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Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Acrobats, dancers and musicians who perform in New York City's subway system are decrying what they say is heavy-handed policing.
Saturday, August 09, 2014
The Rev. Al Sharpton says demonstrators protesting the death of Eric Garner will convene on Staten Island but will not march on foot across the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.
Sunday, July 27, 2014
The government should clarify federal rules about bringing musical instruments on to commercial flights as carry-on luggage, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed said.
Friday, July 25, 2014
A Milwaukee man who provided the stun gun used in the theft of a $5 million Stradivarius violin in January was sentenced Thursday to 3 1/2 years in prison.
Friday, July 25, 2014
The New York Immigration Coalition says close to 3,300 unaccompanied immigrant children have arrived in New York since January, with almost 7,000 more expected to reach the state in coming months.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
The Library of Congress is honoring Billy Joel with its Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
One plane was diverted mid-flight, after reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.
Monday, July 21, 2014
Four emergency workers involved in the medical response to a man who died in police custody have been barred from responding to 911 calls.
Friday, July 18, 2014
Emergency workers searched through wreckage and bodies scattered across sunflower fields and Ukrainian villages Friday after a Malaysian jetliner flying high above the country's battlefield was shot down, killing 298 people.
Monday, July 07, 2014
A former New York City councilman who later served as Gov. George Pataki's ambassador to the city's Jewish community has died.
Monday, June 30, 2014
Transit advocates are praising members of the New York City Council for allocating almost $2.8 million dollars in the budget that was just approved for countdown clocks at bus stops.
Monday, June 23, 2014
The state's appeal, led by Gov. Chris Christie, argued that New Jersey was trying to limit illegal sports wagering and capture some of that money for the state treasury.
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Ruby Dee, an acclaimed actor and civil rights activist whose versatile career spanned stage, radio, television and film, has died at age 91.
Monday, May 19, 2014
The board of directors of British drug maker AstraZeneca says it rejects the raised $119 billion takeover offer from U.S. drugmaker Pfizer.
In a statement released Monday, AstraZeneca's board said it "reiterates its confidence in AstraZeneca's ability to deliver on its prospects as an independent, science led business."
Pfizer Inc., ...
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Ma entertained Wednesday at the court's annual spring musical concert in an ornate conference room beneath portraits of Chief Justices Warren Burger and William Rehnquist.
Saturday, May 10, 2014
The Denver city attorney's office issued letters Thursday warning the orchestra that the series could violate state laws against public consumption of marijuana.
Thursday, May 08, 2014
The prize committee said Sellars has showed that classical music is not about dusty sheet music, but "a way of reflecting and depicting the world."
Monday, May 05, 2014
The MTA says normal service was resuming on the E, F, M and R lines for the morning rush hour following last week's derailment.
The agency says all of the subway cars that derailed in a Queens tunnel on Friday were removed from the tracks over the weekend. The ...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
"A Gentleman's Guide to Murder" nabbed 10 nominations, and "Hedwig" earned eight. Not so lucky? Denzel Washington, James Franco, Michelle Williams and a bunch of other Hollywood stars.
Monday, April 28, 2014
The Staten Island Republican allegedly engaged in a scheme to underreport wages for workers at a restaurant he operated, including some who were in the country illegally. He is also accused of concealing more than $1 million in sales and wages between 2007 and 2010.