Four more American troops have died in southern Afghanistan after their patrol vehicle hit an improvised explosive device.
The 1960s musical “Bye Bye Birdie” opened last night on Broadway for the first time in almost 50 years.
In another strike aimed directly at Pakistan's police services, at least 11 people have died and 15 have been injured by bombs detonated outside a station in the northwest city of Peshawar.
Fabio Luisi will replace Andrew Davis as conductor of all "Hansel and Gretel" performances at the Metropolitan Opera this season.
Retail sales may be down nationwide, but economists say low inflation will slowly drive consumers to shop.
Two Queens men have been arrested for yelling anti-gay slurs, as well as taunting, punching and kicking Jack Price after Price left a 24-hour deli near his home October 8.
The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission voted to make a dozen Chelsea row houses once used as an Underground Railroad stop a historic district.
Senate leaders will begin today to merge the Senate Finance Committee's 10-year $829 billion health care bill approved yesterday, with another more liberal bill which was passed in July in the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee.
President Barack Obama is meeting with Spain's Socialist Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero today in what might be the beginning of a new diplomatic relationship.
A $200 million interdisciplinary science building is headed for Columbia University.
In Russia today, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has made "considerable progress" with Moscow on a new strategic arms treaty.
The Senate Finance Committee will vote today on whether or not to approve President Obama's $829 billion health care reform package.
Three years after it first expressed interest, the Whitney Museum of American Art will finally move forward with building a museum on Manhattan's West Side.
Federal officials have arrested Louis Armando Peña Soltren, a man accused of hijacking a 1968 flight who they've been trying to track down for nearly 41 years.
The homers that Alex Rodriguez and Jorge Posada hit Sunday at the Minneapolis Metrodome didn't just mean victory over the Minnesota Twins. They mean the Bronx Bombers will head to the American League Championship Series.
The last of the Nobel prizes in Economics has been awarded today to Elinor Ostrom and Oliver Williamson.
Forty one people were killed Monday at a market blast near the Swat Valley in Pakistan, according to the Associated Press.
Malaysia's government is hoping to slow its country's spiking divorce rate by offering two-night island and beach resort vacations for couples whose relationships are on the rocks.
Golf and rugby will join trampoline, synchronized swimming and badminton as summer Olympic sports.