Thomas Halaczinsky

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Flood, Rebuild, Repeat: Are We Ready for a Superstorm Sandy Every Other Year?

Inside New York’s Abandoned Neighbor, North Brother Island

<i>Abandoned buildings on North Brother Island. Source: Christopher Payne</i><p>Just 350 yards east of the Bronx, an uninhabited island known as North Brother …

Pope Francis gets a new Mercedes Popemobile

New Benz arrives as the Pope urges priests to choose more humble cars.<p>There's no getting around the oppulence of the Vatican, but some popes more than others have embraced the luxury that comes with being the head of one of the world's smallest city-states and largest religions. The current Pope …

Getting Off Easy: How Prostitutes Became the New Expendables

Lost Girls revisits five who died on Long Island, their killers still at large.<p>In late 2010, police found the bodies of four young women wrapped in …

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USA Today Hires Media Editor

Yesterday, <i>USA Today</i>‘s editor-in-chief David Callaway announced that the paper had hired Rem Rieder, the longtime editor of the <i>American Journalism</i> …

Wer im Regen trocken bleibt

Frieren. Essen. Leben. Die Ausstellung "Expo 1" in New York lässt den Menschen Mensch sein und zeigt, wie sich die Natur rächt, wenn er sich zu sehr …

Greater N.Y.: The 5 Best History-Inspired Summer Vacations For Couples

From its mountains to the shore line, New York abounds with romantic vacation spots perfect for a week, weekend or day trip. With no shortage of …

Finding An Anchor For A Life Set Adrift By A Shipwreck

In 1993, a freighter ran aground off Queens, N.Y. The Golden Venture had nearly 300 people on it who were being smuggled into the U.S. from China.<p>Passengers cited China's forced-sterilization program and governmental persecution from political expression as reasons to climb aboard the Golden …

Flipboard for Journalists

Inside Flipboard / June 5, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

“I Was a Nazi, and Here’s Why”

In recent years, many victims of violence have written memoirs in which they seek out and confront the perpetrators who harmed them. The opposite is rare. Few perpetrators seek out their victims, let alone write books about them. But fifty years ago this month, Melita Maschmann, a former Nazi, …