The New Jersey man was arrested after entering St. Patrick's Cathedral carrying two cans of gasoline, lighter fluid and butane lighters.
By Associated Press
New York City lawmakers are pushing a measure that would ban the sale of all new fur products in the city that was once the mecca of the fur business -- manufacturing up to 80% of the fur coats made…
By David Klepper, David R. Martin, Associated Press
As spring takes hold, sparking thoughts of budding plants and new life, we explore how one of the world’s preeminent landscape designers approaches creating a garden. Piet Oudolf is perhaps best known for his work on New York City’s High…
By Jeffrey Brown, Lorna Baldwin, Jaywon Choe
A health lawyer explains what states can or cannot legally do when responding to cases of a communicable disease like measles.
By Katherine Drabiak, The Conversation
The U.S. is battling one of the largest outbreaks of measles in decades, with 465 cases confirmed nationwide and 78 new cases in the last week alone. New York City alone has 285 confirmed cases since last fall. Dr. Oxiris…
By Sonja Dümpelmann, The Conversation
Sixty years ago, urban tree planters stood on the front lines of fighting climate change.
By Paul Solman
For over a year, cities across North America have competed to lure Amazon's next headquarters, which the company said would bring up to 50,000 jobs to the chosen site. But as Paul Solman explains, new reports indicate the company may…
By Larry Neumeister, Associated Press
Bangaldeshi immigrant Akayed Ullah set off a pipe bomb in a New York City subway station during rush hour last year.
Three more mail bombs were intercepted today: two in Delaware, addressed to former Vice President Joe Biden, and another sent to Robert De Niro’s New York City office. After President Trump blamed the "hateful" media for stoking national tensions, former…
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