Cecilia Bartoli, the world-famous Italian mezzo-soprano, is set to release a major project that explores the Baroque world of the castrati.
It was another bad day at the paper of record on Monday.
The Pakistan military continued its offensive against Al-Qaeda and the Taliban in the region of South Waziristan on Sunday. Pakistan is trying to wrest control of the region, which is near the Afghanistan border, from the militant groups.
A U.N. panels says roughly one third of the votes won by Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai in the disputed August election should be thrown out.
During the 1960's and 1970's, Vietnam endured the screech of U.S. warplanes making bombing runs from above. But on Friday, Americans brought far sweeter sounds to the country's capital of Hanoi.
Health officials warned today of a shortfall in swine flu vaccine supplies that could last through at least the end of November.
Governor Paterson has proposed nearly $2 billion in cuts to state agencies and more than a billion dollars to health and education over the next two years to reduce New York's deepening deficits.
New York State Senator Hiram Monserrate of Queens was found guilty of a reckless misdemeanor assault charge for forcefully dragging his girlfriend, Karla Giraldo, through the lobby of his apartment building on the way to the hospital.
Militants launched coordinated attacks on police installations in Lahore, Pakistan's second-largest city, and exploded car bombs in two other cities near the Afghanistan border on Thursday.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown pledged Wednesday to send 500 more troops to Afghanistan, but only if NATO allies and the Afghan government do more to help fight the Taliban.
Soprano Karita Mattila will not sing in the title role of Puccini's Tosca at the Metropolitan Opera this evening.
A 1909 copy of Mahler's First Symphony, with mark ups in the composer's own hand, is among the millions of documents that the New York Philharmonic will preserve online.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is back above 10,000 for the first time in a year.
The city's two candidates for mayor — Republican Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Democratic City Comptroller William Thompson, Jr. — slugged it out for an hour Tuesday night in their first televised mayoral debate.
The names of ten New York City police officers who died from illnesses possibly related to the Sept. 11 attacks were added to a granite memorial wall on Tuesday.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov rebuffed a U.S. request to get tough with Iran on Tuesday, saying the threat of new sanctions would prove "counterproductive" to negotiations on its nuclear program.
Jury selection in the trial of two former managers at investment Bear Stearns got underway in Brooklyn on Tuesday.
A leading art historian says he has found the first major work by Leonardo da Vinci to be unveiled for 100 years.
The world will need to increase food production by 70% over the next 40 years to feed the world's growing population, the United Nations food agency predicts.