Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai was sworn into a second, five-year term today.
The Afghan government has increased helicopter flyovers and patrols in Kabul in preparation for President Hamid Karzai's inaugural ceremony tomorrow.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he won't raise taxes to help close New York City's projected $5 billion budget deficit for the next fiscal year.
Germany's troops in Afghanistan will stay there for another year, according to an anonymous source.
Before President Obama heads to Seoul, he will meet with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao today.
A luxury goods retailer and an orchestra are sponsoring a competition for the best "green" score.
Did the Army miss warning signs about Major Nidal Malik Hasan?
President Obama and Chinese President Jintao finished their second day of talks today.
WNYC's Katherine E. Brown will become the new executive director at the New York City Ballet.
AFSCME D.C. 37 heads to Albany today to protest Governor David Paterson's 2009-2010 Deficit Reduction Plan.
The New York City Council considers a paid sick leave bill tomorrow.
Sarah Palin's new book, Going Rogue: An American Life, will be published today.
Nearly 16,000 people showed up to get the H1N1 vaccine last weekend.
David Sanger of The NYT talks about what Barack Obama hopes to tackle abroad, and what's on tap for the president when he gets back.
David Sanger of The New York Times talks about what Barack Obama hopes to tackle abroad, and what's on tap for the president when he gets back.
The Library of Congress will award its 2009 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song to Paul McCartney.
President Barack Obama held a town hall meeting in China early Monday in the next stop on his four-country Asia tour.
Culture critic Lee Rosenbaum talks about early modernist abstract exhibits at the MoMA, the Whitney and the Guggenheim.
Remnants of Tropical Storm Ida are pounding the East Coast, and flooding coastal areas in New Jersey after slamming the Carolinas and Virginia. Strong winds and waves are causing severe beach erosion along the New Jersey shore.
At least 16 people are dead and 80 more wounded this morning after attacks in Pakistan's northwestern region.