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What's Behind Falling Stock Prices?

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Stocks are falling sharply as traders dump risky assets and park their money in investments seen as relatively safe, such as U.S. government bonds.

The Dow Jones industrial average was down 272 points, or 1.7 percent, to 16,042 as of 11:51 a.m. Eastern time Wednesday. It plunged as much as ...


French Economist Wins Nobel Prize

Monday, October 13, 2014

French economist Jean Tirole won the Nobel prize for economics Monday for research on market regulation that has helped policymakers understand how to deal with industries dominated by a few companies.

His work is credited with helping drive the deregulation of industries in developed economies in the 1980s and 1990s, ...


New Jersey School Cancels Football Season

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Prosecutors says there is evidence of wide-scale harassment, intimidation and bullying on the Sayreville War Memorial High School football team.


A New View from the Rainbow Room

Sunday, October 05, 2014

The landmark nightclub atop Rockefeller Center is back.


NTSB Releases Details, Not Cause, of Deadly Metro-North Derailment

Friday, October 03, 2014

Blood stained the seats, floors and doors of several commuter rail cars after a derailment that killed four people in the Bronx in 2013, the NTSB reported Friday.
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For Rent: Former Mayoral Residence

Thursday, October 02, 2014

New York City's First Family is looking to rent out their Park Slope town home. The monthly price tag? $4,975.

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Joshua Bell to Play Again in D.C. Metro Station after 2007 Stunt

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

In 2007 Joshua Bell busked for spare change in the D.C. Metro and almost no one paid attention. He's doing it again, and this time, he's announcing it in advance.
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Expert to Review Autopsy of Chokehold Victim

Friday, September 19, 2014

The expert forensic pathologist who conducted an autopsy of the 18-year-old shot by a police officer in Missouri will be reviewing Eric Garner's final autopsy report.


Second Conductor Resigns from Vienna State Opera

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The Vienna State Opera has lost its second star conductor in less than two weeks, after Franz Welser-Moest announced on Sept. 5 he was stepping down.
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Lightning Strike Injures 3 at New York Beach

Monday, September 01, 2014

A lightning strike at a New York City beach injured three people on Sunday.


You Can Pop Champagne at a Manhattan Denny's -- for $300

Friday, August 29, 2014

Eggs. Bacon. Pancakes. Sausage. Dom Perignon. It's all part of a balanced breakfast at the new Denny's in the Financial District. 


In First, Memorial Will be Open on Night of 9/11

Friday, August 29, 2014

The Sept. 11 memorial plaza will be open on the night of the attacks' anniversary this year.


Michael Brown To Be Laid To Rest

Monday, August 25, 2014

Hundreds of people are gathering to say goodbye to Michael Brown, who was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer earlier this month.

A long line of people waited this morning in sweltering morning heat to get into the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis for ...


New Restrictions On Hydrocodone To Take Effect

Friday, August 22, 2014

The federal government is finalizing new restrictions on hundreds of medicines containing hydrocodone, the highly addictive painkiller that has grown into the most widely prescribed drug in the U.S.

The new rules mean that drugs like Vicodin, Lortab and their generic equivalents will be subject to the same prescribing rules ...


2 American Ebola Patients Released From Hospital

Thursday, August 21, 2014

A doctor at the hospital that treated two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa says their discharge poses no public health risk.

Officials announced the release of Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol on Thursday. Brantly left Emory University Hospital on Thursday. Writebol ...


Obama: World 'Appalled' By Killing Of James Foley

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

President Barack Obama says the United States will continue to confront Islamic State extremists despite the brutal murder of journalist James Foley.

Obama says the entire world is “appalled” by Foley’s killing. The president says he spoke Wednesday with Foley’s family and offered condolences.

Obama says the Islamic State abducts ...


Autopsy Shows Teen Repeatedly Shot; National Guard Troops Sent To Ferguson

Monday, August 18, 2014

A pathologist hired by the family of an unarmed Missouri teenager fatally shot by police says a bullet wound to his arm may have happened when he put his hands up, “but we don’t know.”

Forensic pathologist Shawn Parcells said Monday that an independent autopsy shows 18-year-old Michael Brown was ...


Obama Says No Excuse For Excessive Force By Police

Thursday, August 14, 2014

President Barack Obama says there is no excuse for the use of excessive force by police in the tense aftermath of the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, and no excuse for violence against the police.

In brief remarks near his vacation spot in Martha’s Vineyard, ...


Expedited Immigration Hearings in NYC For Minors

Thursday, August 14, 2014

A federal immigration court in Manhattan that usually deals with less than 100 children's cases a month is getting a lot busier.

Twenty-nine unaccompanied minors appeared before a judge Wednesday. It was the first day of "surge docket" hearings. Then next week: A double-docket with 65 cases awaits; an average ...


Refugees Struggle As Iraq Tries To Form New Government

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Iraq’s Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said Wednesday he will not relinquish power until a federal court rules on what he called a “constitutional violation” by the president to replace him with a member of his own party.

The embattled premier has grown increasingly isolated, with Iraqi politicians and much of ...