Man charged with killing 4 in NYC: I don’t remember assault

NEW YORK (AP) — A homeless man charged in the beating deaths of four men as they slept on New York City streets says he has no memory of the assault. Randy Santos tells The New York ...

Review: In 'Motherless Brooklyn,' 'Chinatown' goes East

Jonathan Lethem's novel about a private eye with Tourette's syndrome, "Motherless Brooklyn," starts with a brilliant burst of uncontrolled profanity and an explanation of its protagonist's condition. ...

Robert Evans, iconic producer of 'Chinatown,' dies at 89

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Evans, the protean and fast-living Hollywood producer who backed such seminal 1970s films as "Chinatown," ''The Godfather" and "Harold and Maude," has died. He was 89. ...

Man pleads not guilty in deaths of 4 sleeping on NYC streets

NEW YORK (AP) — A homeless man who's been held in a psychiatric ward since his arrest has pleaded not guilty to murder charges in the beating deaths of four men as they slept on New York City streets....

Homeless, not faceless: After killings, a community mourns

NEW YORK (AP) — They were figures in Chinatown's street scene: the homeless octogenarian whom residents respectfully greeted as "uncle." The itinerant preacher and blogger who tapped out posts on his ...

With final name, authorities ID all 4 slain in NYC beating

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities have now identified all four men beaten to death as they slept on the streets of Manhattan's Chinatown earlier this month. After working for nearly two we...

NYC poised to close notorious Rikers jail complex by 2026

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City lawmakers are moving a step closer to closing Rikers Island, a massive jail complex notorious for violence and dysfunction that is increasingly seen as a relic. ...

Homeless man indicted in New York City beating deaths

NEW YORK (AP) — A homeless man accused of beating four other homeless men to death while they slept on a New York City Street has been indicted by a grand jury. Randy Santos was not ...

Taiwan president's college roommate says LSE doctoral degree is real

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) roommate during her studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and former minister of the Mainland Affairs Council...

'80s tape, toy dino: Chinatown archaeological dig cut short

BOSTON (AP) — An archaeological dig in Boston's historic Chinatown has been cut short after it turned up a 1980s music cassette, a toy dinosaur and other bric-a-brac. The city's Arch...

Archaeologists begin 1st excavations of Boston's Chinatown

BOSTON (AP) — The city of Boston is digging Chinatown. Mayor Marty Walsh says city archaeologist Joe Bagley has launched the first historical excavations in Boston's Chinatown. ...

Review: A rich mystery awaits in S.J. Rozan's 'Paper Son'

"Paper Son" by S.J. Rozan (Pegasus Books) S.J. Rozan's affinity for little known facts about Chinese culture has fueled exciting thrillers featuring private detectives Lydia Chin and...

Harris in Vegas calls Trump immigration plan 'short-sighted'

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Thursday cast President Donald Trump's merit-based immigration proposal to as a "short-sighted" plan that overlooks immigrant famili...

Review: Garfield's the bright spot in a murky 'Silver Lake'

We'll call it the "Garfield Rule" — not the comic, the actor. It holds that any performance by Andrew Garfield, on screen or stage, will be worth seeing, no matter the content. After...

Native American kung fu master with Taiwan ties passes away

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Native American kung fu master, who was a greatly beloved spiritual leader in the Las Vegas community and had ties to Taiwan, passed away at the age of 65 on Sunday (March 17...