Pedro Hernandez's stunning 2012 confession to the 1979 murder of 6-year-old Etan Patz was made public for the first time on Monday.
Amid calls for a more aggressive U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, President Obama is expected to announce during a trip to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday that the U.S.
On the same day the Minnesota Vikings announced that star running back Adrian Peterson, who is facing felony charges in Texas for child abuse, will play again next Sunday after skipping just one game, there are new allegations that Peterson hit and scarred another one of his children.
With Nanny Bloomberg out of the picture, adults in New York City are smoking again ("But only when I drink!
Civilians of the U.S., rejoice: A Ninth Circuit court found on Friday that the Navy is not allowed to scan your computers for any reason, even if you happen to be a creeper watching child porn.
Almost 200 students — 90 percent of them girls — at a Staten Island high school have been given detention since the beginning of the school year when a new super-strict dress code was implemented.
As usual, children are to blame. Central and upstate New York have confirmed more than a dozen cases of Enterovirus D68, an especially serious respiratory virus often confused for the common cold.
While ISIS terrorizes parts of the Middle East and Ebola continues to spread, journalists have a much more pressing question on their minds: just what kind of coffee does President Obama drink?
That Bill Clinton is a political savant, possessed both of rare oratorical gifts and granular insight of the electoral arts, is an oft-repeated fact.
Today brings news of Netropolitan.club, a social network for obnoxious rich people. (Or, as its PR representative puts it, an “exclusive online country club” for “busy individuals, hungry for a place to communicate with like-minded people.") Netropolitan.club's founder, James Touchi-Peters, a former conductor of the Minnesota Philharmonic Orchestra, thinks that ...
After five long, Bono-filled days of scrolling through your carefully curated digital music collection and seeing the blight of late-period U2 you never wanted, Apple has finally, mercifully provided instructions for how to free that space up for more Drake (or whatever).
Microsoft announced today that it is buying Mojang, a Swedish game company that is responsible for the megahit Minecraft, for $2.5 billion.
In the NFL's other other current case of horrifying domestic violence, star Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson stands accused of child abuse for beating his 4-year-old son with a switch.
The hotel megachain Marriott and Maria Shriver have announced a campaign to get you to tip the person who cleans your hotel room. The sentiment seems good enough.
Twenty-six-year-old Joe is a homeless bro who makes $150 every day panhandling on the streets of New York.
Presumably full of faith and goodwill after church on Sunday, the American Family Association's Bryan Fischer took to Twitter today to voice his disapproval of faith-based dietary prohibitions on bacon.What, exactly, sparked this noble outcry?
Just a few days after a judge found Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius guilty of manslaughter in the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, the South African Olympic committee has decided he will be allowed to compete in the Olympics, as long as it does not conflict with the judge's ...
A couple of weeks ago, Tom Frank, author of What's the Matter With Kansas?, sympathetically interviewed academic-activist Cornel West, both of whom agreed that Barack Obama has betrayed the left.
“Hello, Iowa,” said Hillary Clinton at the 37th annual Harkin Steak Fry on Sunday . “I’m baaaaaack!” It was Clinton’s first visit to the caucus state since her embarrassing third-place finish in 2008, and she was acting as if she might not run for president.
Twenty lucky couples had none other than Pope Francis as their wedding officiant at St. Peter's Basilica on Sunday, in the first papal wedding ceremony in 14 years.