Harley burial: A custom Plexiglas casket was built for Billy Standley and his1967 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide cruiser. The Harley burial was his idea, and his sons helped build the casket.
As the Amish population in the US grows – forecast to hit 1 million by 2050 – the decline of farmland is forcing the community to spread to new areas and to evolve its agrarian culture.
Letters to the editor for the February 27 weekly print issue: One reader worries that despite post-Arab Spring political involvement, Islamists still have the potential for religious tyranny and terror. Another reader defends a common subject of Irish films – The Troubles – as still relevant. A third reader takes issue with a column arguing that the US doesn't need a CEO president.
'Snooki' Polizzi or a big Times Square ball? Please. How about a fish, a rodent, or an enormous roll of lunch meat? When these cities party on New Year's Eve, they get creative.
12/31/2010 04:43 pm
NYC Tornado: The National Weather Service planned to spend the day investigating whether a tornado touched down Thursday evening in New York City.
09/17/2010 12:42 pm
Readers write in about Palestinian resistance, Battlefield robots, and Haiti.
03/01/2010 11:05 pm