The number of people applying for unemployment benefits this week fell slightly to 502,000, from 514,000 last week.
Pictures Reframed has its first show at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall tonight.
Today marks the 8th anniversary of the fatal crash of American Airlines Flight 587.
A tree, camels, donkeys, sheep and Rockettes arrive at Rockefeller Center this week.
Andy Warhol's 1962 silkscreen painting, “200 One Dollar Bills," sold for $43.7 million at a Sotheby's auction last night.
Nidal Malik Hasan's religious views and strange behavior had worried doctors overseeing his medical training, but theydidn't think he was violent or a threat.
President Barack Obama won't accept any of the Afghanistan war options before him without changes, a senior administration official said.
The Whitney Museum of American Art will launch a new website today.
Officials say a roadside bomb in northwest Pakistan killed 9 security officers today.
A "Thriller"-era silk-screened portrait of Michael Jackson by Andy Warhol sold for $812,500 last night.
Riccardo Muti, Louis Andriessen, Joshua Bell, Elina Garanca and Warren Jones are the winners of Musical America's 2010 awards.
A shelling from helicopter gunships killed 10 suspected militants in northwest Pakistan along the Afghan border.
Military divers have found the body of one of the two American paratroopers who disappeared last week in western Afghanistan.
At least 24 people are dead and 55 more wounded after a suspected car bomb detonated just outside a crowded market in Charsadda, a town 25 miles north of Peshawar, Pakistan.
Today has been proclaimed "Sesame Street Day" in New York City, in honor of the 40th anniversary of Sesame Street.
Governor David Paterson calls on legislators to enact budget cuts today at a special joint session of the Assembly and Senate.
There has been naval gunfire between North and South Korea today on the western sea border the two countries share.
President Barack Obama will pay tribute to the 13 people killed last week during a gunman's rampage at Fort Hood, Texas.
Three American hikers detained on Iran-Iraq's border were accused of espionage on Monday.