One by one, President Barack Obama's warnings to Russia are being brushed aside by President Vladimir Putin, who appears to only be speeding up efforts to formally stake his claim to Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula.
Jurors at the Manhattan trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law watched video of al-Qaida's leaders threaten America before and after the Sept. 11 attacks as the government launched its case against the terror group's one-time spokesman, a presentation dismissed by a defense lawyer as movie-like theatrics.
Warding off the specter of election-year health insurance cancellations, the Obama administration Wednesday announced a two-year extension for individual policies that don't meet requirements of the new health care law.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo pledged his support to a massive pro-charter school rally Tuesday at the state Capitol as New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio urged one more push in the state Legislature for his beleaguered pre-kindergarten funding plan -underscoring the political differences between the two powerful Democrats.
Finally playing at Barclays Center more than a week after returning to the NBA as the league's first openly gay player, Collins checked in to a standing ovation from a sellout crowd of 17,732 that included former commissioner David Stern with 2:41 remaining.
Fort Lee released hours of dispatch tapes Friday from the week in September when traffic jams ostensibly orchestrated for political purposes clogged streets and trapped motorists in their cars for hours.
Some might call it a miracle. Others say sheer coincidence. These two hardworking and quick-thinking EMTs, sitting in their car in a nearby parking lot, over there, modestly claim it was second nature to help this cop.
In an exclusive interview with Eyewitness News reporter Stacey Sager, the bus driver attacked on Long Island on Monday says the worst part for her is none of the 30 or so passengers lifted a finger to help. They shot video instead, she says.
In a day that could significantly shift Ukraine's political destiny, opposition leaders signed a deal Friday with the country's beleaguered president that calls for early elections, a new constitution and a new unity government.
The lone winning ticket for the $425 million Powerball jackpot was sold at a convenience store in central California, but there was no immediate word on who may have won one of the largest lottery jackpots in U.S. history.
Facebook is placing a $19 billion bet on reaching its next billion mobile users with the acquisition of WhatsApp, a popular messaging service that lets people send texts, photos and videos on their smartphones.
Authorities say the vehicle was traveling at speeds of more than 90 miles per hour when the 19-year-old driver lost control and crashed on the Long Island Expressway, killing himself and a 16-year-old passenger.
The Yankees captain said last week in a statement that this will be his final season, and he discussed his decision during a news conference at Steinbrenner Field on Wednesday, when New York's position players report for spring training.
New Jersey was whacked with another round of winter weather that made for a messy morning commute Tuesday, and the snowfall is highlighting uncleared roads and salt shortages throughout the Garden State.
A South Florida artist is facing a criminal charge after police say he smashed a $1 million vase at Miami's new art museum to protest what he called its favoritism for international rather than local art.
The body of fashion designer Michele Savoia, who had been missing since Thursday, was found in the Hudson River Sunday. An autopsy has so far proven inconclusive as to cause of death pending further tests. Investigators have said the death does not appear suspicious.
A powerful nor'easter slammed into the New York area overnight Thursday and into Friday, dumping more than a foot of snow in some spots before finally winding down after two spurts that spanned more than 28 hours.
A 22-year-old Georgia man has been charged with manslaughter and other offenses after police say he stole a delivery truck that struck an MTA bus in Greenwich Village Wednesday, sending both vehicle careening into scaffolding and killing the bus driver.
Comcast Corp. will buy Time Warner Cable Inc. for about $45.2 billion in a deal that would combine the nation's top two cable TV companies and create a dominant force in creating and delivering entertainment.
New York could become the first state in the nation to outlaw the sale of cosmetic products containing tiny plastic scrubbing beads that have been accumulating by the tens of millions in the Great Lakes.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio laid out a sweeping liberal agenda for the nation's largest city during his first State of the City address, but many of his ambitious proposals may find a difficult path to passage.
Kraft is removing artificial preservatives from its most popular individually wrapped cheese slices, in the latest sign that companies are tweaking their recipes as food labels come under greater scrutiny.
Malikh Nelson is a kindergartener at Lefferts Gardens Charter School. Last week, he was allegedly left unattended and wandered out a side door to look for his bus matron. A total stranger found Malikh and walked him 11 blocks to his home. Meanwhile, his mother was panicked.
A Northern California company is recalling more than 8.7 million pounds of beef products because it processed diseased and unhealthy animals without a full federal inspection, federal officials said Saturday.
Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, Ethan Hawke, Brian Dennehey, Amy Adams and Ellen Burstyn were among the stars who paid their respects Friday at a private funeral for Philip Seymour Hoffman that combined sadness and humor to honor an actor widely considered among the best of his generation.
Explosive allegations by black varsity high school football players in Suffolk County, Long Island. They say they were the victims of racism by a predominantly white team and that referees did nothing.