The “modern day ‘roadside’ burger stand” that started in New York is now global. Continue reading
A crippling and potentially historic winter storm was approaching a large swath of the northeastern United States Sunday, which officials and forecasters warned could dump up to three feet of snow, produce high winds and cause power outages and flight cancellations between Monday and Wednesday.
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration suspended a program on Saturday that allows its safety inspectors to skip security checkpoints while on the job, following the arrest of an FAA agent earlier in the week who was caught allegedly carrying a firearm in his bag.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration announced today that, starting July 1, the city’s food establishments will be banned from using plastic foam containers. Continue reading
NEW YORK — Dignitaries from both sides of the political aisle converged Tuesday to bid goodbye to former three-term Gov. Mario Cuomo, a Democratic Party icon and powerful orator whose humble upbringing in Queens came to influence much of his later policy decisions. Continue reading
Site-specific theater, a growing art form that immerses audiences into productions, has become a tool for some producers to save money by defraying pricey traditional staging. NewsHour Weekend’s Zachary Green reports on a show playing from a particularly unconventional site in Brooklyn, New York. Continue reading
Former New York Governor Mario Cuomo died Thursday at 82, leaving behind a reputation as a “liberal lion” after serving three terms from 1983 to 1994. Hari Sreenivasan remembers Cuomo’s political life, from his career as a fierce Democrat during Reagan’s presidency to seeing his own son and current New York governor Andrew Cuomo take on a second term in his former position. Continue reading
The U.S. population is expected to reach 320.09 million people on Jan. 1, 2015, a 0.73 percent increase from the previous year, the U.S. Census Bureau said in a statement Monday. Continue reading