A meteor exploded in the sky above Russia Friday morning. But astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson says that's tiny compared to asteroid 2012 DA14, which will be flying by the Earth Friday afternoon.
Animal migration, slaves and a partnership with Cuba are some of the highlights of the dance season that’s starting in New York City.
New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg says he will not seek re-election in 2014.
The U.S. Postal Service’s decision to suspend Saturday delivery is unwelcomed news for the struggling magazine industry. The glossies tend to arrive at the start of the weekend, when readers have more time to peruse stories and advertisements.
"It's the most flexible money that we have in our whole toolkit, if you will, of federal efforts after disasters."
Standard and Poor’s is the first rating agency to face civil fraud charges from the federal government. The Justice Department filed a civil complaint against the company on Monday. It’s the first federal enforcement action against a credit rating firm since the financial crisis almost five years ago.
Governor Andrew Cuomo has a plan to buy homes in flood-prone areas and then demolish them, creating more undeveloped coastline for the state.
While spring may be the busiest time in the world of New York theater, this winter has provided stage-lovers with plenty to see.
With Sandy costing the New York City Housing Authority $800 million and counting, what is the best way to spend that money? We put the question to three experts.
Union membership nationwide has hit a nearly 100-year low, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Labor unions lost 400-thousand members last year, falling to 11.3 million members across the country.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg may be threatening to veto a bill banning discrimination against unemployed job seekers passed by the City Council on Wednesday, but Speaker Christine Quinn is issuing a challenge of her own: a veto override.
The iconic boardwalk where generations of families and teens got their first taste of the Jersey Shore is being rebuilt after it was destroyed by Sandy. Seaside Heights Mayor William Akers says the boardwalk should be restored by Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of summer.
Jeanne Manford, who founded a national movement aimed at helping families accept and support their gay children and friends, died Tuesday.
The woman who turned her love and appreciation of the built environment into a pioneering career as an architecture critic has died. Ada Louise Huxtable was 91. Her attorney, Robert Shapiro, says Huxtable died Monday at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan.
Republican Rep. Michael Grimm, who represents much of Staten Island and parts of Brooklyn, says that the move by Republican leadership in the House to let the the current session of Congress end without a vote on Sandy aid is "inexcusable."
The New York Stock Exchange is being sold to a rival exchange for about $8 billion, ending more than two centuries of independence for the iconic Big Board.
The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum is working to reopen this week for the first time since Sandy hit. The museum, which is based on a retired aircraft carrier anchored on Manhattan's West Side, sustained heavy damage to its Welcome Center and the electrical systems on its pier.
A research team from NYU's Polytechnic Institute is recruiting volunteers to help sort through data being collected in Brooklyn's polluted Gowanus Canal.
The sixth annual New York City Greek Film Festival is underway, featuring 13 films that include a throwback to Greece’s Golden Age of film, pieces that touch on recent societal upheavals and some that explore the grittier side of Athens.