David Sanger, of The NYT, talks about the pressure President Obama is putting on BP, and the growing tension between Britain and the U.S. over the spill.
Iran may be slapped with new sanctions over its suspected nuclear program.
Rue McClanahan, one of the "Golden Girls," has died at the age of 76.
“We will stand with you in this difficult hour, and we will stand with you always,” Clinton said at a press conference in South Korea on Wednesday.
The Dow Jones industrial average closed under 10,000 today, for the first time since February.
Seven Afghans have been arrested in connection with last Tuesday's suicide bombing that killed 18 people, six of them NATO soldiers.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has convinced her Parliament to pass a bill that promises a huge sum of money in a stabilization package for the weakened euro currency.
Four Republicans helped passed the bill. The vote was 59 to 39.
Pelicans, river otters and mink will be the first wildlife to come into contact with the oil on land.
Dr. David Rubinstein, the director of cardiology at Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, is an astute tour guide of the area. Just outside of the hospital, the doctor not only points out ...
In order to serve its increasingly multi-lingual population, New York State requires interpretation services in all hospitals. But when caring for immigrants, the language barrier is just one of a myriad of issues health providers grapple with. Even though there is no statewide mandate for cultural sensitivity, ...
One out of four New Yorkers doesn't speak or understand complex sentences in English. But at some point in their lives, every one of them will need to see a doctor. Language barriers can result in misdiagnoses, medication errors, and potentially fatal mistakes that are costly for both ...
An arbitration panel has ruled that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will not have to pay developer Larry Silverstein billions of dollars in damages, or reduce his rent.
Apple's latest product has thousands tweeting.
Environmentalists in New Jersey are rallying against a bill they say will put the state's drinking water supply in danger and promote sprawl. The measure would transfer management of water quality to the State Planning Commission, which clean water advocates say would weaken current rules.
Jim Waltman, executive director of Stony ...
A district court judge says New York City Transit must allow the public full access to the hearings of the Transit Adjudication Board. That's where low-level cases like hopping turnstiles, littering, and smoking in subway stations are tried. Chris Dunn of the New York Civil Liberties Union says it's an ...
As the city's immigrant population grows, so does the need for medical interpreters in the public hospital system. A new 45-hour certification program run by CUNY is training Spanish and Polish speaking New Yorkers to serve as a ...
U.S. Army Major Nidal Malik Hasan will face 13 initial murder charges for shooting colleagues at the Fort Hood military base in Texas last week.
Darren Aronofsky's latest project centers on a New York City Ballet dancer.