The people who brought the $100 million Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington to fruition were honored last night with a gala celebration on the lawn of his Mount Vernon plantation, the library’s new home.
The service interruption Metro- North Railroad near New York shows how dependent the busiest U.S. passenger-rail corridor is on electric power and how easily a breakdown in one component can paralyze U.S. infrastructure.
Oct. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney participates in a town-hall meeting at Ariel Corp. in Mount Vernon, Ohio. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie introduces Romney. (Source: Bloomberg)
Less than a year after Consolidated Edison Inc. left 900,000 customers in the dark during Hurricane Sandy, the utility faces the wrath of stranded commuters over a power failure that has crippled trains from New York to Boston.
Washington Mutual Inc. , the official equity holders’ committee and some creditors are trying to outsmart one another with legal strategies to push through or kill the global settlement that underpins WaMu’s reorganization plan.
The bridge collapse on Interstate 5 north of Seattle this week highlighted the nation’s aging infrastructure and the lack of significant improvements in the six years since 13 people died when a Minnesota span fell.
As the sun sets over Jerusalem’s Old City and a performer plays a mystical solo on a curved ram’s horn, Glenn Beck appears before an audience near the southern wall of the Temple Mount, a sacred site for both Jews and Muslims that they have battled over for centuries.
An interstate highway bridge in Washington state collapsed yesterday, sending vehicles into the rushing waters of the Skagit River north of Seattle. Three people were rescued and none died, authorities said.