| Apr 28, 2011
In 40 A.D., the fabled Trung sisters rode elephants into battle to free Vietnam from its Chinese invaders. Nearly 2,000 years later, Ngo Dinh Nhu fancied herself a modern-day Trung, defending her country against communist rebels and American imperialists....
| Feb 2, 2011
Fashion designer modernized American classics
Charles Nolan, 53, a fashion designer who was known for modernizing American classics and acting on his interest in politics, died Sunday of cancer at his New York City home. The cancer he...
| Sep 24, 2010
| 2:23 PM
The NYPD has an international murder mystery on its hands with no suspect, no motive and at this point, no sign of an arrest.
Police remain on the case of Cesar Mercado's homicide. The 34 year-old diplomat was the acting consul general of Nicaragua,...
| Sep 29, 2010
| 7:18 PM
Baby sleep positioners, a popular product for safety-conscious parents, were supposed to save lives by keeping infants from rolling onto their stomachs.
Instead, they are now being added to the growing list of dangerous nursery products, all but banned...
| Dec 10, 2010
| 3:06 PM
An out-of-control city bus skidded off an exit ramp of the Grand Central Parkway Friday, careening down a hill and smashing into two vans and a tractor trailer. At least six people were injured in the accident that unraveled on Hillside Avenue in Queens...
| May 5, 2011
| 10:33 AM
In what's being billed as a historic day in his presidency, President Barack Obama visited Ground Zero Thursday where he was joined by several 9/11 families to honor those lost nearly a decade ago.
The momentous visit marks the death of Osama bin Laden,...
| May 12, 2011
| 3:08 PM
Two men suspected of plotting what would have been the first terror attack in New York City since Osama bin Laden's death were arrested late Wednesday, officials announced.
The suspects were identified as 20-year-old Mohammad Mamdouh and 26-year-old...
| May 5, 2011
| 11:01 AM
Eggplant parmigiana and pasta with scallops and shrimp. That's what President Barack Obama ate with 15 firefighters at the Engine 54 Ladder 4 firehouse Thursday afternoon.
It was part of his visit to New York City to honor first responders and families...
| Feb 8, 2011
Maria Altmann, who escaped Nazi-occupied Vienna as a newlywed and returned to wage a triumphant fight to recover Gustav Klimt's iconic gold portrait of her remarkable aunt, has died. She was 94.
Altmann died Monday at her Cheviot Hills home after a...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 12:04 AM
NEW YORK -- The Egyptian cobra that turned into a media darling after its escape and subsequent capture at the Bronx Zoo was named "Mia" on Thursday after a public vote. The name is a play off the days when it was "missing in action."
The Bronx Zoo and...
| Apr 12, 2011
| 2:39 PM
CAPE CANAVERAL — When space shuttle Atlantis returns from its final mission in July, it will come home to stay at Kennedy Space Center.
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden announced Tuesday that the Visitors Center here will get to keep and display...