The deadly attack at a mall in Nairobi, Kenya, is raising concerns about safety at our shopping centers. On Wednesday, a Long Island mall was temporarily on lockdown, while police searched for the suspect of a nearby shooting.
After a summer of re-runs and reality programs, the five major networks are rolling out a whole new roster of shows. But Slate's TV Critic Willa Paskin says the fall TV season stinks.
The air is getting crisper, the jackets are coming out and that means for movie lovers, it's time for a fall film preview.
"A good wine should dance across the tongue, never twerk against the uvula," according to Ruth Bourdain. Learn more about the satirical mash-up of Ruth Riechl and Anthony Bourdain, and hear from the man behind the tweets.
Concerned that it might be losing out on business, a major ratings agency loosens its standards for analyzing bonds tied to home mortgages. Right away, clients start lining up for gold star, Triple-A ratings on these real estate bonds that might get a lower rating somewhere else. Sound familiar?
Drugstore giant Walgreens is making big changes to its workers' health care plan. Employees will now participate in what's called a "private exchange"—they will shop for their own healthcare on a public, online marketplace with different insurance companies offering different plans.
This Sunday is the five-year anniversary of Lehman Brothers filing for the largest bankruptcy in American history. The ensuing financial crisis eventually led to a $700 billion government bailout and plunged the country into the worst recession since the Great Depression.
Identity politics once played a decisive role in NYC elections. But the assumption that it always would appeared to have been turned on its head during Tuesday's primary, when Bill Thompson, the only African-American candidate for mayor, did not get a majority of the city's black voters.
Hiroko Shimbo explains why you should eat the shiso that comes with sashimi and why shiso juice is hot pink. Try her recipe for shiso juice and make a little science magic in your kitchen.
UPDATE: Democratic mayoral primary runner-up Bill Thompson emerged from a closed-door meeting Thursday night not prepared to concede the race.
For the first time in more than two decades, Brooklyn will have a new district attorney. Former federal prosecutor Kenneth Thompson defeated Charles Hynes for the Democratic nomination — and there's no major-party challenger in the general election.
Mayoral candidate Bill Thompson is vowing to wait until every vote is counted in the primary election. "This is far from over," he said.
It was quite a primary election. The powerful City Council speaker who led the mayoral race for much of the summer came in a distant third. Three famous -- and famously disgraced -- politicians begging for a second chance were defeated. And a Brooklyn liberal skyrocketed out of nowhere to grab 40 percent of Democrats' votes for mayor.
Moss says that Bloomberg came in "as a manager and as an engineer, not as an ideologue" but that he became "an autocrat for the people."
With only three more days before the mayoral primaries, the candidates are touring the five boroughs to make their final cases to voters.
Stevia looks like an average leafy green, but it actually patches an all-natural, very sweet punch. Farmer Ron Bingahi III explains how to use stevia and shares the Stokes Farm secret summer drink recipe.
Fordham professor and political analyst Costas Panagopoulo said this election has become about finding an alternative to long-time front runner Christine Quinn.
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President Obama has called for law schools to shorten their programs to two years, and New York Law School is pledging to do just that.
A day after a Manhattan jury said it's not acceptable for black people to use the "n-word" at work, many are worried about the impact of the decision on conversations at the water cooler.