Thanks to contract disputes between the shipping lines and the union representing 20,000 dockworkers. About 50 cargo ships are anchored offshore, waiting to be unloaded.
"The notion that the West is at war with Islam is an ugly lie and all of us — regardless of our faith — have a responsibility to reject it," President Obama said Thursday, at a summit on defusing violent extremism.
Four months after he was brought back to an agency that was struggling to cope with a series of embarrassing missteps, Joseph Clancy was named the permanent director of the Secret Service on Wednesday.
The Reserve Bank of Australia says it will create bank notes with tactile features to help visually impaired people tell the difference between denominations.
Kate Brown, Oregon's former secretary of state, was sworn in as the state's new governor on Wednesday.
The United States and Cuba will hold a second round of talks aimed at normalizing diplomatic relations in Washington, next week.
Two days before the first of President Obama's executive actions on immigration were to take effect, the new rules have been put on hold by a federal judge's ruling in South Texas.
A new winter storm is working its way across the country's midsection and is forecast to bring rain, ice and snow to a wide swath of the Mid-Atlantic before potentially bringing another round of snow to New England.
What happens when today's high-tech data storage systems become tomorrow's floppy discs? Google Vice President Vint Cerf is concerned about the answer and its implications for preserving history.
The Federal Aviation Administration has released long-awaited draft rules on the operation of pilotless drones, opening the nation's airspace to the commercial possibilities of the burgeoning technology, but not without restrictions.