Metropolitan Diary: Empathy with a dirty rodent created a lingering sense of guilt about why there was no similar feeling for the homeless.
Abhishek Varman’s “2 States”, based on a Chetan Bhagat novel of the same name, is a good example of a movie subject that would appeal to a new, younger Indian audience.
Not only is the lineup at SweetWater 420 Fest an egg-cellent attraction, but the Luckie Marietta District has planned a family-friendly Easter egg hunt to ensure no one misses out on Easter festivities. The hunt will take place at noon...Show More Summary
Mayor Bill de Blasio has picked documentary veteran Cynthia Lopez as the city's new commissioner of the Office of Film, Theatre & Broadcasting. Block trading is back in a big way on Wall Street.... To view the full story, click the title link.
Yesterday, a woman apparently tried to kidnap an eight-month-old baby from the care of his nanny while he was being strolled in Chelsea. [ more › ]
Metro-North, the nation's second-largest commuter railroad, has been fined $552,000 over the past decade for safety violations and defects, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Friday. The Connecticut... To view the full story, click the title link.
A standoff with Whittier police that lasted more than 12 hours ended early Friday morning after a man surrendered and his alleged hostage was freed unharmed from inside an apartment.
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It's official, the law firm of White & Case has signed up for 440,000 square feet of space at the McGraw-Hill Building located at 1221 Sixth Ave., between West 48th and West 49th streets. The... To view the full story, click the title link.
Oysters from the Kimball House (Jason Getz) Spring is a time for new flavors. Green garlic. Bamboo shoots. Just-dug potatoes. Lamb. So we figured spring would be a perfect time to look at new restaurants that are making an impact on dining in Atlanta. Show More Summary
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Staff at a hotel in Hong Kong's Tsim Sha Tsui neighborhood got (probably) the loudest earful of their lives when a group of travelers from Fujian province more or less had a 7-hour-long tantrum over their accommodations. [ more › ]
Chinese media have been eager to portray Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption strategy of “going after both tigers and flies” as a serious struggle against graft in the government, not just an effort to settle political score...
A small corruption case in southern China offers an illuminating peak at one corner of China’s shadowy Internet-censorship machinery.
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As China grapples with its industrial emissions, a newly built "eco-city" is being touted as a possible model for sustainable development
The captain has been facing scrutiny for abandoning a ferry as it capsized with hundreds trapped on board
All right, Atlus. I get it. You're promoting your upcoming 3DS game, Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth. But jeezus guys and gals, I'm running out of ways to introduce your nonstop barrage of trailers. Whatever. Let's do this. This week brings two more gameplay trailers, this time explaining the boost system and the familiar all-out attack feature. Show More Summary
Protest leaders say the interim government in Kiev is illegally occupying buildings and should also be asked to vacate them