Peter Z. Scheer / TruthdigSep 27, 2014
The city with the most famous ZIP code in the world has spent years and millions of dollars trying to block a public subway expansion through its gilded gates, but its reasoning has slipped into the absurd. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Tracy Bloom / TruthdigFeb 21, 2013
A passenger refused to sit idly by on a New York City subway over the weekend when a hateful "preacher" went on a rant in which he likened gays to pedophiles and claimed that Michael Jackson died because he was a homosexual. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigOct 30, 2012
The author and environmental activist fears for New York City because of the damage done by Hurricane Sandy to its subway system, which he describes as “the city’s very roots.” Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Tracy Bloom / TruthdigSep 26, 2012
A look at the day's political happenings, including the real percentage of Americans who receive financial help from the federal government and the Massachusetts Senate race between Republican Scott Brown and Democrat Elizabeth Warren gets nasty. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 7, 2011
Angelenos are so eager to have a non-bumper-to-bumper way of getting around town that they approved a sales tax increase, but the actual building of a light rail line, with an original completion date of 2036, has left something to be desired. New federal funds could bring that date closer to 2024. We'll be sure to notice from our Martian colony. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigDec 29, 2010
The holiday 2010 season is destined to go down in wintry infamy for countless would-be travelers, and even residents just trying to get around already in New York City. Here's a few of them giving their appraisal of the snowy situation in the Big Apple on Tuesday. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJul 9, 2010
The Los Angeles jury hearing the case of the BART cop who killed an unarmed Oakland man on New Year's Day 2009 went with the least serious of three possible charges, convicting the former officer of involuntary manslaughter. He faces two to four years in prison. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigApr 1, 2010
At least a dozen people died in two suicide blasts in Russia's north Caucasus region on Wednesday, prompting Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin to take to the airwaves and call the recent onslaught of terrorist attacks "a crime against Russia." Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMar 29, 2010
Two separate explosions in the Moscow subways killed at least 38 people, according to Russian officials One of the blasts occurred at a station beneath the headquarters of the Russian security service Officials said two women suicide bombers carried out the attacks, though no group has yet claimed responsibilitystm" title="explosions">explosions in the Moscow subways killed at least 38 people, according to early reports from Russian media. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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