NEW YORK (Reuters) - A dangerous, half mile-wide hurricane struck near Oklahoma City Sunday afternoon, part of an extreme weather system moving through the central U.S. and stretching from north Texas to Minnesota.
Documentarian William Miles, whose films include 1981?s I Remember Harlem and 1992?s Liberators: Fighting on Two Fronts in World War II, died May 12 in New York, reports the NY Times. He was 82. In 1977 the Harlem native made his first...Show More Summary
The Daily News is trying to get aboard the Exaggerated Trend Piece train (owned and operated by the New York Times) with a scoffing story on tepees, apparently the latest eye-rolling fixture in "hipster" households. [ more › ]
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Greenwich Village, the birthplace of the U.S. gay rights movement, remained in shock on Sunday over the shooting death of a gay man by a gunman who police said uttered anti-gay slurs before targeting the victim.
The Boston Bruins beat the New York Rangers 5-2 Sunday afternoon at TD Garden and now take the 2-0 lead in the 2013 Eastern Conference Semifinals as the series shifts back to Madison Square Garden. While New York deserves immense credit for playing intense hockey throughout the game, the bounces were just going Boston’s way on Sunday. Show More Summary
A Greenwich Village killing has stunned locals in New York on Saturday, and officials are investigating the homicide as a potential hate crime, according to reports.
Sotheby's New York is hosting an auction that includes the most signed books by George Washington to come to a single auction in over a century. See highlights from the sale here in Chicago this Monday and Tuesday at Sotheby's Chicago offices. [ more › ]
An NYPD Lieutenant and his subordinates in the Brooklyn North Narcotics squad have cost New York City taxpayers more than $1.5 million in settled lawsuits. According to a lengthy Daily News investigation, 37-year-old Lt. Daniel Sbarra...Show More Summary
Giuseppe Arcimboldo was a 16th-century artist who liked to play with his food, transforming it into the building blocks of many of his fantastical portraits. Artist Philip Haas has taken those portraits out of museums, reinterpreting them as colossal statues that interact with the natural environment.
Christian Bale and Amy Adams share a dance while filming a scene for their new film American Hustle on Saturday (May 18) in New York City. The pair was seen on the set the day before in different costumes, holding hands while leaving a building. Jeremy Renner and Jack Huston were spotted on set with [...]
September 1942. "New York. Looking north from the Ninth Street station on the Third Avenue elevated railway as a train leaves on the local track." Medium format negative by Marjory Collins for the Office of War Information. View full size.
The New York Knicks’ magical season, along with the team’s hope of a championship, collapsed Saturday night in a Game 6 loss to the Indiana Pacers in the second round of the 2012-13 NBA playoffs. New York should have beaten Indiana. The Knicks had the deeper roster, more experience and the best player on the court in Carmelo Anthony. Show More Summary
Madonna keeps close to her boyfriend Brahim Zaibat as she heads inside a Kabbalah Centre with her kids Mercy James, David Banda, and Rocco Ritchie on Saturday (May 18) in New York City. The 54-year-old entertainer is set to accept the Top Touring Artist award at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards, airing on Sunday (May [...]
(Reuters) - A 21-year-old university student who was taken hostage in her apartment and then shot to death during a police standoff with an armed robber on New York's Long Island was killed by a bullet fired from an officer's gun, investigators said on...
In response to the killing of Mark Carson on Friday night, and the recent spate of other public anti-LGBTQ hate violence, the New York City Anti-Violence Project (AVP) and other community groups and elected officials will gather at the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center on Monday, May 20, at 5:30 p.m., and march to West […]
If you want a job straight out of college, don’t come knocking on Kirk McDonald’s door. President of a tech company in New York City, McDonald wrote a brutally honest op-ed in the Wall Street Journal called ‘Sorry, College Grads, I Probably Won’t Hire You.’ He believes most college graduates don’t have the one skill... Read More
I have offered some thoughts to a New York Times reporter on how the competition can outlast its founder. And I will add one comment of mine which was not used in the report: There is justified and growing suspicion of the judging panels and the pre-selection. One of the Cliburn judges has, I think, nine [...]
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Commuters are bracing for a difficult trip around southwest Connecticut and to New York City beginning Monday as workers repair the Metro-North commuter rail line crippled by a derailment and crash. Crews will spend days rebuilding 2,000 feet of trac …
The New York Knicks had aspirations of winning the NBA finals this season. Or, at the very least, matching head-to-head with the loaded Miami Heat in the playoffs. Now the Knicks will get neither after a second-round exit and a disappointing loss to the Indiana Pacers. The series came to an end on Saturday night [...]Show More Summary
To those who have already submitted their applications to launder their cash buy an apartment or better yet, have already wired the money to purchase any of the still to be built residences at 432 Park, the 84-story giant that is set to become the tallest residential building in the Western hemisphere, congratulations. Show More Summary