Long Island priest Andrzej Zglejszewski of the Diocese of Rockville Centre says he's trying to follow Pope Francis' benevolent leadership style.
A unit within the New York City Police Department created in the wake of 9/11 to gather information on Muslims has disbanded.
WXQR listeners donated about 2,500 instruments.
For Paula Dinh, the path to graduation has been a long one, with times when she questioned her ability — and desire — to finish high school.
Even though the documents read like a defense of Gov. Chris Christie, the newly released interviews include some revealing quotes.
Black tenants say a landlord is trying to kick them out.
Jessie Mueller, who plays Carole King in “Beautiful: The Carol King Musical,” talks about her role, along with Doug McGrath, who wrote the book for the show. It tells the story of how Carole Klein, an awkward teen living in Brooklyn, became a hit songwriter. She and her husband and songwriting partner Gerry Goffin become a songwriting powerhouse, churning out hits like “One Fine Day,” “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow,” and “The Loco-Motion.” “Beautiful” is playing at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.
"Every African-American household ought to have a complete collection of James Baldwin's work," says the author Jamaica Kincaid. In what would be his 90th year, Baldwin is being recognized for his lasting impact as a writer and activist. Kincaid talks about the year-long celebration.
Watch The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart play live from WNYC's Greene Space as part of Gigstock, presented with Oh My Rockness.
Nasir Jones -- the hugely successful and influential rap emcee known as Nas -- is one of the greatest musical voices to emerge from New York City. In a conversation with Soundcheck, Nas reflects on his 1994 debut album Illmatic -- which now being reissued to commemorate its 20th anniversary -- and a documentary film.
Paul Stanley, founding member of Kiss, talks about his first encounter with Gene Simmons, accidentally writing a famous mondegreen, how he stays in shape and why the band decided to enter the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.