Nov 01, 2011 16:26 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Compelling portraits of everyday life drawn from the streets of New York City form the heart of a new exhibit opening on Friday at The Jewish Museum.
Oct 22, 2011 19:59 EDT
About 500 people, including activists from the Occupy Wall Street movement, marched through New York on Saturday in protest at police abuses.
Oct 21, 2011 22:37 EDT
Police in New York arrested about 30 protesters including veteran civil rights activist Cornel West during a demonstration by the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Oct 21, 2011 12:16 EDT
The Anonymous hacking collective, out of support of anti-police brutality protests happening on Friday, has leaked what appears to be the personal information of authorities in Boston and Birmingham, Ala.. After a brief respite from exposing the personal information of its targets, the Anonymous hacking collective on Friday posted documents that appear to contain the personal information of police officers in Massachusetts and Alabama.
Oct 17, 2011 16:16 EDT
International negotiators pressed the armed Basque separatist group ETA on Monday to make a historic declaration ending more than four decades of bombing and shooting.
Oct 13, 2011 20:00 EDT
Singer Cyndi Lauper says her housing project for homeless gay youth was just the start in her struggle to help troubled kids. Singer Cyndi Lauper says her housing project for homeless gay youth was just the start in her struggle to help troubled kids. In August, Lauper opened her True Colors Residence for LGBT homeless teens in Harlem. The 30-bed facility is the first to offer permanent housing to gay youth in New York City. Residents pay rent based on their ability to pay,? and receive job placement help, if needed. In an op-ed published at The Huffington Post, the 58-year-old Lauper said she was just getting started. ?Here in New York City, as is the case in most cities around the country, there are not enough resources to help these young people,? Lauper wrote. ?On any given night, approximately 3,800 young people are living on the streets of the Big Apple, yet there are not even enough shelters and transitional living beds to house 10 percent of them. Most of those beds are funded
Oct 10, 2011 16:00 EDT
PARIS (Reuters) - A strong showing by hardline leftist Arnaud Montebourg in France's Socialist Party presidential primary has made the selection of a moderate candidate less of a certainty and could drag the party's 2012 campaign further to the left.
Oct 10, 2011 10:50 EDT
PARIS (Reuters) - A strong showing by hardline leftist Arnaud Montebourg in France's Socialist Party primary vote makes the selection of a moderate candidate less of a certainty and could drag the party's 2012 presidential campaign further to the left.
Oct 09, 2011 18:06 EDT
PARIS (Reuters) - Moderate left-wing candidate Francois Hollande led in a primary vote for the French Socialist Party's presidential nomination on Sunday, bolstering his position as the favorite to unseat conservative President Nicolas Sarkozy in April.
Oct 09, 2011 17:07 EDT
France's opposition Socialists boasted Sunday that a strong turn-out in their primary was an early victory in the battle to oust Nicolas Sarkozy, but failed to choose a clear winner of their own.
Oct 04, 2011 06:38 EDT
(Reuters) - Starbucks Corp <SBUX.O> will share profits from two of its U.S. coffee shops with non-profit groups in New York City and Los Angeles to help offset expected government funding cuts to programs for children and education.
Sep 20, 2011 15:25 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Eighteen people suffered minor injuries when scaffolding at a building under demolition in Harlem collapsed onto a New York City bus on Tuesday.
Sep 07, 2011 20:00 EDT
Whether you root for the Bills or the Buccaneers, or just about any other NFL team, there's a bar in the Las Vegas Valley where you can watch with other diehard fans. And if the camaraderie isn't enough, there are tons of food and drink specials.
Aug 29, 2011 16:10 EDT
(Reuters) - Following are details of which New York and New Jersey bus, subway and commuter rail lines have reopened and which are still shut as authorities inspect and clear damage caused by Hurricane Irene. The storm flooded tracks, downed power lines, toppled trees and caused other damage.
Aug 29, 2011 13:19 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Metro-North Railroad will resume service on lower portions of two of its three commuter lines serving New York City suburbs starting at 2 p.m. (1800 GMT), the railroad said in a statement.
Aug 25, 2011 20:00 EDT
Singer Cyndi Lauper will open her True Colors Residence for LGBT homeless teens in Harlem next Thursday. Singer Cyndi Lauper will open her True Colors Residence for LGBT homeless teens in Harlem next Thursday. The 30-bed facility is the first of its kind in New York City. ?In New York City, a very disproportionate number (up to 40 percent) of homeless youth identify as LGBT,? Lauper said in a fundraising letter. ?Even more disturbing are reports that these young people often face discrimination and at times physical assault in some of the very places they have to go for help. This is shocking and inexcusable!? Lauper's organization differs from the Ali Forney Center, whose program offers temporary shelter and aid to homeless LGBT youth aged 16 to 24. The True Colors Residence is permanent housing. Residents will pay rent based on their income and receive job placement help, if needed. Carl Siciliano, the founder and executive director of the Ali Forney Center, welcomed the new project.
Aug 22, 2011 22:33 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Songwriter Nickolas Ashford, who penned such rhythm and blues hits as "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" and "I'm Every Woman" with his wife Valerie Simpson, died on Monday at age 70.
Aug 15, 2011 09:04 EDT
HENRICO COUNTY, VA (Reuters) - The camp in the state of Virginia has no traditional activities such as fishing or swimming but it provides young girls with statistics scarier than any campfire story.
Aug 14, 2011 17:50 EDT
HENRICO COUNTY, VA (Reuters) - The girls camp in eastern Henrico County has no traditional activities such as fishing or swimming but provides its young participants with statistics scarier than any campfire story.
Aug 07, 2011 09:51 EDT
The New York Fire Department, one of the Big Apple's most iconic institutions, is in the hot seat over allegations that racism keeps its ranks almost lily-white.