London

The Rolling Stones (credit: rollingstones.com)

The Rolling Stones To Play Two Shows In Newark

The Rolling Stones got together 50 years ago and will be celebrating that anniversary with concerts in New Jersey.

10/15/2012

Sir Mark Lyall Grant, British Ambassador to the United Nations, with the Secretariat in the background at One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza on the East Side - Sep 12, 2012 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

On Foreign Soil: British U.N. Ambassador Talks NYC’s ‘Vibrancy’ And More

He’s been posted to Pretoria, Islamabad, and Paris. But now, Sir Mark Lyall Grant is an Englishman in New York.

09/14/2012

Olympic Rings At Parliament In London (Photo credit: TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/GettyImages)

New York Beats London In Tourism Even Without Olympic Games

The conventional wisdom is that the Olympics bring tons of tourists to the host city, but New York showed the world once again it can’t be beat.

08/14/2012

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Keidel: Dream Team Sequence; Olympic-Sized Scare For US, But Fortitude Wins Out

At my professional peril, I confess to not only being proud of my five-borough birth, but also as a brushstroke in the larger, American mosaic.

08/13/2012

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Below-The-Belt Olympic Cheap Shot Drops Carmelo Anthony

Facundo Campazzo cast aside the Olympic spirit for a moment on Monday when he hit Knicks forward and Team USA member Carmelo Anthony in the groin.

08/07/2012

USA-Argentina

Durant Ignites U.S. To Rout Of Argentina, Quarterfinal Matchup With Australia

Kevin Durant shot the U.S. men’s Olympic basketball team out of trouble, and right into the top seed in their group.

08/06/2012

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Carmelo Anthony, Team USA Ready For Old Rival Argentina

This was the plan all along: Get to the final week of the Olympic tournament healthy and playing well.

08/06/2012

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Andy Murray Takes Olympic Gold In London; Focus Shifts To US Open

Murray and Co. now will turn to the hard-court circuit leading up to the U.S. Open. But the Olympic experience had a captivating effect on many of the players.

08/06/2012

Carmelo Anthony (credit: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Carmelo Anthony, Team USA Put On Olympic Clinic In Record-Shattering Win

The U.S. team had scored 100 points by the middle of the third quarter. It was that kind of night for the Americans.

08/03/2012

Mitt Romney at 10 Downing Street (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mitt Romney’s Terrible Foreign Trip

Mitt’s terrible foreign trip isn’t just bad press and a campaign stumble. In diplomacy gaffes, missteps, and offenses have real consequences for our national security and the peace and stability of the world.

08/02/2012

Velodrome

Reclusive Philanthropist Gives Brooklyn Park $50 Million, Along With Peculiar Demand

Believe it or not, a rundown warehouse on the waterfront is the repository of one man’s dream. Joshua Rechnitz is willing to put his money where his mouth is to build a state-of-the-art cycling track.

07/31/2012

Mitt Romney at 10 Downing Street (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Opinion: Hopefully For Romney ‘Likability’ Won’t Be Important In 2012

When Mitt is back home, will the offensive comments stop? Republicans can only hope so because this race is too important to be decided by “how much America likes one guy over another”. But such a factor could very well decide the outcome of this election.

07/31/2012

Scott Stringer with other officials calling on the IOC to honor the Munich 11 (credit: Scott Stringer/Facebook)

NYC Officials Hold Moment Of Silence For The Munich 11

It is being viewed as a dramatic slap in the face by the International Olympic Committee — refusing to observe a moment of silence for the Israeli athletes massacred 40 years ago at the Munich games.

07/27/2012

Olympics

Miranda Lambert, Eric Church, Taylor Swift, More Make US Olympics Team Pregame Playlists

Members of the US Olympic team share favorites from their workout playlists, and for some, this includes plenty of country music.

07/27/2012

Mitt Romney at 10 Downing Street (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Falls Flat In London But Still Rakes In Cash From Libor Bankers

Mitt Romney insulted Britain’s preparations for the Olympics and inspired quotes like “apparently devoid of charm, warmth, humor or sincerity” and “worse than Sarah Palin” before cashing campaign checks from bankers and lobbyists who are at the center of the Libor scandal.

07/27/2012

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