NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is attempting to develop glasses that pair with Alexa and would allow users to access the voice-activated assistant outside the home, according to a newspaper report. The Financial Times, citing anonymous sources,...Show More Summary
Why would anyone in their right mind put Charles Manson on a billboard? Good question. First, some context. WFMU 91.1 FM holds a special place in the hearts of rabid music fans in the greater New York City area. Since 1958, the station in East Orange, N.J., has been broadcasting sound waves from the farthest...
(Anthony Behar/Sipa USA via AP Images) President Trump addresses the U.N. General Assembly in New York on September 19. T hings are not going well for Donald Trump. So he might just blow up the world. Paul Manafort, Trump’s former campaign manager, appears to be getting squeezed to give up the goods on the president. Show More Summary
Even the most innocuous internet communities can get pretty dramatic. Sure, there are arguments, but every once in a while, an intriguing story just pops up where you least expect it. The New York Times posted Katharine Hepburn's brownie...Show More Summary
It will come as no surprise to anyone that New York City in the ’80s was markedly different from the metropolitan hub we know today. As homicide rates and drug addiction spiralled out of control, the city had yet to experience the effects of gentrification. For a ’90s or ’00s kid, it’s almost a foreign world […]
The explosive works of Jean-Michel Basquiat, a trailblazer of the New York art scene of the 1970s and 80s, are to be shown in London starting this week in his first major British exhibition. The former graffiti artist, who died in 1988...Show More Summary
Any conductor craving a triumphant entrance at a new job could do worse than choose Mahler’s Fifth, a blazing chariot of a symphony. Jaap van Zweden doesn’t officially take over the New York Philharmonic until a year from now, but at the orchestra’s opening-night concert on Tuesday, he was clearly ... More »
“Love & Hip Hop Hollywood” Season 4 Reunion Fights On Tuesday the cast of “Love & Hip Hop Hollywood” filmed their season 4 reunion and things apparently got violent. Nina Parker hosted the reunion once again in New York city
NEW YORK — First lady Melania Trump is calling on world leaders to "step up" to improve the lives of children. Continue reading ? The post Melania Trump to UN: ‘Step up’ to protect children appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Stocks keep climbing and climbing, but Michael Bloomberg isn't sure why. "I cannot for the life of me understand why the market keeps going up," the former New York City mayor said in an interview with CBS News' Anthony Mason. "Our economy...Show More Summary
Take a walk through any borough of New York City and you’re likely to encounter people living on the street. Homelessness is on the rise in the city, up 39% from last year. And even more are opting to live in the city’s streets, parks,...Show More Summary
I have heard, and reviewed, many performances at Alice Tully Hall (a venue of Lincoln Center in New York). But none quite like yesterday’s — by Wuilly Arteaga, the young violinist who was arrested while playing on the streets of Caracas and then bludgeoned in a chavista prison. Show More Summary
This article originally appeared in Vulture. “NETFLIX IS A JOKE” reads a billboard by our offices in lower Manhattan. It is one of a few in New York and Los Angeles planted by Netflix themselves, part of an admittedly clever campaign...Show More Summary
The millennial baby-boom, in vitro fertilization, later-in-life pregnancies, and more.
This month, New York’s highest court struck a blow to those seeking the right to obtain medical aid in dying in the context
New York real estate scion Robert Durst could learn as soon as Wednesday when a Los Angeles judge will hold a hearing to decide whether there is enough evidence for him to face trial for murder. Durst, who is charged with murdering his best friend in 2000, is scheduled to have a preliminary hearing...
Even in this political season of the astonishing, the improbable and the dismaying, the return of Michael G. Grimm, a former Republican congressman of Staten Island, is one of those ominous signs that the body politic is wracked by ailments more grave than we have known. For if this cancer returns,...
David Lohman, associate professor of biology at The City College of New York's Division of Science, is co-author of a landmark paper on butterflies "An illustrated checklist of the genus Elymnias Hübner, 1818 (Nymphalidae, Satyrinae)."...Show More Summary
New York, September 20, 2017--Cameroon's broadly worded anti-terror law is being used by authorities to arrest and threaten local journalists, the Committee to Protect Journalists found in a report released today. The report, "Journalists Not Terrorists: In Cameroon, anti-terror legislation is used to silence critics and suppress dissent," finds that...
Keep on calling. Call the Senate. Call your governor. And if you live in the New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, Indiana, Illinois, North Dakota, Montana, Louisiana, Arkansas, call your Representative in the House. The Senate plan is to jam it through with 50 votes and present the House with a take it […]