Two days ago, chances are nobody had ever heard of The Dirty. But now the website is in all major headlines as the place where the latest X-rated pictures involving Anthony Weiner surfaced. Another website, Buzzfeed, also published a piece on the woman who allegedly received the pictures from Weiner. The fact that two online publications are at the center of this story is raising questions about credibility and the evolution of media.
Officials say the plane skidded on its nose down the 7,000-foot runway before coming to a halt on a grassy area.
A lucky baseball fan from Austin, TX got surprise tickets to Tuesday’s All-Star game.
In a survey of hundreds of people working on Wall Street, more than 1 in 5 said they'd seen or heard about wrongdoing in the workplace, and a quarter said they'd engage in insider trading if it meant making $10 million.
“When you feel yourself getting stronger physically, you feel stronger mentally. You feel empowered, you don’t feel like a victim, now you feel like a victor.”
What started as a green idea to fuel a cross-country trip is now serving as a clean energy source in the Rockaways.
Cicadas are starting to emerge on Staten Island’s south shore.
Homelessness among female veterans is on the rise in the United States, even as the overall rate of homelessness among veterans is going down.
New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says he is taking new steps to prevent sexual harassment in the legislature, after coming under fire for his handling of complaints against former Brooklyn Assemblyman Vito Lopez, who resigned Monday.
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 is home to thousands of restaurants, but a new crop of cookbooks may inspire you to stay in the kitchen and cook, rather than order takeout.
Could more cameras in New York City help prevent attacks like the one at the Boston Marathon? That's what Police Commissioner Ray Kelly says the NYPD is looking into.
This year's syrup season ran slightly longer than usual, due to a cold March. Here's how to make hay while the sun shines, so to speak.
A salsa musician and Bronx native is stepping into the fray, in the lead-up to the Venezuelan presidential elections this Sunday. Willie Colon released a song that's criticizing the Nicholas Maduro, the candidate picked by the late Hugo Chavez. The song is called Mentira Fresca, or fresh lie, and is getting lots of attention.
Music video enthusiasts, fashion lovers, and punk rock aficionados: This spring season of museum offerings has something for each of you, from a shoe show, to a punk exhibition, to a retrospective that pays homage to the art of the music video.
The union representing faculty and staff at the City University of New York opposes an initiative that’s aimed at making it easier for students in the two-year community colleges to transfer to four-year college programs. Union leaders say the curriculum changes, known as Pathways, are too restrictive, and that they water down CUNY’s academic standards.
The MTA says Long Island Railroad trains will be cancelled and re-routed through Friday, all due to a train derailment on Monday night.
The man accused in a fatal hit-and-run that killed an expectant Brooklyn couple and their unborn child is facing additional charges.
A Senate Subcommittee led by New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is hoping to shed more light on sexual assault in the military. Those testifying at the Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel on Wednesday include advocates for victims of sexual assault as well as members of the military.
From help learning computer skills, to mastering English as a Second Language, the city’s public libraries are playing a bigger role in their communities. That’s the finding of a recent study by the Center for an Urban Future, and it’s also the topic of a symposium the group is hosting at the New York Public Library on 42nd Street on Monday.