The Grateful Dead celebrated Independence Day Saturday night with a synchronized light show atop the Empire State Building in New York City that was broadcast live to the sold-out crowd at Chicago's Soldier Field during the band's encore performance of "U.S. Blues." The LED tower lights glowed red, white and blue —...
A 13-year-old boy in Washington state is facing felony rape charges for sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl. According to the New York Daily News, the charges follow numerous alleged assaults that occurred on a school bus in the Chimacum School District last year. Show More Summary
The dream of a socialist revolution is dead in all but a handful of countries at this point, having crumbled alongside the wall in 1991. Cuba counts itself among these few states that officially pay homage to the revolution, and as such rock music still occupies a tenuous position within the country much like Eastern Germany in the 20 th century. Show More Summary
The New York Times reports that insurers are asking for significant rate increases for 2016: Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans — market leaders in many states — are seeking rate increases that average 23 percent in Illinois, 25 percent...Show More Summary
You already have me on the list but I had to comment any way! I love snow! I always look so forward to our December trip to up state New York so I can see the snow as we get very little down here in the south. So this weekend has been...Show More Summary
UFC's president was in New York City earlier this week to unveil Reebok's "Fight Kit," after which he shared his admiration for women's strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk, revealing his plan to bring the Polish powerhouse stateside. NEW...Show More Summary
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday ordered heightened security measures across the state over the U.S. July Fourth holiday weekend in response to a call for vigilance by the federal government. “We are keenly aware that New York State remains a top target for terrorists,” Cuomo...
Tomorrow is the 239th anniversary of the Unites States Declaration of Independence. On the United States’ birthday, the July 4 terror alert is high for both Los Angeles and New York City. Representative Pete King, a senior member ofShow More Summary
"We are keenly aware that New York State remains a top target for terrorists," Cuomo said in a statement. The Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation have issued an alert calling for local authorities and the public to remain vigilant for possible threats following recent calls for violence by Islamic State militants. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday ordered heightened security measures across the state over the U.S. July Fourth holiday weekend in response to a call for vigilance by the federal government. "We are keenly aware that New York State remains a top target for terrorists," Cuomo said in a statement. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The U.S. Treasury, at the behest of the U.S. State Department and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), guaranteed $1.5 billion worth of bonds issued by Jordan earlier this week.
The hunt for convicted killers who escaped a prison in New York State was the most covered topic on the evening news broadcasts of ABC, CBS and NBC for the month of June. This was closely followed by coverage of the brutal massacre at...Show More Summary
Right-wing media are seizing on a New York Times report that misleadingly stated that Paul Begala sought "talking points" from the State Department before a CNN appearance to discuss Hillary Clinton's tenure as secretary of state to attack the CNN contributor as biased. Show More Summary
President Obama launched a frontal assault on Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) in a visit to his state, the New York Times reports. Obama likened Walker and the “bus full” of Republican candidates to an “Uncle Harry” at Thanksgiving dinner [...]
Natives from Russia and several other former Soviet states are among the new 822 NYPD officers.
Here's MoMA's new catalogue for its exhibition of Jacob Lawrence's entire Migration series. Have you seen the art? YOU MUST. Courtesy of MoMA Publications Last weekend, the New York Times published a thing it's calling "the first-ever...Show More Summary
One of New York City's most expensive restaurants has agreed to settle a complaint that it added a 20% charge for banquets and failed to pass on the extra cash to the waiters. State Attorney General... To view the full story, click the title link.
Originally published on Red, Green and Blue by Acadia Otlowski Residents of New York state need not worry, there will be no fracking in New York. The New York state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) banned the practice by issuing the final document needed to ban the practice. Show More Summary
The US and other western countries have been alarmed at how the Islamic State terror group has been able to lure teenagers and young people to the Middle East to join their ranks. Rukmini Callimachi of The New York Times recently wrote...Show More Summary
New York Times staff photographer Ruth Fremson started covering war conflicts exactly twenty years ago. On the occasion of this anniversary, she has checked in with some fellow female photojournalists to gauge the state of the profession...Show More Summary