World's oldest person dies in New York at age 116

May 13, 2016

World's oldest person dies in New York at age 116

Susannah Mushatt Jones, the world’s oldest person, has died in New York at age 116. Robert Young, a senior consultant for the Gerontology Research Group, says Jones died at a senior home in Brooklyn Thursday night. He said she had been ill for the ...

May 13, 2016

'Free hugger' punches non-tipping tourist in face

A man offering “free hugs” in New York’s Times Square is accused of punching a Canadian tourist in the face after she refused to tip him for his hug and a photo. Jermaine Himmelstein was arrested on robbery and fraudulent accosting charges shortly after ...

New York man wins $1 million lottery second time

May 12, 2016

New York man wins $1 million lottery second time

A New York construction worker who won $1 million in a lottery scratch-off game four years ago has defied enormous odds by hitting a $1 million jackpot again on a different game. But don’t call him lucky. After Bruce Magistro hit the jackpot the ...