From Harlem to Hollywood, Paris to Beijing, people hailed Nelson Mandela’s indomitable courage in the face of adversity as an inspiration for all.
His death closes the final chapter in Africa’s struggle to cast off white rule, leaving the world with indelible memories of a man of astonishing grace and good humor.
A Connecticut police officer says her supervisors created a hostile work environment because she is transgender.
The class of 242 probationary firefighters is 62 percent minority, including 24 percent black and 36 percent Hispanic.
One of New York City’s favorite holiday traditions also means crowded streets and a high amount of traffic.
Safety officials have championed what’s known as positive train control technology for decades, but the railroad industry has sought to postpone having to install it because of the high cost and technological issues.
While the Republican-controlled House on Tuesday passed a new 10-year ban on firearms that that can evade metal detectors and X-ray machines, some Senate Democrats say that bill is flawed.
Mayor Bloomberg and Chancellor Walcott were at a Brooklyn public school Tuesday to put a spot light on improving SAT and AP test scores among high school students.
Four people were killed and more than 60 were injured in the early Sunday morning crash when a train from Poughkeepsie to Grand Central traveling on the Hudson line derailed.
After several drives, the 2-year-old son of a New York City firefighter remained in need of a bone marrow transplant this week.
Jews around the world begin the 8-day celebration of Chanukah Wednesday night on the eve of Thanksgiving.
The state’s Freedom of Information Commission ruled in September that the recordings should be provided to The Associated Press, but State’s Attorney Stephen Sedensky III asked for a stay while he appeals that order.
The allegations come on the heels of a scandal involving claims of racial profiling by employees at major retailers.
With crime on the rise in New York City parks, and the number of officers patrolling them on the decline, the City Council has put pressure on the NYPD to keep parkgoers informed.
A female graduate student developed meningitis symptoms on Wednesday and was hospitalized on Thursday.