Two white flags flew mysteriously from the Brooklyn Bridge on Tuesday morning, as if the borough didn't invite enough jokes already.Upon closer examination, the surrender had some deeper significance — the American flags were actually painted white.
The slithering reptile — which frightened people so badly that they were unable to tell whether it was two-, six-, or ten-feet long — has been adopted by a man and a woman who are apparently unafraid of snakes, DNAinfo reports.
After being placed on modified duty on Sunday, the four Emergency Medical Service workers who responded to the scene of Eric Garner's violent arrest have now been suspended without pay.
The details are unimaginably grisly, a case of pure horror in Wyoming, Michigan, that has already made national headlines.
At the moment, the world’s attention is naturally focused on the most camera-friendly elements of the Israel-Hamas conflict: the explosions and the refugees and the many civilian casualties.
On the fifth day of a ground war in Gaza, Israel has admitted to losing one of its own. Following a battle on Sunday, Hamas claimed it had captured a 21-year-old Israeli soldier, while Israel’s U.N.
I think I know why New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman likes Airbnb. The house-rental start-up has lots going for it: a $10 billion valuation, a huge global user base, and a slick user experience.
The investigation into what downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 finally took a step forward on Monday, as refrigerated trains holding the bodies of the 298 victims began moving out of rebel-held territory in Ukraine, and the pro-Russian separatists turned over the plane's black boxes to Malaysia.
On Monday New York City’s Department of Investigation said it's reviewing the 129 incidents in which inmates were seriously injured by guards at Rikers Island last year, which were exposed by a New York Times report last week.
On Monday night, the Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Water informed us on Twitter that it is now a "C-List celebrity" in Kim Kardashian's new mobile game.
We know Chris Christie is adept at dodging questions, as it took him nearly three weeks to confirm that he supports the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision (and even then, he only gave a two word response).
After a weekend of back and forth over who actually found the black boxes of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17, they've finally surfaced for real.
Rather than building a wall on the U.S./Mexico border, Rick Perry is taking a shortcut and deploying some troops.
Over the weekend, the NYPD announced that Daniel Pantaleo, the officer who put Eric Garner in what appears to have been an illegal chokehold right before he died, had been taken off the streets while the incident is investigated.
The now-legendary gentleman, spotted at 30th Street and Third Avenue on a Monday afternoon, "has some thong action going on," a tipster tells Gothamist.
The incident happened at the Archer Avenue E station at around 11:30 a.m. on Monday, when the 2-year-old girl's mother reportedly stepped away briefly to throw away some trash.
Thanks in part to Deadspin, a spreadsheet detailing a husband's dissatisfaction with his sex life that he sent to his wife (and that she then posted to Reddit) has gone viral the last few days.
The 8,000 patients whose pelvic exams Dr. Nikita Levy secretly taped will receive a $190 million settlement from Johns Hopkins University, his former employer.
There has been no shortage of community outrage in the days since the death of Eric Garner, a 43-year-old father of six suspected of selling loose cigarettes, during a violent, videotaped arrest in Staten Island last week.
Though you wouldn't know it if you read U.S. media sources, Ukraine's about to go to war with Russia.