Experts say extreme weather, combined with poor infrastructure which hasn't kept pace with population stretched New York to breaking point.
US East Coast faces surging rivers, tornado damage and continuing calls for rescue as Hurricane Ida batters the region with record-breaking rain as death toll climbs to 45.
The beloved ice cream company's choice to stop selling in occupied territories could pave the way for similar decisions from other major companies.
The firestorm around Governor Andrew Cuomo grew a day after the Times Union newspaper reported that he had allegedly sexually assaulted an unidentified aide late last year.
New coronavirus cases shot up by more than 50,000 on Wednesday. marking the biggest one-day spike since the start of the pandemic.
"Defund the police" has become a rallying cry of the Black Lives Matter demonstrations that erupted following the killing in custody of African-American George Floyd in Minneapolis in May.
After another day of overwhelmingly peaceful protests across the US, President Donald Trump ordered National Guard troops to begin withdrawing from the nation's capital.
Curfew ends a day early on the eve of New York's "reopening" after more than two months of sheltering-at-home due to the coronavirus pandemic.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said during an MSNBC TV appearance that he is dropping out of the 2020 presidential campaign.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says that there's no indication the crash was an act of terrorism.
De Blasio, now in his second term as mayor of the country’s most populous city, has long supported universal healthcare coverage.
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