A New York woman is leading the fight to change the way New York State defines rape.
Tom Hanks, Alec Baldwin, Bette Midler. These are some of the big stars landing on Broadway this spring season. And even before the stars come out, a number of other shows are drawing attention.
There is widespread and poorly regulated use of anti-psychotic medications by several New York City nursing homes, according to a new investigation by the Gotham Gazette.
Police continue their search for two men who made out with an unknown amount of jewels in a brazen smash-and-grab at the Four Seasons Hotel in midtown over the weekend.
In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the outrage over the administration's "Plan B' for immigration, the difficulty that Chuck Hagel is facing in his quest for confirmation as defense secretary, and new calls to watch the skies for threats from outer space.
A meteor exploded in the sky above Russia Friday morning. But astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson says that's tiny compared to asteroid 2012 DA14, which will be flying by the Earth Friday afternoon.
During his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama covered a wide range of issues from using government money to create jobs and grow the middle class to combating climate change. He set up a clash between his administration and a deeply divided Congress over some issues such as guns and immigration.
A new report finds that actors of color were cast in less than a quarter of roles on New York City stages last year.
"It's the most flexible money that we have in our whole toolkit, if you will, of federal efforts after disasters."
Governor Andrew Cuomo has a plan to buy homes in flood-prone areas and then demolish them, creating more undeveloped coastline for the state.
While spring may be the busiest time in the world of New York theater, this winter has provided stage-lovers with plenty to see.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg may be threatening to veto a bill banning discrimination against unemployed job seekers passed by the City Council on Wednesday, but Speaker Christine Quinn is issuing a challenge of her own: a veto override.
Brooklyn is getting a taste of the Balkans this weekend. The Zlatne Uste Golden Festival, New York’s largest Balkan music event, is celebrating its 28th year of regional music, food, drink and arts starting Friday evening.
The iconic boardwalk where generations of families and teens got their first taste of the Jersey Shore is being rebuilt after it was destroyed by Sandy. Seaside Heights Mayor William Akers says the boardwalk should be restored by Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of summer.
The destruction from Sandy is expected to leave more than 12 million cubic yards of debris in New York state and New Jersey. The vast majority of it will be taken to landfills.
In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about some objections being raised by Republicans to President Obama's nominations of Chuck Hagel as Defense Secretary, John Brennen as Director of the CIA and Jack Lew as Treasury Secretary, as well as the French involvement in Mali.
Jeanne Manford, who founded a national movement aimed at helping families accept and support their gay children and friends, died Tuesday.
The government agency charged with regulating the gun trade continues to lack a leader, despite the rash of recent shootings in the country.