New York Downtown Hospital must pay back $13.4 million in illegal charges to Medicare and Medicaid.
The Transportation Security Administration is ordering officers nationwide to undergo retraining because of reports of racial profiling at several airports — including Newark Liberty International.
In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the cracks appearing in Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad's regime and what it could mean for the region. Then Sanger discusses the political reaction to the shooting in Colorado and looks ahead to to the new year, when Bush-era tax cuts expire at the same time as some pretty sweeping spending cuts go into effect.
Rory Staunton died of septic shock on April 1, several days after he was discharged from a local medical center with fever and a rapid heart rate. The 12-year-old boy’s death is leading NYU Langone Medical Center to overhaul its discharge procedures.
Hundreds of middle school students will take part in a city-wide math competition on Saturday. They're competing for math glory, a golden Pi trophy and the chance to break open a six-foot tall Pi piñata.
Fans were stunned at the news that Mariano Rivera, the greatest closer in baseball history, suffered what may be a career-ending injury during batting practice on Thursday. But Rivera was vowing to come back from the injury on Friday.
The city's Planning Commission held its only public hearing on the proposed New York University expansion plan on Wednesday, where more than 250 people over the course of more seven hours voiced their opposition to or support for the plan.
A new report finds that New York City's high-tech automatic water meters are hitting customers with some huge and unexplained bills.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg has enlisted The Muppets to help attract more families to the city as part of his push to get 55 million visitors a year to come to the Big Apple by 2015.
The parents of the Manhattan solider who committed suicide in Afghanistan applauded the Army’s decision to hold any trial against the eight soldiers accused of pushing him over the edge in the U.S.
A group of high school students from Democracy Prep in Harlem added their voices to the outrage over the killing of Florida teen Trayvon Martin on Thursday. They wore hoodies and marching through the neighborhood. View a slideshow of the students in their hoodies explaining what it has come to symbolize to them.
Stuyvesant High School students said they were disappointed Friday to learn that Knicks standout Jeremy Lin declined their YouTube invitation to be their commencement speaker.
Dozens of families have returned to homeless shelters since the city ended a housing voucher program that was meant to help them live in their own apartments, officials said Thursday.
Fans of the young adult trilogy The Hunger Games are lining up to see the movie version that opened Friday. The film, which began screenings at midnight, has already grossed $19.7 million.
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer introduced legislation Wednesday to make it illegal for employers to discriminate against job-seekers who are our of work.
St. Patrick's Day revelers looking for an alternative to the parade crowds can hop on a tour of Lower Manhattan's old Little Ireland neighborhood. It sheds light on parts of the immigrant experience often overlooked in history books and popular culture.
Hispanic business owners in the borough claim that they are targeted because they are easier to fine and establishments in Manhattan’s more exclusive neighborhoods are not subject to as much scrutiny.
Dozens marched to the offices of the city's Human Resources Administration in Lower Manhattan Friday to protest a policy they say will lead to more homelessness among poor New Yorkers living with HIV or Aids.
Street vendors, selling everything from hot dogs to umbrellas and cell phone accessories, are an ingrained part of the New York City landscape. But on Thursday around 200 vendors, along with elected officials and advocates, gathered at City Hall to rally against excessive ticketing and thousands of dollars in fines.