Valance Cole has at least two key facts on his side in his long struggle to overturn a manslaughter conviction for a 1985 Brooklyn killing that has kept him in prison for more than a quarter century.
Officials say that the transfer of Sirhan Sirhan from central California's Corcoran state prison to San Diego's Richard J.
An essay titled "Why Us?" is no longer on the site of the student-run Harvard Ichthus Christian journal.
According to a new poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation, 55 percent of people in the United States say they have been following news coverage of Healthcare.gov's many problems and reports of people being dropped from their current insurance plans "very" or "fairly" closely.
In a particularly grim entry for the "where are they now" file, a jury in Durham, North Carolina, found Crystal Mangum, the woman who falsely accused three Duke lacrosse players of raping her in 2006, guilty of second-degree murder for stabbing her boyfriend.
According to local observers, 41-year-old Republican Stewart Mills will almost certainly challenge Democratic Congressman Rick Nolan, who currently represents Minnesota's 8th congressional district, when he is up for reelection next year.
Recent attacks in Brooklyn and elsewhere have people on edge, as police warned about a possible sick game called Knockout, or polarbearing.
Every subway rider's worst nightmare once again came true for a 72-year-old man who was waiting for northbound A train at 145th Street on Friday afternoon.
A meeting with Al Sharpton and other civil rights activists (but not Jay Z) over allegations of racial profiling at Barneys and other major retailers ended in mild injury for Barneys CEO Mark Lee, whose corporate spokeswoman accidentally slammed his leg in a car door as the two tried to ...
On Thursday, an unidentified 34-year-old man walked into Hamstead's Peninsula Deli & Grocery to redeem a $1 million lottery ticket.
Forecasts now say that the freezing squall some people still call a nor'easter might hit the East Coast at one of the worst possible times: the day before Thanksgiving.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is really stocking up. In an effort to revitalize the brand, she's already bought Tumblr and brand-name tech columnist David Pogue, but Katie Couric joining the Internet company is a whole new frontier.
Inspired by New York Times columnist Frank Bruni finding Courtney Love's lost iPhone in a cab and returning it to her with the help of the magical Internet (and his assistant), further questions of taxi-synergy crept into our heads.
Yesterday, the Democrat-controlled Senate voted for a rule change known as "the nuclear option." This means that the president's judicial and executive branch nominees can advance to a confirmation vote with the approval of a simple majority of 51 senators, instead of the 60-senator super-majority requirement that was in place ...
A 24-year-old Orthodox man was punched but not robbed in Midwood early Friday morning in what seems to be another instance of the terrible trend currently haunting Brooklyn and other cities around the country.
The (supposedly) subversive image comes courtesy of SnoreStop, an anti-snoring mouth spray, with the tagline, "If we can keep this couple together, we can keep anyone together." Hmmm.
Back in August, U.S. District Court judge Shira Scheindlin ruled stop-and-frisk unconstitutional and ordered the NYPD to reform the practice.
Well, this is absolutely horrifying: A man reportedly threw himself in front of a train at the above-ground Mount Eden subway stop in the Bronx this morning.
"I am alive so must live," the Virginia state senator wrote on Twitter and Facebook this morning, his first public statement since being stabbed more than ten times by his son.
For two weeks, ending Sunday, an enormous white tent at the corner of Canal and Varick Streets has been the site of a pioneering civic forum, “Talking Transition.” Ten civic-minded groups — from the New York Women’s Foundation to the Rockefeller Brothers Fund — have helped organize and pay for ...