New York City
Nov 23, 2012 13:13 EST
Frenzied consumers across the United States swarmed stores early Friday snapping up deals and kicking off the holiday shopping season with what businesses hoped would be a bang.
Nov 22, 2012 14:35 EST
Thanksgiving is America's family holiday, but for New York's victims of superstorm Sandy, family this year got bigger, with total strangers arriving to ensure that even the neediest got turkey, apple pie and lashings of love.
Nov 21, 2012 18:49 EST
New York's city council speaker retains a strong lead ahead of next year's election to replace Mayor Michael Bloomberg -- and to become the Big Apple's first lesbian mayor, a poll Wednesday found.
Nov 20, 2012 19:10 EST
Three of four New Yorkers think Mayor Michael Bloomberg is doing a good job on the heels of deadly superstorm Sandy, but they are even bigger fans of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a new poll released Tuesday found.
Nov 18, 2012 23:29 EST
Hundreds of New York City homes deemed to be safety hazards after superstorm Sandy will be razed in a vast operation the office of Mayor Michael Bloomberg describes as "unprecedented."
Nov 18, 2012 15:36 EST
Hundreds of New York City homes deemed to be safety hazards after superstorm Sandy will be razed, in a vast operation described by the mayor's office as "unprecedented."
Nov 16, 2012 17:10 EST
A US court sentenced a New York man to life in prison Friday for plotting to turn himself into a suicide bomb in the city's subway as revenge for American attacks in Afghanistan.
Nov 15, 2012 18:17 EST
The US power grid is susceptible to terrorists and could take weeks or even months to repair if attacked, a study warns.
Nov 15, 2012 15:48 EST
US President Barack Obama praised New York's toughness on a visit Thursday to neighborhoods worst-hit by superstorm Sandy and appointed an official to coordinate the rebuilding effort.
Nov 15, 2012 10:39 EST
President Barack Obama travels to New York Thursday for a firsthand look at the damage left by superstorm Sandy and to meet with families recovering from the disaster, a White House official said.
Nov 15, 2012 08:49 EST
Eat, warm up, clean up: more than two weeks after superstorm Sandy, thousands of people in a remote New York City beach community are struggling just for the basics.
Nov 14, 2012 15:56 EST
The chief of a New York utility that came under fire from customers and the state governor for its slow restoration of power following superstorm Sandy is resigning.
Nov 13, 2012 15:22 EST
Rationing ended Tuesday for New Jersey drivers seeking to buy gasoline, as shortages caused by superstorm Sandy finally receded.
Nov 12, 2012 23:45 EST
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo asked the US federal government for $30 billion in aid to help his state recover from the devastation left by superstorm Sandy.
Nov 12, 2012 19:00 EST
Cabler WE tv's Cyndi Lauper reality series premieres Saturday, January 12. Cabler WE tv's Cyndi Lauper reality series premieres Saturday, January 12. Producers of Cyndi Lauper: Still So Unusual promise a behind the scenes look at Lauper's personal life. ?Each 30-minute episode gives viewers an all-access pass into the personal and professional life of one of pop culture's most beloved and influential icons as she juggles her many roles, including rock star, mother, wife, Broadway composer, New York Times best-selling author and philanthropist,? the network said in a press release. ?Considering Cyndi's hectic schedule, her family life with her husband of 20 years, actor David Thornton (My Sister's Keeper, The Notebook), and the couple's 14-year-old son, Declyn, plays a role throughout the series as Cyndi struggles with the same issues all working mothers deal with: splitting time between work and family and giving adequate attention to both.? Last year, Lauper, a vocal supporter of gay
Nov 12, 2012 19:00 EST
Plans for the film adaption of 'The Normal Heart' include turning it into a made for televison movie. Plans for the film adaption of The Normal Heart include turning it into a made-for-televison movie. According to BroadwayWorld.com, the film won't be shown at the multiplex. Instead it will be an HBO television production with an estimated budget of $15 million. As previously reported, Mark Ruffalo ? a co-star of the 2010 lesbian moms flick The Kids Are Alright ? will tackle his first gay role playing Ned Weeks, the hero of Larry Kramer's Tony-winning play about the early days of the AIDS pandemic. Director Ryan Murphy, the creator of Fox's Glee and FX's Nip/Tuck and American Horror Story, has reportedly cast Julia Roberts as Dr. Emma Brookner, the only doctor in New York City taking the disease seriously, and Alec Baldwin as Ben Weeks, a lawyer and Ned Weeks' brother. Big Bang Theory co-star Jim Parsons will reprise his Broadway role of AIDS activist Tommy Boatwright. White Collar sta
Nov 12, 2012 17:49 EST
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo asked the US federal government for $30 billion in aid Monday to help his state recover from the devastation left by superstorm Sandy.
Nov 10, 2012 07:28 EST
The group Doctors Without Borders has aided victims of war and disease in countries like Sudan, Haiti and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Nov 09, 2012 18:21 EST
New York City began its first day of fuel rationing Friday but there was relief for tens of thousands of people who got back electricity disrupted during superstorm Sandy.
Nov 09, 2012 16:56 EST
President Barack Obama will travel to New York next week to view the damage caused by superstorm Sandy and meet victims of the disaster, the White House said Friday.