A massive explosion at the West Fertilizer Co. Wednesday night rocked a small town just north of Waco, Texas. There are reports of multiple fatalities and hundreds of injuries.
President Barack Obama will travel to New Jersey on Sunday to see the damage Tropical Storm Irene caused in the state, which he declared a major disaster on Wednesday.
New York City was largely spared from the wrath of Tropical Storm Irene, but the storm claimed lives in upstate New York and suburbs as residents around the tri-state remained awash in flood waters and hundreds of thousands were without power.
The National September 11 Memorial & Museum launched a new campaign and iPhone app Wednesday ahead of the tenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks next month.
Al Jazeera English is now available to cable television users in New York City through a deal with Regional News Network, which will provide access to Al Jazeera's English-language service. Al Jazeera currently reaches 129 nations worldwide.
The Metropolitan Transit Authority is not doing enough to alert riders of subway service disruptions, according to a joint audit report released Sunday by the New York state and city comptrollers.
Seventy-five percent of New Yorkers think the National 9/11 Memorial Museum should be free, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday.