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Video: Humpback whale pops up near New York Harbor

A whale was spotted frolicking in waters near the New York Harbor on Tuesday, according to footage posted on the NYPD Special Ops’ Twitter account. An NYPD Harbor Unit captured the massive mamma...

Video: Humpback whale pops up near New York Harbor

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Humpback whale pops up in New York Harbor Here’s a whale of a tale — that happens to be true. A humpback whale was spotted bopping around Raritan Bay off the coast of Staten Island on Tuesday morning — wowing a group of Staten Island zookeepers who took the day off to go fishing. “All of us on the boat we were all......
06:26 2019-07-18

Humpback whale freed from shark net off Australia coast in difficult rescue, video shows A humpback whale entangled in a shark net off the coast of Australia on Thursday was eventually cut free by a marine rescue team after an hours-long operation....
20:01 2019-06-27

Experts: Humpback whale in San Francisco Bay appears ill SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A humpback whale that has become an unusual presence in San Francisco Bay may be ill. The San Francisco Chronicle reported Friday that the humpback has remained in the waters near Alameda for more than two weeks. Biologists say the whale, which has been nicknamed “Allie,&#...
03:26 2019-06-17

Humpback whale entangled in Nova Scotia fishing gear washes up on Scottish beach A buoy and rope that was found entangling the whale was marked with the owner's name and number and was eventually traced to a Nova Scotia fisherman....
21:52 2019-06-09

California photographer snaps sea lion ‘trapped’ in humpback whale’s mouth: ‘The true Jonah experience’ A wildlife photographer in California recently snapped a photo of the moment a humpback whale surfaced and appeared to gobble up an unsuspecting sea lion in its mouth....
18:01 2019-07-31

Why New York harbor is the cleanest it’s been in 110 years Paul Sieswerda was supposed to be retired by now. The 77-year-old, who has worked as a curator for the New England and New York aquariums since the late 1960s, was ready to call it quits in 2009. “But then the humpback whales started showing up,” he says. For at least a century, humpback whales hadn...
01:00 2019-08-11

New York Harbor's Latest Draw? A Tugboat Tour After several years out of service, the W.O. Decker is back on the water. Owned by the South Street Seaport Museum, the 50-foot vessel dating from 1930 is only tugboat in the area offering rides to the public....
18:39 2019-07-14

'They are amazed': New York City sees extraordinary leap in whale sightings A total of 272 whales were spotted last year, compared with five in 2011, thanks to legislation mopping up pollution, experts sayFor most New Yorkers, wildlife spotting is confined to squirrels, the odd raccoon and anguished encounters with rats. But in the waters surrounding the city a very differe...
09:26 2019-06-03

Grand Junction Humpback Chubs Game Postponed, Which Means The Grand Junction Humpback Chubs Will Play A Double-Header Today The Grand Junction Humpback Chubs, a minor-league baseball team associated with the Colorado Rockies, had their game against the Ogden Raptors canceled last night due to an “outfield surface issue.” This was bad news for local Chubs fans who had purchased tickets to the game. Not only were they deni...
20:01 2019-06-28

New York mayor says skyscraper helicopter crash not terror-related – video Bill de Blasio says an investigation is continuing into the ‘very strange and very troubling’ helicopter crash-landing on a Manhattan skyscraper, but there is no ongoing threat. Investigators looking into the crash, which killed at least one person, said it was the result of an air space issue. Emer...
16:39 2019-06-11

New York man punches MTA worker in face in subway attack caught-on-video, police say Authorities in New York have asked for help identifying a man caught on surveillance video assaulting an MTA worker during an unprovoked subway station attack early Saturday....
21:00 2019-06-17

'We gotta keep fighting and yelling': New York drag queens on the legacy of Stonewall – video On 28 June 1969, a police raid at the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in Manhattan's Greenwich Village, sparked a rebellion against discrimination – and proved the catalyst for the modern LGBTQ rights movement. Performers Lady Bunny, Peppermint and Sasha Velour discuss what the Stonewall uprising means to ...
14:26 2019-06-20

Holland America cruise ship's close contact with humpback whales under investigation A Holland America cruise liner is under investigation after the vessel "may have made contact" with a pod of humpback whales off the coast of Alaska.       ...
23:39 2019-06-27

An Interview With The Man Who Enraged A Minor League Baseball Team By Suggesting They Call Themselves The Humpback Chubs Today, for reasons that were at first very hard to parse, the Grand Junction Rockies, a minor-league team affiliated with the Colorado Rockies, sent out the following aggressive, since-deleted tweets:...
21:26 2019-06-27

Video appears to show helicopter flying erratically before high-rise crash in New York City A dramatic video circulating on social media purportedly shows a helicopter flying erratically over the East River moments before crash landing on the roof a high-rise building near New York City’s famed Time Square....
20:13 2019-06-11

Hamburg celebrates its harbor Three hundred ships, a huge fireworks display and a three-day party — every year over 1 million visitors flock to Hamburg's Hafengeburtstag. But what makes it so fascinating? DW reporter Evan Woodnorth went to find out....
14:39 2019-05-21

How to Display All Those Funko Pops That You Can't Stop Collecting You have a couple dozen Funko Pops laying around your house. You don’t know where they came from. Maybe Terry from accounting gave you Groot for Christmas? Maybe you drunk-bought Charmander for yourself? Who knows. All you know is now you have to put these things on display somewhere. Here are the b...
03:00 2019-06-18

Sky Harbor International Airport is looking to expand Sky Harbor International Airport is looking to expand. The Phoenix City Council approved the airport’s 20-year plan Tuesday. Sky Harbor officials say they had more than 45-million passengers last year and project more than 70-million passengers by 20-39. The federal aviation administration wil...
07:39 2019-06-14

Exploring the rise of populism: 'It pops up in unexpected places' How we paired up with a network of political scientists to create a wide-ranging series and a groundbreaking databaseLast summer I attended a closed-door gathering of political scientists in Segovia, Spain, surrounded by the medieval spires of the Castile and León region. The scholars had flown in f...
15:26 2019-06-22

Candy Retailer Lolli & Pops Files for Bankruptcy The shopping mall-focused purveyor of such sweets as strawberry-champagne bark, blue-raspberry cotton candy and cookies-and-creme crispycakes sought protection from creditors Monday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Del....
07:26 2019-08-14

Artificial reef unveiled in Sydney Harbor Sydney Harbor has a new reef on its sandy floor. Officials unveiled an artificial reef this week alongside the sea wall of the Sydney Opera House at Bennelong Point....
22:26 2019-06-06

The Latest: Iran says it helped a tanker with tow to harbor An Iranian news agency quotes a Foreign Ministry spokesman as saying Iran helped an oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz amid U.S. concern that Tehran seized one there...
07:52 2019-07-17

9 Best Recipes For Kids: Chocolate Pops, Baked Pasta, Pizza & More Recipes For Kids: For that little fussy eater at your home, we have got you the best of recipes for kids to prepare at home. From egg in a blanket, pizza, pasta to cookie pops and chocolate fondant,......
15:52 2019-06-11

Wynn exploring sale of Encore Boston Harbor to MGM CNBC's Contessa Brewer reports on news that Wynn is looking to selling Encore Boston Harbor. The company recently faced a $35 million fine from the Boston gaming commission after allegations that the company ignored numerous reports of sexual misconduct by former CEO Steve Wynn....
17:39 2019-05-21

Remains of US sailor who died at Pearl Harbor accounted for BOSTON (AP) — The remains of a sailor from Massachusetts lost during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor have been accounted for. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced Thursday that Navy Seaman 1st Class Frank Hryniewicz was accounted for Jan. 28. Hryniewicz was 20 years old and on the cre...
17:13 2019-06-13

Edie Parker founder lists East Side co-op with pops of neon Brett Heyman, the founder of handbag company Edie Parker, and her husband Gregory have listed their stunning co-op at 125 E. 72nd St. for $7.75 million. The couple bought the spread for $7.3 million in 2008. The abode, decked out with Andy Warhol prints on black walls as well as furnishings in elect...
07:26 2019-08-15

Unexpected monarch in bagging area? Queen Elizabeth pops down to Sainsbury's Britain's Queen Elizabeth popped down to the supermarket on Wednesday to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the British high street chain, Sainsbury's....
17:26 2019-05-22

Billy Sharp pops up with late equaliser for Sheffield United at Bournemouth Chris Wilder made 10 signings and broke Sheffield United’s transfer record on four occasions this summer, but an evergreen and unwavering source fashioned a late equaliser here, with Billy Sharp scoring his first Premier League goal to salvage a point and ensure an enjoyable return to the top flight...
23:26 2019-08-10

Ecobee smart thermostat with glass display pops up on Lowe's website Ecobee is reportedly working on a new SmartThermostat and SmartSensors. The items haven't been announced yet, but they're listed on the Lowe's website. The specific product pages have been removed, but Zatz Not Funny managed to spot the details befor......
01:52 2019-05-31

Python Pops Out Of Pool Table In Middle Of Game, Shocks Players A group of friends enjoying a round of pool were recently left shocked by an unwanted player - a python. The carpet python made a surprise appearance by popping out of a corner pocket of the table in......
21:39 2019-07-31

NASA discovers nearby ‘super-Earth’ that ‘could harbor life’ “This is exciting, as this is humanity’s first nearby super-Earth that could harbor life — uncovered with help from TESS, our small, mighty mission with a huge reach,” said astronomer Lisa Kaltenegger....
06:39 2019-08-02

Remains identified of Nebraska twins killed at Pearl Harbor LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say the remains of twin brothers killed in the Pearl Harbor attack have been identified and will be returned to Nebraska. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency said Thursday in a news release that the remains of Machinist’s Mate 2nd Class Leo Blitz and Fireman ...
19:52 2019-06-27

Man boards plane without ticket, deploys emergency slide at Sky Harbor PHOENIX — A man is facing multiple charges after police say he accessed a restricted area at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport and activated a plane’s emergency slide. Police said a passenger saw Zackaria Mohamud Mudasir entering the secure area of Terminal 2 from the closed jetway on the airfield at...
19:00 2019-08-14

The Coco bubble pops at Wimbledon as Simona Halep ousts Cori Gauff Halep wins 6–3, 6–3 to end Gauff’s fairytale in the fourth roundAmerican 15-year-old moves into world’s top 150 after dream runShe has been the story of this year’s Wimbledon. But Cori Gauff’s dreamy ascent into the second week ended at the last 16 stage with a 3-6, 3-6 defeat by Simona Halep, the n...
18:52 2019-07-08

Starbucks' stock pops after coffee chain crushes estimates, raises forecast Starbucks raised its full-year earnings and revenue forecast Thursday after more customers returned to cafes in the U.S. and China for pricier drinks....
17:39 2019-07-31

Arsenal beat Bayern Munich after Eddie Nketiah pops up with late winner Bayern Munich 1-2 ArsenalLewandowski 71; Poznanski 49og, Nketiah 88Eddie Nketiah proved to be the match-winner as Arsenal made it two wins from two on their pre-season tour of the United States with a 2-1 victory over Bayern Munich.After a goalless first half, Emery’s side took the lead four minutes...
13:13 2019-07-18

Funko stock pops on strong sales of 'Avengers' and 'Fortnite,' raised forecast Shares of pop culture collectible maker Funko jumped as much as 11% after the closing bell Thursday after the company posted a 38% increase in sales and raised its outlook for the rest of 2019....
23:00 2019-08-08

Trump supporter pops massive balloon depicting POTUS as baby at UK protests A woman popped the massive balloon depicting President Trump as a baby in London on Tuesday, berating protesters for disrespecting the "best president ever."...
00:39 2019-06-05

Hong Kong protestors hurl Chinese national flag into harbor Protesters hurled a Chinese national flag into Victoria Harbor Saturday as a part of ongoing pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong, where the government is bracing for an anticipated general strike set for Monday. Tens of thousands of supporters blocked roads and surrounded police stations ̵...
05:52 2019-08-04

Local teachers compete in 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools The contest specializes in trades including manufacturing, welding, construction, automotive and agriculture mechanics. / Courtesy: Getty Images TUCSON –Two Tucson high school teachers are among to semifinalists for the 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence. Cesar Gutie...
18:52 2019-07-17

Twin brothers killed at Pearl Harbor laid to rest in Nebraska Twins who died decades ago aboard the USS Oklahoma at Pearl Harbor were buried in Nebraska Saturday with full military honors in separate ceremonies....
18:26 2019-08-11

Trump Throws Huawei a Lifeline, but It Hasn't Reached Safe Harbor Yet President Trump’s decision to allow U.S. products to be sold to Huawei eases the administration’s toughest measure against the hobbled Chinese tech company, though it isn’t clear how far the reprieve will go....
19:52 2019-06-30

121 migrants have been stranded at sea for 8 days. Europe won't offer safe harbor The Spanish humanitarian ship Open Arms remains stuck in the Mediterranean Sea off Italy's southernmost island for an eighth day.        ...
16:26 2019-08-09

Watch: Ravens' Kenny Young crushes Jaguars QB Gardner Minshew, pops off helmet Jacksonville Jaguars rookie Gardner Minshew had a welcome-to-the-NFL moment when he took a crushing hit from Kenny Young during a preseason loss to the Baltimore Ravens....
02:26 2019-08-10

Funko stock pops on strong sales of 'Avengers' and 'Fortnite' collectibles, raised forecast Shares of pop culture collectible maker Funko jumped as much as 11% after the closing bell Thursday after the company posted a 38% increase in sales and raised its outlook for the rest of 2019....
17:39 2019-08-09

Tennessee man's finger balloons, pops, sheds skin in gory pics after 'freak' rattlesnake bite A man who was doing work in the woods with his friends said a “freak accident” involving a snake landed him in medical trouble with a massively swollen purple finger....
20:26 2019-06-04

Six Flags Magic Mountain, Hurricane Harbor see evacuations, confusion with brush fire nearby Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor were closed early after a brush fire in Southern California broke out nearby forcing hundreds of visitors to escape the clouds of smoke and ash....
05:52 2019-06-10

USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor on track for reopening, as Navy volunteers help to clean up iconic site An iconic site in Hawaii that's been closed for more than a year is on track to reopen sometime this fall and a group of Navy volunteers are making sure the USS Arizona Memorial will look it's best when visitors step on board again....
03:39 2019-08-20

Sanders compares climate change push to Pearl Harbor response as he unveils emergency resolution Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., on Tuesday compared the push to combat climate change to the response to the attack on Pearl Harbor as he unveiled legislation that would declare a “climate emergency" and demand a massive-scale mobilization to tackle it....
22:26 2019-07-09

A Beached Whale Needs Somewhere to Rot. How About Your Place? So many gray whales have been washing up in Washington State this year that officials are short of places to put them, and are asking coastal landowners to volunteer. Some have said yes....
02:52 2019-06-18

Seattle ferry collides with whale (KING)  A Washington state ferry struck a humpback whale in Seattle’s Elliott Bay on Tuesday evening. The whale has not been located. NOAA Fisheries spokesperson Michael Milstein said the strike was likely fatal, based on information provided by passengers. Washington State Ferries...
18:13 2019-05-30

Third gray whale found dead in Alaska ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A third gray whale has been found dead in Alaska. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says a gray whale was spotted Tuesday on Kodiak Island. Carcasses also were found this spring near Cordova and south of Anchorage. NOAA in a release says the dead whale on Kodiak...
00:52 2019-05-24

Raw, fried or on a bun: the many ways Japan eats whale Whale cutlets, sliced raw whale, deep-fried whale nuggets, whale bacon and whale jerky feature on the menu at the restaurant Yoko Ichihara runs - and that's just a small sample of the ways Japan eats whale....
09:26 2019-06-24

‘We’ve got to do our part’ to prevent right whale deaths: fisherman As a Halifax-based company seeks input for a prototype of ropeless fishing gear, a New Brunswick fisherman has another idea about how to decrease the dangers to right whales....
03:52 2019-07-20

Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport planning for airport expansion, improvements PHOENIX (AP) – Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is looking two decades ahead with a plan that calls for expanding and improving facilities to match projected cargo and passenger growth. The Phoenix City Council on Tuesday approved the airport’s 20-year plan, sending it to the Fed...
07:00 2019-06-14

On the whale trail: sealife spotting in the Outer Hebrides Scotland’s new Hebridean Whale Trail highlights places to spot the mysterious creatures and other sealife, while surrounded by some of the UK’s wildest sceneryCandy-striped Eilean Glas lighthouse stands picture perfect on a rocky outcrop on the eastern tip of Scalpay island in the Outer Hebrides. Th...
09:39 2019-07-12

Another whale found dead with a stomach full of plastic It’s a sad but familiar story: A young whale has been found dead, washed ashore with a belly full of plastic. Greenpeace in Italy shared graphic pictures of a beached sperm whale carcass found on the coast of Sicilia on social media over the weekend. When the whale was cut open, multiple bits of pla...
23:52 2019-05-22

Cambridge’s Museum of Zoology: Bobby the whale and Attenborough Bobby the fin whale presides over the reopening of Cambridge University’s zoology museum – with David Attenborough putting the final specimen in place...
15:00 2019-05-21

Rare Photo Captures Sea Lion In Whale's Mouth. What Happens Next In a stunning photo, a wildlife photographer has captured a sea lion falling into the mouth of a humpback whale in what he calls a "once-in-a-lifetime" moment....
18:13 2019-07-31

Researchers investigate spike in gray whale deaths At least 70 dead or dying gray whales have stranded on the West Coast this year. NOAA declared it an “unusual mortality event”        ...
08:26 2019-06-02

Japanese town celebrates first whale catch of the season As Misako Komiya watched a crew of men in rubber boots peeling skin and blubber off a whale with long knives, she was already planning how to prepare the five kilos (10 lbs) of meat she intended to buy....
14:26 2019-07-18

Former Japanese fisherman finds profit in whale-watching Masato Hasegawa is the fourth generation of his family to be a fisherman on Japan's northern oceans, but now his cruises focus on admiring sea life instead of catching it....
04:26 2019-07-09

Ships set off in Japan's first commercial whale hunt in more than 30 years Five small ships sailed out of harbor on Monday in Japan's first commercial whale hunt in more than three decades, a move that has aroused global condemnation and fears for the fate of whales....
09:13 2019-07-01

Ex-SeaWorld trainer blasts park over whale captivity A former SeaWorld trainer blasted the theme park over the dangers of whale captivity — and claims the attraction often downplayed the creatures’ acts of aggression. Former orca trainer, John Hargrove, said he quit the park after realizing the harmful impacts of captivity on the whales...
01:52 2019-06-08

Rot in peace: Sites lacking for whale corpses amid die-off PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — So many gray whales are washing up on the U.S. West Coast that the federal agency that deals with the rotting carcasses is running out of places to put them while they decompose. NOAA Fisheries is asking those with private, isolated beachfront property to “host” a r...
10:13 2019-06-21

Rare whale near Alaska recorded singing for first time Marine biologists have for the first time recorded the “song” of the rare eastern North Pacific right whale, of which fewer than 30 remain on the planet....
06:13 2019-06-21

Blackout gives New York's governor opportunity to blast New York City's absentee mayor One consequence of New York City's Saturday night blackout: It shined a bright spotlight on the long-running feud between two prominent Democrats, the city's mayor and the state's governor....
09:13 2019-07-14

New York coroner 'confident' Epstein's death was suicide: New York Times New York City's chief medical examiner is confident Jeffrey Epstein died by hanging himself in the jail cell where he was being held without bail on sex-trafficking charges, but is awaiting more information before releasing her determination, the New York Times reported on Sunday, citing a city offi...
06:00 2019-08-12

Private beaches wanted for rotting 40-tonne whale carcasses The number of dead gray whales washing up on the US west coast has reached record levels, prompting authorities to ask landowners to help dispose of them....
18:13 2019-06-17

Ottawa and New Brunswick to provide $2M in funding to combat whale entanglements The funding for the Acadian Crabbers Association comes through the $400-million Atlantic Fisheries Fund, which is jointly funded by Ottawa and the region's provincial governments....
19:13 2019-05-21

Scientists Have Recorded A Rare Right Whale Singing For the First Time. It Does Have the Range (ANCHORAGE, Alaska) — It’s not America’s Top 40, but it’s a cutting edge song. Federal marine biologists for the first time have recorded singing by one of the rarest whales on the planet, the North Pacific right whale. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research...
04:13 2019-06-22

Scientists sound alarm after spate of rare whale deaths A half-dozen North Atlantic right whales have died in the past month, leading scientists, government officials and conservationists to call for a swift response to protect the endangered species....
20:39 2019-07-04

Russia’s whale release plan called success despite criticism Russian officials say a plan to put nearly 100 illegally captured whales back in open water has been successful so far, but environmentalists claim it was poorly planned...
22:39 2019-07-04

Right whale population decline linked to ocean warming, research says A report shows that the animal’s food supply shifted, causing them to travel farther for food and moving them closer to shipping lanesThe endangered North Atlantic right whale faces increased odds because its main food supply has shifted due to ocean warming, according to new research. Related: What...
21:39 2019-05-27

Alarm over North Atlantic right whale's survival after recent deaths Six right whales were killed in June, and two in July – a potentially devastating blow to a population estimated to be no more than 400Canadian conservationists are sounding an alarm over the survival of the North Atlantic right whale, a once numerous species that live off the east coast of the US a...
22:00 2019-08-02

Norway thinks it captured a Beluga whale that was spying for Russia Russia may be resorting to more unconventional methods of espionage these days, dragooning Mother Nature into helping the country extend its spying capabilities. That’s what Norway officials think, at any rate, after the capture of a Beluga whale that was wearing a strange Russian harness &mda...
14:33 2019-05-21

Biologists stumped by sudden surge in gray whale deaths ANCHORAGE, Alaska – US government biologists have launched a special investigation into the deaths of at least 70 gray whales washed ashore in recent months along the US West Coast, from California to Alaska, many of them emaciated, officials said on Friday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheri...
21:52 2019-06-03

13th dead whale of the year washes ashore near San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities say a dead gray whale has washed ashore in the San Francisco Bay Area, bringing the total to 13 dead whales found in the area since March. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the whale carcass was found Thursday along the Point Reyes National Sea...
03:13 2019-05-25

Wind developer seeks proposals for whale monitoring system BOSTON (AP) — The developer of a wind farm off Massachusetts is taking steps to protect the endangered North Atlantic right whale. Vineyard Wind announced Tuesday it’s seeking proposals for an acoustic monitoring system to detect and track the critically endangered species. The company says th...
21:01 2019-05-21

Weird whale may be a hybrid of a narwhal mother and beluga father DNA analysis of an unusually shaped skull found in West Greenland suggests the creature was a hybrid male whale, with a narwhal mother and beluga father...
17:26 2019-06-20

Japan resumes commercial whale hunts for first time in three decades Japan resumed commercial whaling for the first time in more than three decades — despite low demand and condemnation from conservationists. The whaling boats set out on a commercial hunting expedition Monday following the country’s controversial decision to exit the International Whaling Commi...
21:52 2019-07-01

Mother sperm whale and baby dead in fishing net off Italy An Italian environmental group is reporting the sighting of a dead mother sperm whale and its baby, which became tangled in a fishing net in the Tyrrhenian sea off Italy...
19:00 2019-06-20

Whale mothers and calves whisper to avoid attracting predators Southern right whale mothers and calves communicate with one another using quiet moo-like calls to avoid attracting predators such as killer whales and sharks...
17:52 2019-07-11

Song of rare whale 'crying for mate' recorded for the first time Marine biologists have for the first time recorded the song of the world's rarest large whale, the eastern North Pacific right whale, of which fewer than 30 individuals remain....
19:52 2019-06-20

‘Brink of extinction’: Officials on P.E.I. working to determine cause of right whale death Comet, a 34-year-old male right whale, was pulled ashore on Norway, Prince Edward Island Friday. He was the third right whale found in Canadian waters....
02:26 2019-06-29

Demand for whale meat is down. Why did Japan just resume commercial whaling? Japan resumed commercial whaling Monday after 31 years, meeting a long-cherished goal of traditionalists that's seen as a largely lost cause.        ...
04:13 2019-07-02

Demand for whale meat is down. So why did Japan just resume commercial whaling? Japan resumed commercial whaling Monday after 31 years, meeting a long-cherished goal of traditionalists that's seen as a largely lost cause.        ...
14:39 2019-07-01

Endangered whale sharks strain fish out of the water using huge mouths Whale sharks can feed on huge numbers of prey at once by opening their mouths over a metre wide. But they are gentle giants and juveniles even swim with divers...
18:00 2019-07-31

Asia’s biggest Gram whale is selling Telegram tokens, but beware The tokens from messaging app Telegram’s initial coin offering (ICO) are being offered for public sale. But tread carefully, it’s not as simple as it sounds. In fact, it’s not even Telegram offering the sale. Asia’s biggest holder of Telegram’s Gram tokens, Gram Asia, will be running the sale throug...
18:26 2019-06-11

US agency runs out of burial space after spike in gray whale deaths Landowners asked to help as authorities struggle with largest number of strandings in nearly two decadesThe carcasses of so many gray whales have washed up this year on the US west coast that authorities have run out of places to put them, and has asked landowners for help to bury them.The National ...
07:13 2019-06-16

Feds to investigate spike in gray whale deaths on West Coast SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. scientists will investigate why an unusual number of gray whales are washing up dead on West Coast beaches. About 70 whales have been stranded so far this year on the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska, the most since 2000. About five more have been found on Brit...
21:00 2019-05-31

DFO officials work to identify dead whale, as experts warn of more fatalities The department said Tuesday it is working to confirm whether this is yet another whale that died, or the same dead animal that was originally seen on June 24 in the same area....
16:52 2019-07-24

'Skinny' whale swam into San Francisco Bay to recover from illness, expert suggests Humpback that arrived two weeks ago appeared malnourishedWhale nicknamed Allie by locals showed no sign of major injury A humpback whale has spent the past two weeks in the San Francisco Bay, fascinating sightseers, photographers, whale enthusiasts and marine biologists. But experts say the whale, w...
18:52 2019-06-19

Scientists stumped by unusual whale skull finally find answers Using DNA analysis of an unusual, decades-old whale skull, scientists were finally able to identify the animal as a rare hybrid of a beluga whale and a narwhal, it has been reported. The animal was reportedly one of three whales killed during subsistence hunting off the shore of Greenland in the mid...
00:52 2019-06-22

Life-size whale breaks record for largest recycled plastic sculpture A life-size whale sculpture, located at the Monterey Bay Aquarium in San Francisco, has been deemed the largest recycled plastic sculpture by Guinness World Records....
23:52 2019-05-21

Double whale breach off Australia coast thrills tourists 'within meters' of scene A group of whale watchers off Australia’s Gold Coast captured incredible video of two of the sea creatures “double breaching” within feet of their boat....
19:13 2019-07-16

Canada passes 'Free Willy' bill banning whale and dolphin captivity Canada's House of Commons passed a bill Monday to make it illegal to hold a whale, dolphin or porpoise captive, punishable by fines up to $150,000 USD....
02:39 2019-06-11

Ropeless fishing gear in development as second right whale found dead in Gulf of St. Lawrence In 2017, twelve North Atlantic right whales were found dead in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, prompting Ottawa to create measures to help protect the species....
01:13 2019-06-22

U.S. Federal Reserve ends 2013 'London Whale' enforcement action against JPMorgan Chase The U.S. Federal Reserve announced on Thursday it had terminated a 2013 enforcement action it imposed on JPMorgan Chase after the bank reported significant losses stemming from its "London Whale" trading scandal....
22:52 2019-06-06

Gray whale deaths could reach record levels this year, NOAA opens investigation At least 70 dead or dying gray whales have stranded on the West Coast this year, prompting federal officials to launch a scientific investigation.        ...
03:26 2019-06-01

After Japan Resumed Commercial Whaling This Week, Fishmarkets are Selling Whale Meat at ‘Celebration Prices’ (TOKYO) — Chunks of meat from the first whales caught since Japan resumed commercial whaling this week fetched “celebration prices” at auction Thursday. The fresh meat sold for up to 15,000 yen ($140) per kilogram (2.2 pounds), several times higher than the prices paid for Antarcti...
02:13 2019-07-05

Deepfake video shows Bill Hader morph into Tom Cruise in CBS interview – video Creator of video says he wants to raise awareness of technology's potential in age of fake news and doctored footageWhat do we do about deepfake video? Continue reading......
22:26 2019-08-13

THE SOCIAL VIDEO REPORT: How social platforms are transforming their video distribution strategies and creating new opportunities for brands (FB, SNAP, GOOGL, AAPL) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can log in and read the report here. Business Insider Intelligence Social platforms are ramping up on emergent video formats to drive new and ...
18:52 2019-07-17

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game indus Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game industry made $43 billion in revenue last year. The workers responsible for that profit deserve to collectively bargain as part of a union.” Come on Splitscreen, Bernie....
17:00 2019-06-18

What to Do in New York This Weekend There’s something for everyone, from classical music in the park to Alvin Ailey at Lincoln Center and four must-not-miss art shows spotlighting women....
15:39 2019-06-14

New York Art Galleries: What to See Right Now Sanya Kantarovsky’s darkly funny eccentrics; Firelei Báez’s empowered mythologies; Chris Ofili’s Calypso; Tino Sehgal’s interpreters; and Carolee Schneemann’s cat collaborations....
23:00 2019-05-29

New York Galleries: What to See Right Now Work by two women who made figurative paintings in the ’50s; short films and videos about black culture; and a painter’s intermingling of contemporary and historical art....
22:13 2019-07-09

What to See in New York Art Galleries Right Now Steven Parrino’s dark monochromes; Brice Marden’s Cold Mountain drawings; Neo Rauch’s surrealistic sketches; and out-of-this-world jewelry in ‘Non-Stick Nostalgia.’...
20:52 2019-06-27

Barrett gets 'Welcome to New York' moment In the days and weeks leading up to Thursday's NBA draft, RJ Barrett repeatedly professed his desire to be a member of the New York Knicks. Friday afternoon, he learned exactly what that meant....
03:26 2019-06-22

What Is the New York Times Talking About? The New York Times has a new piece out today which attempts to lay out the reasons for the growing rift between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and progressive House freshmen including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Aside from a few basic facts, it gets the whole story wrong....
22:39 2019-07-09

New York lawmakers OK pot decriminalization ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Lawmakers in New York state have passed legislation that would eliminate criminal penalties for public possession and use of marijuana. The legislation would replace low-level criminal charges with civil tickets similar to a parking ticket. It would also create a process for expu...
13:00 2019-06-21

What to Do in New York This Memorial Day Weekend Whether you’re traveling for Memorial Day weekend (lucky you!) or staying in the city (no lines!), here are some cultural highlights worth checking out....
21:39 2019-05-24

New York becomes first state to ban cat-declawing New York became the first state in the nation to ban cat-declawing on Monday, when Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill outlawing the practice that was passed by lawmakers in June. “It’s a cat-tastic day for the felines of New York and the many people who love them,” purred cat mom and bill sponsor Assem...
22:26 2019-07-22

New York lawmakers ban cat declawing New York lawmakers passed a ban on cat declawing Tuesday, taking the state one step closure to being the first in the nation to outlaw the controversial practice....
05:52 2019-06-05

New York has a poison ivy crisis A rash of poison ivy is choking the Big Apple, city data shows. Complaints about the itch-inducing creeper logged to the city’s 311 complaint line have nearly doubled in the past two years. Through June 15 of this year, there have been 130 poison ivy sightings reported to 311 — compared to 95 for th...
23:01 2019-07-17

New York raises smoking age to 21 NEW YORK (WNBC) – New York will raise its smoking age from 18 to 21 under a legislation signed into law Tuesday by the state’s governor. The change, which takes effect in 120 days, will apply to the sales of traditional tobacco products as well as electronic cigarettes and vaporizers. No...
02:26 2019-07-17

What Was the New York Times Thinking? The New York Times, in its apparent never-ending quest to beat both sides-ism to death, published the following front-page headline in the first edition of its Tuesday paper: “TRUMP URGES UNITY VS. RACISM.”...
20:13 2019-08-06

Two Transgender Activists Are Getting a Monument in New York Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, both key figures in the gay liberation movement, will be honored with a permanent installation in Greenwich Village....
03:26 2019-05-30

Johannes leads New York to 83-78 win over Los Angeles Rookie Marine Johannes scored 17 points, making all six of her shots, to lead the New York Liberty to an 83-78 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Saturday       ...
01:52 2019-07-21

Cat declawing ban passes New York Legislature New York's Legislature passed a bill Tuesday that would make the state the first in the U.S. to make it illegal to declaw a cat, imposing a $1,000 fine on veterinarians who preform the procedure. (June 4)        ...
02:39 2019-06-05

Heat index could hit 110 degrees in New York The sweltering heat wave that’s settled on the Big Apple continues today, with the mercury expected to hit 97 or higher by midday — along with a blistering heat index approaching 110 degrees. An excessive heat warning is in effect until 9 p.m. Sunday, and Mayor Bill de Blasio implored residents on ...
19:26 2019-07-21

Architect I.M. Pei dies at age 102: New York Times I.M. Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th century, has died, the New York Times reported on Thursday. He was 102....
14:33 2019-05-21

Sports betting a go at New York casinos Sports betting in New York is expected to begin on Tuesday, with the first of four upstate casinos set to win official approval from the State Gaming Commission. Rivers Casino & Resort in Schenectady spokesman Al Roney said the OK is expected before the ribbon cutting Tuesday morning. The hotel’s 5,...
04:39 2019-07-16

36 Hours of New York City Pride This year’s host of WorldPride offers a calendar packed with activities. So dive right in, but don’t skip some of the lower-key options (and save room for Frito pie)....
12:26 2019-06-20

Nets now risk becoming the next New York disappointment There has been so much celebration in and around Brooklyn since late Sunday afternoon you would have thought the Dodgers had announced they would be coming back home and a new-age Ebbetts Field was under construction. Kyrie Irving first, then Kevin Durant — KD is how we all know him, of course — Not...
08:26 2019-07-02

'Sex cult' leader convicted in New York A self-proclaimed "self-help" expert has been convicted of running a secret society of "sex slaves." Prosecutors said that Keith Raniere brainwashed women, some of whom were branded with his initials....
03:00 2019-06-20

New York Man Charged With Being ISIS Sniper U.S. prosecutors have charged a New York man with fighting for ISIS in Syria and serving as a weapons trainer, according to court documents unsealed on Friday....
04:39 2019-07-20

The New York City blackout was actually bad for the environment From food that got tossed to refrigerators that needed extra power, here are ways the New York City blackout may have impacted the environment       ...
17:26 2019-07-16

New York Gets Rid of Religious Exemptions for Vaccines New York’s legislature removed religious exemptions for vaccines today amid concerns about a measles outbreak, according to the New York Times....
06:26 2019-06-14

SpaceX wants to go New York to Shanghai in 40 minutes The race to make point-to-point space travel a viable transportation method is heating up as companies like Blue Origin and SpaceX continue to move toward developing passenger rockets. A plane ride from New York City to Shanghai is about 15 hours - and it could be as long as 29 hours with connecting...
15:26 2019-06-08

Barneys New York files for bankruptcy Luxury chain made famous by Sex and the City has debts of up to $500mBarneys New York, the US luxury department store chain made famous by Sex and the City, has filed for bankruptcy and put itself up for sale.The retailer, which first opened its doors in New York in 1923, said it would close 15 of i...
23:00 2019-08-06

Self-driving vehicles have arrived in New York Buckle up — self-driving cars have arrived in New York City. A fleet of six driver-less shuttles will roll into Brooklyn’s Navy Yard Wednesday — offering workers and visitors free rides around a mile-long loop of the complex as well as a glimpse of a future where robots rule the ro...
02:13 2019-08-07

Miguel Andujar is on a flight to New York!!! Miguel Andujar currently on my flight to Newark from Tampa – reinforcements on their way #Yankees @ChrisShearnYES @BryanHoch @eboland11 — Justin Granit WTSP (@JustinWTSP) May 3, 2019 That is how you kick off a weekend! The Next Man Up approach has kept this team above .500, but now it&#...
16:39 2019-05-21

Why affluent millennials are ditching New York New York state is hemorrhaging “rich millennials,” according to a new study that found that more wealthy young residents ditched the Empire State in one year than any other in the nation. Some 4,867 under-35-year-olds with gross adjusted incomes of $100,000 or more fled New York between 2015 and 201...
04:39 2019-06-11

Amazon opens its second Go store in New York Amazon's brick and mortar empire continues to expand, after the company opened its second, larger cashier-free store in Park Avenue, New York City today....
12:52 2019-06-11

Photos: WorldPride Begins in New York New York City is hosting this year’s WorldPride celebration and commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall rebellion. From parades to drag shows, here are scenes from the week....
21:52 2019-06-27

New York City crippled by blackout Power has been restored after a blackout plunged midtown Manhattan into darkness for more than five hours. Broadway shows were cancelled, people were trapped in subways and traffic was snarled at intersections....
14:13 2019-07-14

The big picture: New York with ladies and luggage The pioneering photographer Helen Levitt’s photographs captured the casual flow of life with grace and tendernessHelen Levitt was born in New York in 1913 and died there in 2009, at the age of 95. She had a considerable reputation as a photographer but, in the years to come, it seems to me, we will ...
12:26 2019-07-14

When Jaap Met Yannick: New Maestros in New York At the end of Jaap van Zweden’s rookie season at the New York Philharmonic, and Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s at the Met Opera, they chatted. On neutral ground....
21:26 2019-06-27

New York may soon OK licenses for immigrants in US illegally ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state may soon allow immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally to get driver’s licenses. The measure passed the state Assembly last week and could get a vote in the Democrat-led state Senate as early as Monday afternoon. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo supports the bi...
18:39 2019-06-17

The Perfect Saturday in New York: Hop on the Ferry Thanks to the city’s expanded ferry service, you can jump breezily from borough to borough by boat. Here’s a day’s itinerary with stops for waterfront strolls and a lobster supper....
19:26 2019-07-31

The Bug That Crashed New York’s Wireless Network Despite warnings, New York City’s technology managers were blindsided by the so-called GPS rollover, failing to install simple but necessary upgrades....
21:52 2019-06-27

Blue Jays win 5-4 against New York Yankees A two-run triple from Blue Jays rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr. in the seventh inning propelled Toronto past one of the best teams in baseball, the New York Yankees, for a 5-4 win on Saturday....
19:39 2019-08-11

The Division 2 Is Going Back To New York City Just when we thought we were done scouring the streets of NYC, The Division 2 drags us back in. While the first and second episode updates for The Division 2 take players to the National Zoo and the Pentagon, the third episode brings players back to the Big Apple....
07:13 2019-06-11

New York set to legalize e-scooters and e-bikes New York lawmakers look set to legalize electric scooter and bike sharing services throughout the state. A vote on a Senate bill is likely to take place Wednesday, just before the end of the legislative session. Since Governor Andrew Cuomo seems to s......
02:26 2019-06-18

Formula E set for title showdown in New York "The all-electric Formula E title will be decided in Sunday\u0027s season finale after series leader Jean-Eric Vergne failed to score in the first of two races in New York."...
14:26 2019-07-14

Little cat feet in New York come closer to first U.S. state declawing ban New York crept closer to becoming the first U.S. state to outlaw cat declawing on Tuesday, after both chambers of the state legislature passed a ban on the feline surgery except for therapeutic reasons....
04:39 2019-06-05

New York governor says legal marijuana not likely this year ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he doesn’t believe it’s feasible for lawmakers to legalize recreational marijuana this year. The Democrat told reporters Monday that he doesn’t believe there is sufficient support to pass the measure in the state Senate. Cuomo say...
20:39 2019-06-03

New York City is getting even more infested with rats. Here's why cities can't get rid of them. Cities across the US are getting more infested with rats. As hard as we try to get rid of the pests, they always seem to find a way back. In many ways, rats are better suited for living in cities than people. They can climb brick walls and "tightrope walk" over telephone cables. Their incisors gro...
02:13 2019-05-31

In the retail crisis, the shutters are coming down even in New York Visitors to Manhattan are finding that several retail landmarks are fading fastThere is a lot to do in Manhattan – but shopping? Maybe not so much these days. Once one of the hottest markets on the planet, New York’s retail sector is suffering.Surveying the empty storefronts on Fifth Avenue, holiday...
21:52 2019-08-10

New York Yankees injury update: August 12 Another day… another New York Yankees injury update post! Unlike some past injury update posts, we think that you’ll be happy to hear the latest news regarding some of the Yankees biggest stars. Dellin Betances Dellin Betances threw a 20 pitch bullpen session. 17 fastballs 3 breakin...
19:26 2019-08-14

Why Miracle Mets are New York’s most improbable champions This is the third of a five-part series honoring the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Miracle Mets: You know all about the mythology, of course. You know all the nicknames — the Amazin’ Mets, the Miracle Mets. God Himself, in the voice and person of George Burns, famously said, “The last miracle I perfo...
05:26 2019-06-28

New York set to cut religious exemption to vaccine mandates ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state may soon eliminate a religious exemption to vaccine mandates in the face of its worst measles outbreak in decades. The Democrat-led Senate and Assembly are expected to pass legislation Thursday that would eliminate the exemption, which allows parents of children to...
23:39 2019-06-13

Verizon to bring its 5G network to New York “in the very near future” Sprint recently launched 5G services in four cities, but the carrier doesn't offer full coverage in these areas. AT&T, on the other hand, has decided to offer access by invitation to customers in 19 cities. Last but not least, Verizon announced not long ago that its 5G network is available in Chicag...
09:00 2019-05-31

New York town learned to live with rattlesnakes A sparse, rattlesnake rich landscape in northeastern New York state where property owners have encountered the large population of snakes in the most mundane of circumstances....
01:26 2019-06-14

The Post becomes New York’s most-read Sunday tabloid Weekends are for New York’s favorite tabloid. The Post has become the top-read tabloid on Sundays — surging past the Sunday Daily News in circulation, according to a new quarterly report from the Alliance for Audited Media. The Post averaged 184,668 Sunday newspapers sold — an increase over last yea...
08:13 2019-05-24

'It's extraordinarily powerful': first trans monument comes to New York Transgender activists Marsha P Johnson and Sylvia Rivera are set to be honored close to the location of the Stonewall uprising of which they were a part of in 1969 Over the past year, New York has seen big changes to its monuments – a controversial statue of J Marion Sims was torn down from Central ...
08:26 2019-05-31

New York soccer fans go wild for US World Cup win A flood of cheers washed over the Big Apple on Sunday as the US Women’s soccer team bested the Dutch 2-0 in the World Cup finals. Chants of “USA!” echoed up from the shadow of the World Trade Center — where some 200 fans watched with bated breath on jumbo outdoor TV screens — after......
22:39 2019-07-07

Man charged slaying of dad who was reputed New York mobster Federal prosecutors say the son of a reputed Bonanno associate gunned down at a McDonald’s drive-thru in the Bronx was behind his father’s hit, and an earlier failed attack on his own brother....
04:26 2019-06-19

Look: New York police round up massive bee swarms Police in New York said thousands of bees were relocated from just outside an Urban Outfitters store in Manhattan on the same day that a massive swarm appeared on the side of a Queens building....
21:52 2019-05-28

5 New York City anchorwomen allege age discrimination NEW YORK (AP) — Five anchorwomen at a New York City news channel have sued their company, saying they were marginalized and cast aside to make room for younger women and men. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in Manhattan federal court against Charter Communications on behalf of the women who work at ...
19:00 2019-06-19

Sex-trade survivor: Don’t legalize prostitution in New York State lawmakers pushing to legalize prostitution may want to think twice. A former sex-trade survivor who says she was victimized everywhere from New York City strip clubs to Nevada’s legal brothels is now at the forefront of the national battle against legalization, telling The Post that it only en...
22:39 2019-06-02

Michael Bloomberg is the richest person in New York Michael Bloomberg is the richest person in New York, according to a Forbes 2019 analysis of the wealthiest residents by state. The former mayor is worth $53.8 billion, good enough to be considered the 9th richest person in the world. Bloomberg replaced Koch Industries majority owner David Koch, who ...
18:52 2019-06-27

The New York Subway Is Afraid of the Humble Vulva A startup focused on sexual wellness is suing the New York public transit system after its sex toy ad campaign was rejected. The company, Dame Labs, includes a pretty exhaustive list of other sexually-oriented advertisements that the MTA has run, including erectile dysfunction medication, condoms, w...
01:52 2019-06-19

| Sex cult leader found guilty in New York A federal jury in Brooklyn found a US "self-help" guru guilty of all of charges for his leadership of a cult-like organisation of women he treated as sex slaves....
15:26 2019-06-20

We Tested T-Mobile's 5G in New York: What a Difference a Map Makes Last Friday marked a small but still significant milestone in the development of 5G because when T-Mobile flipped on its 5G network in six cities across the country, it meant all four major U.S. carriers finally had some form of publicly available 5G coverage up and running....
21:26 2019-07-01

New York City Is Getting E-Scooters, Hilarity Sure to Ensue As shared e-scooters have proliferated around the world, resulting in frequent hand-wringing and disproportionate media attention relative to the damage and inconvenience they cause, a handful of cities have remained outside the e-scooter bubble due to local laws prohibiting the little rascals (no, ...
04:26 2019-06-21

Graffiti complaints up more than 50 percent in de Blasio’s New York Graffiti, the scourge that former Police Commissioner Bill Bratton once described as the “first sign of urban decay,” has exploded in New York City in the last five years....
07:13 2019-06-30

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: New York Jets Some people are fans of the New York Jets. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the New York Jets. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here....
02:39 2019-07-25

New law prevents New York schools from arming teachers NEW YORK (WNBC) – A new law in New York will prevent local school districts from authorizing teachers from carrying firearms on school grounds. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure into law on Wednesday. Guns send 8,300 kids a year to hospitals, study finds. Courtesy: NBC While law enforcement...
20:00 2019-08-01

The best Pride 2019 events in New York City The main events This is no ordinary Pride month in New York. The city is hosting WorldPride 2019 — the first US edition of the global celebration of LGBTQ rights — and also honoring the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, which gave birth to the gay rights movement from the streets of Greenwich...
19:13 2019-06-21

New York to curtail use of solitary confinement in prisons ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is going to restrict the use of solitary confinement in state prisons, despite failing to pass legislation that would have prohibited putting a prisoner in isolation for more than 15 consecutive days. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and A...
19:13 2019-06-21

Where to meet celebrity ghosts in New York City In the city that never sleeps, not even the dead get a chance to rest. A number of famed New York City locales — from hotels to Broadway theaters — are said to be haunted, often by celebrity ghosts. “New York is inherently haunted,” said paranormal investigator Adam Berry, co-host of “Kindred Spirit...
04:01 2019-06-23

New York Knows Its Arts Organizations Have a Diversity Problem. Now What? The city asked cultural institutions, including museums and performing arts centers, to draw up plans to make their staff and board members more diverse....
17:39 2019-07-31

'Big Basta à Big Apple': Mathieu Bastareaud comes to New York The giant French centre will play Major League Rugby next year and Samu Manoa, for one, is readying a very warm welcome indeedMathieu Bastareaud arrives at the hotel on Lexington and 57th with a stiff neck, but it’s not something to worry the French selectors. In Manhattan for the first time, he has...
07:26 2019-06-15

R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty to Sex Charges in New York (NEW YORK) — R&B singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty Friday to federal charges he sexually abused women and girls who attended his concerts. The 52-year-old Kelly was denied bail in a New York City courtroom packed with his supporters. He appeared sullen as prosecutors told Magistrate Judge Ste...
04:39 2019-08-03

How a beloved HIV doctor became one of New York’s top opioid distributors For HIV-positive New Yorkers, Dr. Joseph Olivieri was a lifeline. “I stood 5-foot-11 and weighed 138 pounds when I started seeing Dr. Olivieri in 2007,” said one patient of the physician, who practiced in Murray Hill. “He turned me on to growth hormones and steroids. Within six months, I was vibrant...
16:39 2019-08-11

$5.5 Million Homes in New York, Illinois and Missouri A minimalist home in the Hudson Valley designed by the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, an 1883 Tudor in Evanston and a medieval-style castle in Kansas City....
17:13 2019-07-03

The most patriotic homes for sale around New York City Red, white and blue are the colors of summer, seen everywhere from the flags we wave on the Fourth of July to the season’s blazing sunsets, pale sands and cerulean skies. In honor of the season, here are 11 homes on the market where those all-important primary colors are on full display. $650,000 44...
05:52 2019-07-04

Avenatti wants to move case against him from New York to California Disgraced celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti wants to transfer one of the criminal cases he faces in New York, in which he’s accused of ripping off $300,000 from former client and porn actress Stormy Daniels, to California, where he’s accused of stealing from five other clients, scamming ...
01:52 2019-07-24

At New York's Stonewall, a celebration of 'brave souls who said enough' Thousands of people gathered in New York on Friday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the LGBTQ rights movement and decry what activists view as a campaign by the Trump administration to reverse half a century of progress for their cause....
22:39 2019-06-28

How the OnePlus 7 Pro launch in New York ushered in a new smartphone era The OnePlus 7 Pro takes the “never settle” formula of past OnePlus devices and goes even further. It brings a powerful three-camera system, a super-smoother 90Hz display at a sharp QHD+ resolution, and delivers top-level speeds all while keeping the price down to just $669. Here’...
01:26 2019-05-30

Gray helps New York beat Dallas 69-68 WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Reshanda Gray hit one of two free throws with 24.4 seconds left to lift the New York Liberty to a 69-68 victory over the Dallas Wings on Friday night. The Wings had a couple chances in the final seconds, but fell short. Arike Ogunbowale missed two shots that would have give...
04:00 2019-06-29

You'll soon be able to ride electric bikes and scooters throughout New York Good news for New Yorkers tired of trekking around on foot or relying on the subway: the state is about to legalize electric bikes and scooters.The new bill, which is expected to pass on June 19, would recognize three classes electric bikes: pedal-assisted models with a top speed of 20mph, throttle-...
16:52 2019-06-18

2 dead after small plane crashes in New York Flately says the aircraft was flying from Long Island's MacArthur Airport to New Bedford, Massachusetts, when it experienced "some type of mechanical failure" and crashed....
01:52 2019-06-09

Why Baltimore sank as New York City soared Last weekend, President Trump described Baltimore as a “very dangerous and filthy place.” Though his tweets were in poor taste, they were not entirely wrong. The population of Maryland’s biggest city has been dwindling — it dropped by more than 1 percent between July 2017-2018 — and its violent crim...
16:00 2019-08-03

New York Marathon expands 'virtual race' Jogging solo in Florida in near 80 degree Fahrenheit heat, Theresa Winterhalter's New York City Marathon experience last November looked much different to what you would expect from the world's biggest marathon....
15:52 2019-06-11

Small plane crashes into house in New York According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the plane crashed into a house in Union Vale, near Poughkeepsie.        ...
02:39 2019-08-18

Excuse Me, New York Post, but Your Ends Need Sealing Folks—especially fellow media folk—can we stop commenting on things we know nothing about and are too lazy to look up? Because assuming only makes an ass out of you and the media outlet you work for....
06:26 2019-07-11

The New York City nabes millennials can actually afford “No one can afford to buy in this town!” The lament echoes from couples on their couches and circles of friends at brunches searching for a foothold in a robust — at least below the $1 million mark — real estate market. But first-time buyers should take heart. In a study out Thursday, researchers at...
14:52 2019-05-21

New York might make it illegal to text while walking Crossing the street here can be challenging any time, and you might be even less likely to notice that honking cab or zooming bicyclist if you're looking at your phone....
16:00 2019-05-21

New York Landlords HATE This New Housing Bill New York legislative leaders reached a deal on Tuesday night on a watershed rent regulations bill that would increase protections for tenants both in New York City and elsewhere around the state....
17:52 2019-06-12

Sources: Durant flies to New York to undergo MRI The Warriors believe an MRI will confirm that the injury Kevin Durant suffered Monday night is an Achilles tear, league sources told ESPN's Ramona Shelburne and Adrian Wojnarowski....
11:13 2019-06-12

Opinion: Why Formula E is succeeding in New York City An exciting season finale proves the electric race series is maturing quickly, and that manufacturers are firmly on board Even in its third season on the calendar, there’s something surreal – and a little incongruous – about the ABB Formula E Championship racing in New York City. Partly it’s watch...
16:52 2019-07-15

New mansion tax takes effect in New York on July 1 Two giant real estate deals were announced in New York City, sparking hope of a potential rebound in luxury Manhattan real estate, but a closer look reveals there may be trouble on the horizon. CNBC's Robert Frank reports....
17:13 2019-06-06

New York Helicopter Pilot Was Not Certified To Fly In Bad Weather The pilot who died when he crashed his helicopter atop a Manhattan skyscraper was not licensed to fly the aircraft in bad weather, the Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday....
04:00 2019-06-12

Woodstock 50 denied yet another permit in upstate New York It looks like there will be no Woodstock 50 concert at Vernon Downs this year — or possibly anywhere at all — after the town voted unanimously on Tuesday night to uphold its application denial....
17:00 2019-07-17

De Blasio will actually be in New York for weekend heat wave He’s hot off the trail! Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to stick out this weekend’s heat wave in the Big Apple, rather than hitting the campaign trail — after he took heat for being out chasing his presidential dream in Iowa last weekend when a large swath of Manhattan lost power. “I am staying...
19:13 2019-07-17

New York may become first US state to largely decriminalize sex work Stop Violence in the Sex Trades Act would change present law so that consenting adults who trade sex will not be criminalizedNew York could become the first US state to largely decriminalize sex work, if legislation proposed by several lawmakers this week is passed.The Stop Violence in the Sex Trade...
08:26 2019-06-12

Uber launches helicopter service in New York The new service transports passengers from Manhattan to the John F. Kennedy International Airport for about $200.       ...
22:39 2019-07-10

Factbox: History of helicopter crashes in New York A deadly helicopter crash on the roof of a New York City skyscraper on Monday was the latest in a series of accidents involving choppers in the largest U.S. city over the years....
03:39 2019-06-11

De Blasio: New York blackout ‘handled well’ though he was away in Iowa Outage left about 72,000 Manhattan residents without powerMayor running ‘quixotic' campaign for Democratic nominationNew York City mayor Bill de Blasio has brushed off criticism that he was in Iowa campaigning for the Democratic presidential nomination on Saturday when a blackout left some 72,000 Ma...
21:39 2019-07-14

Google placed 'Stranger Things' AR ads in 'The New York Times' If you see advertisements for a mall that look like they came straight out of the '80s on today's print edition of The New York Times, fire up Google Lens. Those neon-colored ads are most likely for Starcourt, the fictional Hawkins, Indiana mall that......
22:13 2019-07-11

Cuomo signs law guaranteeing equal pay in New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo stole the thunder from Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday when he signed legislation guaranteeing equal pay — even as Hizzoner said in an interview that he would sign an executive order to do the same if elected president. “I’m going to sign a law today that says it̵...
19:52 2019-07-10

Galaxy Note 10 to launch on August 7th in New York We expect Samsung to launch its next flagship in early August, because that’s what Samsung did with the Galaxy Note line for the past few years. Eager to beat the latest iPhone batch to market, and avoid any competition from Apple, Samsung has pushed its Note events to August from early Septem...
16:13 2019-06-19

New York subway riders will be able to tap and pay the fare starting May 31 New York City will let riders “tap and pay” with a “contactless” credit card from Mastercard and Visa, and certain mobile devices to ride the subway.        ...
16:52 2019-05-22

Woodstock 50 denied permit in upstate New York An upstate New York town has denied a permit to stage the Woodstock 50 festival at a local horse track, saying the application is too late and incomplete....
14:00 2019-07-10

New York Times op-ed: 'I know everyone's tired, but democracy is not going to save itself' Michelle Goldberg warned that President Trump is "unbound," arguing that his remark this week on potentially accepting dirt from foreign countries on his political rivals shows he has "no loyalty" to the United States. ...
21:52 2019-06-14

New York's amazing mega-monuments that were never built New York may be home to the iconic Statue of Liberty and dozens of other monuments, but the city would look very different if a number of epic building designs had actually been constructed....
23:26 2019-05-22

The New York Times Has A New Puzzle Game For You To Obsess Over It’s E3 week, which means it’s time to check in on the latest games from all the hottest game development studios, like the New York Times. That’s not a joke—the New York Times has stepped up its game development efforts in order to support its wildly popular crossword puzzle. Two new games have com...
22:26 2019-06-13

NFL may have just saved New York from Giants, Jets TV torture If the Giants and Jets are unwatchable yet again, the NFL may have just provided New York with a quick fix. At the Spring League Meeting on Wednesday, the league eliminated the so-called “singleheader rule,” meaning that every market will get three games broadcast on Sundays. Previously,...
23:39 2019-05-22

New York man finds missing anaconda under van dashboard A nine-foot anaconda was found hiding in its owner’s van Tuesday after it was thought to have escaped from the vehicle on Long Island, N.Y., earlier in the day, leading police and other agencies on a hunt for the missing serpent....
05:13 2019-07-18

Clint Frazier Knows Why He’s in Scranton, but Longs for New York The brash young outfielder has heard the criticisms of his personality and play, but he’s embraced the relative calm of the minor leagues to work on his game — for now....
15:13 2019-08-09

Trump Supported Changing New York G.O.P. Leader Edward F. Cox, a son-in-law of Richard Nixon, had fallen out of favor with President Trump, and will be replaced by Nick Langworthy, an early Trump supporter....
04:00 2019-05-22

Tech Is Changing New York, but Not How He Reports on the City J. David Goodman, a metro reporter, has chronicled the Google and Amazon invasions. But the most effective technology for reporting on the city is still coffee....
15:13 2019-06-05

No Charges Against New York Cop In Choking Death Of Black Man A New York police officer accused of placing a 43-year-old black man in a banned choke hold just before his death in 2014 will not face federal charges, the government said, in a decision slammed by......
04:01 2019-07-17

New York Could Be the First State to Fully Decriminalize Sex Work Today, a historic bill will be introduced to the New York state legislature that would fully decriminalize sex work, according to The New Republic, which would make it the first state in the nation to do so....
15:00 2019-06-10

New York Times top editor: ‘We are in no way anti-Trump’ A top editor from The New York Times declared the paper isn’t “anti-Trump” on Thursday despite the Gray Lady’s own staffers recognizing its liberal reputation....
23:39 2019-06-06

New York state trooper dies from 9/11-related illness A retired New York state trooper has died of 9/11-related illness, according to officials. Former Sergeant and Station Commander Jeffrey Cicora, who was assigned to assist in search and recovery efforts at Ground Zero after the 2001 terror attacks, passed away Saturday, state police Superintendent K...
22:00 2019-08-11

Proposed legislation could fine those texting while walking in New York While drivers in New York cannot text while behind the wheel, the New York State Senate is working on legislation (via USA Today) that would ticket pedestrians crossing through a roadway while using their phone. The bill (S5746) was first proposed by Assemblyman Felix Ortiz (D-Brooklyn) and gained s...
17:26 2019-05-21

Four New York lawmakers open up about childhood sexual abuse Four female state lawmakers spoke out as survivors of childhood sexual abuse in Times Square Tuesday, unveiling a new video encouraging others to come forward. “I went through years of guilt thinking that I must have done something to deserve that,” explained freshman Assemblywoman Catalina Cruz (D-...
10:13 2019-08-14

New York Regulator to Investigate Exposure of Mortgage Documents The agency is using its authority under a new cybersecurity regulation to investigate a mistake by a title insurer that revealed a trove of sensitive data....
23:13 2019-05-29

Conservatives Are Flipping Out Because the New York Times Said Slavery Was Important In the past few days, the New York Times has been rolling out the 1619 Project, a hugely ambitious effort to mark the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans to American shores and place slavery at the center of American history. Conservatives—as they are wont to do—have been...
20:00 2019-08-19

Breastfeeding moms may soon be able to delay jury duty in New York New York moms who are breastfeeding may soon be exempt from jury duty, thanks to a new bill passed by the state legislature. The proposal would allow nursing women to provide a doctor’s note to delay jury duty up to two years. The measure, which passed in the Senate and Assembly this week, is ...
19:52 2019-06-07

New York FE: Buemi's first win since '17, Vergne part of late crash Nissan e.dams' Sebastien Buemi won a chaotic ABB FIA Formula E race in New York, while Jean-Eric Vergne had his standings lead cut after he was involved in multiple crashes...
11:39 2019-07-14

'The Division 2' takes players back to New York in its upcoming DLC Tom Clancy's The Division 2 is not even two months old but Ubisoft laid out its year one plans for the action shooter RPG at E3 today. We already knew three additional episodes were coming via DLC, but a first look trailer revealed some of the locati......
02:39 2019-06-11

Heart of New York goes dark as fire causes blackout in Manhattan Power outage affects about 73,000 people and disrupts traffic, subway system, businesses and Broadway productionsAuthorities scrambled to restore electricity to Manhattan following a power outage that knocked out Times Square’s towering electronic screens, darkened marquees in the theatre district a...
12:26 2019-07-14

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Aug 1 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:00 2019-08-01

Japanese team dominates New York SailGP race High-tech racing sailboats navigated high winds and unpredictable conditions as they raced across the Hudson Bay this weekend for the New York SailGP....
15:39 2019-06-23

New York man wanted for murder in 2010 arrested in Tucson TUCSON – Nine years on the run has officially come to an end for one New York man. 37-year-old Jimmy Siders has been wanted for the murder of college student Max Moreno. On September 29, 2010, Siders tried to rob Pace University student, Max Moreno. New York City Detectives believe the inciden...
04:52 2019-08-01

I'm Will Shortz, New York Times Crossword Editor, and This Is How I Work Will Shortz is the most prestigious name in crosswords. As editor of the daily New York Times crossword, he has worked on every puzzle since 1993. He’s also the founder of the World Puzzle Championship, the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament, and owner of the Westchester Table Tennis Center....
00:52 2019-08-01

New York mulls ending ban on paid surrogacy contracts ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s Legislature could soon repeal a longstanding ban on paid surrogacy contracts, in which a woman is compensated for carrying the child of another person or couple. New York and Michigan are now the only two states that expressly forbid surrogacy contracts, forcing ...
19:52 2019-05-29

Why the New York Public Library Has 7 Floors of Stacks With No Books In Midtown Manhattan, space is prized. But stacks at the library’s main branch are empty because officials say the space cannot protect irreplaceable books from the elements and theft....
17:52 2019-05-21

Joe Namath: Choosing to play for the New York Jets was a 'no-brainer' Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath had the rare opportunity to either play one of the two competing professional football leagues at the time or take a different route and play baseball....
03:13 2019-05-22

Grubhub is delivering Dunkin' donuts in New York City If you're craving donuts but can't step outside to get them, some extra relief might be at hand. Grubhub is rolling out the option to order from Dunkin' through its apps, starting with Seamless customers in New York City. It'll reach other markets......
19:39 2019-06-17

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - Aug 9 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:52 2019-08-09

Former New York Jets coach Walt Michaels dies at 89 Former New York Jets head coach Walt Michaels, who also served as defensive coordinator for the franchise's only Super Bowl-winning team, died at age 89....
08:39 2019-07-12

Trump’s Competition for Most Unpopular Politician in New York: de Blasio A statewide poll suggests that President Trump is better liked than Mayor Bill de Blasio, who has become more unpopular since declaring his 2020 candidacy....
03:13 2019-06-11

New York mom charged with murder in deaths of twin girls MONTAUK, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a woman is charged with murder in the deaths of her twin 2-year-old daughters, who were found in cardiac arrest inside a car at a Long Island park. Suffolk County police say they received a 911 call from 24-year-old Tenia Campbell’s mother, saying her daughter w...
12:00 2019-06-28

As New York Celebrates Pride, Australia Debates Freedom The case of Israel Folau, a Christian rugby player whose contract was canceled over his anti-gay posts, has spurred a national rift over how rights coexist....
12:00 2019-06-28

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - May 22 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
09:13 2019-05-22

New York Fed's Markets Group Head to Leave June 1 Two high-ranking, veteran Federal Reserve Bank of New York executives, including Markets Group head Simon Potter, will leave their jobs on Saturday, the bank said....
00:26 2019-05-29

New York Jets hiring Joe Douglas as new general manager The New York Jets ended their month-long search for a general manager, hiring former Philadelphia Eagles vice president of player personnel Joe Douglas....
11:13 2019-06-08

Widespread power outages hit parts of New York's Manhattan A blackout hit more than 40,000 people in New York City's Manhattan borough on Saturday evening, plunging subway stations and shops into darkness and sending thousands of people into the streets after an apparent transformer explosion on the Upper West Side, officials said....
03:52 2019-07-14

How 9 People Built an Illegal $5M Airbnb Empire in New York City officials say the network converted residential units in 36 buildings, earning more than $5 million for booking 24,330 rooms and housing 63,873 guests....
20:13 2019-06-27

Valentine Holmes impresses on NFL debut for New York Jets Former NRL star pulls down three catches in final quarterGiants beat Jets 31-22 in pre-season encounterValentine Holmes impressed in his NFL debut as he showed glimpses of the soft hands and speed that made him one of the NRL’s lethal weapons. The Australian was anchored on the sideline for the firs...
06:26 2019-08-09

RJ Barrett is now hinting at Knicks fantasy: ‘New York is my favorite’ LOS ANGELES — RJ Barrett said all the right things, but you could sense he can’t wait to become a Knick. “It would be a lot of fun, definitely, playing in the Garden, those bright lights and they have so much history,’’ the Duke swingman said Tuesday at the BDA Sports Management Pro Day at......
03:13 2019-05-29

New York Times forecasts weakness in digital ads, shares down 12% The New York Times Co fell short of Wall Street estimates for revenue on Wednesday and warned of declines in digital advertising for the rest of the year, sending its shares down 12%....
20:00 2019-08-07

Iran revokes New York Times correspondent’s accreditation DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The New York Times says Iran has revoked the press accreditation of its Tehran-based correspondent. The Times said early Tuesday that Iran’s government offered no explanation for its decision regarding Thomas Erdbrink, a Dutch national who has lived for years...
06:52 2019-06-11

2 dead, 1 unaccounted for after plane crashes into house in New York According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the plane crashed into a house in Union Vale, near Poughkeepsie.        ...
13:26 2019-08-19

International New York Times to End All Daily Political Cartoons The Times stopped running syndicated political cartoons in April, after one with anti-Semitic imagery was printed in the Opinion section of the international edition....
08:13 2019-06-11

'A focal point, not an accessory': behind New York's first poster museum At Poster House, the history of the medium is explored in unprecedented depth with examples from all over the world and throughout historyNew York has long been known for its street art – whether it was Keith Haring’s political graffiti in the 1980s or, more recently, guerrilla posters tracing racis...
19:13 2019-05-28

Motor racing: Formula E set for title showdown in New York The all-electric Formula E title will be decided in Sunday's season finale after series leader Jean-Eric Vergne failed to score in the first of two races in New York....
13:39 2019-07-14

Efforts to legalize marijuana in New York take big hit in state Senate The top backer of legalizing marijuana in New York, Manhattan state Sen. Liz Krueger, admitted defeat Wednesday, after days of contentious negotiations between moderate and liberal Democrats failed to produce a last minute breakthrough. “This is not the end of the road, it is only a delay,” Krueger ...
16:39 2019-06-19

Beleaguered Barneys New York turned down for emergency loan Barneys’ latest effort to find a financial fix to stay afloat fell flat, The Post has learned. The luxury retailer, which has been on a hunt for a buyer or investor to provide a cash infusion, was rejected by its primary lender last week when it requested an emergency loan, sources told The Post. Ba...
07:26 2019-08-03

“Fatal Attraction’ killer released from New York prison WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A former New York schoolteacher who was convicted of killing her lover’s wife in a case dubbed the Fatal Attraction murder has been released from prison. Carolyn Warmus was released from Bedford Hills prison on Monday after her parole was granted last month. Her relea...
14:26 2019-06-18

Springfield. New York advance to World TeamTennis final The defending champion Springfield Lasers advanced to the World TeamTennis final, beating the San Diego Aviators 21-19 at Orleans Arena        ...
09:52 2019-08-03

From Sun to Sun: the photo series livening up New York City bus shelters Elle Pérez has used 100 bus stops in the city to showcase their experience growing up as a non-binary Puerto Rican New YorkerThe punk community in the Bronx has a secret handshake called the Flight. It involves a fist bump, a finger point and a chest pat. Most of us will never understand it, but we ...
09:52 2019-08-20

Archdiocese of New York gives up fight over Bishop Sheen’s remains The Archdiocese of New York has finally caved in its long-running legal tug-of-war over the remains of 1950s radio and TV preacher Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen. The archdiocese, which last week lost yet another court round in the dispute with Sheen’s niece, said Sunday that it will cooperate in ...
06:00 2019-06-10

U.N. concerned by U.S. curbs on Iranian foreign minister while in New York The United Nations told the United States it is concerned by tight travel restrictions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif during his visit to New York this week, U.N. spokesman Farhan Haq said on Monday....
23:13 2019-07-15

TrevorLIVE New York Gala 2019: See Every Look as the Stars Arrive Pride month continues with another star-studded celebration in New York City! The Trevor Project--an organization working to end LGBTQ+ youth suicide--hosted its bi-annual gala at......
11:39 2019-06-18

New York State Set to Legalize Electric Scooters and Bikes New York City just got one step closer to being plagued with the piles of electric bikes and scooters that clutter the sidewalks of lesser cities. This is going to be a shitshow. Read more......
11:13 2019-06-18

Legal sports betting begins in upstate New York New York joined the growing list of states allowing wagering on sports after an upstate casino cut the ribbon on a new betting lounge Tuesday and took its first bet — $20 on the Seattle Mariners....
16:13 2019-07-17

WorldPride: New York's best LGBTQ art, heritage and party venues As New York gets ready to celebrate WorldPride on 26 June and 50 years since the Stonewall uprising, locals pick cultural spaces, tours and nightlife that embody the city’s queer spiritThe Metropolitan Museum is marking Stonewall 50 with a gay-related theme for its annual gala and the exhibit Camp: ...
07:52 2019-06-20

New York is second state to ban discrimination based on natural hairstyles New York became the second state to ban discrimination based on natural hairstyles after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Friday amending the state’s Human Rights Law. The measure, which also amends the Dignity for All Students Act, updates the definition of race used in existing law, adding “t...
08:52 2019-07-16

Hearing date set in fight over Trump's New York tax returns A U.S. judge will hear arguments on Aug. 29 in a lawsuit that President Donald Trump filed to block a U.S. House of Representatives committee from obtaining his New York state tax returns, according to a court filing....
01:52 2019-08-02

De Blasio whines about New York Post ‘attacking’ his 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio claims he’s gotten under Donald Trump’s skin by entering the 2020 race — but it seems more like it’s the New York Post that’s ruffled Big Bird’s feathers. The Democratic hopeful was promptly grilled about the barrage of negative media coverage of his longshot p...
14:33 2019-05-21

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - May 31 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:39 2019-05-31

Electric Scooters Are Coming to New York, But You Can’t Rent One in Manhattan Tech leaders and delivery workers fought to lift the ban on electric bikes and scooters. Manhattan is off limits to the scooters because of congestion....
17:39 2019-06-19

New York's Yankee Stadium hit by swarm of 25,000 bees before game As the New York Yankees prepared to face off against the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday, the police force’s beekeepers removed a horde of bees overrunning the outfield of Yankee Stadium....
03:26 2019-07-17

New York's Four Seasons Restaurant to close less than a year after reopening Restaurant, which opened in in 1959 in the Seagram Building, will close the week of 10 JuneThe Four Seasons Restaurant in New York is to close, less than a year after it reopened away from the Seagram Building, the masterpiece of modern architecture which was its home for almost 60 years and which i...
22:00 2019-06-08

Push for marijuana legalization falls flat in New York ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A push to legalize recreational marijuana in New York state has fallen flat. The sponsor of the main legalization bill in the state Senate says the bill will not pass before lawmakers adjourn for the year this week. Manhattan Democrat Liz Krueger says supporters came close to ...
19:00 2019-06-19

Massa 'couldn't understand' Venturi FE car in second New York race Ex-Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa says he "could not understand" his Venturi GP-run ABB FIA Formula E car in the second New York race, contributing to a "very difficult" weekend...
20:13 2019-07-16

New York to pass most progressive climate crisis plan in US Program projects state would produce 100% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2040New York state would launch the most progressive policy in the US to combat the climate crisis and one of the most ambitious in the world under a new plan devised by state legislators.The program projects that...
20:26 2019-06-19

"Fatal Attraction' killer released from New York prison A former New York schoolteacher who was convicted of killing her lover's wife in a case dubbed the Fatal Attraction murder has been released from prison....
15:13 2019-06-18

Only in New York: the services offering helicopter rides to the wealthy The Big Apple has long had an infatuation with flying over the city, but there’s a risk in choosing the air over driving congested streetsWhile those taking a taxi from Manhattan to John F Kennedy airport this summer can expect a 90-minute-plus crawl at rush hour, more elite New Yorkers will have ac...
11:26 2019-06-21

The New York Times doesn’t write headlines anymore – the mob does The editor of the New York Times said an interesting thing the other day: He doesn’t do the front page. “I don’t lay out the page. I don’t pick the front-page stories,” Dean Baquet, lead editor of the paper, told the Columbia Journalism Review after his paper changed a headline Monday night because ...
03:26 2019-08-08

AOC's Dem rival, Joe Crowley, now backing candidate against hers in New York DA race Former U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley may get his revenge by proxy on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a district attorney race -- after being embarrassingly dethroned last year....
13:52 2019-06-21

Ex-Trump aide Manafort pleads not guilty in New York Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who was convicted of numerous federal crimes last year, pleaded not guilty on Thursday to residential mortgage fraud and other New York state charges, setting the stage for a showdown over whether those charges amount to double jeopardy....
21:26 2019-06-27

DA to investigate New York homeowner who it says shot, killed 2 would-be burglars The Oneida County District Attorney is investigating a 64-year-old homeowner in New York who shot and killed two attempted burglars with an unregistered gun on Tuesday....
06:52 2019-05-30

How the New York Public Library Guards Privacy in the Digital Age The ever-changing digital landscape poses a challenge for libraries: How do they enter this new world while staying true to their public mission and preserving the privacy of patrons online?...
04:39 2019-08-14

‘The Real World’ Season 1’s New York loft listed for $7.5M This is what happens when people stop being polite and start getting real … estate. A sprawling Soho co-op at 565 Broadway — which most famously served as “The Real World” loft during the MTV reality show’s inaugural season in 1992 — has listed for $7.5 million, according to Curbed NY. S...
03:13 2019-05-30

Here's how The New York Times turned their stories into television with The Weekly The New York Times’ new weekly, half-hour narrative documentary series The Weekly marks the newspaper’s first major foray into TV news. Before its premiere on FX this Sunday, we sat down with three New York Times reporters—Caitlin Dickerson, Brian Rosenthal, and Sabrina Tavernise—to talk about the s...
03:00 2019-05-30

Climate change protesters arrested outside New York Times NEW YORK (AP) — Police say 70 climate change protesters were arrested after they blocked traffic outside the New York Times building. The protesters from the group Extinction Rebellion hung banners on the skyscraper in midtown Manhattan on Saturday and on the outside of the Port Authority Bus Termin...
03:26 2019-06-23

Mobile sports betting not coming to New York anytime soon ALBANY — The odds just keep getting longer. Mobile sports betting is all but dead in New York, thanks to a stalemate among top Democrats in the state Assembly that is unlikely to be resolved before the legislative session ends, The Post has learned. “There’s road block in the [state] Assembly,...
06:13 2019-06-18

New York Formula E: No further action taken over Massa/Vergne clash An investigation into the late crash between Formula E championship leader Jean-Eric Vergne and Felipe Massa in Saturday's New York opener determined neither was to blame for causing the collision...
14:26 2019-07-14

Overlooked No More: Emma Stebbins, Who Sculpted an Angel of New York Though her Angel of the Waters at the Bethesda Fountain in Central Park was initially met with negative reviews, it eventually became all but synonymous with the city....
01:26 2019-05-30

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - May 30 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:00 2019-05-30

New York City street named for rapper Notorious B.I.G. NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City street has been named for rapper Notorious B.I.G. Community members and elected officials gathered in a downpour on Monday at the intersection of St. James Place and Fulton Street. Rapper Lil’ Kim — embracing the event’s themes of social justice and making...
23:13 2019-06-10

New York City Opera plans another reduced season NEW YORK (AP) — The financially challenged New York City Opera will have another reduced schedule for its 2019-20 season. The company said Friday the season will be limited to just two staged productions plus several concerts that total nine or 10 performances. City Opera says the American premiere ...
04:00 2019-06-22

Hofstra star only New York City player to get drafted From nondescript High School for Construction in Queens to hardly playing as a freshman at Hofstra to the NBA, Justin Wright-Foreman’s career has run the gamut. It reached a crescendo Thursday night. The high-scoring southpaw from Queens realized a dream, hearing his named called in the NBA draft, s...
14:52 2019-06-21

No ICE raids yet, but immigrants in Miami, Los Angeles, New York and elsewhere still bracing Thousands of families fear being separated by the Trump administration's ICE raids announced to begin Sunday in major cities.        ...
23:52 2019-07-14

Andy Cohen pushes to allow surrogacy agreements in New York ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Andy Cohen has joined New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in pushing to legalize paid gestational surrogacy, in which a woman is compensated for carrying a baby for its parents. The “Watch What Happens Live” host and the Democratic governor held a news conference Monday in New...
23:13 2019-06-10

Officials seek answers after blackout in New York's Manhattan Government and utility officials were still searching for definite reasons on Sunday for a five-hour blackout in a large section of New York City's Manhattan borough that left 73,000 customers without power on Saturday....
22:13 2019-07-14

New York Senate passes ban on Elon Musk's Not-A-Flamethrower If you live in New York state and bought one of The Boring Company's Not-A-Flamethrowers, you probably want to get rid of it shortly. The state's Senate recently passed a bill that bans the possession of a flamethrower for recreational purposes, and......
21:52 2019-06-21

Techeetah's New York FE race one protest against di Grassi rejected A protest lodged by DS Techeetah against the driving standards of Audi's Lucas di Grassi in the opening New York ABB FIA Formula E race was rejected by the stewards...
14:26 2019-07-14

Wearing natural hair, braids now protected in New York A new state law signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlaws racial discrimination based on natural hairstyles. Here's what people are saying about it.        ...
00:13 2019-08-14

Gabrielle Union's New York & Company Baby Collection Is Here! We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
15:39 2019-05-21

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Aug 12 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
10:39 2019-08-12

New York man charged in plot to attack Times Square A New York man was charged with illegally acquiring firearms as part of a plan to attack Times Square, one of midtown Manhattan's most crowded crossroads, federal officials said on Friday....
20:13 2019-06-07

Former New York Jets coach Walt Michaels dies at age 89 Walt Michaels, NY Jets' coach for six seasons starting in 1977, has died at 89. He went 39-47-1 and led the Jets to the AFC Championship game in 1982.       ...
23:26 2019-07-11

New York state ends vaccine religious exemption New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure minutes after the final vote. Hundreds of parents of unvaccinated children protested at New York's Capitol. (June 14)        ...
14:39 2019-06-14

New York law bans teachers from carrying guns in schools New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a new law Wednesday that bars teachers from carrying guns on school grounds -- arguing that introducing more firearms is not the way to make students safer....
21:39 2019-07-31

New York Times falls for “obesity probiotic” hype Enlarge (credit: Getty | Dogukan Keskinkilic) Adding to the steaming pile of unsubstantiated hype over probiotics, the New York Times ran an uncritical article this week suggesting that a probiotic of heat-killed bacteria can treat obesity. Of course, the data behind the story does not suggest tha...
17:13 2019-07-05

New York City rents just hit a new high, report finds Maybe the rent really is too darn high. The median rent for New York City one-bedroom apartments hit $2,980 in May, the highest in at least three years, according to real estate listing site Zumper’s national latest rent report. It’s even worse if Manhattan is considered independently of...
17:52 2019-06-04

New York repeals religious exemption for school vaccinations Gov. Andrew Cuomo is soon expected to sign the vaccination bill approved Thursday by the Senate and Assembly.        ...
05:39 2019-06-14

New York City chopper crash: Here's what happened Authorities were sifting through the smashed wreckage of a helicopter atop a New York City highrise on Tuesday, investigating Monday's spectacular crash.        ...
20:13 2019-06-11

Judge vacates conviction of New York man for 1975 murder A Suffolk County, N.Y., judge vacated the conviction of a 62-year-old New York man who served 33 years for the murder of a 14-year-old girl in 1975....
22:26 2019-05-22

New York expects flood of child sex abuse lawsuits The Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts, schools and hospitals are expected to be hit by hundreds of lawsuits under a new law lifting the statute of limitations on child sexual abuse cases....
05:00 2019-08-15

The Galaxy Brains of the New York Times Want the Nazis to Police Their Own On Sunday, the New York Times Editorial Board published a lengthy column about about the dangers of white nationalism after two devastating mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, the former of which was explicitly motivated by white nationalism. The editorial dreamed up an alternate future where the ...
23:00 2019-08-05

New York judge dies after having a heart attack on the bench James Reitz, a 57-year-old judge from Mahopac, New York, died after suffering a heart attack in Putnam County Court.        ...
19:13 2019-06-16

Where to celebrate this year’s New York City Pride March New York was already turning rainbow-colored early Sunday hours before the start of the official Pride march. As millions were expected to watch the annual march — billed as the biggest LGBTQ demonstration and celebration in the world — many proudly swamped the city with rainbow colors a...
00:13 2019-07-01

New York City Neighbors Build Cheaper Way to Connect to Web NYC Mesh is a band of about 50 volunteers building their own internet service for which members donate about $20 a month for a high-speed connection....
16:52 2019-08-06

New York to repeal religious exemption for school vaccinations Gov. Andrew Cuomo is soon expected to sign the vaccination bill approved Thursday by the Senate and Assembly.        ...
02:00 2019-06-14

Norwegian startups flocking to New York for lower tax rates The Norwegians are coming to New York with startup companies, fresh ideas and millions in capital. And hundreds of these startups are raring to go, say business executives. The city is the gateway for a growing number of fledgling companies from Norway, lured here by much lower US tax rates and ligh...
12:00 2019-07-07

New York Post proudly marches in Pride parade Posties got pride! A contingent of colorful New York Post staffers marched for the very first time in the annual Pride parade on Sunday. Nearly 150 Posties wore rainbow capes with “PRIDE” written in the Post’s signature font and matching T-shirts with “Love has no labels̶...
00:13 2019-07-01

New York City Will Pay Abortion Costs for Those Traveling From Other States New York City has set aside $250,000 to cover abortion expenses for uninsured people with a third of the money specifically earmarked for those traveling from outside the city seeking access to safe and legal abortion. The fund makes New York the first city in the country to designate money specific...
05:26 2019-06-17

London's answer to New York's High Line? You must be joking A tree-scattered, elevated walkway through air vents, The Tide is a textbook piece of artwash and greenwash – more pointless whimsy amid the tortured cityscape of Greenwich PeninsulaAlmost 20 years since the unveiling of the Millennium Dome, which promised to transform the post-industrial wastes of ...
22:13 2019-07-10

Amazon wasn't scared off by AOC, says New York City mayor Amazon was not scared off by New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in its quest to open a second headquarters in the Big Apple, according to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio....
21:13 2019-07-24

New York man arrested after calling 911 to say he was violating his probation, sheriff says A 62-year-old man has been arrested for alleged probation violations in New York after authorities said he called 911 and told them he was violating his probation....
21:26 2019-07-01

Clint Frazier Has Some Things He'd Like To Get Off His Chest About The New York Media The very first thing Yankees fans were told about Clint Frazier was that he was going to be good. Upon his acquisition from Cleveland in the Andrew Miller trade, Frazier was immediately ranked as the Yankees’ No. 2 prospect....
23:13 2019-06-05

Hundreds filed lawsuits under Child Victims Act in New York Jeffrey Eskridge has spent 42 years dreaming of the moment he’d be able to strike back at the Roman Catholic priest who he says raped him repeatedly as a teenager. He finally got his chance Wednesday with a Child Victims Act lawsuit filed in Kings County Supreme Court in Brooklyn. Attorney Jeff Ande...
17:52 2019-08-16

12 horses have died at New York state racetracks in July Twelve horses have died at New York state racetracks in the month of July, the New York database on Equine Deaths shows. Eleven of those deaths occurred within 10 days -- from July 8 to July 18....
20:52 2019-07-23

New York retail icon Barneys files for bankruptcy Barneys New York Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday and put itself up for sale, pushed to the brink by falling revenue and soaring rent at its stores that caused many vendors to effectively stop shipping merchandise to the luxury department store chain....
03:26 2019-08-07

U.S. prosecutors charge New York man with being Islamic State sniper U.S. prosecutors have charged a New York man with fighting for the Islamic State militant group in Syria and serving as a weapons trainer, according to court documents unsealed on Friday....
20:39 2019-07-19

Mayor Pete has New York moment before Queens event A 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful and mayor was more than an hour late for a campaign appearance in Queens on Wednesday — Mayor Pete Buttigieg was stuck in traffic. As Rep. Gregory Meeks updated the crowd at LaGuardia Community College about Buttigieg’s delay, someone called out: &#...
00:39 2019-05-23

Pilot in New York chopper crash not certified for bad weather: FAA The pilot who died when he crashed his helicopter atop a Manhattan skyscraper was not licensed to fly the aircraft in bad weather, the Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday....
05:00 2019-06-12

Prominent upstate New York landlord indicted for fraud BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Prominent upstate New York landlord Robert Morgan was charged Wednesday in a 114-count federal indictment with inflating property values in his expansive real estate portfolio to secure more than $500 million in loans. The indictment also named Morgan’s son, Todd Morgan, a...
00:39 2019-05-23

Byron York: Obama-era intelligence officials fretting because 'we don't know what they did' Why are Obama-era intelligence officials so concerned with President's Trump's call to declassify information regarding the origins of the Russia probe? "Because we don't know exactly what they did," Washington Examiner chief political correspondent Byron York said Friday on "The Story with Martha M...
08:39 2019-05-25

New York just made gravity knives legal. Here's why. Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved legislation removing gravity knives from the state's "dangerous weapons" category.        ...
22:26 2019-06-05

New York court dismisses whistleblower's libel suit against UBS A New York appeals court has dismissed a U.S. whistleblower's $20 million libel suit against Swiss bank UBS, his former employer, concluding that statements the Zurich-based bank made about him were......
19:01 2019-05-24

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandates New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the nation's worst measles outbreak in decades prompts states to reconsider giving parents ways to opt out of immunization rules....
22:26 2019-06-14

Allianz closes on acquisition at New York's 30 Hudson Yards Allianz SE said on Friday it closed its acquisition of a stake in New York's second-tallest office tower for 342 million euro ($384 million) and an undisclosed amount of debt, increasing its footprint in the city's fashionable Hudson Yards....
23:39 2019-06-14

How The New York Times moved an old COBOL app to a modern cloud The NYT IT team chose AWS to run a business-critical app that managed daily home delivery of the newspaper since 1979. Find out why it was worth the bother....
19:39 2019-05-23

3rd suspected suicide in 9 days for New York City police NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say a 29-year-old officer has died after shooting himself in the head, the department’s third suspected suicide in nine days. Police say he was shot around 3:45 p.m. Friday on a Staten Island street. Two officers died in suspected suicides within 24 hours o...
02:26 2019-06-15

US: New York man charged with training 'Islamic State' members A 42-year-old former New York resident who was a sniper for the "Islamic State" has been detained without bail. He faces terrorism charges for attempting to recruit and train members for the militant group....
06:00 2019-07-20

Goodbye MetroCard, hello ... Omny? New York subway debuts tap-to-pay Passengers at 16 subway stations and all Staten Island buses can tap their way in with a contactless card or mobile payment serviceFor unseasoned passengers of the dilapidated New York City subway, successfully navigating the turnstile with a MetroCard on first swipe can be a fiddly art form – as de...
12:39 2019-06-04

Trump rips Fox News for using New York Times ‘as a source’ President Trump blasted Fox News on Twitter Sunday night — saying the news giant “is now loading up with Democrats” and “even using Fake unsourced New York Times as a ‘source’ of information.” “Watching @FoxNews weekend anchors is worse than watching low rat...
04:26 2019-07-08

New York Knicks' instability reportedly turning off other players The New York Knicks missed out on marquee free agents this summer and an incident between owner James Dolan and former player Charles Oakley may have something to do with it....
21:52 2019-07-08

Corey Johnson says New York City has ‘too many parking spaces’ Council Speaker Corey Johnson may have just slammed the parking brake on his mayoral bid. Johnson fumed to WNYC’s “The Brian Lehrer Show” on Thursday that too much public space is dedicated to on-street car storage, potentially alienating a host of car-driving voters. “I do think that there ar...
21:00 2019-07-18

Barneys New York files for bankruptcy, several stores closing The iconic high-end retailer Barneys has filed for bankruptcy. Veuer’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.       ...
18:39 2019-08-06

Former doorman Timothy Brandoff pens novel on a secret New York Timothy Brandoff was in a library in California sometime in the 1990s when out of curiosity he typed his own last name into The New York Times name index. What he found on the microfiche surprised him. “One of them concerned my grandfather’s [Samuel Brandoff] suicide in 1937 [in a building on ...
20:52 2019-08-10

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - May 28 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
09:13 2019-05-28

Brexit sees London fall behind New York as top financial hub New York has ousted London as the world's main financial centre after Brexit "cast a shadow of uncertainty" over the UK capital, according to a survey of financial executives....
10:13 2019-05-28

Bill de Blasio is the least popular politician in New York: poll Presidential wannabe Mayor Bill de Blasio has the dubious distinction of being the single most unpopular political figure in the entirety of New York State, a stunning new survey reveals. The statewide Siena College poll shows a paltry 26 percent of voters have a favorable view of de Blasio, compare...
18:39 2019-08-06

Fleet Week kicks off with 2,600 sailors arriving in New York Some 2,600 members of the Marine Corps, Navy and Coast Guard are finding their land legs Wednesday in the Big Apple, with the start of Fleet Week. The Parade of Ships along the New York Harbor — which ran throughout the morning — kicked off the 31st annual citywide celebration. Service ...
19:39 2019-05-22

Trump 2020 win projected by 3 different models, New York Times op-ed says The combination of a strong economy and the built-in advantages for an incumbent give President Trump a "formidable" advantage in his bid for re-election, Steven Rattner wrote in the New York Times. ...
15:52 2019-05-28

New York clears way for release of Trump's state tax returns New York state on Monday cleared the way for Democrats in the U.S. Congress to obtain President Donald Trump's state tax returns, raising the possibility of fresh avenues of inquiry for lawmakers investigating his finances....
21:00 2019-07-08

Voters say Cuomo has made New York better as governor: poll ALBANY— Life in the Empire State is better now than when Gov. Andrew Cuomo took office, but his favorability rating is slipping, a new poll shows. Voters surveyed in a new Siena poll released Tuesday said the third-term Democrat has improved the state during his time as governor by a 51 to 39 percen...
18:39 2019-08-06

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - Aug 5 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
10:00 2019-08-05

These proposed New York City mega-structures would have been crazy New York may be home to the iconic Statue of Liberty and dozens of other monuments, but the city would look very different if a number of epic building designs had actually been constructed. From an airport in Midtown Manhattan to an imposing tower in Times Square and a vast ancient Greek-style comp...
00:52 2019-05-24

Don Lemon sued, accused of assaulting New York bartender CNN anchor Don Lemon is being sued for allegedly assaulting a bartender. The network told USA TODAY that the anchor "categorically denies" the claims.        ...
13:26 2019-08-14

New York, Miami, New Orleans: 15 cities where hurricanes would cause the most damage Hurricane season can be one of the most nerve-wracking times of the year for Americans living on the coast. The period runs from June 1 to Nov. 30.       ...
19:26 2019-08-04

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - May 24 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:52 2019-05-24

New York Police Officer Who Fought For 9/11 First Responders Dies At 53 Earlier this month, retired New York police detective Luis Alvarez delivered a heartbreaking plea to Congress to extend the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, which provides financial assistance......
05:13 2019-06-30

How New York libraries will help kids combat ‘the summer slide’ Summer vacation might be glorious with its promise of beach time, sun and sprinklers, but for many children, it can be a time when school-year learning is lost. Studies differ, but on average, kids can lose up to two months of learning; the impact is far greater for disadvantaged kids. “By fifth gra...
01:26 2019-06-30

This Homemade New York State Inspection Sticker Really Nails It Like many states, New York inspects cars to make sure they’re (roughly) safe enough to be on the road, and to prove that’s the case, they require an inspection sticker to be displayed on the windshield. Now, not everyone has the time, money, or a car that meets all the inspection standards, which ca...
23:26 2019-05-22

New York marks 50th anniversary of Stonewall uprising NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. In 1969, a police raid on a gay bar in Manhattan led to a riot and days of demonstrations that morphed into a sustained LGTB liberation movement. The streets outside the modern reincarnation of the Stonewall Inn...
18:39 2019-06-28

New York men are embracing plastic surgery with ‘daddy do-overs’ Sorry, mom, but your muffin top is taking a back seat to dad’s backside. Post-pregnancy “mommy makeover” procedures — a plastic surgery combo of liposuction, tummy tuck and a breast lift or augmentation — have been popular for years, but now men of a certain age are shelling out for what some expert...
15:52 2019-06-13

Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees step up to the plate in London • West Ham’s stadium to host Major League Baseball clash• Teams looking forward to MLB’s first match in EuropeThe Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees have promised baseball that will “get your motor running hot”, as the sport finally arrives in Europe with this weekend’s groundbreaking London Series...
19:52 2019-06-28

The Latest: Pride festivities begin in New York City NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on parades and marches throughout the country celebrating Pride (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Protesters are marching outside the historic Stonewall Inn to mark the 50th anniversary of the police raid that sparked the modern day gay rights movement. The Queer Liberation Ma...
18:00 2019-06-30

Free crowd-sourced app promises to help New York commuters A free, new app aims to help New York City subway riders fly through their commutes. Pigeon acts like the popular Waze app, allowing users to navigate routes, view real-time disruptions, receive estimated arrival times, and live updates about the beleaguered subway system. The crowd-sourced app, whi...
05:39 2019-06-30

Company executives denounce abortion restrictions in New York Times ad Scores of technology, media and fashion executives took out a full-page advertisement in the New York Times on Monday to denounce restricting access to abortion and other reproductive healthcare....
16:13 2019-06-10

New York's Medicaid bought erectile drugs for sex offenders New York's Medicaid program paid more than $60,000 for erectile dysfunction drugs and treatments for 47 sex offenders over a six-year period.        ...
22:26 2019-06-05

New York Jets K Chandler Catanzaro retires after camp struggles New York Jets veteran kicker Chandler Catanzaro is retiring from the NFL after struggling in training camp and the team's preseason opener against the New York Giants....
11:00 2019-08-12

New York City Businesses Struggle to Keep Up After Minimum Wage Increase More than six months after the $15 minimum wage went into effect in New York City, business leaders and owners say the increased labor costs have forced them to cut staff, eliminate work shifts and raise prices....
10:39 2019-08-06

New York Film Festival sets slate with Almodovar, Varda The New York Film Festival has announced the main slate for its 57th edition, adding films by Pedro Almodovar, Noah Baumbach and the late Agnes Varda to its highly selective annual Lincoln Center event...
02:13 2019-08-07

Helicopter crash in New York leaves at least one person dead, officials say Fire department says one person reported killed in crashPolice say incident was ‘hard landing on the roof’ of high-riseA helicopter crashed on the roof of a skyscraper in midtown Manhattan early on Monday afternoon. One person, reportedly the pilot, was killed.In a tweet around 2pm on a day of rain ...
00:00 2019-06-11

New York Yankees complete four-game sweep of reeling Boston Red Sox The Red Sox have lost eight straight games and are now 14.5 games behind the Bronx Bombers as the Yankees finished off a sweep of their four-game set.       ...
06:00 2019-08-05

Nicky Barnes, New York drug lord known as Mr Untouchable, dead at 78 Barnes had entered the witness protection program and died in 2012 aged 78 – or possibly 79 – according to the New York TimesNicky Barnes, an ostentatious New York City drug lord who was played by Cuba Gooding Jr in the Ridley Scott film American Gangster, is dead. Related: Frank Lucas, the drug lor...
10:26 2019-06-09

New York Times changes front-page Trump headline after backlash Headline says ‘Trump urges unity vs racism’, prompting accusations that paper fed president’s narrativeThe New York Times was forced to change its front-page headline for Tuesday’s newspaper amid intense backlash over how it portrayed Donald Trump’s statement on the El Paso and Dayton mass shootings...
21:26 2019-08-06

NYPD set to open first-of-its-kind community center in East New York The NYPD is putting its money where its mouth is — building a first-of-its-kind community center in one of the highest-crime areas of New York with the hopes of keeping kids off the streets and fostering youth development. The NYPD Community Center at 127 Pennsylvania Ave. in East New York, Br...
08:39 2019-08-08

New York Times needs to ‘look in the mirror’ if it thinks MSNBC, CNN are too partisan, critics say The New York Times is reportedly blocking its reporters from appearing on liberal cable news programs such as MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” and “CNN Tonight” with Don Lemon because they’re “too partisan,” but critics think the Gray Lady needs to look in the mirror....
19:13 2019-05-31

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - June 5 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:52 2019-06-05

We used our iPhone to ride the New York City subway today – it's the future New York City is hard. Fact. Here are two more NYC life facts: I'm never not carrying multiple things in my hand, and one thing I'm always juggling is my smartphone.That's why I'm ready to say goodbye to fetching my yellow MetroCard every time I use the subway or bus, and say hel...
23:39 2019-05-31

20% of New York drivers for apps like Uber have had to rely on food stamps Ints Kalnins/Reuters Uber improved margins by cutting driver pay, writes an industry expert in American Affairs. Drivers for ride-sharing services have reportedly required food stamps and slept in their cars. One study found average monthly pay from ride-sharing apps declined by half between 2013 a...
14:01 2019-06-08

New York’s High Line park marks 10 years of transformation NEW YORK (AP) — The creators of New York’s High Line park turned a disused rail line into an urban oasis, art showcase and tourism magnet that welcomes 8 million visitors a year. The park is now marking two milestones. Its final section opened Wednesday, days before the 10th anniversary of the...
17:26 2019-06-09

State Police arrest 61 housing protesters in New York capitol ALBANY — Lawmakers celebrated Animal Advocacy Day in the capital, but it was the tenants’ rights groups that turned the State Capitol into a zoo. Sixty-one protesters pushing for an overhaul of rent laws that expire June 15 were arrested by state police Tuesday for aggressively blocking the state Se...
07:52 2019-06-05

Attorney Michael Avenatti faces November trial in New York NEW YORK (AP) — California attorney Michael Avenatti faces a November trial date on charges he tried to extort millions of dollars from Nike. The Nov. 12 trial date was set Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Paul Gardephe at a pretrial hearing in Manhattan. Avenatti participated by telephone. Afterward,...
21:00 2019-06-18

Inside the Luxury Condo That New York Says Was an Illegal Airbnb Operation At the Atelier, a condominium building in New York City, the board president and a small travel agency built a lucrative lodging business, according to people with knowledge of the rental arrangements....
17:26 2019-06-09

A Russian Billionaire's $1.3 Billion Bet on New York's Iconic Crown Building Vladislav Doronin says three penthouses at his Aman-branded project have sold for more than $325 million, despite a sluggish market and an oversupply of luxury condos....
23:39 2019-06-13

In New York sex cult trial, leader's tactics echo those of other sects The New York man charged with keeping women as sex slaves branded with his initials is one of the few cult leaders to face prosecution in the United States, but he controlled his followers in ways that are strikingly similar to those of cult figures who have been convicted....
13:26 2019-06-18

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - June 13 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:13 2019-06-13

New York fashion grandee Barneys files for bankruptcy protection U.S. department store operator and fashionista favorite Barneys New York Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday and put itself up for sale, underscoring how even luxury retailers are struggling to freshen their image and compete with online rivals....
21:26 2019-08-06

Trump ex-aide Manafort to seek dismissal of New York charges Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, will ask a judge to dismiss criminal charges against him in New York, his lawyer told Reuters, in a case that will test the state's double jeopardy protections....
23:39 2019-06-13

Samsung Note 10 will reportedly launch on August 7 in New York City The much-awaited Samsung Note 10 will launch on August 7, sources told CNET. The flagship phone will be unveiled at Samsung’s yearly Unpacked event, which will be held in Barclays Center in downtown Brooklyn - the same venue it occupied last year, the sources continued.The Note series it...
04:13 2019-06-19

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - June 19 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
10:00 2019-06-19

City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert review – the glamour of New York The Eat, Pray, Love author’s romp through 1940s Manhattan is a glorious, multilayered celebration of womanhoodThere are some writers who are destined to be judged on one outlandish success. Daphne du Maurier resented Rebecca until her dying day, and JK Rowling didn’t rebrand herself as Robert Galbra...
14:26 2019-06-08

Streaking New York Mets rally with four in ninth for seventh straight win Red-hot Mets win for 14th time in 15 games at Citi FieldNew York had been 0-44 when trailing after eight inningsMichael Conforto celebrating with his jersey ripped off. Dominic Smith joining the party on his scooter. A crowd that kept cheering long after the last swing.Hard to believe for a team tha...
07:39 2019-08-10

New York Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Fully Decriminalize Sex Work (ALBANY, N.Y.) — New York state would legalize the buying and selling of sex under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature Monday that would lift criminal penalties for sex work. The bill isn’t expected to get a vote before the Democrat-led Senate and Assembly plan to adjourn for ...
11:13 2019-06-11

New York doctors shocked by what they find during surgery on brain tumor Doctors in New York, who cut into a woman’s brain last September to remove a suspected malignant tumor, were reportedly baffled when they found a mass resembling a “quail’s egg” that turned out to be a tapeworm....
12:00 2019-06-07

Sex cult trial in New York moves to closing arguments on Monday Jurors are expected to hear closing arguments on Monday in the trial of Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of trapping women in a sex cult and having them branded with his initials....
13:00 2019-06-17

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - June 17 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:39 2019-06-17

The Power and Comfort of Old The Real Housewives of New York City Seasons A few weeks ago, I decided to check in on some old friends. And instantly, it was like I had never said goodbye to Jill Zarin, Alex McCord and Kelly Bensimon. What happened when I started......
15:13 2019-06-07

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - June 3 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:52 2019-06-03

225 miles and 100 parks: one woman's epic hike around New York City Liz Thomas held the speed record for the legendary Appalachian Trail. But she also wanted to show why walking in our cities is important for our well-beingWhen we talk about hiking, we typically think about escaping urban confines and exploring land less touched by humanity. We envision walking thro...
12:39 2019-06-04

Possible flight rule violations under scrutiny in New York helicopter crash The deadly rooftop crash-landing of a helicopter in the heart of New York City in rain and fog on Monday raised immediate questions about whether the pilot, the lone fatality, violated rules governing midtown Manhattan's tightly restricted airspace....
03:39 2019-06-11

Schumer calls on FCC to review New York’s ‘horrible’ internet speeds ​Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday called on​ the Federal Communications Commission to ​review ​whether internet providers are providing the broadband speed they're advertising and not ripping off their customers....
23:52 2019-06-02

New York man arrested in alleged Times Square grenade plot A New York man was arrested after allegedly discussing a plot to acquire grenades and detonate them in Times Square, one of midtown Manhattan's most crowded crossroads, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday....
17:26 2019-06-07

Competitive Musical Chairs Is New York's Friendliest Contact Sport While holding up the remains of a wooden chair that had just been smashed to pieces, a woman yelled, “I got a splinter in my butt!” A referee wearing black and white stripes hustled over with a new chair and placed it on the grass, reconstituting the circle of chairs that was just broken. An impatie...
17:39 2019-06-06

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - June 7 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
10:13 2019-06-07

New York Times To Cease Political Cartoons After Anti-Semitism Row The New York Times has announced it will no longer include daily political cartoons in its international edition, weeks after apologising for publishing a caricature of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin......
09:00 2019-06-11

A tale of two cities, New York style meets London chic Art is given centre stage in a designer’s bright monochrome apartmentCarl Blücher sits in his trademark baseball cap and eye-poppingly bright trainers, his friendly miniature dachshund, Mr Big, on his knee in his New-York-loft-inspired east London flat. When the new Whistles creative project manager...
21:52 2019-08-10

Progressive candidate concedes in New York City Democratic primary The Democratic primary race for Queens district attorney finally came to end an end on Tuesday with political newcomer Tiffany Cabán, a progressive backed by U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, conceding victory to Melinda Katz, the establishment favorite candidate....
15:39 2019-08-07

Jeffrey Epstein dies in apparent suicide in New York jail Wealthy financier, 66, had been accused of sex trafficking and was being held without bail after being arrested on 6 JulyWealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein has killed himself at a New York jail, according to authorities in New York and media reports.“Saturday, August 10, 2019, at approximately 6.30am...
21:52 2019-08-10

Duke low point showed RJ Barrett can handle New York spotlight No. 3 Gonzaga led No. 1 Duke by two points entering the final minute of regulation in November’s Maui Invitational. Four times, RJ Barrett tried to drive to the rim and tie the game. Another, he put up a 3 that would have given the Blue Devils the lead. None of his five shots went......
02:26 2019-06-07

New York gangs are using emojis as a secret language to plan crimes Police say violent city street toughs have turned to cutesy emoji and other digital imagery to communicate with each other, using seemingly innocuous symbols as tools of murder, assault, rape and robbery....
10:52 2019-08-04

New York police commissioner apologizes for Stonewall raid in 1969 New York's police commissioner apologized on Thursday for the raid on the Stonewall Inn gay bar 50 years ago that gave rise to the modern LGBT rights movement, describing the incident as "harassment" that was "wrong, plain and simple."Patrons of the bar fought back against the raid on June 28, 1969,...
21:39 2019-06-06

In pictures: Anthony Joshua upset by Andy Ruiz Jr in New York The 29-year-old Anthony Joshua was stopped in the seventh round The post In pictures: Anthony Joshua upset by Andy Ruiz Jr in New York appeared first on Boxing News....
16:26 2019-06-03

America’s 25 favorite pizza joints, from New York to California Looking for the perfect slice? 24/7 Tempo has assembled a list of the 25 best pizzerias in America according to Yelp reviewers.        ...
21:39 2019-06-06

Sloane Stephens coming to New York for World Team Tennis Sloane Stephens will play one match with the New York Empire this summer, The Post has learned. Stephens, the 2017 US Open winner who’s currently ranked No. 7 in the world, will play for the Empire in it’s July 18 home match against the Orange County Breakers at Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learni...
21:39 2019-06-06

New York lawmakers pass bills to combat sexual harassment Gov. Cuomo and lawmakers have struck a series of agreements on top social issues in the closing days of the legislative session that will: expand the state’s rape statute, toughen laws to combat sexual harassment, require equal pay for women and clean up the state’s environment. “You advocate aggres...
20:13 2019-06-17

New Jersey beats New York to reach Little League World Series Early Saturday afternoon, the Elmora Youth Little League team, from Elizabeth, N.J., received a little love from the Mets’ Todd Frazier, himself a former Little League star from New Jersey, when he retweeted a pregame message from the team’s Twitter account. Greatness follows greatness, apparently. ...
11:00 2019-08-11

Alleged New York sex cult leader's 'out there' lifestyle not a crime: lawyer The New York man who started a secret society in which female "slaves" were branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him may have led an unconventional life, but he did not break the law, his lawyer told jurors on Monday....
03:39 2019-06-18

Pop Icon Madonna Says She Feels "Raped" By New York Times Profile Pop icon Madonna said she felt "raped" by an in-depth profile of her in The New York Times, calling the newspaper "one of the founding fathers of the patriarchy."...
21:26 2019-06-07

New York man plotted to kill police in Times Square, prosecutors say A New York man praised Osama Bin Laden and talked about killing police officers as he plotted an attack on Times Square, one of midtown Manhattan's most crowded crossroads, prosecutors said on Friday....
22:13 2019-06-07

AT&T adds New York City to 5G list, promises expanded coverage The largest U.S. mobile carrier now has 21 cities on its 5G list, though only business customers with select devices can take advantage of its network.Read More...
06:00 2019-08-07

New York lawmakers expected to pass bill to ban declawing of cats ALBANY — Lawmakers are expected to pass a law Tuesday to make New York the first state in the nation to ban declawing of cats. Violators would face a $1000 fine for claw trimming. Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) and state Senator Mike Gianaris (D-Queens) said the declawing poses serious ...
00:00 2019-06-05

Cuba Gooding Jr charged with forcible touching after incident in New York Actor denies allegations that he groped a woman at a Manhattan nightclub on SundayActor Cuba Gooding Jr turned himself in to police on Thursday amid allegations that he groped a woman in a Manhattan nightclub.Minutes later he was charged with forcible touching, the New York police department said. C...
15:00 2019-06-14

Bank of New York Mellon quietly canned five from bond team Bank of New York Mellon left this banker at the altar. The New York bank quietly cut five members of its bond sales team last month amid a broader slump in trading — including one 14-year veteran who was just days from his Bahamas wedding, The Post has learned. The institution bid adieu to Daniel......
00:26 2019-06-05