Alex Rodriguez was suspended through 2014 and All-Stars Nelson Cruz, Jhonny Peralta and Everth Cabrera were banned 50 games apiece Monday when Major League Baseball disciplined 13 players in a drug case - the most sweeping punishment since the Black Sox scandal nearly a century ago.
Two polls are showing former Rep. Anthony Weiner gaining ground among the city's Democrats in his bid for the party nomination in the New York City mayoral race.
La Scala's board of directors has named the artistic director of the Salzburg Festival Alexander Pereira as the opera house's new general manager.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he wants to hold a special election in October to fill the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by Frank Lautenberg's death on Monday.
The founder of an online currency transfer business was indicted in the United States along with six other people in a $6 billion money-laundering scheme described as "staggering" in its scope, authorities said Tuesday.
A production of Tannhauser is causing a stir because of Nazi-themed scenes showing people dying in gas chambers and members of a family having their heads shaved before being executed.
Osmo Vanska says he will resign as music director if the orchestra loses a prestigious concert at Carnegie Hall in November because of the ongoing lockout.
Members of one of the classical music world's most celebrated orchestras will perform Sunday behind bars. Looking on will be celebrated conductor, Riccardo Muti.
Forty years after it became the first U.S. orchestra to visit China, the Philadelphia Orchestra is planning to go back with a new tour and new program.
Tired of grumbling about economic austerity? Maybe it's time to sing about it.
Ratcheting up the rhetoric, North Korea warned early Thursday that its military has been cleared to wage an attack on the U.S. using "smaller, lighter and diversified nuclear" weapons.
A tenor from New Orleans has won the prestigious Beverly Sills Award that signals a star in the works.
A federal class action lawsuit against New York City’s stop and frisk tactics continued Tuesday, with courtroom testimony from several witnesses who said they were stopped because of their race. These are charges the city has repeatedly denied, countering that such stops are based on crime statistics, not racial profiling. The case is considered the strongest yet against the NYPD policy.
Authorities in upstate New York say the suspected gunman in a rampage at a car wash and a barbershop that left four people dead and two wounded has been killed by police in a shootout.
About 1,400 people attended a memorial service for Cliburn, who died Wednesday at 78 after fighting bone cancer.
German conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch, acclaimed for his musical brilliance and unpretentious leadership of the Bavarian State Opera and the Philadelphia Orchestra, has died. He was 89.
The month-long school bus strike that affected tens of thousands of children in the nation's largest school district ended Friday, after union leaders were assured by prospective New York City mayoral candidates that their concerns would be heard after this year's election.
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The man accused of firing the shot that killed a New York City police officer during a robbery gone wrong has been found guilty of second-degree murder.