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Japan self-censors images, words linked to ISIS hostages

Images or mentions of knives, ransom, blood or anything else related to the hostage crisis involving two Japanese have been omitted.

Manhattan man gets 50 to life for 2011 naked knife attack

Christian Falero, 26, was found guilty of the Aug. 23, 2011, murders of two people in Washington Heights.

‘Beautiful & Twisted,’ TV review

"Beautiful & Twisted" dramatizes the relationship of Ben Novack Jr. (Rob Lowe), heir to the Fontainebleau Hotel fortune.

Katy Perry vs. Taylor Swift: Which singer is the Super star?

In the lead-up to her performance at Sunday’s Super Bowl halftime show, Kerry Perry has revived her feud with Taylor Swift.

Miss USA Nia Sanchez is a knockout in tae kwon do, too

Miss USA Nia Sanchez, who finished second at Miss Universe, has a fourth-degree black belt in tae kwon do.

Man shoots into Bronx apartment peephole: cops

A gun-toting stranger nearly killed a Bronx woman when he fired a slug into the peephole of the victim’s apartment door.

David Harewood on Othello in 'Shakespeare Uncovered'

What most of us may not realize, declares David Harewood, is how much we have in common with Shakespeare’s Othello.

Super Bowl pregame lineup features Charli XCX, Steve Tyler

On Sunday, the Patriots and Seahawks will fight for football supremacy. But the quest for best party has already begun.

Washington Heights and Inwood residents allow bar to open

Controversial bar in Inwood gets OK from residents and the community board

Miss Universe Paulina Vega takes NYC by storm

Becoming Miss Universe was a real pain in the ass — literally.

Autistic man missing in Bronx; cops search for Brooklyn teen

Cops are searching for a 38-year-old autistic Bronx man who has been missing since Thursday afternoon.

Not-so-Super pasts: Carroll, Belichick recall their failings

There was a time when both Carroll and Belichick were coaching castoffs who washed out with their previous teams.

Garcia expecting kid . . . and some gold

From the start of the first round, Joseph Shkreli came charging at Andrew Garcia. Unfortunately for him, that was what Garcia wanted.

Jessica Simpson posts hilarious throwback photo

Jessica Simpson shared a hilarious throwback photo on her Instagram Thursday.

2 city workers arrested in day care owner's con

Two city employees were arrested Friday for allegedly receiving bribes for turning blind eyes to a day care operator's corrupt dealings.

Minimum wage for tipped city workers could increase 50%

Minimum wage paid to about a quarter-million restaurant, hospitality workers who rely on tips could jump by 50% this year.

Carl Heastie in line to replace Sheldon Silver

Embattled Sheldon Silver Friday officially submitted his resignation letter to step down as Assembly speaker.

Stabbed in the back over work beef on Upper East Side

AN UPPER East Side porter was stabbed in the back Friday as he quibbled with his supervisor, horrified witnesses said.

Jack toys with triple-double but Nets fall to Raptors in OT

As another loss unfolded on Friday, one thing became certain for the Nets and coach Lionel Hollins: Jarrett Jack couldn’t leave the game.

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