Articles by J.J. McGrath
Powerball Numbers Announced In Estimated $600M Drawing
May 18 2013 11:34 PM
Numbers drawn in the Multi-State Lottery Association's Powerball lottery were announced Saturday.
Ben S. Bernanke Speaks At Simon’s Rock Commencement
May 18 2013 10:49 PM
The U.S. Federal Reserve chairman delivered an address centered on "Economic Prospects for the Long Run," and here's what he had to say.
Dozens Injured When Metro-North Trains Crash In Connecticut
May 17 2013 7:43 PM
Ambulances have rushed to the scene of a collision of two Metro-North Railroad trains that occurred Friday night.
Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan’s Once And Future PM?
May 11 2013 10:49 PM
The leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz political party has claimed victory in the elections Saturday.
BMC Software May Be Acquired For More Than $6.5 Billion
May 05 2013 11:26 PM
Private-equity players Bain Capital LLC and Golden Gate Capital could close the deal before BMC delivers its financial report Tuesday.
Alaska's Cleveland Volcano Explodes Saturday Morning: AVO
May 05 2013 12:04 AM
Alaska's Cleveland Volcano -- aka Mount Cleveland when in a more sedate mood -- began erupting Saturday at 5 a.m. AKDT (9 a.m. EDT).
Caterpillar Axing Decatur Head Count By Another 300
May 04 2013 11:13 PM
Caterpillar Inc. announced it would slash the workforce at its plant in Decatur, Ill., for the second time in as many months.
California Pizza Kitchen, DiGiorno Pizza Recalled By Nestle USA
May 04 2013 7:56 PM
Nestle USA is recalling certain production codes of four different California Pizza Kitchen and DiGiorno frozen pizzas distributed in the U.S.
Impressions: May Day In New York's Central Park [PHOTOS]
May 04 2013 3:45 PM
If Claude Monet were around, he would have had a great time doing his Impressionistic, open-air painting thing in Central Park on May Day.
Brawl At Mexican Prison Leaves 13 Dead, 65 Injured
April 27 2013 11:48 PM
The clash apparently took place between inmates wielding homemade knives and picks at a prison in San Luis Potosi.
How To See Saturn At Its Best, Biggest And Brightest [VIDEO]
April 27 2013 7:26 PM
Saturn will appear brighter Sunday and Monday than at any other time this year because it will be making its closest approach to Earth.
China Earthquake Fifth-Largest To Shake Sichuan In Past 90 Years
April 21 2013 8:46 PM
U.S. Geological Survey data indicate the temblor this weekend was the fifth-largest to pound the province since 1923.