Streams

 

National News

WNYC News

Stranded Jet Skier Breaches Multimillion Dollar Security System At JFK Airport

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

A jet skier runs out of gas in water near JFK airport. So he swims to shore, climbs an airport fence and walks across two runways to find help. He is never detected by security officials.

Comments [1]

WNYC News

Unsealed Documents 'Hint At The Evidence' In Colorado Shootings

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

While most materials remain sealed, those that have been made public contain a glimpse or two about the case being made against James Holmes for the attack that left 12 people dead and 58 wounded.

Comment

WNYC News

Jesse Jackson Jr. Is Being Treated For Bipolar Depression, Says Hospital

Monday, August 13, 2012

Jackson has been on a leave of absence from the House since June 10. His condition has been the topic of much speculation.

Comment

WNYC News

Time, CNN Suspend Fareed Zakaria's Column, After Plagiarism Claim

Friday, August 10, 2012

Zakaria apologized for a passage that appeared to be lifted from a New Yorker piece.

Comment

WNYC News

Top New York ICE Officer Sues Napolitano For Discrimination Against Men

Friday, August 10, 2012

The lawsuit alleges that the Homeland Security secretary has turned the agency into a "frat house."

Comment

WNYC News

Sikh Temple In Wisconsin Reopens For First Time Since Shooting

Thursday, August 09, 2012

Volunteers quickly began the grim task of cleaning up.

Comment

WNYC News

George Zimmerman Seeks 'Stand Your Ground' Hearing In Bid To Dismiss Case

Thursday, August 09, 2012

The man charged with second-degree murder in the death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin will argue he was in fear for his life when they encountered each other. If a judge agrees, the case could be dismissed.

Comment

WNYC News

Amazingly Earth-like: Curiosity Beams First Full-Frame Photo Of Mars

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

One NASA scientist joked that one would be forgiven for thinking the agency was pulling a fast one by placing a rover in the Mojave Desert and saying it's on the Red Planet.

Comment

WNYC News

After Being Shot By Police, Sikh Temple Gunman Killed Himself, FBI Says

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Surveillance video appears to show that after a police officer shot Wade Michael Page in the stomach, the gunman took his own life with a shot in the head.

Comment

WNYC News

NASA Releases First Full-Resolution Photographs From Mars Curiosity

Monday, August 06, 2012

After a nail-biter of a landing, the real science begins now.

Comment

WNYC News

Seven Dead In Shooting At Sikh Temple In Wisconsin

Sunday, August 05, 2012

The attack at a temple in a Milwaukee suburb is being investigated as a "domestic terrorist-type incident," police say.

Comment

WNYC News

Paterno Family Will Appeal Sanctions; NCAA Rejects Attempt

Friday, August 03, 2012

The family argues that the sanctions were implemented in haste and without due process.

Comment

WNYC News

VIDEO: How To Survive An Office Shooting: Run. Hide. Fight.

Friday, August 03, 2012

The city of Houston released a short six minute film instructing people what to do in case of a mass shooting in a public place. There are three basic responses: run, hide and fight the shooter.

Comment

WNYC News

163,000 Jobs Added In July; Unemployment Rate Rose To 8.3 Percent

Friday, August 03, 2012

While job growth was the best it's been in five months, there weren't enough new positions added to payrolls to bring down unemployment. The jobless rate has been just above 8 percent each month this year.

Comments [1]

WNYC News

USPS Defaults On $5.5 Billion Payment To Treasury

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

The payment is to prefund retiree benefits, so it won't have any effect on operations in the short run.

Comment

WNYC News

Deal Struck To Avoid Possibility Of Government Shutdown In October

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Republican and Democratic leaders have agreed on a plan to fund the government for the first six months of fiscal 2013. Still left to debate: whether to extend the so-called Bush tax cuts and looming, deep automatic cuts in some spending.

Comments [1]

WNYC News

Court Documents: Alleged Colorado Shooter Was Seeing Psychiatrist

Friday, July 27, 2012

The alleged gunman sent a Colorado University professor a package that police seized Monday.

Comment

WNYC News

Economy Slowed Further In Second Quarter

Friday, July 27, 2012

The nation's gross domestic product grew at a 1.5 percent annual rate, the Bureau of Economic Analysis estimates, down from a 2 percent pace in the first quarter.

Comment

WNYC News

Stories Of The Colorado Victims: Mom's Sure Her Daughter Stood Up To Gunman

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Rebecca Wingo, 32, was facing the attacker when she was shot, her mother has been told. Shirley Wygal is sure her daughter believed that "if you're going to shoot me, you're going to look at me and do it."

Comment

WNYC News

AP: 911 Tape Shows NYPD Operating Far Outside Its Jurisdiction

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

The revelation is one more in series of questionable NYPD surveillance after Sept. 11.

Comment