Edith Honan

A long history in Penn State child abuse case

Until a few days ago, Jerry Sandusky's face smiled down on students from a mural in downtown State College, the home of Penn State University.

Irene blows through town, gives Manhattan a miss

Hurricane Irene swept through Manhattan on Sunday but reserved the worst of its fury for towns and suburbs up and down the north-eastern US

Plane ditches in Hudson River, all aboard are safe

A US Airways jet with 155 people on board ditched in the frigid Hudson River off Manhattan after apparently hitting a flock of geese on Thursday.

Former Nasdaq chairperson held for fraud

Bernard Madoff, a quiet force on Wall Street for decades, was arrested and charged on Thursday with allegedly running a -billion Ponzi scheme.

Another unwitting Borat cast member files lawsuit

The creators of the hit film Borat were sued again on Tuesday, this time by a driving instructor seen in the comedy admonishing the fake Kazakh reporter for yelling insults at other drivers. Michael Psenicska was duped into participating in the film after it was described to him as a ''documentary about the integration of foreign people into the American way of life''.

US remembers September 11 attacks in silence

Americans stood in silence to remember the nearly 3 000 people killed in the September 11 attacks on Tuesday as Osama bin Laden resurfaced to praise the suicide hijackers who carried them out six years ago to the day. New Yorkers observed silent moments at the very times jets crashed into the World Trade Centre towers and when each tower collapsed.

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