United Nations General Assembly: Gridlock Alert Days, Street Closures & MoreThe week-long event brings international dignitaries, as well as street closures and traffic issues.
Greta Thunberg, Supporters Rally In New York Around Climate ChangeTeen climate activist Greta Thunberg drew crowds on land Friday after her two-week sail across the Atlantic as the 16-year-old Swede led a protest march in front of the United Nations.
Teenage Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Arrives In NYC After Sailing Across AtlanticThe 16-year-old from Sweden set sail two weeks ago to embark on the nearly 3,000-mile voyage.
Entrepreneurs, Students Gather At U.N. For Summit On Women In BusinessAmong the crowd at the women's summit, high school students from The Young Women's Leadership School of Astoria, where the focus is computer science and technology.
SEE IT: ‘Game Of Thrones’ Star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Talks About His Work To Save Animals WorldwideYou may know Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister on “Game of Thrones,” but did you know he’s also the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Program? This week, the Danish actor sat down with CBS2’s Mary Calvi to discuss his work to help animals worldwide through The Lion’s Share fund.
President Trump, At UN, Accuses China Of Attempting To Interfere With Upcoming Midterm ElectionsPresident Donald Trump is having another full day as he meets with several world leaders and hints about a big announcement on North Korea.
Former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan Dies At Age 80His foundation announced his death in Switzerland's capital, Bern, on Saturday in a tweet , saying he died after a short unspecified illness.
Syria Balks At Chemical Claims As U.S. Warns On AttacksOne of the targets of U.S.-led coalition airstrikes in Syria was still smoldering as the United States warned its forces were "locked and loaded" to strike again.
World Reacts After US, European Allies Launch Airstrikes Aimed At Syria's Chemical WeaponsRussian President Vladimir Putin denounced the Friday night raids as aggression that will make the humanitarian crisis in Syria worse.
U.N. Security Council Unanimously Votes For 30-Day Ceasefire In SyriaThe resolution was demanded the ceasefire "without delay" to deliver humanitarian aid to millions and evacuate the critically ill and wounded.
UN Votes Calls US Decision On Jerusalem 'Null And Void'The United Nations General Assembly has voted in favor of a resolution condemning President Donald Trump's new policy recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
NYPD Escorts World Leaders For General Assembly In ‘Super Bowl’ Of MotorcadesNew Yorkers know the drill, when the U.N. General Assembly meets, traffic in the city grinds to a halt.
'The United Nations Has Not Reached Its Full Potential': President Trump Attends UN Reform Meeting At General AssemblyIn his first visit to the U.N. since taking office, the president is expected to attend meetings Monday before addressing the General Assembly on Tuesday.
President Trump Heads To New York Ahead Of Visit To United NationsThe president will stay at his residence in Trump Tower Sunday evening before gathering with world leaders on Monday.
UN Hits North Korea With Tough New Sanctions After Missile LaunchThe United Nations hit North Korea with tough new sanctions Saturday, in response to the country’s missile test last month.