Costumed characters of Times Square are taking advantage of tourist season in New York City by finding some new people to hassle, this time on Coney Island.
Former Virginia senator Jim Webb announced his presidential campaign today in a letter on his new campaign website.
When a pickup truck arrived at the Mars Chocolate plant in Hackettstown, New Jersey, after a 28-mile trip from Pennsylvania, workers thought that the meows emanating from the engine compartment were worth investigating.
Senator Bernie Sanders held a rally at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Madison, Wisconsin, on Wednesday, and you would have thought he was Beyoncé or One Direction by the size of the crowd and the utterly overwhelmed and excited faces in it. The arena seats just over 10,000, and it was nearly ...
Two days ago, report Edward-Isaac Dovere and Sarah Wheaton, President Obama organized a conference call for former advisers.
Yesterday, following a radical recipe suggestion from the New York Times, there seemed to be unanimous bipartisan agreement among politicians (and the public) that peas have no business being included in guacamole.
NY1 tracked down Governor Andrew Cuomo at an event in Harlem on Wednesday night, very eager to ask him about the interview they had just done with Bill de Blasio, in which the mayor said, "we've often seen is if someone disagrees with him openly, some kind of revenge or ...
BP finally reached a settlement with the Justice Department over federal, state, and local governments waiting for money after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and it is a record-breaker.
The jobs report for June was released today, and it shows that the unemployment rate is now 5.3 percent — the lowest it has been since 2008.
Sealed Air, the ethereally named company making sure your packages travel safely, has witnessed something incredibly sad over the past few years.
The United States had already punched its ticket to the Women’s World Cup Final with a win over Germany on Tuesday night.
It is not politically significant that Donald Trump would claim to be running for president, that he would say something flamboyantly ignorant, or that he would “surge” to “second place” in polls by using his name recognition to get into double digits in a splintered field.
It's been three years since we brought you our last Moron's Guide to the Euro Crisis, and it continues to be a thing you should probably know about.
Katie Nolan is standing in a narrow cage at Chelsea Piers, holding an aluminum bat. Her long hair is tucked into a ratty helmet, and she’s wearing a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles shirt.
Greg Carafello describes the morning of September 11, 2001, in a matter-of-fact tone. He was on the 18th floor of the South Tower.
Following the Supreme Court's gay marriage decision, Chris Christie said that he believes that the issue should have been decided by the people of each state rather than the court, but he has a responsibility to uphold the law.
Think back a few Albany scandals and you may recall the tale of Malcolm Smith, the Democratic state senator from Queens who was caught making payments to city GOP leaders in an attempt to bribe his way onto the 2013 Republican mayoral ticket.
On Monday, a few days after last week's Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage, Jeff Amyx put a sign that said "No Gays Allowed" on the door of his hardware store in Tennessee.
NBA teams can start negotiating with free agents today, and so far, the Knicks have been quiet. Because they have so many holes to fill, the Knicks had been linked to lots of players in recent days, but in the opening hours of free agency, they've so far watched defensive ...
It's been yet another record-breaking three months for Manhattan's real-estate market, according to brokerage reports released today.