Eighty-year-old Dr. Jane Goodall is the subject of a Newsweek cover story this week. The primatologist and activist has spent a lifetime inspiring women and girls to scientific achievement, and as writer Abigail Jones notes (after witnessing 1,200 young girls stampede the auditorium during a Goodall lecture), she still has ...
A 14-year-old boy killed by the Israeli Defense Force in the West Bank on Friday was a U.S. citizen. Orwah Hammad was born in New Orleans and moved to the territory at age 6, according to his cousin.Hammad was one of a group of young men throwing stones at the ...
The man who went after four police officers with a small hatchet yesterday afternoon in Queens has been identified as Zale Thompson, a 32-year-old who once served in the Navy and later converted to Islam, the Associated Press reports.
Ah, it's a magical time of year: when candy corn flows like water, photos at pumpkin patches litter our social-media feeds, and tasteless, blindly offensive costumes begin surfacing and going viral.
Police say a suspected school shooter is dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after opening fire in the cafeteria at Marysville Pilchuck High School, just north of Seattle on Friday.
Between Boko Haram, violence at the Canadian Parliament, and Ebola showing up in NYC, it was another depressing week full of terrible news.
The most obvious and best perk of beating Ebola is that you beat Ebola. The second-best perk, at least for Dallas nurse Nina Pham, is getting to meet the president.Then again, maybe seeing your puppy again ranks slightly above a presidential hug.
Aspiring Georgia senator David Perdue is not Harry Styles, but he is close. At a campaign event yesterday, a young lady whose age almost definitely ends in -teen asked the candidate to take a Sharpie to her torso.
Marina Abramovic is impressed with Emma Sulkowicz, the art student who has been carrying around a mattress to protest Columbia University's tepid response to her rape allegations.
Qari Hashim, one of the suspects in the beheading of American journalist Daniel Pearl, was released from a Pakistani jail Friday.
Earlier this week, disgraced stay-at-home-dad Anthony Weiner did yet another humanizing interview, but refused to say whether or not he was still messaging random hotties online.
Name: Billy Porter Age: 45 Neighborhood: Harlem Occupation: Artist. Tony-winning actor, Kinky Boots. Playwright, While I Yet Live, which runs through October 31.
“At election time, sometimes people come get me. And I feel like an old racehorse in a stable — people just take me out, put me on the track, slap me on the rear, and see if I can run around one more time,” Bill Clinton told a group of ...
The FBI has indicted 23-year-old Nicholas Rotundo, an internal technology resident at Google's Mountain View Campus, for two counts of cyberstalking after he posed as a researcher in order to solicit naked photos of women, which he then used to blackmail them.
U.S. officials are looking into whether ISIS used chlorine gas in attacks against opposition forces following allegations from Baghdad.
You are not going to get Ebola on the subway. You are not going to get Ebola in your Uber. You are not going to get Ebola in a semi-ironic Williamsburg bowling alley.
Here's some good news on the Ebola front: Nina Pham, the first nurse to contract Ebola from Thomas Eric Duncan, has recovered from the virus.
During the Obama era, the Republican Party has made the modern revival of the poll tax a point of party dogma.
Ebola has officially come to our city, but that doesn't mean that New Yorkers — internationally hailed for being jaded assholes — will irrationally panic.
The midterm elections are in 11 days, and no one cares. Just 15 percent of Americans have said they’re following the races very closely, what with Ebola now in New York City and ISIS abroad, not to mention a new season of Scandal.