New York’s and New Jersey's waterways are home to dozens of shipwrecks.
Judgment Day for Alex Rodriguez has arrived. Major League Baseball hit the Yankees slugger with a 211-game suspension that will keep him out the rest of this season and through 2014.
A court battle between Hasidic Jews and hipsters. A comedy superstar playing bluegrass music. A trip to Buenos Aires for a taste of tango. Those are just a few of the stories you'll find on New York stages this summer.
Did you get a cell-phone alert at 4 a.m. this morning? Here's why.
Two large health care providers in New York City are planning to merge into the largest private hospital system in the city.
With ex-politicians Anthony Weiner, Eliot Spitzer and Vito Lopez all eyeing spots on the ballot this fall, New York Times columnist Gail Collins wonders whether politics in New York City has become a punchline to the rest of the country.
Federal authorities are investigating Sunday's helicopter water landing in the Hudson River off 79th Street. Five people in the chopper, four of them tourists from Sweden, all got off the helicopter safely.
After two years of construction, the Whitney Museum of American Art is showing off its new downtown home. The edgy new building designed by Renzo Piano sits on Gansevoort Street between West Street and the High Line and overlooks the Hudson River. But how does it measure up to the museum's previous digs?
Many things make healthcare expensive in the United States, and close to the top of the list is technology. Several studies have challenged whether patients get better results from the latest high-tech equipment. Kaiser Health News reporter Jenny Gold has been looking at perhaps the costliest of these devices, proton-radiation ...
Tropical Storm Andrea is making its way toward the East Coast and is expected to drop heavy rain and bring strong, gusty winds to the tri-state area Friday and Saturday.
A young man grappling for meaning in life, surrounded by acrobats in hoops. A sung-through adaptation of the Russian novel "War and Peace." And a pop-star musical about the former first lady of the Philippines.
The Big Ten isn’t likely thinking twice about having Rutgers join the conference next year despite scandals that have dogged its athletic department, according to New York Times columnist Joe Nocera said.
An official at the Federal Railroad Administration says the agency inspected the area where a commuter train derailed and collided with another in Connecticut last week just two days before the accident.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said his decision to undergo gastric band surgery to lose weight was not a career move — and that he has no interest in becoming a role model.
"She has said that she wanted to drop out of the music industry for the safety of her family, of her children, to raise them outside of that spotlight of celebrity." — Eric Danton, contributing editor at Rolling Stone.
Police say they've caught the18-year-old fugitive who's escape shut down train lines across upper Manhattan.
Residents of Newtown, Connecticut were running in Monday’s Boston Marathon, in honor of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Thomas Abrams was among them, running the marathon with a group called NewtownSTRONGfund. Hear Abrams' full conversation with Host Amy Eddings.
Last week, a new study alleged that Voyager 1 had burst through the heliosphere into interstellar space. NASA quickly shot down that explanation, explaining that the craft is still within the heliosphere. But what, and where, is that?
After this month's Senate-floor filibuster by Senator Rand Paul, the debate over the Obama administration's drone program have been reignited. And a debate that never left — gun control — took a hit this week when Senate majority leader Harry Reid struck struck an amendment banning assault weapons.
Lawmakers in Cyprus turned down a €10 billion package from the European Union yesterday, calling it not a bailout but blackmail. It would have taxed ordinary bank deposits and left bondholders alone, a widely-criticized move that all but ensured its defeat.