After scanning the ocean floor for two weeks, on Friday the Bluefin-21 submarine is expected to finish searching the 6.2 square mile area that was considered the most likely resting place of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
For months John Boehner has been saying that Congress needs to work with the White House to reform immigration laws, but when asked why that isn't happening, he suggests it's mainly President Obama's fault.
Ditmas Park, to New Yorkers like Hannah Horvath, might as well be Iowa. HBO's Girls is reportedly using the south Brooklyn neighborhood to represent the Midwest, where Hannah will supposedly spend at least some of season four after getting accepted to the vaunted Iowa Writers' Workshop, which was not so ...
The U.S. Court of Appeals has thrown out three pending cases, upholding a New York judge's ruling from last summer, against 53-year-old Kevin Clash, who played Elmo on Sesame Street for 28 years before the allegations surfaced from multiple men who said they were underage when they first met the ...
The ideal number of dead cats to find under any circumstances is obviously zero. Unfortunately, police say that they are now investigating how "20 to 30 cats ...
On Wednesday night, 57-year-old detective Jay Poggi and his partner, both of the 75th Precinct, headed out to Far Rockaway to conduct a robbery investigation.
Frazier Glenn Miller, the former Ku Klux Klan "grand dragon" and proud anti-Semite accused of killing three people outside Kansas Jewish centers earlier this month, was not always so strict about his discrimination, at least in private.
The Bronx Zoo is now home to not one, but two tiny western lowland gorillas — the first to be born in the zoo since 2006.
Earlier this month, eight-year MTA veteran Francis Abankwa pulled his Bx2 bus up to a regular stop on the Bronx's Grand Concourse so that Boubacar Traore — a smuggler who had arranged to give him a suitcase full of drugs from Ghana — could board, the Daily News reports.
The Vice News journalist detained by pro-Russian forces in Ukraine since late on Monday was released on Thursday, the company confirmed after reports and photos surfaced on Twitter.
Like everyone else to ever be quoted saying something untoward, Nevada rancher and new conservative folk hero Cliven Bundy, who just happens to be a huge racist, said this morning that his comments about black Americans being better off as slaves, as published in the New York Times today, were ...
Every week, New York Magazine writer-at-large Frank Rich talks with contributor Eric Benson about the biggest stories in politics and culture.
A new baseball season means lots of new bizarre home-run calls from Yankees announcer and catchphrase enthusiast John Sterling, who personalizes them for each member of the team.
Everyone knows some version of the story: In 2006, three white players from Duke’s lacrosse team were accused of raping a black woman hired to strip at a private party off-campus.
About 48 hours after flying away during a routine visit to a park, Truman the parrot has been found, his happy-sounding owner announced on Facebook.
Two weeks ago, television cameras showed a sticky substance on the right hand of Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda during an impressive start at Yankee Stadium against the Red Sox.
The kids at the Daily Spectator have decided that digital-first is the way of the future and will move to a once-a-week paper copy while maintaining a daily website, becoming the first Ivy to ditch print, Capital New York reports.
Hotel magnate Steve Wynn and professional handsome person George Clooney got into an argument at dinner recently over something the actor claims “had nothing to do with politics and everything to do with character.” It also had to do with politics.
Three Americans were shot and killed by an Afghan security guard at a hospital in Kabul on Thursday morning.
Wired's cover story this month is about the rise of the "sharing economy" — a Silicon Valley–invented term used to describe the basket of start-ups (Uber, Lyft, Airbnb, et al.) that allow users to rent their labor and belongings to strangers.