The HBO fantasy drama Game of Thrones is ending its third season Sunday night, but many fans are still talking about last week's episode. That's when several beloved characters were killed off.
The summer brings New York City's art scene out in the open, with outdoor concerts, film screenings and theater productions. Indoors, seasonal artistry of a different sort is being mixed up nightly by the curators of the city's booming specialty cocktail scene.
Two revelations this week about the federal government collecting data on citizens has reignited the debate about when national security trumps individual privacy. David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, weighs in on the federal government's practices and what they say about the Obama presidency.
Nitrogen pollution is threatening shellfish populations and the ecosystem of the Great South Bay. The Nature Conservancy's Nancy Kelley explains.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's pick to fill the seat vacated by Senator Frank Lautenberg isn't a household name. But Attorney General Jeff Chiesa and the governor have had a friendship that spans decades.
Farmers in the New York-New Jersey area talk about what's currently in season and what to look forward to at farmers markets.
Ramps are in decline, says Dr. Robert Naczi, a botanist with the New York Botanical Garden. He gives his advice on what not to forage, as well as what can be foraged and how to forage it.
WNYC's Amy Eddings talks to botanist Robert Naczi and his work identifying carnivorous pitcher plants. Hear about the plant that was named after Dr. Naczi in an exclusive clip.
Major League Soccer announced Tuesday that it was bringing another team to New York City. The Yankees are partnering with the group that runs the Manchester City Football Club in the U.K. to bring a new team to the city in 2015. But where the team will play is still a big unknown.
An intense search and rescue operation is underway in Moore, Oklahoma, the Oklahoma City suburb of 56,000 people that received the brunt of the damage from Monday’s level five tornado.
New York City's tech scene is on fire, but it has yet to produce a Facebook, a Google or an Amazon. But now Yahoo is in talks to acquire Tumblr, the micro-blogging service that's a Silicon Alley darling. What does that mean for investors, Tumblr users and the other startups in New York?
Registered dietitian Samantha Heller explains why flax is healthy and how flax oil, flaxseeds, and flax meal are different. Try a recipe she recommends for Zucchini, Banana, and Flaxseed Muffins.
After a year of steamy love affairs, waterboarding and an attempted presidential assassination, the ABC drama "Scandal" is wrapping up its second season Thursday.
In Newtown, CT, a task force made up of local elected officials voted unanimously last Friday to tear down and rebuild Sandy Hook Elementary School on the same site where a gunman massacred 20 children and six adults last December.
Stephanie Villani of Blue Moon Fish talk about fluke and porgies, which are in season now. Try her easy and quick recipe for battered and pan-fried porgy fillets.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is taking the military to task after an annual review showed the number of sexual assaults in the military increased.
New York City is home to numerous cultural institutions, but they aren't the only places to witness the city's abundant creative energy. You'll find it also behind the swinging kitchen door of the city's best restaurants.
Cave master Brian Ralph of Murray's Cheese Shop and Harvard microbiologist Benjamin Wolfe talk about the molds and mites flavoring the cheese in the caves. Find out what's growing on your cheese.
The Camden City Police Department is no more. In its place is a special Metro Division of a new county-run force. The move is aimed at helping the city, which has struggled with high crime rates for years and budget problems that led to police layoffs.
A former prosecutor in then Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's office is resigning her post as executive director of the state’s Joint Committee on Public Ethics. Ellen Biben has led the ethics panel since its launch in February of last year, and is the second member to resign in recent weeks.