A soldier who lost all four limbs in an Iraq roadside bombing has two new arms following a double transplant at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Their payouts range from $10,000 to $1.5 million. It will be years, though, before the group sees all that money.
The 88-year-old was admitted Saturday night with swollen ankles, according to spokesman George Arzt.
Numerous inauguration viewing parties and other events have been were planned for Monday in New York, some of them in conjunction with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
A bill to require sick days for employees in New York City has been getting a new look after this winter’s flu outbreak.
The U.S. is about halfway through the flu season, said Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. So far, half of confirmed flu cases are in people 65 and older.
There will be no service on the 7 line between Queensboro Plaza and Times Square from 11:45 p.m. on Friday through 5 a.m. Monday.
Tax doomsday is looming, but it’s still a political standoff in D.C., with one side seemingly waiting for the other to act. While the Senate is already in session, the House will not be back before Sunday.
The storm system is the same one that dumped snow and sleet on the nation’s midsection and unleashed damaging tornadoes around the South.
Holidays sales numbers so far have been disappointing, but people appear to be ready for the post-Christmas bargains, and even the tourists know to wait if they want to save money.
Winter got off to a wet and windy start across the Tri-State area Friday, causing power outages, flooding roads and delaying holiday travelers.
After hearing the stories about people needing jobs in the Rockaways, the United States Postal Service on Long Island called the WCBS 880 newsroom to say they need paid help as a number of people are about to retire.
British architect Norman Foster’s plan will open up space in the back of the building that is now occupied by stacks. There will be a four-level atrium with views of Bryant Park.
The AR-15 is the most popular rifle in America with more than three million Americans owning one. Dick’s Sporting Goods says it’s suspending sales of modern rifles nationwide because the shooting in Newtown.
New York City’s police commissioner is offering thoughts on guns and the Newtown massacre.
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