Thursday, Dec 01, 2022



World's skinniest skyscraper opens doors for first residents; check out the prices

April 08, 2022 1:14 pm

The Steinway Tower has a height-to-width ratio of 24:1 and stands at a height of 1,428 feet, making it the third-largest building in the western hemisphere

Life-sized Mahatma Gandhi statue vandalised in New York

February 05, 2022 8:19 pm

The incident took place early on Saturday, when the statue was defaced by some unknown persons, the Consulate General of India in New York said

2 men convicted of killing Malcolm X will be exonerated after 55 years

November 18, 2021 12:46 am

The exoneration of the two men, Muhammad A. Aziz and Khalil Islam, represents a remarkable acknowledgment of grave errors made in a case of towering importance: the 1965 murder of one of America’s most influential Black leaders in the fight against racism.

Macy's sues to keep Amazon off billboard space at NYC store

September 30, 2021 10:42 am

Macy's said in its lawsuit there has been a restrictive covenant in place since 1963 barring the billboard space from being used by any of its competitors.

Ghislaine Maxwell loses bid to dismiss sex trafficking indictment, despite Cosby claim

August 14, 2021 9:47 am

Ghislaine Maxwell is being held in a Brooklyn jail and could face 80 years in prison if convicted.

Man shot by police after shooting at Manhattan cathedral

December 14, 2020 3:24 am

It’s unclear if the gunman was killed or if any others were injured. The shooting happened just before 4 p.m. at the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, mother church of the Episcopal Diocese of New York and seat of its bishop.

Power outage leaves several blocks in the dark in Manhattan

August 07, 2020 5:31 pm

A spokesperson for Consolidated Edison said Friday’s blackout started at 5.13 am in Manhattan, the Upper West Side and the Upper East Side and affected about 180,000 customers.

A mother's fatal fall on subway stairs rouses New Yorkers to demand accessibility

January 31, 2019 10:30 am

While officials are continuing to investigate the circumstances around Goodson’s fall, her death has shined a light on the lack of elevator service and accessibility issues that have long plagued the city’s subway system.

Suppressed at home, some Uzbeks turn to militant Islam abroad

November 02, 2017 12:03 pm

Saipov's was at least the fourth deadly attack abroad by an Uzbek national or ethnic Uzbek this year, and his actions have highlighted the outsized influence the Central Asian state of 32 million people has had on global jihad in recent months.

Narendra Modi, Donald Trump resolve to fight terrorism together, says White House

November 02, 2017 7:36 am

US President Donald Trump spoke with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and accepted his condolences following on Wednesday's terrorist attack in New York City that left eight people dead and about a dozen others injured, the White House said.


No lights in big city: New York goes dark as fire causes blackout in Manhattan

July 15, 2019 7:52 am

A big cheer went up among Upper West Side residents when power flickered back on at about 10:30 p.m. For hours before that, doormen stood with flashlights in the darkened entrances of upscale apartment buildings along Central Park West.

Manhattan terror attack: 8 dead, 11 injured after truck ploughs through crowd in NYC

November 01, 2017 9:59 am

A man in a rented Home Depot pick-up truck mowed down civilians after driving onto a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Center memorial in Lower Manhattan area in New York City on Tuesday.

Thousands take part in march ahead of UN climate meet

September 22, 2014 3:55 pm

People's Climate March is a worldwide mobilization calling on world leaders meeting at the UN to commit to urgent action on climate change and 100% clean energy.