of the Dangerous Offenders Task Force in Wake County, North Carolina, he’s been around his share
The Conclusions On Nov. 29, 1963, just seven days after he became President of the U.S.