Globe-traveling solar-powered airplane lands in New York City

Jun 11, 2016

Globe-traveling solar-powered airplane lands in New York City

A solar-powered airplane has landed in New York City on the latest leg of its globe-circling voyage. The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 soared over the Statue of Liberty and flew into New York City, before landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport early Saturday ...

Fist-bumping Trump arrives in limo for NYC jury duty

Aug 18, 2015

Fist-bumping Trump arrives in limo for NYC jury duty

Billionaire Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump reported for jury duty in New York on Monday in a black limo, signing autographs and giving a fist-bump to a supporter as he took a break from the campaign trail. Trump, the front-runner in a crowded Republican ...

Apr 23, 2015

Coyote roaming exclusive Manhattan triggers police hunt

A coyote spotted on Wednesday in an exclusive Manhattan neighborhood touched off a massive police hunt that shut down Riverside Park, then led to Columbia University and Grants Tomb. Before moving on up to the most expensive of New York City’s five boroughs, coyotes ...

New York City marks International Women's Day with march

Mar 9, 2015

New York City marks International Women's Day with march

Men and women from around the world gathered Sunday at the United Nations to mark International Women’s Day with a march to Times Square, joining voices globally demanding gender equity. About 1,000 people convened at the U.N. headquarters to speak up for the gender ...

Blizzard barrels into Boston but brunt bypasses Big Apple

Jan 28, 2015

Blizzard barrels into Boston but brunt bypasses Big Apple

A howling blizzard heaped snow on Boston but farther south it mostly spared New York City, which slowly blinked back to life Tuesday, canceling its travel ban and restarting its subway trains amid better-than-expected weather conditions. Total accumulation was expected to reach or exceed ...